SAP MM (Material Management) is a module of the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) package that is used for Procurement Handling and Management. SAP MM is a material management tool that can help automate and streamline corporate Procurement Handling and Inventory Management (in other words it is about managing resources). Materials management is well integrated with other modules such as SD, PP and QM.
SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) is one of the most important SAP functional modules that deals with management of material and inventory that helps to run any business operation smoothly. SAP MM module also supports other logistic functions where material and inventory information is required. SAP MM plays vital role in speeding up the procurement and material management activities as well as to run business operations.
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If you are looking for the SAP MM online training provider, Uplatz is one of the most reputed SAP online training providers in the market. All our SAP courses have been designed by experts and can help you learn the SAP modules from basics to advanced level. The SAP MM syllabus focuses on practical and project sessions along with comprehensive explanation of concepts. MM trainers will help the students to work on SAP Materials Management software and learn the functions and configuration involved in management of material and inventories of any organisation. Our aim is to provide high class SAP MM online training that will not only help you in the practical learning of major business processes of SAP MM but also to equip you with the knowledge to qualify in SAP MM certification exam.
Who is the target audience?
Anybody who is interested to learn SAP MM People with Retail Experience, people looking to build a career in Retail Industry. SAP MM online training & certification program can be learned by working professionals/SAP functional Consultant or Any interested Graduate who have computer literacy.
What will you learn in SAP MM course?
· Prepare you to take SAP MM certification Exam
· Provide you the knowledge of SAP MM end-to-end transaction in a business process
· You will be able to perform configuration and do implementation on SAP MM
· You will learn about Introduction to ERP & SAP, Master date, Inventory management, purchasing, Invoicing etc.
· You will be able to do integration of SAP with FICO and PP
SAP MM Certification details
What certification Exam student can give after this course?
SAP MM Certification is required after successful completion of SAP MM course to validate your knowledge & Skills.
Exam Code: C_TSCM52_66
SAP MM module has two levels of examination:
1. Associate (Fresher)
Exam Duration: 180 Minutes
Total Questions: 80
Types of Questions: MCQ, multiple response matching questions and answers
2. Professional (Experienced)
Exam Duration: 90 Minutes
Total Questions: 40
Types of Questions: MCQ, multiple response, scenario based and matching questions and answers
SAP MM Training
1. INTRODUCTION TO ERP
a. ERP Definitionb. Characteristics of ERPc. Products of ERPd. Benefits of using ERP
2. INTRODUCTION TO SAP
a. SAP Historyb. SAP Product linec. New Products of SAPd. Relation of New SAP Products with the core producte. Industry specific Productsf. Type of SAP Projectsg. Type of SAP Rolesh. Architecture of SAPi. System Landscapej. Types of data used in the SAP system
3. INITIAL SCREENS
a. How to login to the SAP systemb. SAP Client / GUIc. SAP Session - What it isd. How to open a new Sessione. Create new Sessionsf. Navigation between Sessionsg. Transactions and Activitiesh. Shortcuts or Transaction Codesi. SAP Easy Access screenj. SAP IMG screenk. Difference between Easy Access and IMG screens
4. ENTERPRISE STRUCTURE
i.What is Enterprise Structureii.The different types of Enterprise Structureiii.Company structure in real timeiv.Company structure for each processv.MM Structure against other process structurevi.Enterprise Structure terms in real time against those used in the SAP systemvii.Definitions of the elements of enterprise structureviii.Creation of Enterprise Structure elements in the SAP systema.Groupb.Companyc.Plantd.Storee.Purchasing Departmentf.Valuation Areag.Controlling Areaix.Assignment of the Enterprise Structure elements in the SAP systema.Assign Company to Groupb.Assign Plant to Companyc.Assign Store to Plantd.Assign Purchasing Departmentse.Assign Controlling Area
