College students get hands-on ERP Experience with myGPcloud

College students get hands-on ERP Experience with myGPcloud

Universities deploy fully functional Microsoft Dynamics GP System for Classroom
Demonstration in Minutes

San Diego, CA — August 27, 2012 – More than ten universities across the U.S. are utilizing as a classroom learning tool to demonstrate Microsoft Dynamics GP, a state of the art enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution and online accounting software, announced RoseASP, one of the largest providers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions.

“For many years Microsoft released an educational version of the Dynamics GP that was similar to the real ERP system,” said Doug Pitcher, Director of Academic Relations for myGPcloud. “However, professors have found giving students access to a live enterprise system is significantly more valuable for achieving learning objectives and gives students a practical advantage when entering the workforce. Just last year we had a student implement Dynamics GP as a production system for their employer after using myGPcloud in their coursework.”

Having access to Microsoft Dynamics ERP software in a cloud-based demo environment provides students with a unique opportunity to run a genuine business solution against simulated models in a classroom setting. Universities that embrace myGPcloud deliver an experience that closely mirrors how decision makers use Microsoft Dynamics to run their businesses in a real world setting.

Universities are able to deploy the live Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP system within minutes to give students a hands-on experience with powerful enterprise software. Colleges who have integrated the system into the classroom include:

  • Augusta State University
  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Mississippi State University
  • North Dakota State University • Portland State University
  • UNC Asheville
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Winona State University

“Using Dynamics with myGPcloud provides a transformative experience for students which is one of the main tenets of the University of Central Oklahoma,” said Zane Swanson, accounting professor at University of Central Oklahoma. “Students do a serial exercise in consolidation accounting within enterprise resource planning. The multiple entity simulation would not be possible without the cost-efficient usage of myGPcloud”

Utilizing myGPcloud and Microsoft Dynamics GP on demand as a demonstration tool embedded within an academic curriculum is a proactive approach to continue to build the entire Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem. By giving students access to state of the art business solutions, students will be better prepared to join the workforce in their respective field of study.


About RoseASP
RoseASP is a leading provider of hosted Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM applications. The myGPcloud service, developed by RoseASP, includes all of the rich accounting, business-intelligence and financial-management features of Microsoft Dynamics® GP, as well as automated on-line provisioning, training videos and guides, template setups and technical support. Users can trial the service for one month, without cost, which includes full ERP capabilities such as manufacturing, supply chain, professional services and not-for-profit modules. The myGPcloud application is available in two versions: Business Essentials (plus) and Advanced Management (plus). RoseASP, a Microsoft Gold-Certified partner has been hosting since 2000 for small and mid-sized companies and a growing number of Microsoft Partners around the world. For more information about RoseASP, visit

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For additional information:
Jeffrey DeMaria, RoseASP, 858-794-9403,

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