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."
Who Can Benefit
Business Process Architect
Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
Program / Project Manager
Essential: -General understanding of procurement processes and SAP Navigation -SAP129 SAP Navigation
Recommended: -SAP01 SAP Overview
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
This course is also available in a self-paced e-learning format, complete with system demos and simulations under course code SC500E
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact email@example.com.
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
Instructor knew her stuff. Long time in the industry. Course was easy to follow and very informative.
ExitCertified provided great learning material and the instructor was great.
I was very satisfied about how the course was organized. Sean Did a very good work
Thank Tech Data for sponsoring this course you really take care of your partners.
Easy to work with. Learning material pdfs were able to be printed out in color which was very nice to write on.