APICS Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)


This course provides participants with the skills necessary to understand the integrated nature of ERP, encourages participants towards more expansive thinking about the integrated nature of ERP, provides information and knowledge about ERP systems, uses open-ended activities, and, encourages exploratory thinking.



  • To describe the concept of ERP
  • To develop an ERP business case
  • To explain how ERP is used to integrate business processes
  • To explain how ERP enables process changes



  • Introduction to ERP and the Benefits of Implementation
  • Developing a Business Case to Justify an ERP Implementation
  • Business Process Alignment
  • The Value Chain Process
  • Technology and International Considerations
  • Change Management and ERP Implementation
  • Implementing ERP
  • Expanding ERP
  • Target Audience
  • Business Heads
  • Business Process Designers and Implementers
  • Change Managers and Implementers
  • Departmental / Functional Heads
  • ERP Consultants
  • ERP Developers
  • ERP Implementation Experts
  • ERP Project Managers
  • I.T. Managers



  • Approx. 24 hours (3 to 4 days)



  • A certification of course completion is awarded by APICS after successful completion of this course.