5. MASTER DATA
a. Basics of Master Datab. Significance of Master Datac. Usage of Master DataI.Material Masteri.What is Material Masterii.Viewsiii.Subscreensiv.Fieldsv.Maintenance of material data in the SAP systemvi.Prerequisites for creation of Material Master Recordvii.Creation of Material Master Recordviii.Changes to Material Master Recordix.Other end user activities in Material Masterx.Configuration of Material Mastera.Screen SequenceWhat is Screen SequenceSignificance and usage of Screen Sequenceb.Screen ReferenceWhat is Screen ReferenceCreating and using Screen Referencec.Field SelectionWhat is Field SelectionCriteria for defining field selectiond.Field ReferenceWhat is Field referenceCreating and using field referencese.Material TypeWhat is Material TypeUsage of Material Type in the SAP systemDefining and using Material Typesf.Assign Number Range to Material Typeg.Material Number formattingh.Material Groupsi.Purchasing Groupj.Purchase Value Keyk.Shipping InstructionII.Vendor Masteri.Who is a Vendorii.What is Vendor Master Recordiii.Division of Vendor Master dataGeneral DataCompany Code DataPurchasing Dataiv.Vendor Classificationv.Types of VendorRegular VendorOne-time VendorAccounting VendorPurchasing VendorCentral Vendorvi.Prerequisites for creating Vendor Master Recordvii.Vendor Account Group and its significanceviii.Creation of Vendor Master Recordix.Changing the Vendor Master Recordx.Other End user activities of Vendor Masterxi.Configuration of Vendor Mastera.Vendor Field SelectionWhat is Vendor field selectionSignificance of vendor field selectionCriteria for maintaining vendor field selectionb.Assignment of Number Rangesc.Screen selection for Vendor Master recordsd.Vendor Industriese.Terms of PaymentIII.Purchasing Info Recordi.Basics of Purchasing Info RecordWhat is Purchasing Info RecordSignificance of Purchasing Info Recordii.Types of Purchasing Info Recordiii.Prerequisites for Purchasing Info Recordiv.Creation of Purchasing Info Recordv.Changing the Purchasing Info Recordvi.Other End User activities for Purchasing Info Recordvii.ConfigurationDefining Number Ranges for Purchasing Info RecordScreen Selection for Purchasing Info RecordIV.Source Determinationi.Basics of Source DeterminationWhat is Source DeterminationSource Determination options in the SAP systemii.Source List1.Basics of Source ListWhat is Source ListSignificance and usage of Source List2.Creation of Source List3.Changing the Source List4.Other End User activities for Source List5.Configurationiii.Quota Arrangement1.Basics of Quota ArrangementWhat is Quota ArrangementSignificance and usage of Quota Arrangement2.Prerequisites for creating Quota Arrangement3.Creation of Quota Arrangement4.Changing the Quota Arrangement5.Other End User activities of Quota Arrangement6.Configuration
I.Basics of PurchasingWhat is PurchasingDifference Between Purchasing and ProcurementII.Purchasing CycleIII.Purchasing DocumentsDifferent types of Purchasing documents usedDivision of Purchasing Document in the SAP systemType of data maintained in each division of the purchase documentIV.Purchase Requisitioni.Basics of Purchase Requisitionii.Creation of Purchase Requisitioniii.Other End User activities of Purchase RequisitionV.Request for Quotation (RFQ)i.Basics of RFQii.Creation of RFQiii.Other End User activities of RFQVI.Quotationi.Basics of Quotationii.Creation of Quotationiii.Other End User activities of QuotationVII.Comparisoni.What is comparisonii.Criteria for comparison in the real time and in the SAP systemiii.The comparison processVIII.Purchase Orderi.What is a Purchase Orderii.Creation of Purchase Order with referenceiii.Creation of Purchase Order without referenceIX.Release Procedurei.Basics of Release Procedureii.Release Procedure and Approval processiii.Release Characteristicsiv.Release Classesv.Release Groupsvi.Release Codesvii.Release Indicatorsviii.Release Strategiesix.Releasing the Purchase