University of Oulu

ERP system implementation

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Author: Rankinen, Jari1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.7 MB)
Pages: 46
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Language: English
Published: Oulu : J. Rankinen, 2022
Publish Date: 2022-07-21
Thesis type: Master's thesis (tech)
Tutor: Porter, Jyri
Pirkola, Heikki
Reviewer: Porter, Jyri
Pirkola, Heikki


The aim of the thesis is to implement Odoo Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to cover the operations of the target company as widely as possible within the schedule. The ERP system will be utilized in areas such as purchasing, warehousing, manufacturing, product development, and documentation.

Based on the literature review, the scope and the schedule of the implementation is defined and a plan for the implementation process is created. The scope of implementation is defined by identifying the most important functions and processes in the target company and getting acquainted with the new ERP system. The transition plan consists of customizing the new system to suit the operations of the target company, transferring data between the old and the new database, and training employees to use the new system.

ERP implementation was carried out on time after an early adjustment of the implementation schedule. The implementation process required in-depth studying of ERP system and reviewing of company’s processes. Document management was improved, and company’s stock can now be managed through the ERP system. The implementation process had little disruption on operational activities. The results of this study can be used to further develop the ERP and the company’s processes, and the plan is to continue to develop the ERP system to integrate more of the company’s processes into the ERP.

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