ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning
• ERP is an information system that attempts to integrate all
departments and functions across a company onto a single computer
system that can serve all those different departments particular need.
• With the right enterprise resource planning software, all your
business processes come together for easy collaboration and
rapid decision-making to enhance your team’s overall
E: An Enterprise is a group of people with a common goal, which has
certain resources at its disposal to achieve that goal.
R: Resources included are money , machine, labor and all other things
that are required to run the enterprise.
P: Planning is done to ensure that nothing goes wrong.
Why ERP ?
•For Management - To know what is happening in the company.
•One solution for better management.
•For Cycle Time Reduction.
•To achieve cost control.
•To satisfy the customers with high expectation.
•To be competitive & for survival.
Benefits of ERP
•ERP can improve quality and efficiency of the business
•ERP supports upper level management by providing information for
•ERP creates a more agile company that adapts better to change.
•ERP can improve data security
•ERP provides increased opportunities for collaboration.
Disadvantage of ERP
•Customization can be problematic.
•High ERP switching cost can increase the ERP vendor's negotiating power, which
can increase support, maintenance, and upgrade expenses.
•ERP can cost more than less integrated or less comprehensive solutions
•Extensive training requirements take resources from daily operations.
•Harmonization of ERP systems can be a mammoth task (especially for big
companies) and requires a lot of time, planning, and money
1. Business Cycle – Manufacturing
2. Centralize and Decentralize System
3. Benefits of ERP
4. ERP Security
5. ERP Implementing Cycle
6. Time frame to implement ERP
7. Different ERP Vendor