Goals

  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Present the MDG solution strategy of SAP
    • Explain the data domains and processes related to MDG
    • Perform basic configuration of standard MDG content
    • Adjust and extend the standard MDG content
    • Create custom content for MDG

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Solution Architect

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Experience in SAP Business Suite ERP
  • Experience with SAP ERP master data in Financials or MM or SD

Recommended

  • Business Rules Framework
  • Floor Plan Manager (FPM) for Web Dynpro ABAP
  • Application Link Enabling (ALE) Technology
  • Web Service Technology
  • Business Workflow
  • Experience in Data Services, Data Quality Management, Information Steward

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 8
  • SAP Master Data Governance 9.0
  • SAP HANA 1.0

Content

  • Master Data Introduction
    • Explore SAP ERP Basics Master Data
  • MDG Overview, Roadmap and Product Portfolio
    • Explore MDG Introduction Central Governance and Mass Processing
    • Describe the general concepts and capabilities of SAP MDG, central governance
    • Illustrate the scope of SAP MDG, central governance in the current version
    • Understand EIM Product Portfolio
  • MDG Domain Material, Overview
    • Get an Introduction to Domain Material
    • Process Simple Material Objects
  • MDG Domain Business Partner, Supplier, Customer
    • Explain business partner, customer, vendor, and CVI
    • Describe simple business partner processing
    • Introduce the current reality and the needs for the future
    • Understand functions in detail, integration scenarios, and the benefits from the solution
  • MDG Domain Finance, Overview
    • Explain Domain Finance Change Request and Hierarchy Management
    • Process simple Financial objects
  • MDG Multiple-Records Processing and Mass Processing Including Hierarchy Management
    • Explore Multiple-Records Processing and Mass Processing
    • Explore Hierarchy Processing
  • SAP User Experience with MDG (Fiori)
    • Get an introduction to SAP Fiori for SAP MDG
    • Perform Fiori Apps for request and approve master data processes
  • MDG Analytics, Monitoring, Smart Business
    • Explore Analytics in MDG
    • Describe Contextualized HANA Based Analytics
  • MDG Consolidation and Mass Processing
    • Explain Consolidation
    • Explain Mass Processing
    • Explore Consolidation and mass processes
  • MDG Data Quality and Search Overview
    • Get an Overview of Data Quality and Search
  • MDG Data Quality and Search Implementation
    • Configure Search and Duplicate Checks
    • Define Derivations, Validations, Checks, and Deviations
    • Understand Concepts of BRFplus
  • MDG Processing with Business Workflow
    • Learn Workflow Basics
    • Explore concepts of process modeling with rule based workflow
  • MDG Data Transfer and Exchange
    • Explain Concepts of Key and Value Mapping
    • Perform Data Replication
    • Consider Data Export and Data Import via Transfer
  • MDG Customizing, Setup and Project Strategies
    • Activate and configure the default processes for MDG
    • Understand and use advanced customizing e.g. in the area of workflow
    • Understand the new and updated functionality that is offered with MDG
    • Start first MDG projects that use the standard data models
  • MDG Custom Objects and MDG Enhancements
    • Explore Data Modeling Concepts
    • Explain the Process of Reference Data Governance with MDG CO
    • Explain the Configuration of Reference Data Governance with MDG CO
    • Configure User Interfaces
    • Process Custom Objects: Hierarchy Management