Qualifications, Roles, Awards

Current Roles

Education Consultant - Holmes College

Education Consultant = America SAP User Group 

SAP Mentor     website  

Professorial Fellow Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Visiting ProfessorHochschule Ansbach, Germany   website

Visiting Professor, Shanghai University of Business Economics, China

Expert witness in ERP system Implementation court case

Blogger SAP Community Network              

Consultant - Numerous consultancies in the area of SAP ERP Systems and Business Intelligence. 

Previous Roles


Associate Professor Information Systems College of Business Victoria University

SAP Academic Program Director website

Coordinator Victoria University's ERP Research Group  

Business Intelligence Industry Advisor Victoria University BI Project

Member of Editorial Committee InsideSAP  

Committee Member Future Logistics Living Laboratory 

Co-Chair Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) mini track on Enterprise Systems Education (ERA A Conference)

Reviewer Canada Research Chairs College of Reviewers (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Reviewer South Africa National Research Foundation (2011)

Invited Participant SAP International Research Forum 2010              

Vice Chairperson SAP Australian User Group (2009)              

Curriculum Developer SAP University Alliance Global Curriculum Project (BI) (2008)

Program Chair  SAP Australian User Group Summit (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Committee Member Faculty of Business and Law, Board of Studies (2003-2009)  

Committee Member SAP Australian User Group (research/education) (2001-2010)

Chairperson SAP Australian User Group (2002)              

Judge, SAP Partner/Customer Awards of Excellence (2002) 


Doctor of Business Administration (Victoria University), 2013

Master of Business Computing (Victoria University), 1996

Graduate Diploma of Business Information Technology (Swinburne Institute of Technology),1992

Graduate Diploma of Career Education (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), 1988

Cardiac Technician Certificate (Mayfield Institute), 1980

Graduate. Diploma of Education (Hawthorn Institute of Education), 1979 

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Footscray Institute of Technology), 1979

SAP Certified Consultant Business Intelligence

SAP Certified Consultant Integrated Business Processes (TERP10)

SAP Certified Consultant Integrated Business Processes (BPERP)

SAP Training

Reporting Tools and SAP BW on HANA

TERP10 Integrated Business Processes - Consultant Certification

BPERP Integrated Business Processes -Consultant Certification

BOU310 Business Objects Universe Design

TBW20 Business Information warehouse

TBW30 Business Information Warehouse - Data Staging and Extraction

BW365 Business Information Warehouse - Authorization

BW330 Business Information Warehouse - BW Modelling

BW310 Data Warehousing -Consultant Certification

BIT600 SAP WebFlow

HR050 Human Resources

BC080 Efficient SAP R/3 Implementations

SAP Security and Authourizations

SAP050 R/3 Basis Overview

SAP020 R/3 Overview

SAP R/3 Configuration


Industry Awards

Top 1% of most viewed profiles on Linkedin 2012

2012 Top Ten Influential People in SAP for Australia and New Zealand, InsideSAP,

InnoJam Australia 2011 winning team member 

SAP Community Network Topic Leader, University Alliances  2011

Outstanding Academic Australia New Zealand 2010, SAP University Alliances

2011 Top Ten Influential People in SAP for Australia and New Zealand, InsideSAP, 

SAP Mentor (2010)SAP Community Network Topic Leader, University Alliances, 2010

“Luminary in the area of IT” - The Global Journal of Enterprise Information System (2010)

2009 Top Ten Influential People in SAP for Australia and New Zealand, InsideSAP,  

Teaching Awards

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Engagement - Internships for ERP International Students (2015)
Highly Commended - Dean's Award For Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Business and Law,
Victoria University (2001)

Best Paper
Hawking Paul, Adrian Ramp, Peter Shackleton, (1999) "IS '97 Model Curriculum and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems" Proceedings 3rd Annual SAP Asia Pacific Institutes of Higher Learning Forum Ed. Guy Gable, Paul Hawking and Tana Sinnott Sydney