Order through Release ProcedureX.Optimization of Purchasingi.Concepts of Purchase Optimizationii.Prerequisites for creating a Purchase Order automaticallyiii.Creation of Purchase Order automaticallyXI.Outline Agreementsi.Basicsii.Contracts1.Concepts2.Quantity Contract3.Value Contract4.Creation of a Contract5.Other End User activities of Contractiii.Scheduling Agreements1.Concepts2.Creation of Scheduling Agreement3.Other End User activities of Scheduling Agreement4.Creation of Delivery ScheduleXII.Configuration of Purchasingi.Document Types configurationii.Assigning Number Ranges to Document Typesiii.Screen Selection for the Document Typesiv.Text Types and Copying Rulesv.Tolerances for Archiving documents
7. Inventory Management
I.Basics of Inventory ManagementII.Stock TypesIII.Movement TypesIV.Process of Goods ReceiptV.Process of Goods IssueVI.Stock Transfersi.What is Stock Transferii.Types of Stock Transferiii.Transfer between Plantsiv.Transfer between Storage Locationsv.Transfer between Stock typesvi.Transfer using Stock Transport OrderVII.Return to vendori.Conditions under material returned to vendorii.Prerequisites for return to vendorVIII.CancellationIX.Initial StockX.ReservationsXI.Physical InventoryXII.Configurationi.Plant Parametersii.Number Range assignmentiii.Screen Selectioniv.End User Restrictions for Inventory Management activitiesv.Movement Types and its attributesvi.Individual transaction configuration
8. Special Procurement Process / Special Stocks
I.Basics of Special Procurement Process / Special StocksII.Subcontractingi.What is the Subcontracting processii.Where usediii.Steps defining the subcontracting processiv.Configuration for subcontract processIII.Consignmenti.What is the Consignment processii.Where usediii.Steps defining the Consignment processiv.Configuration for Consignment processIV.Pipelinei.What is the Pipeline processii.Where usediii.Steps defining the Pipeline processiv.Configuration for Consignment process
9. External Services Management
I.Basics of External Services ManagementII.Service MasterIII.Service ConditionsIV.Service Purchase OrderV.Service Entry SheetVI.Configuration of External Services Management
10. Valuation and Account Determination
I.Valuation TypesII.Split Valuationi.What is Split Valuationii.Usage and Significance of Split Valuationiii.Global Typesiv.Global Categoriesv.Assignment
11. Logistics Invoice Verification
I.ConceptsII.Planned CostsIII.Unplanned CostsIV.Entry of InvoiceV.Blocking of InvoiceVI.Releasing the blocked invoiceVII.Holding / Parking the invoiceVIII.Releasing the parked invoice
12. Pricing Procedure
I.Condition TableII.Access SequenceIII.Condition TypesIV.Calculation SchemaV.Schema GroupVI.Schema DeterminationVII.Condition RecordsVIII.Execution of Pricing Procedure
13. Batch Management
I.Basics of Batch ManagementII.Configuration of Batch Management process in the SAP systemIII.Creation of Batch Master RecordIV.End User activities of Batch ManagementV.Batch Management with Classification
14. Output Determination
I.Access SequencesII.Message TypesIII.Message Determination SchemaIV.Partner Roles per Message TypeV.Assign Output Devices to Purchasing Groups
15. Integration with FI/CO
I.ConceptsII.Valuation Grouping CodeIII.Valuation ClassIV.Account Category ReferenceV.Automatic PostingsVI.Modifiers
16. Integration with PP (Materials Requirement Planning)
I.ConceptsII.MRP Methods / TypesIII.MRP GroupIV.MRP ControllerV.MRP AreaVI.MRP Configuration
17. ASAP Methodology
I.What is ASAP MethodologyII.Steps of ASAP MethodologyProject PreparationBlueprintRealizationFinal PreparationGo-Live / Initial SupportIII.Time duration for each stepIV.Post implementation process
18. Support Project Process
19. Real-time Project scenarios
1) WHAT IS ERP?
ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. It is a term used for identifying all the software products used for business process / activities automation in an integrated way.
This term was first coined by the company GARTNER in 1990
· Enterprise can be defined as a group of people working to achieve a common objective using a specified set of resources. It is also known as Company / Organization / Firm / Business / Industry.
