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Ongoing ERP Training Prevents Brain Drain

ERP Software System
March 20, 2013

Have you experienced brain drain within your organization when skilled employees left, resulting in knowledge gaps?

If this is your problem, we have the solution. The best way to combat brain drain is to engage your organization in ongoing ERP training.

Plex Systems is pleased to announce the launch of Plex Education Services, designed to provide Plex users with a 360-degree understanding of our cloud ERP system and how to apply it at your organization.

Meeting Real-Life Training Needs

It’s not enough to train a workforce at go-live and then walk away. Ongoing training is critical to the success of any organization, and Plex Education Services courses can help alleviate the burden of new-employee training by providing consistent, standardized content to everyone.

For example, Plex Systems’ new Boot Camp course is available to all Plex users. It covers a variety of topics to fill knowledge gaps — including how to use the system and how ERP drives all functions along the buy-make-ship critical paths.

Boot Camp’s classroom-style training allows users from different companies to network, share best practices and learn from each other.

It Takes a Village

When all employees within an organization understand how to use everything in their ERP toolbox, there’s little risk of brain drain from personnel changes.

Better yet, all employees know how to use the ERP solution to do their jobs better --- maximizing the company’s investment.

It may sound a bit cliché, but when it comes to ERP, continuous learning is definitely a win-win.

Click here to learn more about Plex Education Services and the upcoming schedule of sessions.

What kind of training did you receive from your ERP provider? Was it sufficient?

About the Author

Kristen Vanpoelvoorde Education Services Manager, Plex Systems

Kristen Vanpoelvoorde joined the Plex team in 2007 and has taken roles ranging from consulting and implementation to subject matter expert to supporting the Plex Partner network. In 2012, she began building an onboarding program for new Plex and Partner consultants, eventually transforming the program into Education Services. In Education Services, she now focuses on strategies to provide education for customers at all phases in their Plex relationship.


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