Course announcements

  • The Sourcing and Procurement in SAP S/4HANA academy addresses learners who want to obtain a broad and deep knowledge of sourcing and procurement processes and configuration in SAP S/4HANA. The academy consists of two parts, this is the first part. The academy concludes with a certification (C_TS451) based on part I and part II.


  • This course will prepare you to:
  • Identify key capabilities of SAP Fiori UX and use the SAP Fiori Launchpad to navigate.
  • Describe and execute basic processes, e.g. create a purchase order, post a goods receipt, perform an invoice verification.
  • Determine organizational levels and master data for procurement processes.
  • Perform a planning run and compare different MRP types for the material requirements planning.
  • Execute specific processes, e.g. create an invoice using an invoicing plan, create a blanket purchase order.
  • Apply embedded analytics capabilities to analyze procurement KPIs.
  • Assign and process purchase requisitions and monitor order confirmations and deliveries.
  • Manage blocked purchasing documents, create and configure release procedures, convert released purchase requisitions into purchase orders.
  • Articulate important elements of price determination and maintain purchasing info records, central contracts, scheduling agreements, price changes.
  • Maintain source lists, apply quota arrangements, determine priorities, block sources of supply, and use catalogs.
  • Perform different types of invoice verification, manage variances and blocks, enter subsequent debits/credits, enter delivery costs, handle credit memos and reversals, and apply GR/IR account maintenance functions.


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User



  • General business knowledge about sourcing and procurement processes


  • Basic SAP S/4HANA knowledge, comparable toS4H00

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA 1809


  • Week 1:
  • Navigation in SAP S/4HANA
  • Processes and enterprise structure in procurement
  • Plain procurement processes
  • Master data in procurement
  • Stock material compared with consumable material
  • Self-service requisitioning
  • Advanced transactions in procurement
  • Specific procurement processes
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Consumption-based planning
  • Planning run
  • Week 2:
  • Purchasing master data
  • Sources of supply and conditions
  • Source determination
  • Optimized purchasing
  • Selected additional topics
  • Document release procedure
  • Invoice entry
  • Variances and invoice blocks
  • Subsequent debit/credit, delivery costs, and credit memos
  • GR/IR account maintenance