We are undertaking research into “Issues in ERP in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Australasia.” Main objectives of the research are to better understand issues faced by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in adopting ERP; better understand local/regional SME expectations of ERP; promote awareness of developments promoting and facilitating increased uptake of ERP by SMEs; influence curriculum design to produce graduates who are well placed to be closely involved in the uptake and support of ERP in SMEs. This paper reports on the design of this research project.