Course announcements

  • This course is a deep dive into purchasing in SAP S/4HANA. You learn how to configure and use specific purchasing capabilities and apply the relevant master data.

Goals

  • Explain, configure and apply purchasing master data
  • Define and use specific purchasing functions and their customizing

Audience

  • Application consultants
  • Power/key users

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Basic knowledge of business processes in SAP S/4HANA Sourcing & Procurement (e.g. S4500)

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA 1709

Content

  • Purchasing master data
    • Material master record
    • Business partner
    • Partner functions
  • Sources of supply and conditions
    • Price determination basics
    • Purchasing and special info records
    • Central contracts and contracts for material groups
    • Scheduling agreements
  • Source determination
    • Source determination with source lists
    • Source determination with quota arrangements
    • Additional aspects of source determination
    • Blocking sources of supply
    • Self service requisitioning with catalog
  • Optimized purchasing
    • Processing unassigned and assigned purchase requisitions
    • Monitoring purchase orders
  • Document release procedure
    • Releasing purchasing documents
    • Converting released purchase requisitions
    • Configuring and creating release procedures
  • Specific procurement processes
    • Creating invoices using invoice plans
    • Creating blanket purchase orders
    • Deploying subcontracting
    • Purchasing with manufacturer part numbers
    • Deploying additional special procurement processes
  • Vendor evaluation
    • Evaluating vendors
    • Setting up vendor evaluation
    • Setting up vendor evaluation by purchasing category
  • Purchasing document types
    • Customizing document types
    • Setting up field selection
    • Deploying version management
    • Analyzing special aspects in customizing
    • Defining function authorizations for buyers