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Oracle Cloud PPM: It’s not just for Grants anymore!

Session Number: 5986
Track: Cloud
Sub-Categorization: Oracle Financials Cloud
Session Type: Presentation
Tags: Oracle Cloud
Primary Presenter: Kurt Shepherd [Senior Finance Director - Vanderbilt University]
Co-Presenter: Nicole Oeser [Senior Director - Huron Consulting Group]
Co-Presenter 2: Jana Blick [Assistant Controller - Vanderbilt University]
Time(s):
Tue, Mar 05, 2019 (04:30 PM - 05:00 PM)

Session Length (Approved): Mini Session
Session Submission Type: Member Institution
Knowledge level : Overview
Target Audience: Functional
Learning Objective 1: Learn how PPM can be used to manage various higher ed funds such as faculty start-up funds, student organizations, gifts and endowments and capital projects
Learning Objective 2: Hear about how data managed in PPM provides a clear picture to the fund "owner" on a real-time basis
Learning Objective 3: Understand how PPM posts and reconciles to the GL
Prerequisites : None
Advance preparation: No Advance Preparation Required
Product: Oracle Cloud
Version Presenting: N/A
Level of Customization: None or N/A
Level of Partner Integration: Select a Value
Project Phase: Production
Project Go Live: Q1 2018
Your Training in this Area: hands on project lead and post go-live end-user
Element(s) of Engagement: Group discussion
CPE Approved Session: No

Description:  Vanderbilt University successfully implemented Release 12 of Oracle Cloud applications for Finance, Research Administration, HR, Budgeting/Planning, and BI Reporting in January 2018. This session will overview how Vanderbilt took advantage of the power of the PPM module to effectively manage Faculty Funds, Gifts & Endowments, Capital Projects and in support of their principle of maintaining a ‘skinny GL.’ Vanderbilt will share the benefits of utilizing PPM for effective management of these activities while providing information to the university community in a manner consistent with management of the grants portfolio.

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