· Resources - Can be defined as the set of elements required to achieve the objective of the enterprise
· Planning - It is the process of optimizing the utilization of resources to best achieve the objective.
2) WHAT IS SAP?
SAP stands for Systems, Applications and Products for Data Processing. SAP is the best ERP product. It was first developed in 1972 in Germany by 5 ex-employees of IBM
SAP products are broadly classified into technical, functional & cloud divisions
Technical modules in SAP: SAP ABAP, SAP BI, SAP BO, SAP PI, SAP FIORI, SAP UI, SAP HANA
Functional modules in SAP: SAP MM, SAP WM, SAP PP, SAP PM, SAP QM, SAP SD, SAP FICO, SAP PS, SAP CRM, SAP HR,
Cloud based modules in SAP: SAP SuccessFactors, SAP S/4HANA Finance, S/4HANA Logistics, SAP Ariba, SAP Leonardo
3) WHAT ARE DATA TYPES IN SAP?
Data Type is all the data used in the SAP application, for carrying out various business transactions / activities, It is divided into three types
· Configuration Data
· Master Data
· Transaction Data
4) WHAT IS ENTERPRISE STRUCTURE?
An Enterprise structure is used for defining the company's operational structure into the SAP instance (An SAP instance is a copy of the SAP application installed in one physical server).
The operational structure is dependent on the kind of business activities carried out in a company. Usually, these activities can be divided into three groups: Manufacturing (OR) Trading (OR) Services.
5) WHAT IS MASTER DATA IN SAP MM?
It is defined as the set of data which remains constant for a long time in the database. Each Component will have its own set of Master Data. For the MM Component, the following are the set of Master Data.
· Material Master
· Vendor Master
· Purchasing Info Record
· Source Determination
6) WHAT IS PURCHASING REQUISITION IN SAP MM?
It is a document used for maintaining the list of items to be purchased and it is created without a Vendor or Purchasing Organization. It is only an internal document and is not sent outside the Company Code
7) WHAT IS REQUEST FOR QUOTATION(RFQ) IN SAP MM?
It is created by the Company Code for getting comparative prices from different Vendors for various material / services required for carrying out the business activities in the Company Code. It is created based on Vendor and Purchasing Organization
8) WHAT IS QUOTATION IN SAP MM?
It is the document which is used for maintaining the price & other purchase terms at which each Vendor is ready to supply the material or provide the service to the specified Plant under the specified Purchasing Organization.
9) WHAT IS PURCHASING ORDER IN SAP MM?
It is a type of purchase document which is used for acquiring the material / services from an external source. Usually, this document is legally binding on both parties. In most of the Company Codes, Purchase Order is one of the frequently used / created documents.
10) WHAT IS INVENTORY MANAGEMENT?
It is used for managing the stock of the different material used in the Company Code. Stock is normally divided into three types.
· Unrestricted Stock: The Unrestricted stock is the normal stock and is used for any issues / transfers or uses. Whenever material is normally used in the Plant, it is the Unrestricted type. No other stock type can be used for internal / external issue.
· Quality Inspection Stock: The Quality Inspection Stock is used for maintaining the stock of material kept aside for checking the quality of the material. It is not used for any other purpose.
· Blocked Stock: Are the stocks rejected due to bad quality of the material.
11) WHAT IS GOODS RECEIPT IN SAP MM?
Goods receipt is nothing but the movement of goods or materials in the warehouse. These goods may be received from external vendors or in-plant production. Good Receipt will always lead to increase in the stock of the warehouse. Most of the time, stock is received with reference to a Purchase Order.
12) WHAT IS RETURN TO VENDOR IN SAP MM?
If the organization wants to return the material already purchased by a vendor due to any reason for example damage or quality issues etc then they can do so in SAP MM system.
13) WHAT IS STOCK TRANSFER IN SAP MM?
Stock can be moved between storage locations between different plants or within the same plant and between stock types for various reasons.
14) WHAT IS GOODS ISSUE IN SAP MM?
Goods issue in SAP MM is moving the stock out of inventory due to several reasons.
