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This book is the fastest, most efficient way for students who are SAP novices to understand the core SAP modules and master basic SAP functionality
Features and Benefits
This book is the fastest, most efficient way for SAP novices to understand the core SAP modules and master basic SAP functionality
Covers critical SAP concepts in a simple-to-understand format
Chapters have been re-organized to provide for better flow in learning the material
Includes new material not found in other SAP books
Perfect for business analysts, SAP power users, project managers, and beginning consultants
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to SAP
HOUR 1 What Is SAP?
2 SAP Basics: What It's All About
3 Business Basics: Developing a Roadmap for Deploying SAP
4 Infrastructure Technology Basics: Hardware, Operating Systems, and Databases
5 Developing a Technical Roadmap for Deploying SAP
Part II: SAP Products and Components
HOUR 6 SAP Overview: SMB and Enterprise Products
7 Laying the Groundwork: SAP NetWeaver
8 SAP ERP: SAP's Core Product
9 The SAP Business Suite
Part III: Implementing SAP
HOUR 10 Implementation Overview: A Project Management Perspective
11 Implementing SAP: A Business and Functional Perspective
12 Implementing SAP: A Technical Perspective
13 Development Tools and Methodologies
14 SAP and Enterprise SOA
Part IV: SAP Technical Considerations
HOUR 15 Technical Installation of SAP
16 Integrating SAP with Microsoft Office
17 After Go-Live: System Administration and Operations
18 After Go-Live: SAP Upgrades and Enhancements
Part V: Using SAP
HOUR 19 Logon, Session, and SAP GUI Basics
20 SAP GUI Screen and Printing Basics
21 Customizing Your SAP Display
22 Reporting and Query Basics
Part VI: Developing a Career in SAP
HOUR 23 Where Do I Start?
24 SAP Resources
APPENDIX A Case Study Answers
About the Authors
George W. Anderson is a Chief Technologist for HP's SAP and Enterprise Applications consulting practices and a certified SAP Technical Consultant and PMI PMP.
Tim Rhodes is a seven-year veteran of SAP implementations, OS/DB migrations, and upgrades.
Jeff Davis has served as a senior BASIS/NetWeaver architect for several large SAP clients and holds global implementation and upgrade experience.
John Dobbins leads one of several HP SAP Applications consulting teams across North America.
Andreas Jenzer is a Principal Consultant specializing in SAP business technology optimization solutions.