If you choose the right educational management system for your institute then it can solve a lot of problems with just a click. A right one can act as “MAGIC” and a wrong one can be a “CURSE” for your institution.
Basically choosing an educational system is not like shopping. Where you go to a mall. You like a dress. You ask for a color option and B-O-O-M you buy it.
Instead, it’s like choosing a partner. It is a one-time thing (investment). If it goes wrong then it can hold the power of turning your (institute’s) life upside down.
An ERP implementation is one of the most extreme changes a company can undergo. It can cost from a couple of hundred thousand to even millions.
The change that the new system causes are going to be experienced by every stakeholder in the institute- the admins, faculty, and students.
When not approached correctly it can cause you a minefield of mistakes, delays, and hiccups
PS- I don’t tend to scare you. I just want you to realize how important it is to choose the right thing for your institute.
You certainly don’t want that do you?
Just like when you go for choosing your partner you expect certain things like honesty, transparency, ethics.
WHY do you need Educational Management Software after all?
Now before getting to “Things to consider when choosing education management system” would like to put some lights on WHY you need a full-proof education system in your institute.
Let’s cut to the chase- Your education institute needs a perfect education management system so that you can focus on what was promised- To deliver world-class education to your students.
Perhaps, all the educational institutions are formed on the basic premise to E-D-U-C-A-T-E, right?
The biggest problem nowadays is the prevalence of paper-based systems. Almost all schools out there do a lot of paperwork and it goes without saying that they are highly burdened by the same.
With a school ERP (enterprise resource planning) system you would be able to perform such tasks in a much better way. You would be able to take care of various facets of your work such as attendance, admissions, fees, and transport to name a few. This definitely, I will cover up in some other blog because this blog is about how to choose the right ERP.
Without any distractions let’s come back on the topic. However, when your institute decides to opt for the education software, it blindly trusts the market. The market is full of dealers offering software for college & university management system.
But before that institute needs to understand its needs first and then select the best-suited education ERP. It is a long process. Trust me I empathize with you with all my heart here and it can be tiring but is effective in the long run.
Here is a step-wise guide for choosing the right educational management system-
- Be reason specific
- Cheating your competitors can backfire.
- All that glitters is not gold
- Consistent updates
- Ease of use
It’s not SPENDING, rather it’s an INVESTMENT
The biggest problem that a school faces nowadays is the prevalence of paper-based systems. Almost all schools out there do a lot of paperwork and it goes without saying that they are highly burdened by the same. Mention must also be made of the various manual processes that they undertake on a regular basis.
You could be one such school as well. In such a situation it is but natural that you would find it really difficult to maintain the data and records in proper order.
With a school ERP (enterprise resource planning) system you would be able to perform such tasks in a much better work. You would be able to take care of various facets of your work such as attendance, admissions, fees, and transport to name a few.