myGPcloud noted as top instructional tool

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (April 8, 2014) myGPcloud was recognized in a case study that received the 2014 Instructional Award from Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance, announced myGPcloud, Tuesday.  The award-winning study, “Enterprise System Case using Microsoft Dynamics GP via myGPcloud,” detailed the instructors’ methods of leveraging myGPcloud as a learning tool at North Dakota State University, Winona State University and Mississippi State University.


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myGPcloud’s on-demand Dynamics ERP software provides students with a unique opportunity to run a genuine business solution against simulated models in a classroom setting. By embracing Microsoft Dynamics GP and myGPcloud, instructors and universities are able to deliver an educational experience that accurately simulates how decision makers use Microsoft Dynamics to run their businesses in a real world setting.

“Having students work with a live enterprise system is a great learning experience,” said Bonnie Klamm, a professor at North Dakota State who contributed to the study. “Using case study instruction along with myGPcloud allows the students to increase their academic knowledge and understanding with a practical application.”

Instructors at more than ten different colleges use myGPcloud’s cloud based Dynamics GP software to prepare the business leaders of tomorrow by giving them hands-on access to accounting information systems, system navigation skills and the ability to learn and understand the system on their own.

“Microsoft had an educational version of GP for years that was close to being the real ERP system,” said Doug Pitcher, Director of Academic Relations for myGPcloud.  “However, putting a live enterprise system in the hands of students is significantly more valuable.   Many professors have found it easier to achieve learning objectives with myGPcloud while providing students with a practical skillset to take into the workforce.   Case in point, we recently had a student implement Dynamics GP as a production system for their employer.  That couldn’t have happened without first using myGPcloud in their college coursework.”

Because myGPcloud is uniquely positioned to deliver hosted on-demand ERP, universities are able to deploy a live Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP system in minutes, giving students a hands-on experience with powerful enterprise software.  Other colleges integrating the system into their classrooms include:


  • Augusta State University
  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Portland State University
  • UNC Asheville
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Wisconsin


About Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance

Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance (DynAA) provides support to educational institutions who want to use Microsoft Dynamics Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software in the classroom. DynAA also cultivates and supports relationships between member institutions and Microsoft Dynamics partners and customers to further enhance curriculum and connect businesses with students interested in pursuing Microsoft Dynamics–related careers.

About myGPcloud

myGPcloud is the first truly on demand Microsoft Dynamics ERP software that includes all of the out-of-box functionality of Dynamics GP and offers free Dynamics GP trials. myGPcloud gives users immediate access to cloud-based Dynamics GP with step by step setup tutorials for the fastest time to value. Since 2000, the power behind myGPcloud, has provided hosted Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM applications to businesses around the world.  For more information about myGPcloud, visit


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Jeffrey DeMaria, (858) 794-9403, jeff(at)roseasp(dot)com