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SAP S/4HANA Training – in Plain English

Simple Logistics for SAP Functional Consultants in Logistics ( SD, MM )
Siva Prasad
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Understand what is SAP HANA
Understand the design philosophy of SAP S/4HANA
Understand the future of SAP S/4HANA

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SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s ERP suite redesigned on the SAP HANA platform. Most SAP consultants that I speak to typically have heard of HANA or S/4HANA. But there is so much of marketing jargon behind this, it is sometimes confusing to put your finger firmly on what HANA or S/4HANA is really – 

  • Is it an ERP ?
  • Is it a database ?
  • Is it a IoT ?
  • Is it a Data warehouse ?

Also, more importantly 

  • why did SAP come up with a columnar, in-memory database called HANA ? 
  • and why is SAP trying to re-invent the SAP ERP suite on SAP HANA database as SAP S4HANA ?
  • and why more and more apps ( read transactions ) are being re-written in Fiori rather than ABAP ?

These are precisely the questions you will know the answer to in the first quarter of the course.

SAP S/4HANA is the same SAP ERP that you are already aware of as a Functional consultant in your respective areas. So, 

  • Are there new business processes introduced in S/4HANA ?
  • Should I unlearn anything from my current ERP background ?
  • How should I go about learning S/4HANA ?
  • What are the major delta changes available in the latest SAP S/4HANA version ?
  • Where to look for delta changes ?
  • What are the changes in SAP SD ?
  • What are the changes in SAP MM ?

These are some of the questions you will be knowing the answers to in the next half of the course. 

And finally, how do you implement S/4HANA ? 

  • What happens to existing ERP implementation ?
  • What are the deployment options ?
  • How long will SAP ERP continue to be supported ?
  • Are all new SAP implementations going to be on S/4HANA ?

These are the questions you will be knowing the answers to in the last quarter of the course. 

Irrespective of your background in SAP – Functional or Technical – Eventually, SAP would be moving on to the new simplified data model used in S/4HANA. Be the first to get on to the bandwagon and learn all you need to learn about S/4HANA. Are you ready ?

See you in the course. 

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