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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

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The SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) module is SAP's core product for managing the fundamental accounting information common to every-day business practice. Fundamental accounting information includes financial transaction data, human resource-specific data, inventory, planning, and sales data. This data comprises what is known as the General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable. Understanding how to navigate SAP's menu structure to accomplish the entry of this data is central to one's ability to effectively use SAP ERP in an organization. This course introduces the SAP ERP menu system relating to the required screens for managing data. This course also introduces SAP's transaction code process and specifically the transaction codes which may be used to access the same required screens.

Target Audience
Individuals who plan to use SAP's Business Suite 7 applications to perform basic business functions within their organizations

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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

  • recognize common SAP accounting terms
  • identify the role the General Ledger plays in the Financial Accounting application
  • recognize the procedure for displaying a General Ledger document
  • recognize the processes for performing Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions
  • distinguish between Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • recognize the procedure for finding sales and distribution documents
  • perform financial transactions using SAP ERP Financials applications
  • recognize the procedure for displaying employee master data
  • identify examples of Organizational Management tasks
  • recognize features within the Time Manager's Workplace application
  • recognize the procedure for starting payroll for a given employee
  • match payroll inputs with corresponding descriptions
  • locate an employee by searching within HR Master Data
  • maintain employee data using the Organizational Management module
  • run payroll for a given employee
  • recognize the procedure for opening the purchase order form by searching for a known vendor
  • sequence the steps in the procurement and inventory management cycle
  • recognize examples of transactions within the Inventory Management module
  • match production planning terms with their corresponding definitions
  • recognize the procedure for opening a sales order form
  • create a purchase order
  • create a sales order
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