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SAP MM Training

SAP MM ( Material Management ) also known as "Procurement to pay" is one the largest functional core Module in SAP. It handles all the processes from an Purchasing to Pay. The main operations this module handles are purchase requisitions, purchase orders, goods receipt, goods issue, invoice, inventory management, MRP etc.

Course length                   50 hours approx (54 videos) 
Delivery                 E-Learning (Recorded Videos Training) with 100% support
Price                             US$599
How to Enroll?                Click here
Who should attend      Those interested in gaining in-depth knowledge of SAP MM. (Example: Business analyst, project team members, consultants, etc.)
Prerequisites               Basic knowledge of procurement process preferred but not mandatory, you will learn everything from scratch
Level                             Basic to Intermediate.

Objectives                   

  • Understand and configure vendor master, material master, purchasing info record and pricing data to support different procurement processes.
  • Create purchase requisition, purchase orders and process them to completion (procure to invoice)
  • Understand logistic process (goods receipt, goods issue) and related documents.
  • Understand billing/invoicing processes and related documents (invoices, credit memos)
  • Understand (from a high-level) complex MM processes such as using configuration to enhance your purchase order information, interfacing with other modules like FICO and PP and tracking and trouble shooting errors.

Training package includes

  • Study Materials
  • Assignments
  • 3 months of SAP ECC Server access
  • Student Forum to discuss problems.
  • 6 Months Access of Recorded Sessions
  • 100% Support for 6 Months
  • Project based training with real time scenarios
  • Guidance to pass SAP MM Certification exam.

Configuration Points     

  • Things to consider before changing SAP customizing.
  • What exactly happens when a purchase requisition or purchase order is entered? Follow the sequence of events in purchase order processing using document flow and learn to better configure and troubleshoot problems.
  • Logistic documents – when and how to do goods receipt, good issue and pay to a vendor.
  • Many advanced topics in purchase order processing.
  • Implementing Best practices in business processes and SAP customizing and configuration.
  • Interface of SAP SD with SAP PP and SAP FICO modules.
  • Different aspects of Inventory Management.
  • MRP process and its customizing.

SAP MM Course Contents

Introduction to ERP and SAP MM
* What is ERP and SAP MM
* Purpose for SAP and ERP
* Different modules in SAP
* Role of a SAP MM Consultant
 
Overview of Procurement Process
* Describe the various external procurement processes
* List the organizational levels relevant for the procurement process in the SAP MM system
* Explain the relationships between these organizational levels
* Name various documents to which you can make reference when creating a purchase order
* Name the most important elements of a purchase order
* Enter and issue a simple purchase order
* Explain the most important effects of a goods receipt against a purchase order
* Enter a simple good receipt with reference to a purchase order
* Name the most important elements of a material document
* Name the most important information in an invoice
* Carry out a simple invoice verification process with reference to a purchase order
* Explain the most important effects of entering an invoice against a purchase order
 
Master Data
* Explain the significance of vendor master records
* Create and maintain vendor master records
* Name the organizational levels that are important for the maintenance of vendor master record
* Explain the significance of material master records
* Create and maintain material master record
* Name the organizational levels that are important for the maintenance of material master records
* List the different entry aids for the maintenance of the vendor and material master record
* Outline the creation of a vendor master record with reference
* Create a material master record with reference material
* Use collective entry for storage location data in material master record
* Name the objects that can be processed using the mass maintenance function
* Outline the flow of mass maintenance
 
Procurement of Stock Material
* Name the documents and master data on which conditions are used
* Explain the difference between time-dependent and time-independent conditions
* Create several RFQs for an RFQ activity
* Enter the incoming quotations for your RFQs
* Execute a price comparison for your quotations
* Use the document overview on transaction ME21N
* Create purchase orders by referencing to RFQs
* List the organizational levels relevant for purchasing info records
* List the ways in which purchasing info records can be created
* Maintain a purchasing info record
* Explain the significance of the valuation area
* Describe the function of the valuation area
* Describe the function of a valuation class
* Explain material valuation with the moving average price
* Explain material valuation with standard price
* Display the stock overview
* List the stock types
* Enter a goods receipt in the quality inspection stock
* List the documents created during goods movements posting and explain their meaning
* Analyze the postings during goods movements posting and explain their meaning
* Enter an invoice with unplanned delivery costs in Logistics Invoice Verification
* Display the accounting document for an invoice
* Explain the postings in the invoice
 
