SAP : EDUCATION SAP : HISTORY SAP : FAQS SAP : EDUCATION Why SAP Education? SAP comes in 21 industry-specific versions, which means that being a SAP specialist professional can choose his/ her favorite industry to work in. The supply of SAP Certified Professionals is lamentably short – cause people choose unauthorized training institutes and such an unauthorized education has no demand in the job market. Growing number of SAP clients has spelled numerous vacancies for SAP certified consultants but shortage of the right workforce. SAP Career Benefits Globally accepted SAP certificate – leading to international opportunity Increases and improves employability options due to wide a SAP eco-system of employers Helps in value addition to existing portfolio Helps to articulate how ERP technology supports a business and addresses key business needs Overseas career opportunities & salaries Aids to perform key business processes, understands integration points and key control of SAP Career Options in SAP Pre-Sales Consultant Implementation Consultant Project Management Solutions Development Consultant Administrator SAP Certification The international SAP certification examination is an important benchmark of consultant expertise, making SAP Education a must for all functional managers and IT professionals.We impart training at three levels across modules for Functional as well as Technical Consultants apart from New Dimension training besides BASIS.Individual candidates or corporate nominated candidates could select from over 200 in-depth courses and additional industry standard topics. There are two ways for getting SAP certification: 1. By undergoing the full 5-weeks training at any of the Authorized Education Partners of SAP. 2. Should have at least 2 implementations experience, were the Company authenticates and sponsors the candidate. The Company, which is sponsoring the candidate, needs to be a SAP Partner. The examination tests the candidate’s ability to: Explain and implement various core business processes and functions in R/3 in one of the following application areas: Accounting, Controlling, Materials Management, Production & Production Scheduling, Sales Order Processing, and Human Resources Describe organizational units in the mySAP system, their characteristics and their relationship Define master data and make appropriate global settings (customizing) Tailor SAP to customer’s needs Work with the SAP navigator, online documentation, process and data models and implementation methodologies Acquire knowledge through available documentation Describe the SAP service support structure Describe the technological requirements of the R/3 system. The certificate is release-based and can be updated with further training and delta tests when new releases become available SAP : HISTORY SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing (Anwendungen und Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung in German). SAP was founded in 1972 in Walldorf, Germany and now has offices around the world. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As an innovative cloud company with 200 million users worldwide, SAP enables businesses of all sizes and in all industries to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and realize strategic goals. SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution. The market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps organisations fight the damaging effects of complexity, generate new opportunities for innovation and growth, and stay ahead of the competition. SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, SAP is the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer. In 1972, five entrepreneurs in Germany had a vision for the business potential of technology. Starting with one customer and a handful of employees, SAP set out on a path that would not only transform the world of information technology, but also forever alter the way companies do business. Now 45 years and approximately 345,000 customers stronger, more than ever, SAP is fueled by the pioneering spirit that inspired its founders to continually transform the IT industry. SAP : FAQS 1. What is SAP Education? SAP Education can help you/your organization reap significant benefits, including: Faster, more cost-effective initial implementations Better acceptance among end users, with decreased support costs Ongoing, optimal return on your software investment Faster adaptation to new releases and changes in business practices The curriculum combines business, academic and technical skills to broaden students understanding in the theory and application of information technology in business. 2. What is SAP consultant Education? SAP consultant education includes: Early product training –These workshops and online knowledge products are made available before new solutions or releases are introduced to the general market. SAP academies –These centers specialize in intensive knowledge transfer that builds skills and qualifications for a wide variety of consultants. Consultant certification –Certification helps SAP customers identify and select qualified consultants. Certification is often the end result of participating in an SAP academy, but can also be achieved through alternative learning paths. 