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Highpoint Awarded CPC Framework

Highpoint are pleased to announce that we have been accepted on the Crescent Purchasing Consortium framework, the home of best value purchasing arrangements for the FE, Academies, Free Schools and Schools sectors.

We were successful in Lots:

1 (Financial Management Software),

2 (Human Resource Management Software) and

3 (Payroll System Software).

The framework is going live shortly.  For more details go to: www.thecpc.ac.uk

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Highpoint Awarded a Place on the G-Cloud

Highpoint are pleased to announce that they have been appointed to the G-Cloud 10 framework for the following services:

  • FE Your Way
  • Implementation and Training Services and
  • Super User Training in relation to Unit4 Business World.

 

This is a rigorous process, and our appointment gives confidence to public organisations that Highpoint complies with the strict legal and commercial frameworks and allows you to focus on how we can help you.

If you are interested in the above services, or more generally how we can help you with your Unit4 Business World investment please get in touch.

Telephone: 01249 599001
Email: enquiries@highpoint-services.co.uk

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New Dates for Super User Training

Although the summer feels like it might go on forever, we have been thinking ahead and planning our next block of Super User training for Unit4 Business World. We now have dates for all our courses in October, November and December 2018.

Some places are still available for our dates in August and September too.

Come to Chippenham for a day or two of intense but fulfilling training on topics such as

  • Introduction to Business World
  • System Admin
  • Workflow
  • Reporting and Excelerator
  • and many others.

See the full details and dates

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Spring and Summer Super User Training Dates

Some places are still available for our range of Super User training courses for Unit4 Business World in May and June. Plus we have just released new dates for July, August and September.

Come to Chippenham for a day or two of intense but fulfilling training on topics such as

  • Introduction to Business World
  • System Admin
  • Workflow
  • Reporting and Excelerator
  • and many others.

See the full details and dates

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Winter 2017 Super User Courses Announced

Highpoint and Unit4 have been working together to create a new Unit4 Business World Super User Course designed specifically for Advanced Users / System Administrators to help them maintain and improve their Business World solution. Our new Super User Course is built upon previous training offered by Unit4 and Highpoint but has been revised, re-focused and updated for Business World and is entirely consistent with the latest Unit4 implementation methodology.

What is it?

  • The New Super User Course: Designed specifically for your advanced users/system administrators to help them maintain and improve your Business World solution.
  • It is entirely consistent with the latest Unit4 implementation methodology, including Value Accelerators.
  • Is classroom based (available as public or client courses), supported by eLearning content delivered using the Highpoint Knowledgebase.
  • The training database has been updated to Business World and is available via the Highpoint Cloud.

Who is it for?

Advanced Users: You have a detailed understanding of your business or functional area from an operational perspective. You may be a Business Analyst or have a management role.

Super User: You have an understanding of the business or functional area and the information systems used to support them. You are a part of the implementation team and will be required to have an understanding or who Business World works from a functional perspective.

What Modules Are Covered?

  • Introduction to Business World
  • System Administration
  • Workflow
  • Data Import
  • Flexi-fields, Forms and Action Overflow
  • Introduction to Reporting
  • IntellAgent, Document Archive, Links

What Materials Are Included?

  • Course manual for each module
  • Exercise Workbook for each module
  • 6 months’ access to the Highpoint Knowledge Hub

How Can I Access These Courses?

For new implementations, the courses will be sold by Unit4. However, the courses are also open to the public and the current schedule is provided below. These public courses cost £350 plus VAT per day per delegate. For further information please contact us on 01225 326409 and ask for our training team or e-mail: enquiries@highpoint-services.co.uk

Click here for next course dates!

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New Spring 2017 (Milestone 7) Course Manuals are available

We are pleased to release our Business World Spring 2017 edition (otherwise known as Milestone 7) Course Manuals for purchase as a printed course for you to follow.

Find them all here.

