Professional Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings are normally held 5pm-8pm each month from September – June. We strive to keep events central within the area, choose interesting tours and speakers, and select from the finer area restaurants.

 

February 2022 Professional Development Meeting

 

Topic:

IMPLEMENTING A NEW ERP

 

with Tony Hunter, CSCP

 

An Enterprise Resource Planning software (ERP) is an important investment for any organization that manufactures or distributes products. But implementing a new ERP or moving to a different ERP is not an easy task. It requires a commitment from an organization from every level, and there are many risks along the way. But the benefit to the organization can include reduction of digital debt, automation of integration, and streamlining of processes. All of which can lead to cost benefits and competitive advantage.

 

This talk will take you through a recent implementation of a new ERP migrating from an old ERP. We will see how it was organized for success by looking at a variety roles within the organization. The roles we will review include

 

  • Executive Team
  • Project Leads
  • Process Leads
  • Data Leads
  • Technology Leads
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    Why Attend:

    • Professional development/education
    • Learn from subject matter experts
    • Networking
    • Certification maintenance points
    • Exposure to ideas & best practices that can be applied in your organization

    Date:

    Wednesday, February 9th

    Time:

    6:00 – 7:00 PM

    Where:

    VIRTUAL - Zoom Meeting

     

    Zoom Meeting access to be provided via email upon registration.

    Dinner:

    For the time being, PDMs will be held virtually.

     

    An announcement will be made once things open up and we are able to host PDMs at local venues.

    Cost:

    $0 (no cost for virtual PDM)

    Reservations:

    Reservations should be made by Monday, February 7th but please RSVP as soon as possible.

     

    All reservations should be made via e-mail to reservations@apicsalbany.org (Please include in your e-mail; Name(s); Company Name, # Attending).