Author - Natasha Burt

Natasha Burt

Natasha Burt
Natasha Burt

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Natasha Burt is an Education Executive at SYSPRO and joined the company in June 2012. During her career, Natasha has used her knowledge and experience in improving learning and performance to complete a variety of learning and training projects in the petrochemical, mining and mineral, hospitality, government and public services, and financial services industries. Having found her true passion in the instructional design and development of e-learning material, she has settled into SYSPRO’s Education department as the e-learning ‘expert.’ Her responsibilities at SYSPRO include creating training guides, updating learning content with enhancements, recording and publishing feature demos, and creating tasks and simulated lessons. She also enjoys coaching and sharing her knowledge with newer members of the learning design and development teams.

Blogs by Natasha



Gamification and ERP training Gamification and ERP training Gamification and ERP training

Gamification and ERP training

Author: | Post Date: 20 Nov 2014

I have never been a ‘gamer’ – in my definition that’s someone who spends a significant amount of their leisure time playing video games. My husband, on the other hand, is an avid gamer – so much so that one of his groomsmen got us an X-Box One as a wedding gift! This got me wondering if I am missing something – why do [...]


Six Benefits of a Competency-Based Training and Assessment Approach Six Benefits of a Competency-Based Training and Assessment Approach Six Benefits of a Competency-Based Training and Assessment Approach

Six Benefits of a Competency-Based Training and Assessment Approach

Author: | Post Date: 19 Aug 2014

In my previous blog post, How to Assess for ERP Competency, I defined competencies and discussed the process of assessing for competency, as opposed to assessing for knowledge. You may also recall some of the shortfalls of assessing for knowledge, which I pointed out in the ‘Cons’ section of my blog on The Pros and Cons of ERP Certification. I think this is a [...]


How to Assess for ERP Competency How to Assess for ERP Competency How to Assess for ERP Competency

How to Assess for ERP Competency

Author: | Post Date: 20 May 2014

  In a previous blog post, I mentioned that having an ERP certification does not necessarily mean that someone has the required experience or soft skills to be able to perform a job effectively. In addition, I mentioned that the purpose of the certification exam is most often to assess an individual’s ability to answer knowledge-based questions, and does not extend to assessing their ability [...]


The Pros and Cons of ERP Certification The Pros and Cons of ERP Certification The Pros and Cons of ERP Certification

The Pros and Cons of ERP Certification

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

Just last week, my Dad and I were discussing and debating the value of certifications in the real world – a contentious topic that is widely debated across different professions. Being a civil engineer, my Dad shudders at the idea of hiring a newbie engineer who has achieved a professional qualification without any exposure to applying this knowledge practically. In his industry, practical experience [...]


Bite-Size Education Bite-Size Education Bite-Size Education

Bite-Size Education

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

Despite being someone who is generally conscious about what and how much I eat, there are occasions when I cheat – my weaknesses are cheese and chocolate. When my fiancé bought a slab of Swiss dark chocolate recently, the first thing I did was look at the nutritional information. I was pleasantly surprised to see that, instead of giving the values per 100g, they [...]


How to optimize your ERP education for the Net and Millennial Generations How to optimize your ERP education for the Net and Millennial Generations How to optimize your ERP education for the Net and Millennial Generations

How to optimize your ERP education for the Net and Millennial Generations

Author: | Post Date: 13 Feb 2014

Learning how to use an ERP system is not always that easy but it can be significantly simplified with an understanding of the needs of the learner. Just like we do when developing new solutions in our ERP, when developing learning material, a critical question to ask is “Does the learning meet the target audience’s learning style and preferences?” Read more…



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