3.What is SAP training? How different is it? What relevant course should I take? The SAP Solutions Academy is the most comprehensive and cost effective training offered for all SAP R/3 and mySAP.com products. Regardless of whether you have an exposure to SAP or not, the Academy offers courses that help to develop and enhance your skills. The Academy delivers a hands-on classroom environment followed by an intensive case study to discuss implementation requirements of R/3 Systems. The Academy ends with a certification where your acquired skills of SAP are tested and evaluated by SAP, which is a benchmark to enter the SAP industry. 4.What are the prerequisites to pursue an SAP module? To take any Functional module, you need to have a minimum of 2-3 years of industrial experience in the relevant business function. To take the technical module of SAP you need to be strong in programming concepts. Generally recommended to people with minimum 1-2 years of technical experience.A candidate should also possess professional qualifications like BE/ B.Tech / MBA/CA or equivalent credentials. 5.How does SAP training help? Who can pursue this? SAP Training develops skills and experience in the practical management and application of technology. It is for everyone -from everyday users to senior management. 6.How good are your classrooms? We provide a comfortable and professional learning environment. Each campus has dedicated training rooms fully equipped with the latest computer hardware and software and high-quality audiovisual equipment. Controlled class sizes ensure each student has ample access to training facilities as well as individual attention. 7.What are the various SAP R/3 modules/academies available? The details for the academy courses, which is most suited for an individual to accomplish his desire to become a SAP consultant are: Functional Modules: Managerial Accounting (CO) & Financial Accounting (FI), SCM – Order Fulfillment (SD), SCM – Procurement (MM), SCM – Manufacturing/Planning (PP), Human Resources – Mgmt/Admin, PLM-Plant Maintenance, PLM – Project Management, PLM-Quality Management. Technical Module: ABAP Workbench (Fundamentals & Concepts), BASIS (SAP Netweaver Administration) New Dimension Product Training: SEM (Strategic Enterprise Management Strategic Enterprise Management), SRM( Supply Relationship Management),CRM (Customer Relationship Management), APO (Advance Planning Optimiser); HANA 8.I am interested to be a SAP consultant, what relevant course should I undertake, to begin with? The Application Academy/Technical Academy is the best option for those who wish to gain knowledge and become a Certified Consultant in SAP. We recommend you: – Application Academy 2003 OR Technical Academy. Application Academy TFIN50/52/54- Managerial & Financial Accounting (FI)TFIN20/22/24- Managerial & Financial Accounting (CO)TSCM60/62/64 – SCM – Order Fulfillment (SD)TSCM50/52/54 – SCM – Procurement (MM)TSCM20/32/34 – SCM – ManufacturingTSCM20/22/24 – SCM – PlanningTHR10/12/14 – Human Resources – Management/AdministrationPLM – Project ManagementPLM – Plant MaintenancePLM – Quality ManagementHANA Functional Technical Academy TAW10/12 – ABAP Workbench (Fundamentals & Concepts)TADM 10/12/51- BASIS (Technology Administration and Technology DBA)HANA TechnicalYou may choose to do one of the tracks under Application Academy or Technical Academy 9. Does SAP provide placements after successful completion of training? SAP does not guarantee placements but SAP and its education partners inform candidates about the opportunities available in companies who have a requirement for SAP certified consultants. 10.Who are the faculty members? The courses are handled by SAP Consultants who have a rich functional experience and are highly skilled in SAP implementations. They are from SAP or from its Partner Companies like TCS, Atos India, Satyam, HCL, IBM, Bristlecone, Deloitte etc. 11.What is the mode of payment? The payment can be made by Demand drafts / Local Cheques / Wire Transfer / Online Payment. 12.How do I enroll? You will be completely guided by our executives throughout your registration process: Complete Enrolment Form with all necessary details Those who will need bank loans (applicable for local students) will be provided a loan requisition letter to be submitted to the bank supporting your loan application. Submission of the DD Uploading your profile in SAP System. Receiving your registration details to start with the course. 13.What is SAP Certification program? In the business world, SAP certification is most valuable in establishing your credentials. Those who hold it have honed their skills through rigorous study or direct experience. They have demonstrated their abilities by passing demanding, process-oriented exams. Regardless of whether you are an SAP partner, customer, or user, SAP certification can give you a distinct competitive advantage. SAP offers consultants the opportunity to obtain recognition of their SAP System knowledge by taking a Certification Test. The certificate provides customers with assurance that the consultant has passed the SAP Project know-how test .This is required to successfully implement SAP for customers. Certified SAP consultants are integrated in a tightly knit information network with SAP, yielding greater quality and more up-todate knowledge to benefit customers 14.Can I only pursue the certification examination? There are two ways for getting SAP certification:By undergoing the full 5-weeks training at any of the Authorized Education Partners of SAP; OR Should have at least 2 implementations experience, were the Company authenticates and sponsors the candidate. The Company, which is sponsoring the candidate, needs to be a SAP Partner. 