Saturday, August 27, 2011

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak Selected Careware System Sdn Bhd to implement Sage ACCPAC ERP.

Petaling Jaya, 25 August 2011. Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (Unitar) is one of the first private universities in Malaysia. The university welcomed its first batch of 162 students in September 1998. On 21st December 1998, the university was officially launched by Tun Abdul Razak's eldest son, the then Minister of Education YB. Dato' Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak.

Since its inception, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak has proven herself to be the Centre of Excellence in fostering Managerial Leadership and Entrepreneurship in the Development of Human Capital through Quality Research, Teaching and Learning, and Professional Services. With more than 8,000 students studying in 55 academic programs at the diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the university prides itself in developing relevant programs to meet today's needs. The next phase of growth will see even more students and programs at various levels at the university.

In view of the university projected growth Unitar embarked on a software selection exercise to replace their current ERP system which was not able to handles thei unique requirements of the education industry. Various top brands of ERPs has been short listed and demoed and after an extensive evaluation process Unitar selected Careware Systems Sdn Bhd to implement the Sage Accpac ERP for entire university. The first phase will see the following modules install at the PINTAR campus in Petaling Jaya.

Sage Accpac ERP Modules comprises :

The Financial suites include, System Manger, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Book, Fixed Assets Management, and Fixed Asset Maintenance.

Operational suites
include Purchase requisition, Purchase Order, Document Flow, Inventory Control and Optional fields and Transactional analysis. Work flows for purchasing operation with multiple approval flows and checking of funds allocation for budgetary controls.

Careware customized programs
include, Amortization of fees, Advanced Allocation, Profit sharing and Allocation, Consolidated Purchase Order from difference database.

According to a spokesman, “we selected Careware because of the company track records and experiences in the Education sector. Careware has successfully implemented Sage ERP for many of the universities in Malaysia who has vouched for her. The other factor was that Sage is one of the top three ERP software company in the world. We are confident that there will be continuity in R & D and enhancement of the Sage ERP software that we rely upon to run our entire business for long term basis”.

In the second phase Careware will help in interfacing with the existing front office software as well as looking into POS systems for the bookshops and web/internet access requirement for our agents.

Note : Sage Acppac ERP is the registered trademark of Sage Group PLC. Microsoft SQL is a register trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

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