• Publish date: August 31, 2021

  • Last update: March 31, 2023

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English, Vietnamese, Chinese

With this course, you will explore everything there is to know about SunSystems, including the unique concepts that set it apart. By completing GEN-1, you will unlock the potential of SunSystems to foster effective collaboration, streamlined management, and optimal efficiency within your organisation.

About GEN-1 – Infor SunSystems Introduction

Experience the foundation of SunSystems with GEN-1, one of our first courses.

Perfect for new users, this course offers an overview of the software's core functions and provides in-depth knowledge on navigating the interface, creating and managing data, and generating reports

Additionally, you will learn basic accounting tasks, such as creating journal entries and managing accounts payable and receivable.

With the knowledge gained from this course, you will have a better understanding of SunSystems and its potential to help your business grow.

Who should take this course?

  • New User

    If you are new to SunSystems, it can be overwhelming to navigate all of its functions and features on your own. That is why we recommend taking this GEN-1 course.

  • Beginner

    This course is designed for beginners who want to grasp the core software functions quickly as well as for professionals who need to refresh their knowledge of these fundamental concepts.

  • Flexibility

    One of the great things about TRG Academy is its flexibility. You can learn at your own pace, making it easy to fit in even with the busiest of schedules.

In this course, you will learn…

Infor SunSystems is an innovative and flexible financial management solution capable of meeting every financial need. This course specifically focuses on learning all about the main concepts of SunSystems.
  • Chapter 1 – Welcome

  • Chapter 2 – Concepts

  • Chapter 3 – Modular

    SunSystems is modular and features six core modules accessible via any web browser. In this chapter, you will be introduced to and walked through all six core modules in the system (Financial Management, Fixed Asset Register, Corporate Allocations and Intercompany, Sales Management, Purchase Management, and Inventory Management).

  • Chapter 4 – Combined Ledgers

    In this chapter, we dive deep into the backbone of the accounting system - the ledger. One of SunSystems' game-changing features is its unified ledgers, which consolidate all accounts without the need for any batch upgrades or sub-ledger reconciliations, thus streamlining the accounting process and freeing up your valuable time.

  • Chapter 5 – Running Reports

    In this chapter, you will learn how to get an update on the current status of your assets, any inconsistencies in the asset register, gross value, net book value, accumulated depreciation of an asset, etc. via a variety of SunSystems' functions such as Asset Inquiry, Asset Record, Asseet Status Listing, and Asset Register Listing for Budgets. And if that seems a bit too complicated, don't worry! This chapter also shows you how to use report templates to simplify the reporting process.

  • Chapter 6 – Multi-Dimensional Analysis

    This chapter focuses on utilising Multi-Dimensional Analysis, a global analysis facility that allows you to analyse static and dynamic data to meet your unique inquiry and reporting needs and its benefits in the system.

  • Chapter 7 – Multi-currency

    Discover the impressive currency capabilities of SunSystems in this chapter as you delve into the intricacies of the Dual Base currency system and learn how to leverage the currency function to your advantage.

  • Chapter 8 – Open Periods and Dates

    This chapter focuses on how to post a journal to any open accounting period and explore its “unlimited” accounting periods, the ability to set accounting periods based on your own accounting cycle, and the ability to restrict accounting periods in SunSystems.

  • Chapter 9 –Multi-company/BUs

    In this chapter, SunSystems takes on the challenge of managing multiple legal entities within a large, global organisation. Discover how this powerful tool keeps everything running smoothly across borders and business units9

  • Chapter 10 – Budget Ledgers

    With SunSystems, you have up to 10 different budget ledgers within a business unit. These include the actual/ annual/ revised budget, forecast, 3-year plan, expenditure commitments, and more. Let's explore the world of budget ledgers you could utilise in this chapter.

  • Chapter 11 – Open Systems

    In this chapter, you will explore the capabilities of the SunSystems software to connect and interact seamlessly with numerous external sources and appreciate the versatility of this open system.

  • Chapter 12 – Integration

    In this chapter, you will learn about the integration capabilities of SunSystems software and how it can seamlessly merge with various systems. You will also take a closer look at a real-life example of this in the Hospitality industry.

  • Chapter 13 – Multilingual

    This chapter focuses on the languages available in the SunSystems software and how they can be used.

  • Chapter 14 – Multi-Book

    In this chapter, we delve into the concept of multiple ledgers, which correspond to the ten budget ledgers that make up the multi-book system in SunSystems.

  • Chapter 15 – Multi-Book

    SunSystems allows you to tailor business rules that regulate the input and validation of data. In this chapter, you will explore the use of business rules in the SunSystems software.

SunSystems allows you to tailor business rules that regulate the input and validation of data. In this chapter, you will explore the use of business rules in the SunSystems software. Each course offered will provide you with a hands-on learning experience. From step-by-step videos to quizzes that assess your knowledge and practical exercises that allow you to apply what you have learned, you will be equipped with a well-rounded understanding of SunSystems' main concepts. Additionally, every course will conclude with a Learning Check or Exam to solidify your overall knowledge.

Why take this course

  • Whether you are a new user of SunSystems or not, the lessons featured in this course will enable you to discover various aspects of SunSystems, specifically how it operates and the concepts that make it a unique financial accounting software.

  • By taking this course, you can gain a deeper understanding of how SunSystems can effectively and efficiently help your organisation collaborate and manage.

Courses to take after completing GEN-1

  • Learn more about TRG Academy:

    TRGA-01 TRG Academy

  • Courses about Fixed Asset Register:

    GEN-6 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Fixed Assets

  • Courses about Corporate Allocations/Intercompany:

    GEN-8 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Corporate Allocations

  • Courses about Sales Management:

    GEN-12 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Order Fulfillment - Sales

  • Courses about Inventory Management:

    GEN-11 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Order Fulfillment – Inventory

  • Courses about Purchase Management:

    GEN-09 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Order Fulfillment - Requisitioning

    GEN-10 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Order Fulfillment – Purchasing

  • Courses about Infor Q&A

    To explore more about this powerful query and analysis tool that helps you pull data out of SunSystems and import data into SunSystems:

    IQA-1 Infor Q&A 11 Basic

    IQA-2 Infor Q&A 11 Advanced

  • Courses about Financial Management:

    GEN-2 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Login/Logout

    GEN-22 Infor SunSystems Cloud Foundation

    GEN-4 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Financials Accounts Payable

  • Other Courses about Financial Management:

    GEN-3 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Financials GL

    GEN-5 Infor SunSystems V6.4 Financials Accounts Receivable

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

    • Notes

  • 2


    • Chapter Introduction

    • Modular

    • Combined Ledgers

    • Multi-Dimensional Analysis

    • Multicurrency

    • Open Periods / Dates

    • Multiple Company

    • Budget Ledgers

    • Open System

    • Integration

    • Multilingual

    • Multi-Book

    • Business Rules

    • Learning check

  • 3

    Next Steps

    • What happens next?

    • Help Us Improve Your Learning Experience

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