Procurement of Consumable Material
* List the differences between the procurement of consumable materials and that of stock materials.
* Explain the meaning of the account assignment category
* Use transaction ME51N for purchase requisitions
* Create a purchase requisition with items with single and multiple account assignments
* Request a material without a material master record
* Create a purchase order with reference to a purchase requisition with account assignment
* Enter an order acknowledgement for a purchase order
* Explain the difference between a valuated and a non-valuated goods receipt
* Explain the postings result from a non-valuated goods receipt during invoice entry
* Explain the purpose of the item category in purchasing documents
* Explain the special aspects of procuring materials using a blanket purchase order
* Create a blanket purchase order
* Enter invoices with reference to a blanket purchase order with Logistics Invoice Verification

Procurement of External Services
* Name the most important master data used in the procurement of external services
* Describe and handle the basic procurement process for services
* Display a service master record and service conditions
* Explain the structure of the purchase order item for services
* Create a purchase order item for services
* Create a service entry sheet referencing a purchase order
* Add unplanned services during the service entry process
* Accept a service entry sheet
* Check the invoice for a service purchase order
 
Reporting and Analysis Functions
* Use standard reports and analyses in purchasing
* Search for a material documents using the material document list
* Display a list of your manually created invoices
* Name the most important functions of the SAP List Viewer and the SAP Grid Control
* Describe the basic features of the Logistics Information System
* Perform standard analyses in the Logistics Information System
 
Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
* Describe the overall process of MRP
* Name the planning levels in consumption based planning
* Describe the prerequisites for executing consumption-based planning
* Differentiate between consumption-based planning and Material requirement planning (MRP)
* Name the MRP procedures of consumption-based planning
* Define MRP types in the system
* Create material master records and explain the MRP data
* Describe the function of a MRP profile and create own MRP profiles
* Explain the meaning of the material status
* Explain the principle of reorder point planning and its process
* Describe the meaning of the reorder point and safety stock
* Comprehend net requirement calculation for materials planned with reorder point planning
* Explain how materials planned with reorder point planning are scheduled
* Name the different options for a planning run
* Describe the planning file and explain its functions
* Describe the individual sub-processes of a planning run
* Explain the meaning of the low-level code
* Name the different control parameters for MRP
* Differentiate between the different planning process types and creation indicators for the requirement planning run
* Execute requirement planning
* Describe the structure of the MRP lists
* Name the ways of converting a planned order
* Explain the differences between the MRP list and the current stock/requirements list
* Describe the differences between the individual and collective lists
* Use the various functions for evaluating the planning result
* Make the most important customizing settings for evaluations
* Explain the different static and period lot-sizing procedures
* Describe additional restrictions for the lot size
 
Source of Supply
* Distinguish between and create purchasing info records with and without material master records
* Distinguish between and create cross-plant and plant-specific purchasing info records
* Create and change conditions in the purchasing info records
* Explain the function of the buyer's negotiation sheet
* Distinguish between different forms for contract
* Create centrally-agreed contracts and plant contracts
* Differentiate between and use item categories M and W in contracts
* Create contract release orders for different types of contract item
* Enumerate the advantages of using scheduling agreements
* Differentiate between the various types of scheduling agreement
* Create scheduling agreements, maintain scheduling agreement schedule lines and generate scheduling agreement releases
* Describe the functions of the release creation profile
* Distinguish between forecast and JIT delivery schedules
 
Source Determination
* Describe the various ways of creating source list records
* Describe the various uses of sourcing control with the source list
* Control the source determination process with the aid of the source list
* Create the quota arrangement for a material
* Describe how the source determination process can be controlled with the aid of quota arrangement
* Demonstrate automatic supply source determination when manually creating purchase requisitions
* Explain automatic supply source determination in the planning run
* List the possibilities for blocking vendors and supply sources in Purchasing
* Explain the use of the regular vendor
 
