Why SAP/ERP Certification?

SAP University Alliance

“Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is business process management software that allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business and automate many back office functions related to technology, services and human resources.”

As the market leader in global business software, SAP is at the forefront of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP’s innovations empower nearly 300,000 customers (corporations) worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively.


Valparaiso University’s College of Business is an active member of SAP’s University Alliance Program and introduces this certification in direct response to the strong demand for SAP-trained employees.

“Having SAP experience is valuable in almost every job function: Management, Marketing, Controlling, Human Resources… Every business process can be — or is — represented in an SAP System. The general SAP product most companies use is SAP ERP.”

Why learn SAP? Earning SAP Certification will set you apart in your job search and promotability!

SAP Users Include:

  • 87% of the Forbes Global 2000 Companies
  • 98% of the 100 most valued brands
  • 100% of the top Sustainability Companies
  • Over 350,000 Organizations Worldwide

SAP Customers Produce:

  • 78% of the world’s food
  • 82% of the world’s medical devices

* 76% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system!

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Please join us for our next open house or set up a personalized visit at 219.465.7952. For details about the next open house, please visit valpo.edu/mba/next-steps/visit.

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John D. Ward, MBA
Lecturer in Management
John Ward teaches courses on Strategic Management, Management and Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and is SAP Terp10 Certified (the world’s number one business software) with 15 years of hands on experience. He brings 30+ years of business and global business experience to supplement his educational curriculum with a real-world, hands-on perspective.
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