This course will give students an overview and in-depth knowledge of Materials Management Configuration in SAP. After attending this class, students will understand the business processes, functions and configuration in Materials Management.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

Make selected configurations for the implementation of the Materials Management component of the SAP system

  • Solution Manager and Customizing Projects

  • Defining Customizing Projects

  • General Settings

  • Checking Countries and Currencies
    Defining Units of Measurements
    Setting Up a Factory Calendar

  • Organizational Units

  • Defining Organizational Units in Materials Management
    Defining and Assigning Plants

  • Master Data

  • Setting Up Material Master Records
    Creating Material Types
    Setting Up Field Selection for Material Master Records
    Defining Field References for Material Master Records
    Configuring the Material Master
    Defining Settings for Vendor Master Records

  • Valuation & Account Assignment

  • Describing Automatic Account Determination
    Determining the Relevance of Company Codes and Valuation Areas
    Creating Valuation Classes and Account Category References
    Setting Up Account Determination for Specific Transactions
    Subdividing a Transaction with the Account Grouping Code
    Adjusting Account Determination for Special Cases
    Adjusting Settings for Split Valuation

  • Purchasing

  • Creating Document Types in Purchasing
    Using Document Types in Purchasing
    Creating Account Assignment Categories
    Adjusting the Screen Layout of Purchasing Documents
    Defining Text Types and Text Adoption
    Specifying Texts for Output Processing
    Controlling the Output of Messages in Purchasing
    Using Condition Technique for Message Determination

  • Inventory Management

  • Adjusting Settings for Material and Accounting Documents
    Adjusting Settings for Goods Movements
    Adjusting the Output of Messages in Inventory Management


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




Sound knowledge of the processes of external procurement & basic knowledge of working with the Implementation Guide


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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