ERP Challenges in Higher Education
ERP in higher education should respond the real requirements of education system. Enhancements or mere adaptations of existing solutions, which are taken from the experience in age old business practices, are not always successful. It is important to define ERP systems in higher education as being multiple in scopes, tracking a range of activities of including those of human resource systems, administrative student information systems and financial systems. So it is necessary to study the implications of using ERP systems in higher education and the information required to avoid the problems caused by inherited systems, in order to address the role of ERP in changing educational organizations and the implications of its use in similar organizational cultures. The current paper shows the contents of the ERP that serve the education system successfully and also shows the needs and future expectations of higher education institution.
Keywords - ERP in higher education, education management, change management, Education Resource Planning