SAP starts pilot prog to use latest on-demand tech for education

World`s leading provider of business software SAP AG announced start of a pilot project incorporating SAP business by design solution into curriculum for universities.

Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010, 20:40 PM IST

Mumbai: In order to provide practical experience for students of business administration, world`s leading provider of business software SAP AG has announced the start of a pilot project that incorporates the SAP business by design solution into the curriculum for universities taking part in the SAP University Alliances program.

This global initiative is offering selected university faculties access to SAP software and educational resources, and helping students gain practical skills in applying state-of-the-art enterprise software to real-world business scenarios, a press release said here on Monday.

Instructors at 18 pilot universities in Germany, France, India, the United Kingdom and the United States now can supplement their curricula with innovative teaching methods
and hands-on practice with business process modeling using the on-demand solution specifically developed for small businesses and midsize companies, it said.
For the recent pilot project, pre-configured and country- specific versions of feature pack 2.5 for SAP business by design are provided to all participating universities. These universities run a self-enablement check based on the online learning content available within SAP business by design as well as additional material provided SAP University Alliances, the release said.

PTI