Enterprise Resource Planning Models for the Education Sector: Applications and Methodologies

Enterprise Resource Planning Models for the Education Sector: Applications and Methodologies

Kanubhai K. Patel (Ahmedabad University, India) and Sanjaykumar Vij (SVIT, India)
Release Date: October, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 257
ISBN13: 9781466621930|ISBN10: 1466621931|EISBN13: 9781466621947|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2193-0


Even as enterprise resource planning (ERP) continues to play a strategic role in an education sector, educational institutions and universities are facing many challenges in creating strong ERP applications and methods to achieve the expectations of academia.

Enterprise Resource Planning Models for the Education Sector: Applications and Methodologies is a comprehensive collection of research which highlights the increasing demand for insight into the challenges faced by educational institutions on the design and development of enterprise resource planning applications. This book is composed of content from management and engineering students, professionals and researchers in the education fields.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Course and Curriculum Development
  • Customer Relationship Management for Academia
  • E-Learning Design
  • Educational Information System
  • ERP Adoption and Implementation
  • Industry-Institute Interaction Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning management
  • Process Simulation
  • Student Evaluation

Reviews and Testimonials

This book suggests enterprise resource planning (ERP) frameworks for the academic sector and looks at their applications for improving teaching, learning, and student-related services. International contributors are experts in diverse areas such as computer simulation, education, knowledge management, information and communication technology, and industrial economics. They address major themes such as process automation, reduction of process cycle time, and better service to all stake-holders. Section 1 deals with management and administration, with chapters on topics such as virtual and interactive learning, and ICT for education in developing countries. Section 2, on knowledge management, explores areas including ontology-based educational information systems. Section 3 looks at ERP adoption and implementation, using the example of business process simulations in academia, and section 4 addresses customer relationship management with ERP. The last section offers case studies on course and curriculum development with ERP.

– Book News Inc. Portland, OR

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Advisory Board
Table of Contents
Kanubhai K. Patel, Sanjaykumar Vij
Chapter 1
José Luis Sánchez de la Rosa, Silvia Alayón Miranda, Carina Soledad González
The importance of the evaluation of the transversal competences in engineering studies is explained in this chapter. Transversal competences are of... Sample PDF
Evaluation of Transversal Competences of the Engineering Students and their Relation to the Enterprise Requirements
Chapter 2
Agnes Chigona, Rabelani Dagada
Tertiary institutions in the developing countries are investing a lot in equipping their institutions with Information Communication Technologies... Sample PDF
Academics’ ICT Capabilities in a New Educational Paradigm in Developing Countries: A Capability Approach
Chapter 3
P. Srinivas Subba Rao, P. Suseela Rani
Virtual and Interactive Learning (VIL) is one of the new directions for education. It aims at using the WEB, being a networked, anytime... Sample PDF
Virtual and Interactive Learning (VIL) in Transformation and Imparting Education in the Digital Era
Chapter 4
Knut Arne Strand, Arvid Staupe, Tor Atle Hjeltnes
Instructional design is a process that in many cases requires multidisciplinary collaboration among several stakeholders. Domain experts... Sample PDF
Principles of Concurrent E-Learning Design
Chapter 5
Elena Railean
This chapter aims to describe a new knowledge management (KM) model, which can be considered an enterprise resources planning model proved in... Sample PDF
Knowledge Management Model for Electronic Textbook Design
Chapter 6
Gayatri Doctor
An Institutional Knowledge Repository (IKR) is “a digital archive of intellectual product created by the faculty, research staff, and students of an... Sample PDF
Institutional Knowledge Repositories: Enterprise Content Management in Academics
Chapter 7
Annika Andersson
Research in the integration of technology and content knowledge using problem-based learning (PBL) is a challenge. Thus, the aim of this chapter is... Sample PDF
Learn to Learn to Integrate ERP-Systems and Content Knowledge Using Problem Based Learning and Cases: A Swedish Business School’s Experiences
Chapter 8
Erika Nyitrai, Balázs Varga, Adam Tarcsi
Nowadays in higher education, we create lots of documents and datasets for every activity. We have to maintain course, program, and syllabus... Sample PDF
Towards an Ontology-Based Educational Information System
Chapter 9
Jorge A. Romero
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has been a major investment for most companies since the early nineties. ERP is a type of investment that has an... Sample PDF
ERP Adoption: Is it Worth the Investment?
Chapter 10
Y. Callero, M. Aguilar, V. Muñoz
In light of the proliferation of information technology in every area of society/business, its adoption by academia seems like a natural extension... Sample PDF
Business Process Simulation in Academia
Chapter 11
Viral Nagori
“Keep your customers happy and satisfied to create value in the long run for the firm.” The statement is the motto of all business organisations to... Sample PDF
CRM for Academic Institution and Universities
Chapter 12
P. A. Khatwani, K. S. Desai
Industry-institute interaction, training, and placement are very important aspects to be considered while designing any system to improve the... Sample PDF
ERP Modules for Industry-Institute Interaction, Training and Placement, and Alumni Management
Chapter 13
Theodosios Tsiakis, Theodoros Kargidis
Contemporary organizations rely on ERP systems to implement their business processes. Moreover, there is a high demand from companies for ERP... Sample PDF
Design, Development, and Implementation of an ERP Security Course
Chapter 14
Colla J. MacDonald, Martha McKeen, Donna Leith-Gudbranson, Madeleine Montpetit, Douglas Archibald, Christine Rivet, Rebecca Hogue, Mike Hirsh
In response to the challenges faced by rapid expansion and curriculum reform, the Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Ottawa (U... Sample PDF
University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine Faculty Development Curriculum Framework
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Kanubhai K. Patel is Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Ahmedabad University. He previously worked as faculty member at Gujarat University. He completed his MCA from Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad in June 1997. Areas of research interest for Patel include assistive technology, virtual learning environments, computer networks, and enterprise resource planning. He has authored over fifteen publications, including two refereed journal papers and three book chapters. He is reviewer in couple of peer reviewed journals.
Sanjay K. Vij received his PhD degree from IIT, Bombay, in 1974. He is currently a Director in the Department of CE-IT-MCA, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology (SVIT), Vasad. His research interests include text mining, knowledge management, and NLP. He has authored over twenty publications, including over seven refereed journal papers and two book chapters. He is a registered PhD guide with Dharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad. He is Member Board of Studies at MS University, Baroda and Dharmsinh Desai University, Nadiad. He had been a panel of experts/advisor in GSLET and GPSC. He is reviewer in couple of peer reviewed journals. He has been Chairman of Computer Society of India, Vadodara Chapter.