SCM500 SAP Processes in Procurement

This course will give students the fundamental knowledge and a comprehensive overview of the processes in procurement in SAP. After attending this class, students will understand the major business processes and functions in materials management.

SCM500 SAP Processes in Procurement

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Learning Objectives

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.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Procurement Processes
  • Defining Processes and Organizational Levels in Procurement
  • Maintaining Purchase Orders
  • Posting Goods Receipts
  • Entering Invoices
  • 2 - Master Data
  • Maintaining Vendor Master Records
  • Maintaining Material Master Records
  • Using Entry Aids for Master Data Maintenance
  • Performing Mass Maintenance
  • 3 - 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
  • 4 - 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
  • 5 - External Services Procurement
  • Maintaining Master Data for External Services
  • Ordering Services
  • Creating Service Entries and Verifying Invoices
  • 6 - Automated Procurement
  • Maintaining Data for Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Maintaining Contracts and Source Lists
  • Performing Procurement Processes Automatically
  • 7 - Reporting and Analytics
  • Using Standard Reports
  • Performing Standard Analyses in the Logistics Information System
  • 8 - Introduction to the SAP Buyer Role
  • Assessing the Buyer Role
  • 9 - Self-Service Procurement
  • Examining the Functions of Self-Service Procurement
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The primary audience for this course are Application Consultants, Business Process Architects, Business Process Owners/Team Leads/Power Users, Program/Project Managers, and Users.


    Other Prerequisites

    General understanding of procurement processes and SAP Navigation


    SCM500 SAP Processes in Procurement

    Course Length : 5 Days

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