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)
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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

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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.