Courses available include:

  • Introduction to Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone7)

  • How to Build a New Client (Including General Ledger) in Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone 7)

  • How to Build a Core Accounts Payable Ledger with Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone 7)

  • How to Build a Core Purchasing Solution in Unit4 Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone 7)

  • How to Build a Core Accounts Receivable Ledger in Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone 7)

  • How to Build a Core Sales Order Solution with Business World Spring 2017 (Milestone 7)

Payroll Year End training is also available as a course to book, or as a course manual to buy

New courses will be added shortly.

If you have any other training needs or enquiries, please contact us on training@highpoint-services.co.uk or call 01249 599001.

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Payroll Year End Training

Highpoint are pleased to announce the schedule for the Business World Payroll Year End training for the current year.

Take a look at our Course Flyer
Get More Details! and book a place

If you’re unable to attend a course but would like the materials, these can be purchased from the shop on our website

 

 

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A New Home for Highpoint

Highpoint's office at 35 Market Street Chippenham

We are pleased to announce that Highpoint will be moving to a new office in Chippenham,
as of 2 January 2018.

Please note that our new contact details are

Telephone:
01249 599001
Address:
35 Market Place
Chippenham
SN15 3HT
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Highpoint Introduces Unit4 Business World iBlast Videos

What Are Unit4 Business World iBlast Videos?

Unit4 Business World iBlast

The people of the world now demand instant answers to everything. From things like how to change a car light bulb, building a homemade BBQ through to learning how to use photoshop.

Answers, help and tutorials are everywhere for everything online, yet answers for Business world are few and far between…and this is how the iBlast concept was born.

iBlast is straight to the point videos allowing users easily accessible tips for how to use Business World and how to get the most out of your system.

We cover all things from Information Pages, Forms, Decoding Parameters and Flexi-Fields and will continue to produce new content on a weekly basis.

In an industry where information is hard to obtain and often comes at a cost, the iBlast concept is there to give vital snippets of information across a varied range of topics through our Youtube channel as well as the Knowledge Hub free of charge.

This might sound like a crazy idea (giving stuff away for free!!) but it is time to open the industry of Business world to on demand and that is exactly what Highpoint has done.

We are giving users tutorials and answers to commonly asks questions, all available in a matter of minutes.

iBlast is different because

One they are free,

Two they are accessible for everyone and

Three they are short enough that you can get what you need without having to look through a 200-page manual or a 15-minute eLearning simulation it is right there.

This might sound like a common thing in most areas of life but in the Business world industry, it is not.

A lot of knowledge is kept under lock and key and we are opening up key pieces of information that are going to enhance the user’s ability to use and grow their own systems.

Did we mention it is free and available on the Knowledge Hub and YouTube and who doesn’t love free stuff!

The iBlast videos are aimed at all Business World users.

The videos will vary from high-end tutorials to end-user aspects of the system but we are looking to cover all frequently asked questions that we get on site while training or consulting.

There will be something for everyone, and we really want your input as well.

What do you want to know?

What do your users want to know?

We want to know and get your input into what iBlast videos are created.

An online community to tips, hints and tutorials.

Get in touch with any ideas and in the meantime enjoy all our free iBlast videos released weekly on Youtube and the Knowledge Hub. You can find the first one here.

E-mail: tom.fruci@highpoint-services.co.uk

Enjoy 😊

Editors note: This blog post was written by Highpoint’s Training Consultant Tom Fruci, the star of Highpoint’s Unit4 Business World iBlast vidoes

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Sandwell College Case Study: Unit4 Business World Implementation

Sandwell College was transferring their accounts system from QL to Unit4 Business World. The implementation of Unit4 Business World Financials was based on the Highpoint FE Your Way Value Accelerator.

Please find below the Case Study of this very successful implementation project.

Unit4 Business World Case Study

 

 

 

Sandwell College Unit4 Business World Case Study

 

 

If you need help with your Unit4 Business World Implementation please contact us to discuss your needs:

Tel: 01225 326409

E-mail: enquiries@highpoint-services.co.uk

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