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ERP Certification Course for Working Adults Offered via e-Learning

Professor Harufumi Ueda in charge of ERP-related subjects
Professor Harufumi Ueda in charge of ERP-related subjects.

The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) is offering a short-term training course for the first half of 2016 aimed at passing the ERP (Comprehensive Core Business System) Consultant Qualification Exam for adults.This course is offered through KCGI's Credited Auditing System.The e-learning format allows working professionals to study and improve their skills without time or location constraints.The deadline for application is April 15.

KCGI offered a similar course in the fall of 2015, which was well received by the working professionals who attended.

The FI (Financial Management) course will be offered in the first semester of 2016.There are four courses: Enterprise System, Business Integration and e-Business, Financial Accounting System Development I, and Financial Accounting System Development II.

ERP is a method to manage and allocate various resources (human resources, funds, facilities, materials, information, etc.) of a company in an integrated manner to improve operational efficiency and achieve overall optimization of management.By managing resources handled by the various departments and operations that make up a company, such as procurement and purchasing, manufacturing and production, logistics and inventory control, sales, human resources and payroll, and finance and accounting, in a unified and integrated manner, we can eliminate inefficiencies caused by partial optimization in each department and realize smooth coordination and linkage of operations related to each other, such as procurement and production, production and sales, and so on.The information system "ERP package" introduced to realize ERP is a large-scale software package of systems for various operations, and its company-wide introduction enables immediate information sharing and close collaboration among departments.

KCGI offers a course-taking system that allows students to select and take only the courses they need from among the courses offered at KCGI.Courses taken through the Credited Auditing System can be earned by passing the final examination to obtain the required credits at the University.