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Processes in Procurement (SCM500 )

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Days

  • 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 Should Attend

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program / Project Manager
  • User

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

Essential

  • General understanding of procurement processes and SAP Navigation
  • SAP129 SAP Navigation

Recommended

  • SAP01 SAP Overview

Course Objectives

Course Content

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

Course ID: SCM500


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