Enterprise resource planning (ERP): a virtual lab implementation for managers' and users' training

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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is the most important business technology up to date, incorporating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) with Business Ad-ministration best practices, aiming to give strategic advantages to the organization adopting it. But ERP systems are complex with consequence significant problems during ERP implementa-tions. To overcome those problems extensive training is necessary during their entire implemen-tation life cycle. Business Universities are already involved in the ERP training process address-ing students, citizens, managers and business employees, an extended audience that demands for a very flexible design of the ERP labs. This paper proposes a Virtual laboratory implementation for ERP training, an implementation that can be also utilized by all types of organizations in or-der to maximize ICTs integration and minimize computer systems investments.


ERP management advantages; ERP implementation problems; Business training; Training architectures JEL M00 (General)

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