SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced that the University of Lahore has become the first SAP Student Lifecycle Management (SLCM) application adopter in Pakistan. By deploying this unified and fully integrated platform, the University of Lahore will provide students and teachers with enhanced learning environments and improved student engagement from admissions to alumni relations. The agreement was signed by Sajjad Syed CEO Excellence Delivered on behalf SAP Pakistan and Prof Nasir Mahmood (Pro-Rector Academics) on behalf of the University of Lahore.
The University of Lahore is regarded as one of the premier universities in Pakistan, with diverse disciplines ranging from medicine, dentistry and engineering to the arts and social sciences
“As the University of Lahore continues to grow, it remains essential to provide our students and teachers with an efficient way to manage degree progress and share research. We’re looking forward to providing them with these integrated environments to help improve student and research outcomes.”
Said Usman Javaid Malik, Project Director ERP, University of Lahore.
The University of Lahore will implement SAP at it’s multiple campuses though SAP partner Excellence Delivered. Use of the platform will help improve research efficiency and relieve administrative burdens on students and teachers. The university will also achieve increased insight into revenue generation, which will help curb tuition increases in the face of rising costs and make education accessible to more students.
SAP SLCM is currently implemented in more than 30 countries worldwide. It is strengthened by integrated mobile, social networking, learning management and embedded analytics — all available in the cloud and powered by SAP HANA.
“SAP is transforming how universities operate by offering a platform to help them improve services for teaching, learning, and research. By implementing these, the University of Lahore will be able to reduce operational costs, develop alternate funding sources, manage regulatory compliance, and establish full visibility into operational support. Our goal is to help University of Lahore to become an even stronger institution of teaching and research, and also to help improve the quality and availability of education in Pakistan, and to make research results more immediate and relevant to Pakistan. ”
Said Malcolm Woodfield, global vice president, higher education and research, SAP SE.