erp4students: Introducing a Best Practice Example for Vocational Training in Universities

  • Thomas RichterEmail author
  • Heimo H. Adelsberger
  • Pouyan Khatami
  • Taymaz Khatami
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 245)


In this paper, we introduce the international program erp4students as general example on how to successfully prepare university students for the world of works without having to give up the basic principle in higher education, i.e., to exclusively provide sustainable education. We start with introducing the basic concept and design of the program and provide information regarding the demographic development over the past decade and implemented quality assurance mechanisms. Subsequently, the scope and design of and hitherto achieved insights from the Learning Culture Survey are outlined. On the basis of found results, we finally discuss how erp4students can deal with possible culture-specific issues that latest might emerge when the program gets available for learners in the Asian context.


Enterprise Resource Planning E-Learning Higher education SAP International study program Vocational training Culture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Richter
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heimo H. Adelsberger
    • 1
  • Pouyan Khatami
    • 1
  • Taymaz Khatami
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

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