ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
ERP AT MANAV RACHNA-A JOURNEY FROM SCRATCH
Any organization with large amount of data, multiple processes, varied requirements, and an integrated management information system is essential. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications are the answer to such requirements. ERP covers the techniques and concepts employed for the integrated management of business as a whole, from the viewpoint of the effective use of management resources, to improve the efficiency of an enterprise. ERP software packages are integrated covering all enterprise business functions.
At Manav Rachna, (Tata Consultancy Services) TCS-iON ERP portal is being used for the last four years and the key modules include:
- Campus Management System comprising of: Applicant Database, Student database, Timetable Module, Attendance Module, Exam & Grading Module, Human Resource Management System(HRMS), Employee Information, Leave Management, Performance Appraisal, Finance & Accounts, Student Fee Management, Account Payable, Balance sheet, Purchase & Inventory Management., Self Service Portals for students & employees
- Professional Virtual Community: This module is a single sign on portal enabling the authenticated user to experience a social networking like interaction with fellow students, Faculty member and management representatives. This portal also acts a medium of Learning Management System (LMS) for the student, participate in online quizzes, debates, & much more. Student can interact with fellow students, their mentors, faculty members and staff. The fundamental difference of this module with the other similar public domain products is the users are authenticated by the administrator.
Manav Rachna University has a Cloud campus which acts as a skill development platform that provides globally acclaimed and industry leading cloud based learning systems. It is a comprehensive yet flexible Learning Management System, compatible with multiple devices such as Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Smart phones that will give students and faculty access to a world – class digital library with over 50000 titles from 634 publishers covering Business, Management, Engineering, Finance, IT and many more topics keeping in sync with 7500 plus skill development courses. Over 100 certification courses along with Quality content with cost and operational efficiency are also available.
The cloud campus works towards bridging the gap between academia and industry by providing students an environment to learn and upgrade their soft as well as hard skills. The cloud campus helps faculty in supplementing their classroom teaching through courseware and simulations. The MRU Cloud campus is meant to create an effective learning model amongst academicians, students and industry to promote and share educational content and research.