University Alliances Community in the News!
April - June 2011
- First Qatar University Joins the UA Program
- CPUT Partners with German Institutions
- SAP give students ICT skills
- SAP University Alliances Community invites Northern Illinois University's College of Business to join elite group
- Rogers State University Business Graduates Receive SAP Recognition
- erp4school Launches in South Africa
- SAP Business ByDesign - Cloud Computing Forecast at UT Dallas is Sunny
- ERP Concentration Adds A New Spin on the University Of Scranton's Online MBA
- IBM Takes University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to the Cloud
- Business Transformation Journal Available
- Emerging Domains in MBA: Business Analytics, ERP (SAP)
First Qatar University Joins the UA Program
April 14, 2011
On April 13, Qatar University (the biggest University in Qatar) signed the agreement to join the SAP University Alliances Program in a big signing ceremony. With the first university from Qatar having joined the program, the number of member universities in the MENA region has increased to 17, the number of member countries to 7 (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar). "SAP is committed to the MENA region, and Qatar is in the heart of its transformation. The skills gap in the region can only be closed by enhancing and developing young and professional talent through the University Alliance program. We are excited about Qatar University joining the program and confident it will serve as a catalyst to our human capital development initiatives throughout the region." says Sam Alkharrat, managing director of SAP MENA.
CPUT Partners with German Institutions
April 20, 2011
Read the full article on News24 (South Africa).
SAP give students ICT skills
April 20, 2011
SAP Africa, in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation & Development (BMZ) and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has launched the erp4school programme.Read the full article on IT-Online.
SAP University Alliances Community invites Northern Illinois University's College of Business to join elite group
May 12, 2011
Northern Illinois University's (NIU) College of Business was invited to be a member of the SAP University Alliances Community.
SAP is dominant player in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software market. Academic institutions are invited into the SAP University Alliances Community only after meeting stringent criteria.
Joining the SAP University Alliance Community will permit NIU business faculty to use SAP software and have access to curricular materials that will allow them to introduce NIU business students to ERP systems.
Read the full story at NIU Today.
Rogers State University Business Graduates Receive SAP Recognition
May 19, 2011
Several spring graduates at Rogers State University (RSU) recently received the SAP Student Recognition Award from the SAP University Alliances Program.
The RSU School of Business and Technology presented the awards to students who completed the SAP business software curriculum at RSU.
The RSU School of Business and Technology has incorporated SAP software into its curriculum, using the ERP applications in several courses. The curriculum expansion and related faculty training were made possible with support from ConocoPhillips and RSU membership in the SAP University Alliances Program.
Read the full story at TMCnet.com.
erp4school Launches in South Africa
May 19, 2011
The SAP University Alliances program and partner Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) launched the erp4school project at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in Cape Town, South Africa.
Read more about the erp4school launch.
SAP Business ByDesign - Cloud Computing Forecast at UT Dallas is Sunny
May 23, 2011
SAP Pilot Program Designed to Give SOM Students a Jump on New Technology
As cloud computing changes the way companies run their business, the UT Dallas School of Management is grooming tomorrow's business leaders to gain an edge with this emerging technology.
Read more at The University of Texas at Dallas News Center.
ERP Concentration Adds A New Spin on the University Of Scranton's Online MBA
June 7, 2011
As organizations are increasingly turning to enterprise resource planning systems, the University of Scranton has added a specialization to its online MBA program.
Read the full story at Benzinga.com.
Read a similar story at CompareERP.com.
IBM Takes University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to the Cloud
June 24, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee migrated its SAP Hosting Center to IBM Cloud-ready hardware and software. The school switched its system from Oracle and Dell products to IBM cloud-ready infrastructure. Read more on IBM's press release or at govtech.com
Business Transformation Journal Available
June 29, 2011
It is our great pleasure to provide you today with the first issue of the Business Transformation Journal (360 degrees) on the Business Transformation Academy (BTA) website. The BTA journal is the first and only Business Transformation Online Journal worldwide. A network of Thought Leaders consisting of Top level managers, Consultants and leading Academics share their latest research results, case studies and strategies on how to successfully transform businesses, create sustainable value and master the challenges of today and of the future.
The journal is free of charge and will be published four times a year. Please register at the BTA website to automatically receive the next issues: www.bta-online.com
Emerging Domains in MBA: Business Analytics, ERP (SAP)
June 14, 2011
As more and more companies are taking on business analytics - to maintain a cutting edge and be better prepared - a demand for managers with skills required for Business Analytics has been created - leading to a short supply of rightly trained resources. The demand is huge and expected to grow in emerging markets like India. The other emerging and in demand domain is SAP ERP package available globally. It provides integration among various business functions sales/marketing, production, finance, HR etc and is currently the leading choice of companies ranging from production to HR to eGovernance.
Read more at pagalguy.com