SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

June 03, 2013 09:30 ET

Epicor Formalizes Collaboration With Ho Chi Minh City Open University

Epicor Next-Generation ERP Will Form Part of Students' Curriculum Providing Learning Based on Real-Life Business Environment

DUBLIN, CA and HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) -  Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, announced its collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Open University during an official signing ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City.

As part of the collaboration, Epicor will provide its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the University and train various faculty lecturers in its application and functionality. These lecturers will in turn teach and train students in their respective faculties. Students from finance-banking, business administration and accounting-auditing will have hands-on experience in the ERP modules which include financial, manufacturing and distribution. Epicor will also run training and seminars for the University.

"We are pleased to partner with Epicor in its pioneering support to the tertiary education sector in Vietnam," said Mr Le Bao Lam, Headmaster of HCMC Open University. "Epicor ERP software will allow students to gain practical knowledge from available virtual business models and apply it to real-life situations. HCMC Open University hopes to close the gap between theoretical study and practical experience for our students. We believe this will better equip them for their careers upon graduation."

Epicor takes a long-term view in its partnership with the University and its commitment to continue its business development in Vietnam and the rest of Asia Pacific.

"This collaboration demonstrates our strategic commitment to growth in Vietnam," said Craig Charlton, senior vice president and general manager for Epicor Asia Pacific. "Our innovative next-generation ERP software solution will no doubt help manufacturers in Vietnam grow swiftly as they scale their business operations with ready trained talents. Partnering a leading educational institution here is the best way forward to popularize our award winning ERP solution."

Epicor recently won 'Best ERP Systems Provider' at the inaugural 2012 Asian Manufacturing Awards in Singapore. The Asian Manufacturing awards recognize products, solutions and services that are enabling excellence in manufacturing performance in the region. Epicor ERP brings deep functionality and industry-focused technology coupled with a commitment to supporting education in Asia through collaborative programs that also include the Beijing Institute of Technology and Pusan National University, Korea.

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

Follow Epicor on Twitter @Epicor, @EpicorUK, @EpicorEMEA, @EpicorANZ, @EpicorLAC, @Epicor_Retail, @Epicor_DIST, @EpicorPrcsMFG and Facebook.

Epicor and the Epicor logo are trademarks of Epicor Software Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners. The product and service offerings depicted in this document are produced by Epicor Software Corporation.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Lisa Preuss
    Senior Director, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
    +1 949 585 4235
    lpreuss@epicor.com

    Nguyen Minh Phuong (Joyce)
    General Director, Vietnam
    Jolen Consulting (For Epicor)
    +84 9 8313 4055
    phuong@jolenconsulting.com