Wednesday March 22, 2023 – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University signed a contract that hires Lanna Com Co. Ltd. to carry out the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project. Mr. Teerachet Nansuppawat, Chief Executive Chairman of Lanna Com Co. Ltd. signed for the Company part. On this occasion, Mr. Taweesak Saenthong, Managing Director of Oracle Thailand, Co. Ltd. gave a talk about the use of Cloud Application for organizational management and Oracle Cloud ERP and HCM, the company’s products. Attending the contract signing were Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors of Organizations, and Director of the Divisions under the Office of KKU President, and the news correspondents. The event took place at Sarasin Room, 2nd Floor, Sirikunakorn Building, Office of the President, Khon Kaen University.
The contract lease for carrying out the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project is meant to develop the information system that is used for operations of the university, covering the following systems: planning and budgeting, procurement and employment, personnel management, and education system. The system developer selected is Lanna Com. Co. Ltd., and the Contract was signed on March 22, 2023 for this purpose.
Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University explained about the objectives and aim of the cooperation as follows: “The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project is a project for developing the information system for administration and management of resources in the University with efficiency and modernity. Efficiency in administration will be improved, lessening complexity along the line and at the same time increasing transparency in various processes. In addition, we will be able to see the overall pictures of the University and make decision with justified information. The University’s expansion in information technology will achieve its complete goal.”
“Khon Kaen University has decided to use this system owing to its capacity to accommodate the growth of the University and our non-stop technological improvement. The application of Oracle Fusion ERP and Fusion HCM will enable us to improve the financial processes, asset management, human resource management, and project management. Thus, KKU will be able to provide better educational quality to students, and the University’s management and administration will be more efficient when the system has been completed. KKU will be the first university in Thailand that applies the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Human Capital Management (HCM) in the organization management at a full extent,” said KKU President.
Mr. Teerachet Nansuppawat, Chief Executive Chairman of Lanna Com Co. Ltd. thanked Khon Kaen University for trusting the Company and letting the Company to be one part of the development process towards becoming a world leading university in digital. This would benefit the University as nowadays the environment and situations faced by different organizations bring with them challenges, including disruption, fluctuations, complications, and obscurity. Birth rates have decreased while Thailand is entering a complete aged society. These factors have brought impacts to universities, directly on learning, working, and changing lives of students and staff at present. Personnel is the important element that helps enable an organization to undergo crises, adjust itself, and develop under such conditions. We can see that the KKU President and the administrators place great importance on human resource and thus have decided to apply this Project for efficient overall administration of the organization, development of the knowledge base system and the knowledge transfer system so that staff and administrators are able to use the information obtained from their work in their decision making, strategic and tactic planning in the implementation of various jobs of the University.”
The Contract for the development of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project was signed by Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University on Khon Kaen University’s part; and Mr. Teerachet Nansuppawat, Chief Executive Chairman of Lanna Com Co. Ltd., on Lanna Com Company’s part. The ceremony ended with group photographing.
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