SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) is a functional module which handles the maintenance of equipment, enables efficient planning of production and generation schedule and provides interfaces to process control. It is a module that provides a comprehensive software solution for all maintenance activities that are performed within a company. It supports cost-efficient maintenance methods, such as risk-based maintenance or preventive maintenance, and provides comprehensive outage planning and powerful work order management.

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PLM 300- Business Processes in Plant Maintenance

Goals

  • Explain Maintenance and Repair business processes
  • Execute maintenance tasks
  • Define relevant organizational elements used in Plant Maintenance

Audience

  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Industry Specialist
  • Program / Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • SAP129 – SAP Navigation

Recommended

  • SAP01 or SAP01E

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Plant Maintenance Organization
    • Outlining EAM Processes and SAP Solution Portfolio
    • Outlining the SAP User Interfaces and Roles
    • Executing Maintenance Tasks with NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC)
    • Checking Organizational Levels in Plant Maintenance
  • Technical Objects
    • Checking Functional Locations
    • Managing Equipment
    • Checking Linear Asset Management (LAM)
    • Assigning Bills of Material (BOMs) to Technical Objects
  • Breakdown Maintenance
    • Planning Breakdown Maintenance
    • Processing a Breakdown Maintenance Order
  • Corrective Maintenance
    • Outlining Corrective Maintenance
    • Processing External Services
    • Creating Notifications of Maintenance Requirements
    • Creating Maintenance Orders
    • Planning of Maintenance Orders
    • Planning of Maintenance Orders for Operation Account Assignment (OAA)
    • Selecting Maintenance Orders
    • Planning for Maintenance Orders
    • Scheduling Maintenance
    • Executing Maintenance Tasks with SAP GUI
    • Completing Notifications and Orders
    • Confirm and Technically Complete an Order
    • Creating a Shift Report
  • Refurbishment of Spare Parts
    • Checking Prerequisites in Materials Management (MM)
    • Refurbishing Spare Parts Internally
    • Refurbishing Spare Parts Externally
  • Preventive Maintenance
    • Outlining Preventive Maintenance
    • Checking the Maintenance Task List
    • Creating Maintenance Plans
    • Scheduling Maintenance Plans
  • Project-Oriented Maintenance
    • Outlining Project-Oriented Maintenance
  • Supplementary Processes for SAP Enterprise Asset Management
    • Outlining Mobile Applications for SAP Enterprise Asset Management (SAP EAM)
    • Using Visual Enterprise Documents
    • Describing Basic Maintenance Processing
    • Outlining Pool Asset Management (PAM)
    • Outlining SAP Work Clearance Management (WCM)
    • Applying Worker Safety
  • Report and Analysis of Information for SAP Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
    • Analyzing Maintenance History with the Logistic Information System (LIS)
    • Evaluating Plant Maintenance with SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW)
    • Outlining Rapid Deployment Solution EAM Analytics
  • SAP Enterprise Asset Management Customizing Implementation
    • Outlining SAP Enterprise Asset Management Customizing Implementation

PLM 305 - Managing Technical Objects

Goals

  • Explain, in detail, object and asset structures in the Enterprise Asset Management and Customer Service area, which form the backbone for processing maintenance and service measures.
  • Confidently configure all necessary settings for enablement of EAM processes

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program / Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM300/PL300e Business Processes in Plant Maintenance, or PLM301 Business Processes in Customer Service

