Accely powers the Enterprise solutions for educational institutions with its strong practice on SAP Higher Education & Research solution. SAP solutions help you improve student services, gain financial control, enhance operational visibility, improve strategic decision making, and reduce costs. The solutions support the following key business activities.
Student life-cycle management – Supports all aspects of the student life cycle, including recruiting, admissions, enrollment, registrations, academic advising, course management, student accounting, degree auditing, and academic program management. Seamlessly manages the processes of the student academic cycle using individualized workplaces, from streamlined admissions and registration processes to graduation and alumni records. Enhances the student experience by providing an integrated Web based solution to apply for admission, enroll for classes, register, make payments, check grades, monitor progress, simulate degree auditing, and get important information and documents online – without standing in long lines at multiple offices.
Grants and funds management – Helps organizations compete for and manage a variety of department and sponsored grant programs, endowments, and research awards across their life cycles – including proposal development and submission, budgeting, award, spending and payroll, reporting, renewal, closeout, evaluation, and analysis. Provides principal investigators, fund accountants, and research administrators with timely and accurate information on financial activities and transactions, ensuring that sponsored programs are conducted according to a sponsor’s requirements.
Financial management, budgeting, and planning – Supports proactive financial planning, real-time budget visibility, and consolidated financial reporting. Streamlines cash flow activities and optimizes financial transactions through enhanced visibility into financial processes, including treasury management, billing, dispute resolution, collections, receivables, and payables – in a single, consistent, reconcilable and auditable solution.
Relationship management, institutional development, and enrollment management – Provides personalized multichannel communication to internal and external constituents, such as prospective students, program sponsors, funding donors, high school guidance counselors, grantor organizations, current students, and alumni. Helps decision makers plan and manage the entire enrollment process and effectively promote continuing education opportunities. Users can collect, manage, and analyze data from multiple sources (including non-SAP systems) via multiple points of access (such as telephone, Web, and wireless devices).
Governance and compliance – Allows you to collect, document, assess, remediate, and attest to internal control processes and safeguards, ensuring transparent business activity. Lets you configure controls to define rules and tolerances and customize internal processes for security, reporting, and error prevention. Documents all internal control processes, making them visible to executives, auditors, and regulators.
Human capital management – Simplifies and streamlines workforce related processes while ensuring that employees’ needs are addressed. Helps you build better relationships with employees through personalized selfservices and more flexible compensation and reward models. Supports the complete employee life cycle in one unified, integrated application through every phase of employment, from recruitment through training, development, and retention. Aligns employee goals with organizational goals and streamlines and integrates essential processes such as administration, payroll, time management, and legal reporting.
Procurement – Minimizes spending costs through strategic sourcing, supplier and contract management, and expenditure analysis. Supports plandriven and ad hoc purchasing, conducts accurate spend analysis, and ensures compliance with procurement best practices. Enhances supplier relationships throughout the procurement value chain, including supplier qualification and selection, bid invitations, vendor evaluations, and contract negotiations. Enables procurement self-service so that faculty and staff can initiate requisitions from preapproved sources.
Enterprise asset management – Helps you reduce maintenance costs, improve capital expenditures management, and increase property, equipment, plant, and facility utilization through enhanced enterprise asset management. Manages the asset life cycle from business planning and procurement to deployment and reliability-centered maintenance to disposal and replacement. Lets you conduct mobile asset management with integration of radio frequency identification (RFID).
Business services – Streamlines administrative processes and improves efficiencies in real estate management and project portfolio management. Helps you gain visibility over real estate costs and expenses across the organization, providing information on the efficiency of property and real estate investments. Lets you plan, manage, and control projects and costs, schedules, commitments, risks, and priorities. Provides real-time project visibility on important key figures over multiple projects, including resources deployed, budgets allocated, and critical milestones.
Performance management – Enables you to integrate, analyze, and disseminate business-critical information from SAP and non-SAP systems through an inter-operable business intelligence solution. Helps you track, understand, and manage performance across operational areas, including student admissions, student affairs, human resources, finance, and operations. Fulfills reporting requirements with minimal manual intervention. Creates and publishes customized, interactive reports to support decision making at every level.