Sage 500 ERP Training & Customization Resources

There are many resources available for Sage 500 ERP system administrators and users to learn how to effectively manage Sage 500 ERP or how to best use the software. These include the online help system, Sage University, online forums, and certified consultants. Read on to learn more. Help System

Sage 500 ERP (MAS 500) 7.0 and later:

As of Sage 500 ERP 7.0, the Help System has been expanded to provide immediate access to help within all tasks. To access help, click the Help button in the toolbar of each task to display Help for the specific task.

Sage 500 ERP 6.30 and earlier:

Online Help is the primary resource for obtaining information about Sage 500 ERP. Help is installed with the client software and is available from Sage 500 ERP windows, as well as the Business Desktop or older LaunchPad.

Sage University

Live and recorded training was previously provided by Sage for Sage 500 ERP through Sage University. As of 2013, there are very few courses available live for Sage 500 users. Sage University training and resources are only available to customers with active Business Care plans. Recorded training, called Anytime Learning, is available through the Sage University as well.

User Communities

A number of user communities exist for Sage 500 including Sage City which is Sage’s online user community, a general Sage 500 Group on LinkedIn and a User Group on LinkedIn. Another source for training and information is the annual Sage Summit User Conference.

There is no one-size-fits-all and you have to do some research to find the best ERP solution for you. Read more here.