This course will give students the fundamental knowledge and a comprehensive overview of the processes in procurement in SAP. After attending this class, students will understand the major business processes and functions in materials management.


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Learning Objectives

Participants learn about the fundamental elements of materials management.
Participants understand usage of the procurement processes for stock material, consumable materials, and services, the basic functions from purchasing, inventory management, invoice verification, service entry, and materials planning.
Topic-specific exercises in the SAP system give participants the opportunity to gain first-hand practical experience of the above processes.

  • Procurement Processes

  • Defining Processes and Organizational Levels in Procurement
    Maintaining Purchase Orders
    Posting Goods Receipts
    Entering Invoices

  • Master Data

  • Maintaining Vendor Master Records
    Maintaining Material Master Records
    Using Entry Aids for Master Data Maintenance
    Performing Mass Maintenance

  • Stock Material Procurement

  • Applying Conditions in Purchasing
    Handling Requests for Quotations and Quotation Processes
    Creating Purchase Orders with Reference
    Maintaining Purchasing Info Records
    Analyzing Material Valuation
    Posting Goods Receipts for Purchase Orders
    Entering Invoices with Reference to Purchase Orders

  • Consumable Material Procurement

  • Purchasing Consumable Materials
    Creating Purchase Requisitions
    Creating Purchase Orders with Reference to Purchase Requisitions
    Entering Valuated and Non-Valuated Goods Receipts
    Creating Blanket Purchase Orders

  • External Services Procurement

  • Maintaining Master Data for External Services
    Ordering Services
    Creating Service Entries and Verifying Invoices

  • Automated Procurement

  • Maintaining Data for Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
    Maintaining Contracts and Source Lists
    Performing Procurement Processes Automatically

  • Reporting and Analytics

  • Using Standard Reports
    Performing Standard Analyses in the Logistics Information System

  • Introduction to the SAP Buyer Role

  • Assessing the Buyer Role

  • Self-Service Procurement

  • Examining the Functions of Self-Service Procurement


The primary audience for this course are Application Consultants, Business Process Architects, Business Process Owners/Team Leads/Power Users, Program/Project Managers, and Users.




General understanding of procurement processes and SAP Navigation (SAP129)


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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