Optimized Purchasing and Invoicing Plan
* Automatically assign non-assigned requisitions to source using a collective transaction and convert them into POs and SA delivery schedule lines
* Convert purchase requisitions items without defined sources of supply into requests for quotations
* Convert assigned purchase requisitions into POs and scheduling agreement items using collective transactions
* Convert purchase requisitions into purchase orders automatically
* Explain the significance of user parameters EVO and EFB
* Name the available options for controlling the use of the info update indicator
* Set up system messages in purchasing
* Monitor order confirmations
* Expedite purchasing documents
* Make the settings for confirmation control
* Differentiate between periodic and partial invoicing plans
* Create periodic and partial invoicing plans
* Carry out the automatic settlement of invoicing plan items
 
Document Release Procedure
* Describe the function of and steps in a release procedure
* Release requisitions and purchase orders
* Create release strategies in customizing
 
Invoice Entry
* Enter an invoice referencing a purchase order
* Post a simple invoice
* List the special features of goods-receipt-based invoice verification
* Hold or park an invoice
* Specify which updates take place during document parking
* Process a parked document further
* Explain the most important attributes of prepayment
* Enter or change tax information
* Enter or change cash discount information
* Post both gross or net of cash discounts
* Enter invoices in a foreign currency
* Enter invoices for a purchase order with account assignment and change the planned account assignments
* Enter invoices relating to a blanket purchase order
* Trace the resulting account movements
 
Variances and Invoice Blocks
* Enter invoices with variances and explain the circumstances under which the system blocks invoices
* Compare the postings for standard and moving average priced stock materials
* Reduce invoices by posting an invoice and a credit memo at the same time
* Indentify which account movements are made when you reduce invoices
* Post invoices when there is a variance between the expected total amount of the purchase order items and the actual invoice amount
* Reduce invoices in Logistics Invoice Verification without reference to an item
* Release invoices manually at item or header level
* Release an invoice automatically
 
Subsequent Debits, Delivery Costs and Credit Memos
* Enter additional costs as a subsequent debit
* Explain the account movements made in the case of a subsequent debit
* Enter planned delivery costs for an invoice
* Enter unplanned delivery costs so that they are apportioned to the items
* Add items without reference to a purchase order to an invoice
* Enter an invoice without reference to a purchase order
* Enter a credit memo referencing a purchase order
* Reverse an invoice document
* Enter a subsequent credit
 
GR/IR Account Maintenance
* Perform GR/IR Account Maintenance
 

SAP MM Pricing Procedure
* Introduction to SAP MM Pricing Procedure
* Schema Determination
* Calculation Schema
* Schema Group
* Condition Record
* Condition Type
* Access Sequence
* Condition Table

Introduction to Inventory Management
* Explain how inventory management and physical inventory are integrated into SAP ERP
* Describe the functions of inventory management and physical inventory
* Name the screen areas of the single-screen transaction for goods movements
* Navigate in the single-screen transaction for the goods movements
* Post a goods receipt with reference to a reference document
* Explain the account movements during the posting
* List the effects of a goods movement
 
Good Receipt
* Describe the procedure for the initial entry of stock balances in the SAP system
* Enter a goods receipt without a purchase or production order
* Explain the special features for entering a free-of-charge delivery
* Enter a goods receipt with reference to a PO or production order into unrestricted-use stock, stock in quality inspection or blocked stock
* Describe the process of receiving goods in GR blocked stock and its special aspects
* List the necessary settings for the automatic generation of purchase orders at the time of goods receipt
* Enter a return delivery for a goods receipt (GR)
* Enter a subsequent delivery
* Create a purchase order with a return item and post the goods issue
* Describe how a goods movement posting is reversed
* Enter a goods receipt for a purchase order with one of the order price units that varies from the order unit
* Manually set the delivery completed indicator during goods receipt entry
* Explain the circumstances in which the Final delivery indicator is automatically set when posting a goods receipt
* List the prerequisites for the shelf life expiration date check
* Enter a goods receipt and enter and check the shelf expiration date
* Activate the check for the latest possible goods receipt date

