ERP market is growing every year as many small and large organizations are opting to go for automation to carry out the various functionalities. Organizations realize the need to hire consultants and experts to carry out the procedure of ERP implementation conveniently to get success in the venture. Only a degree in consultancy or technical qualifications cannot fulfill the requirement for working as a consultant. An ERP expert should have the attitude to provide solution to the candidate and should be able to handle a number of activities easily.
There are many different kinds of jobs such as programmers, software developer, the functional consultant, database analyst etc.
A functional consultant should have a deep knowledge of software integration, activities and he will have to provide solutions to speed up the process. He should be aware of current business processes and should manage related reports, make the designs and also build up the system configuration.
Some of the areas learned in ERP Job training are -
Communication: An expert should be able to understand the needs of an organization and communicate the functionalities of various software products conveniently. Generally ERP giants hire people with certain minimum education qualification and good communication skills to conduct the job. A good knowledge of local languages is required and the person should know the basic methodologies of mapping and GAP analysis.
Strong knowledge of software: A system analyst should be able to provide maintenance, support and administration for the implementation of various applications. He has to ensure that all the business goals are met and a proper work flow is defined in the software. He has to design the framework and see the related features such as the networks, platforms, servers. He sets up the administrative roles and users of software. He should be able to code, test and even design the modules.
Enable easy implementation: One of the biggest problems faced by an implementation team is the non cooperation of the team of the organization. The employees involved in implementation do not find it easy to use the new system as it may take more time to perform the tasks initially on the new software and sometimes, the employees are not ready to devote their time to implementation procedure. So the communication with the team members, persuasive behavior and cooperation with management team is needed.
Experience: ERP job requires live experience on projects. One should know the features of database and the software that is being implemented to be able to solve problem in case of any errors during the implementation procedure. He should be experienced to make quick decisions at the client's site.
Training: Various ERP's are designed differently to meet the requirements of organizations in various sectors and therefore, training of ERP includes sessions where many different kinds of software implementation are discussed. To provide training to client one should know deep functionalities of the various products in market and also be able to analyze the drawbacks and advantages of the software.