15.What is the format of the examination? The certification exam for core modules consists of 80 questions, which lasts for 3 hours. The no. of questions/duration may vary for advanced area. The questions are objective in nature. These examinations are version specific and reflect the actual tasks of an SAP consultant. The exams are standardized worldwide and carried out under the supervision of SAP. Delphi provides its special certification guidance before you appear for these examinations. You also sample question papers to get an idea about the exams. 16.Why SAP CAREER & SAP JOBS? SAP is the most accepted and leading provider of Enterprise Resource Planning software solutions in almost every major industry sector. With growing acceptance of SAP worldwide, the need of SAP consultants is also increasing at high rate. Professionals having completed their SAP training and certification have this best opportunity to succeed with a SAP Career. SAP jobs have also proved to be recession proof. 17.Why SAP Training & Certification at Delphi Computech? SAP training and certification at Delphi’s SAP eAcademy is a true learning experience. With the most advanced technology of eLearning which gives you the benefit of SAP training directly from SAP Germany Servers, Delphi also provides its exclusive support to its students with the help of various guidance sessions conducted from time to time by senior SAP experts from various Industry backgrounds. All SAP Course completed students are awarded the authorised training completed certificate and the certified professionals are awarded with the internationally recognised certificate by SAP Germany. In addition, Delphi also takes care of the purpose behind this decision of yours. Yes, the SAP jobs. Delphi is proud to announce the success of its placement division which has placed its students, having completed the SAP training course and certification, in India’s top MNCs like, Wipro, IBM, TCS, SAP Labs, Patni, WNS, Cognixant and many more. Delphi has its unique support system for its students to complete their training & certification & get the most desired, SAP jobs. 18.How does SAP Training help one? SAP training develops skills and experience in the practical management and application of ERP (SAP) technology.It helps you maximize and accelerate the return on your investment in SAP solutions and gain the competitive advantage from your SAP solutions. 19.What is a SAP Solution Academy (training)? The SAP solution academy offers partners, customers, and independent consultants comprehensive training in SAP solutions and best business practices that can lead to certification as an SAP consultant. SAP provides internationally recognized training that will help you build your client base and boost competitiveness. 20.Can I take up the certification examination alone, if I have undertaken SAP Training in other institutions (other than the SAP Partners)? SAP does not recognize trainings undertaken at any institute other than SAP Education Partners. Certification is not available to such candidates. Training centres which are not authorised by SAP, which are not SAP Partners are illegal centres and are subject to legal action. The training imparted at such centres is also not recognised by companies. 21.How do we know about a training centre whether it is a authorised training centre or not? SAP has listed its authorised training centres in its website. You can follow this url for getting more information: http://www.sap.com/asia/services/education/centres/partners.epx Delphi Computech has its authorised training centres at Pune, Mumbai. Delphi is the first elearning centre of SAP in India. It is also the owner of the prestigious award of “Best eLearning Centre” of SAP India. 22.What level of knowledge is tested? The exam tests the knowledge required by a junior consultant to work as a productive member of project team under the supervision of an experienced SAP consultant. The certificate shows that the consultant has sound knowledge of the SAP system in the area in which he/she has been tested. 23.What is the objective of the examination? The examination tests the candidate’s ability to: Explain and implement various core business processes and functions. Describe organizational units in the mySAP system, their characteristics and their relationships Define master data and make appropriate global settings (customizing)€ Tailor SAP to customer’s needs Work with the SAP navigator, online documentation, process and data models and implementation methodologies Acquire knowledge through available documentation Describe the technological requirements SAP system. The certificate can be updated with further training and delta tests when new releases become available. 24.How will I know if I have passed? The result will be displayed in your screen after completion of the test. The candidates need to score 70% to clear the certification. You will be able to register and re-appear the exam one month after your first attempt in case of any failures. You will receive the certificate from SAP AG in Germany within 4 to 6 weeks by post upon successfully clearing the test. An Attendance Certificate/ Course Completion Certificate will be provided on the last day of the training. 25.Can I retake the exam? A maximum of three exam attempts is permitted – with each attempt exam fees will be incurred as applicable.