15) WHAT IS RESERVATION IN SAP MM?
It is the process of keeping aside stock of any material for a specific purpose. The purpose of reservation is identified by the movement type used for issuing stock to that purpose. Reservation of stock takes place only against Unrestricted Stock Type.
16) WHAT IS PHYSICAL INVENTORY IN SAP MM??
It is the process of checking the physical stock against the system stock on a periodic basis. Every company that maintains stock of any material carries out this process on a regular basis. The regularity / periodicity of this checking differs from company to company.
17) WHAT ARE SPECIAL PROCUREMENT TYPES/SPECIAL STOCK IN SAP MM?
These are used for specifying the purchase types other than the standard / regular purchase process. These are carried out in specific companies / situations based on the process requirement.
18) WHAT IS EXTERNAL SERVICES MANAGEMENT?
Service can be defined as an activity provided by an external source in order for the Company Code to carry out its business activities.
19) WHAT IS MM INTEGRATION WITH FI/CO?
It is carried out to ensure the value of all the transactions is updated in the relevant G/L account automatically. For this update to happen, the G/L accounts need to be created for the relevant plant/posting location.
20) WHAT IS MM INTEGRATION WITH PP?
The integration with PP is carried out to ensure the material stock required for various production activities is maintained as per the production schedules created in the specific plant. This integration process is called as the “Requirements Planning” process (MRP).
With SAP MM training and certification, you would get following career and Job opportunities.
1. SAP-MM Consultant
2. SAP MM Executive
3. SAP-MM End User
4. SAP MM Project Manager
5. SAP MM Super User
6. SAP Project Team Leader
The average salary ranges from approx. £40,648 per year for SAP MM Consultant to £125,757 per year for SAP MM Lead/Manager.
There are currently 23,000+ open SAP MM jobs in UK ranging from MM end-users to consultants to managers.
This course is specifically designed to help you clear the certification exam successfully. The comprehensive content of the course along with demonstration of practical scenarios & examples will make you understand each and every topic in great depth. Since the course structure has a special focus on certification, hence you will go through a lot of real-time case studies and study material during the training that will help you crack the certification exam.
SAP MM (Materials Management) is one of the most important SAP functional modules that help to manage inventory and material on SAP ERP software
Vendor is another term for a supplier from which a Company Code purchases material / services required for carrying out various business activities in the Company Code. At the very basic level, Vendors are divided into two types: Regular and One-Time.
Source List is a type of Source Determination document which is used for determining the source of supply for a Material / Service for a specific Plant
Purchasing Info Record is a document for maintaining all the purchase related information for purchasing a material / service from a vendor for a specific Plant handled by a specific Purchasing Organization. This document is also called as Info Record or PIR.
Purchasing is the process of acquiring the material / services required for carrying out business activities in the Company Code
Pricing Procedure is used to calculate the net price of a material for a specific location based on some criteria like discount offered by the Vendor / adding freight charges based on material quantity / adding the applicable tax to the material cost to show the net price inclusive of taxes
Output Determination is the process used for determining the method of sending a document either to an external entity or internal source
Batch Management is used for easy management of stock. Whenever stock is received on a continuous basis or if the stock received has an expiration date, then these details can be easily maintained by using the Batch Numbers assigned to the stock.
Logistics Invoice Determination is used to identify the process of invoice verification and entry by the MM end-users. In the real-world, about 5% of the time MM end-users will carry out this process. In order to verify and post the vendor invoice, the relevant tax codes have to be activated in the country in which the Company Code operates.
Split Valuation is the process of maintaining multiple valuation prices for a material in the same valuation area based on some criteria like location of purchase (domestic / import) or grade of the material
Material Master is the record of all the information required to use a material in the SAP system
Important components of SAP MM are to define requirements, determination of sources, vendor selection, processing of order, client follow-ups, receipts and inventory management, stock & bills verification of bills and payment to vendor, and the like.
RFQ represents Request for Quotation
Reservation is blocking of stock beforehand that confirms stock is available and can be used according to requirement
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