ERP (enterprise resource planning) is an industry term for the broad set of activities supported by multi-module application software that helps a manufacturer or other business manage the important parts of its business, including product planning, parts purchasing, maintaining inventories, interacting with suppliers, providing customer service, and tracking orders.
ERP can also include application modules for the finance and human resources aspects of a business. Typically, an ERP system uses or is integrated with a relational database system. The deployment of an ERP system can involve considerable business process analysis, employee retraining, and new work procedures.
SAP is the world’s most powerful and most widely used ERP software. It was started in the 80s by a german company and is now used all over the world by big firms.
Its also used in nigeria by the biggest firms you know for managing, sales, customers, supply chain, accounting and so on. Big Companies in Nigeria are constantly searching for SAP professionals and consultants to employ or contract with.
SAP is very large and has many modules. Everyone irrespective of their qualification and school training will find a suitable module to learn.
For instance, a programmer or someone with a technical background would want to learn ABAP, ,BI modules.
Someone with an accounting and management background would go for FI , CO or HR modules. There are several others like, supply chain management, Material Management and so on.
You just need to learn SAP and get certified. Training takes 10 days , depending on your understanding capacity, you may need to practice some extra 2 weeks – 1 month before finally taking your SAP exam.
SAP is for very large companies, so if you are certified just be sure you are not going to ever work for a small company. Big companies invest N100m – N500m to implement SAP.
List of SAP Tutors in Nigeria
Below are some SAP Training & Certification centers in Nigeria, note that some of these consultants have various centre in Nigeria;