The Secrets of Successful ERP Projects – 1 Day ERP Training Course

Date Location Price Places
17 September 2018 Henley-in-Arden £425.00 £325.00 Offer ends 2 September

Planning, selecting and implementing a new ERP system is not easy. Surveys regularly show that up to 70% of such projects fail to deliver the anticipated benefits. Our comprehensive, practical ERP training course is created with 15 years’ experience of implementing ERP in SME businesses.

The course is designed to ensure your project is one of the 30% that meet or exceed expectations. And, delegates leave with a blueprint to implement an ERP that achieves real bottom line results for your business.

Successful ERP projects training course in Birmingham

We cover the whole project lifecycle from initial planning, through system selection to managing the implementation. We also reveal the secrets of success at each stage along the way.

Your trainer for this course is Martin King-Turner.

Course Benefits

On completion of this course delegates will:

  • Understand the key stages in an ERP project
  • Understand the critical success factors for each stage
  • Be aware of common pitfalls and mistakes
  • Understand the resources, skills and knowledge required
  • Be introduced to the essential tools and techniques for success

Course Content

The Challenges of ERP Projects

People: Process: Technology – the Three Pillars of Success

Planning your Project

  • Objectives, Scope and Benefits
  • Senior Management Sponsorship
  • Project Stages
  • Project Team

Selecting your Software

  • Defining your Requirements
  • Researching Vendors and Solutions
  • Selecting a Solution and Vendor

Managing the Implementation

  • Business Process Redesign
  • Software Customisation
  • Prototyping / Piloting
  • User Testing and Training
  • Communications
  • Managing Expectations
  • Managing Change

Common Pitfalls and Mistakes

  • Reasons for Project Failure
  • Reducing Risks

Toolkit for Success


This ERP training course is suitable for owners, directors and managers of SME businesses. Ideally, delegates who want to ensure their ERP projects are successful. People who are also keen to avoid costly errors, mistakes and failure.


“Very thorough and informative. An excellent course.”
JTF Wholesale

“We can apply this to our projects – and not just for IT solutions!”
Consultant Surveyors

“Challenging and very useful. Thank you for a great course.”


Will I receive any certification after completing the course?
A certificate as proof of your attendance on the course is available on request.

Is lunch provided?
Yes. Lunch is provided, together with tea, coffee, and refreshments throughout the day.

How many other attendees will there be?
Our courses are designed to create an intimate learning environment to enable one-to-one time with the trainer and healthy discourse amongst all in attendance. The average number of attendees per course is six.

Is there anything I need to bring with me?
We recommend bringing a laptop or tablet with you to follow along with live examples and log-on to various platforms.

Is WiFi available during the course?
Yes, free WiFi is available at all our training venues.

Will I receive copies of the course material?
Yes. All delegates receive copies of training materials, supporting notes and URL links.

Do I have to wear business attire?
No, there is no dress code. You can expect a relaxed learning environment.

What communications can I expect to receive prior to the course start date?
You will receive an email about a week prior to your course date confirming location, travel directions, and all the final details for the course.

What resources are available to me after completing the course?
In addition to the comprehensive course material provided to all delegates, you have the opportunity to continue working with our experts as consultants or coaches following the course.