Stock Transfer and Transfer Postings
* Describe the procedure for a stock-to-stock transfer posting
* List the prerequisites for a material-to-material transfer posting and make this type of posting
* Distinguish between the one-step and two-step procedures for stock transfers
* Demonstrate the entry of a stock transfer from storage location to storage location
* Carry out a stock transfer between plants of a company code using the one-step and two-step procedures
* Create a stock transport order
* Carry out a stock transfer with reference to a stock transport order using the two-step procedure
 
Reservations
* Explain the structures of a reservation and the information it contains
* Create a reservation manually, with and without a reference
* Change the data in a reservation
* Enter a goods movement with reference to a reservation
* Determine whether reservations exist for a cost center
* Name the functions of the picking list for reservations
 
Goods Issue
* Enter goods issues without reference to another document
* Use a bill of material as a template for a goods issue
* Explain the differences between a withdrawal for a random sample or scrapping and a withdrawal for a cost center
* Enter a goods issue with reference to a reservation
* Enter a goods issue with reference to a production order
* Explain the difference between planned and unplanned goods issues
 
Special Procurement
* Explain the procurement process with subcontracting
* Provide the components required for subcontracting to the sub-contractor
* Post a goods receipt (GR) for a subcontract order and explain the effects
* Explain the procurement process with consignment
* List the settings relevant for vendor consignment
* Post goods movements for consignment stock
* Settle consignment withdrawals
* Display a consignment stock
 
Physical Inventory
* Make preparations for physical inventory
* Create PI documents, enter count results and post differences
* Describe the performance of the physical inventory
* Describe the postings for the physical inventory
* Combine steps in the physical inventory
* Explain the process of physical inventory with batch input sessions
* Create and run a batch input session
 
Inventory Reporting and Analysis Functions
* Use different lists to analyze stock
* Analyze documents created during goods movements
* List the customizing settings for reporting in Inventory Management
* Specify the evaluations in Inventory Management that are to be executed regularly
* Explain the purpose of the periodic evaluations
 
Customizing of Inventory Management
* Explain the number assignment settings for accounting documents
* Describe the number assignment settings for material and physical inventory documents
* Describe the number assignment settings for reservations
* List the control functions of the movement type
* Define a new movement type
* Explain how plant parameters are used
* Outline the customizing settings for transaction MIGO
 
Customizing for Purchasing
* Make the necessary settings for the vendor master record
* Create new document types for purchase requisitions and purchasing documents
* Describe the factors that influence the screen layout for purchasing documents and adjust the field selection for the purchase transactions
* Create a new account assignment category

Message Determination
* Describe the message determination process for purchase transactions
* Specify the details relating to message/output determination in inventory management
 
Organizational Levels in MM
* Identify the relationships between the organizational levels of MM and their environment
* Explain the significance of the purchasing organization and the reference purchasing organization
* Create a plant and storage locations with several addresses
* Use the plant copy and check functions
 
Master Data for Materials Management
* Create new material type
* Set up material number assignment
* Determine the field selection control and name its influencing factors
 
Valuation and Account Assignment
* List the various factors influencing automatic account determination
* Explain simple accounting transactions from inventory management and invoice verification
* Determine the chart of accounts used in your company code
* Name the conditions enabling a plant-specific assignment of G/L accounts
* Explain the significance of the valuation grouping code
* Implement account determination for new plants
* Outline the relationship between the material master record and the account determination process
* Take the account determination process into consideration when defining new material types
* Explain what a value string is and how it is determined for goods movements
* Set up and verify the account determination process for individual transactions
* Explain the significance of the account grouping code
* Name the dependencies for a default account in purchasing
* Assign the accounts for planned delivery costs
* Name the dependencies for input tax accounts
* Specify examples for using split valuation
* Understand the customizing settings for split valuation
* Create a material with split valuation
* Outline the procurement process for a material subject to split valuation 

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