For the ERP implementation process to be successful, preparation plays a very important role.

Here are 4 preparatory steps to help ensure the success of your ERP project implementation

1. Make a detailed and specific plan

A detailed and specific implementation plan is required to follow up the process easily. Minimizing possible mistakes, ensuring the project is implemented on schedule.

2. Establishing a project management team

– Establishing a steering committee consisting of leaders and key employees of the enterprise. Directors, deputy directors, chief accountants… The steering committee will set out specific strategies and requirements for the “implementation of ERP solutions” for businesses.

– Appointment of personnel in charge of project management. Directly monitor and report implementation progress to the Steering Committee. Ability to coordinate budgets, mobilize resources in the enterprise,… Capable of making important decisions during the implementation of an ERP project.

– IT management. Coordinate with suppliers, resources control and perform IT-related activities

– System users: people chosen by the enterprise and will be transferred skills by the deploying unit to use the system and will be the system owners after the implementation process ends, these people will coach and train other users in each enterprise suite

Personnel of the implementing unit: Coordinating personnel in charge of the project implementation process, capable of consulting all related issues: management consulting, system consulting, technical consulting, … Collaborate with the Project Management Board to come up with the most appropriate and effective implementation plan. Make sure to complete the goals on time.

3. Create a measure of project success

Use index to evaluate project performance. Determine how successful the ERP solution implementation process is? Then, there are appropriate and timely solutions to achieve the most successful results.

4. Focus on the project

Enterprise resources are directed to the general strategic plan of implementing ERP projects. Let’s support together so that the implementation is carried out smoothly, avoiding shortcomings and mistakes.

It is not recommended to carry out large business projects during the management system technology transfer period. Distributing resources and obstacles to the implementation process affect the success of the project.

The preparation step is especially important for the success of the ERP project implementation process. Helping businesses reduce risk. Avoid making mistakes and then reap the benefits that the system brings.