EnCrisp LLC Partners with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and ASUG's SAP University Alliance Program to Provide GRC Training

Offers real life driven Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) management education globally.

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Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 15, 2008

EnCrisp LLC today announced that is has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business and the Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) SAP University Alliance program to provide critical SAP GRC-related training to the university and business community. As a globally committed partner to further the advancement of education and research in the fields of GRC, EnCrisp will authorize its though leaders to contribute to the industry and academia by actively participating as Adjunct Faculty and in teaching at various Universities globally. As one of the first commitments of this partnership, EnCrisp, a global leader in designing and implementing leading-edge Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions for complex SAP environments, will lead a two-day workshop, August 21-22, 2008 at UWM's Center for Technology Innovation.

The UWM Center for Technology Innovation coordinates the School's business management technology research and teaching initiatives. The Center also serves as the focal point for corporate support and government grant activity to fund faculty research and community outreach. In addition, the Center is the School's link to the business, campus and UW-System communities. The immediate goal of the Center is to coordinate the interaction between the School and the business community in the areas of sponsored technology research, eBusiness, SAP, data warehousing, web development, and technology-focused management training.

"SAP Governance Risk and Compliance Management" will be taught by EnCrisp CEO Bhavesh C. Bhagat, CGEIT, CISM, MBA, BEng. With increasing focus on Corporate Sustainability and Risk Management globally in private and public enterprises, this two-day course covers topics that are crucial to SAP Governance at the highest board land audit committee level down to the lowest security architecture level. It is targeted towards business professional, auditors, accountants, functional and technical managers, system administrators, information technology personnel, and all other security professionals requiring the knowledge and skills to ensure healthy and compliant SAP enterprise application environments.

Through the global SAP University Alliances, UWM's faculty members are provided with the tools and resources necessary to teach students how technology can enable integrated business processes and strategic thinking -- and gives students the skills to add immediate value to the marketplace. SAP University Alliances member schools gain access to the SAP Business Suite® family of solutions, including SAP ERP®. This comprehensive business software suite supports business, engineering, and information technology programs, enabling students to put classroom theory into practice through demonstrations, exercises and problem-solving, case studies, and research programs.

"The SAP University Alliances program provides the linkage between the academic community and SAP practitioners in the business world. We are pleased to have been selected to partner and provide this important training to UWM-Wisconsin business school and the local business community to improve GRC processes as well as help our customers achieve increasing excellence," said Bhagat. "EnCrisp's collective hands-on experience over a decade with SAP and global client best practices has been crystallized by our research to come up with real-life teaching curricula program content for each industry vertical and will be used to enhance current and future GRC professionals and corporate SAP users in their GRC-related work." he added.

EnCrisp's leader and teacher for this course, Bhagat is one of the first global professionals certified by ISACA in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and holds an MBA in International Finance and MIS from American University. He has been appointed in past as Adjunct Faculty for developing an Enterprise Controls Management course in the MBA curriculum. For his entrepreneurial contributions to the field of GRC he has also been recognized as a TiE-Smith Fellow in Entrepreneurship by University of Maryland's Smith School of Business. He has been quoted and published in several industry leading publications. He is an internationally-recognized GRC and technology evangelist and visionary leader and sought after speaker at global expert industry forums such as ASUG, IIA, ISACA, IHRIM, WisPubs (SAP GRC and Financials).

About EnCrisp LLC
EnCrisp® is an SAP Global Security Alliance partner and global leader in designing and implementing leading-edge SAP GRC solutions with a "business-driven" approach to improve SAP security, automate audit risk assessments and eliminate inefficiencies. Its multi-disciplinary consulting approach has established the firm as a benchmark in the industry -- a preferred one-stop shop for internal controls compliance solutions for security design, audits, controls design, testing and corporate governance. Private, public and governmental entities of all sizes benefit from EnCrisp's corporate governance, internal controls, security design, training and risk management solutions. For more information visit http://www.EnCrisp.com or contact info(at)encrisp.com

About SAP University Alliances Program
The SAP University Alliances program is a global endeavor that provides university faculty members with the tools and resources necessary to teach students how technology can enable integrated business processes and strategic thinking -- and gives students the skills to add immediate value to the marketplace. Through hands-on experience with SAP solutions, program members gain insight into how technology can empower a business to optimize key processes such as accounting and controlling, human capital management, project planning, plant and materials management, and sales and distribution. Participation in the SAP University Alliances program and fees for annual program membership vary by country. For more information visit http://www.sap.com/about/citizenship/education/universityalliances.epx or contact innovation.watch(at)sap.com.

SAP, and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries all over the world. EnCrisp and EnCURE are registered trademarks of EnCrisp LLC in the United States and certain other countries. All other EnCrisp product names and service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of EnCrisp LLC or EnCrisp Pvt. Ltd. in India. Data contained in this document serve informational purposes only.

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