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A Vision into latest trends in IT

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A Vision into latest trends in IT


What is SAP ?

SAP (Systems Applications and Products) is the world’s leading provider of business software which specializes in industry specific Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions.

SAP is implemented in 9 out of every 10 Fortune 500 company. SAP consultants enjoy a premium remuneration over their IT counterparts working in other technologies like Java, .net etc.

SAP is a INTEGRATED business software to process all functionalities of an organization in order to obtain a UNIFIED solution. The SAP R/3 enterprise application suite for open client/server systems has established a new standards for providing business information management solutions. The original SAP idea was to provide customers with the ability to interact with a common corporate database for a comprehensive range of applications.

SAP applications, built around their latest R/3 (The "R" was for "Realtime data processing") system, provide the capability to manage financial, asset, and cost accounting, production operations and materials, personnel, plants, and archived documents. The R/3 system runs on a number of platforms including Windows 2000 and uses the client/server model. The latest version of R/3 includes a comprehensive Internet-enabled package.

SAP is a table drive customization software. It allows businesses to make rapid changes in their business requirements with a common set of programs. User-exits are provided for business to add in additional source code. Tools such as screen variants are provided to let you set fields attributes whether to hide, display and make them mandatory fields

Types of SAP Consultants

1) SAP Functional Consultant – The are responsible for customizing SAP as per customer demand. They talk with developers to code custom ABAP programs as per client requirements.

2) Developer consultant – They are responsible for coding ABAP/Java Programs

3) Business/Sales consultant - They try to win projects at customer end – without knowing much about SAP

4) SAP Basis consultant – They help in installing , maintenance and performance tuning of SAP servers and databases

Skills required

Skills required in becoming a SAP Consultant

The skills expected of a SAP Functional consultant vary with Fresher / experienced. But a fresher SAP consultant must have following skills that almost all employers look for -

  • Extensive SAP (module specific) knowledge.
  • Hands on experience in the SAP R3.
  • Communication skills. SAP consultants are often required to interface with the client and understand client’s requirements. A SAP consultant should be good in explaining technical information to non-technical people
  • Ability to work in Teams and good interpersonal skills.

SAP Functional Modules

SAP has several layers. The Basis System is the heart of the data operations and should be not evident to higher level or managerial users. Other customizing and implementation tools exist also. The heart of the system from a manager's viewpoint are the application modules. These modules may not all be implemented in a typical company but they are all related and are listed below:

FI Financial Accounting--designed for automated management and external reporting of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and other sub-ledger accounts with a user defined chart of accounts. As entries are made relating to sales production and payments journal entries are automatically posted. This connection means that the "books" are designed to reflect the real situation.

CO Controlling--represents the company's flow of cost and revenue. It is a management instrument for organizational decisions. It too is automatically updated as events occur.

AM Asset Management--designed to manage and supervise individual aspects of fixed assets including purchase and sale of assets, depreciation and investment management.

HR Human Resources--is a complete integrated system for supporting the planning and control of personnel activities.

MM Materials Management--supports the procurement and inventory functions occurring in day-to-day business operations such as purchasing, inventory management, reorder point processing, etc

WM Materials Management - 'WM' sub-module of 'MM' module takes care of 'Warehouse Management ' functionality. Warehouses can be managed efficiently at 'Bin location' level using WM module.

QM Quality Management--is a quality control and information system supporting quality planning, inspection, and control for manufacturing and procurement.

PP Production Planning--is used to plan and control the manufacturing activities of a company. This module includes; bills of material, routings, work centers, sales and operations planning, master production scheduling, material requirements planning, shop floor control, production orders, product costing, etc.

SD Sales and Distribution--helps to optimize all the tasks and activities carried out in sales, delivery and billing. Key elements are; pre-sales support, inquiry processing, quotation processing, sales order processing, delivery processing, billing and sales information system.

PS Project System--is designed to support the planning, control and monitoring of long-term, highly complex projects with defined goals.

WF Workflow--links the integrated SAP application modules with cross-application technologies, tools and services

IS Industry Solutions--combine the SAP application modules and additional industry-specific functionality. Special techniques have been developed for industries such as banking, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, etc.

PM Plant Maintenance--In a complex manufacturing process maintenance means more than sweeping the floors. Equipment must be services and rebuilt. These tasks affect the production plans.

SAP Technical Modules :

Advanced Businesses Application programming (ABAP)

ABAP stands for Advanced Business Application Programming language. It is an interpreted programming language that runs in the SAP ABAP Runtime environment. ABAP is the main language used for building solid-state business application solutions in the SAP Runtime environment.

ABAP Features:

  • Declaring data with various types and structure
  • Operational elements for data manipulation
  • Control elements for controlling the program flow
  • Event elements for reacting to external events

SAP Basis Administration :

First of all it describes the fundamentals of the administration of the SAP system and which will include install, configure, update, patch, migrate, troubleshoot on your SAP system and manage all the daily operations for that specific sap system or system landscape. Basis area emphasize the administration of RDBMS(Relational Database Management System - or simply the database sap system is using), client-server architecture and the SAP GUI. Moreover Basis defines the interface between the system components and the Basis components, which includes also the development platform for sap applications and data dictionary. System administration, user administration and monitoring tools are also features of the Basis components in the SAP system.

Why Vista ?

Our Instructor Led and Online Training offers extensive training of individuals, professionals, students, corporate employees. We have highly Industry experienced Functional and Technical consultants Trainers who will help you to increase your quiescent reach, and help you to get a break in SAP domain to get a highly salaried job.