Recommended

  • SAP01/SAP01e

Course based on software release

  • ERP 6.0 EhP7

Content

  • Functional Locations
    • Structuring Functional Locations
    • Creating Functional Locations
    • Transferring Data
    • Describing Additional Functions and Enhancements for Functional Locations
    • Defining Alternative Labelling
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Functional Locations
  • Linear Asset Management
    • Structuring Linear Assets
    • Structuring Object Networks
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Linear Assets
  • Equipment
    • Structuring Equipment
    • Defining Equipment Categories
    • Applying Status Management
    • Assigning Partners and Addresses
    • Defining and Configuring Warranties
    • Integrating Asset Accounting into SAP Enterprise Asset Management
    • Performing a Configuration Check
    • Modifying SAP Standard by Using BAPIs, Customer Exits, and Business Add-Ins (BAdIs)
    • Classifying Equipment
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Equipment
  • Bills of Material (BOM)
    • Structuring Bills of Material (BOM)
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for BOM
  • Serial Numbers
    • Structuring Serial Numbers
    • Performing a Stock Check for Serial Numbers
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Serial Numbers
  • Measuring Points and Counters
    • Structuring Measuring Points and Counters
    • Executing Measurement Reading Transfers and Counter Replacements
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Measuring Points and Counters
  • Vehicles and Pool Asset Management
    • Managing Vehicles and Pool Assets
    • Summarizing Customizing Settings for Pool Asset Management

PLM 310 Maintenance and Service Processing: Preventive

Goals

  • Manage your maintenance planning with strategies that optimize your processes.

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM300 or
  • PL300E or
  • PLM301

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.07

Content

  • Management of Task Lists
    • Managing Task Lists
    • Creating Task Lists
    • Creating an Order with a Task List
    • Configuring Task Lists
    • Customizing Task Lists
  • Single Cycle Maintenance Planning
    • Describing Maintenance Plans
    • Creating a Maintenance Plan with the Order Call Object
    • Scheduling a Single Cycle Plan
    • Creating and Scheduling a Maintenance Plan with the Notification Call Object
    • Creating and Scheduling a Maintenance Plan with the Service Entry Sheet Call Object
    • Customizing Maintenance Plans
  • Maintenance Planning with Time-Based Strategy
    • Describing the Structure and Functions of a Maintenance Strategy
    • Assigning a Maintenance Strategy to a Task List
    • Developing a Time-Based Strategy Plan
    • Scheduling a Time-Based Strategy Plan
  • Maintenance Planning with Performance-Based Strategy
    • Creating and Maintaining a Counter for a Technical Object
    • Creating a Performance-Based Maintenance Plan
    • Scheduling a Performance-Based Maintenance Plan
    • Describing Customer Exits
  • Maintenance Planning with Cycles of Different Dimensions
    • Creating a Multiple Counter Plan
    • Scheduling a Multiple Counter Plan
  • Supplementary Processes for Preventive Maintenance and Service
    • Creating a Maintenance Plan on the Basis of a Maintenance Contract
    • Describing the Connection to a Process Control System
    • Creating the Relevant Customizing Settings for Test Equipment Management

PLM 315 Maintenance Processing: Operational Functions

Goals

  • Be able to make all the basic customizing settings for maintenance processing

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM300 or
  • PL300E

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • ERP 6.0, EhP7; VE Viewer

Content

  • Notification
    • Defining Notification Types
    • Assigning Parameters to a Notification Type
  • Planning
    • Setting Up Order Types
    • Assigning Maintenance Requirements to Orders
    • Accessing a Spare-Parts Catalog
    • Attaching Documents to Orders
    • Attaching Visual Work Instructions to Orders
    • Performing Inspection Rounds
    • Using Work Centers in Plant Maintenance
    • Controlling Maintenance Orders
    • Ensuring Worker Safety
  • Scheduling
    • Checking Material Availability
    • Scheduling Maintenance Orders
    • Printing Notifications and Shop Papers
  • Completion
    • Performing Completion Confirmation
    • Tracking Work Times and Activities
    • Using Digital Signatures for Order Operations
    • Sharing Information with Shift Notes and Shift Reports
    • Settling Maintenance Orders
    • Settling Refurbishment Orders
    • Accessing Historical Maintenance Orders

PLM 318 Analytics in Enterprise Asset Management

Goals

  • Describe key elements of reporting in Enterprise Asset Management
  • Run technical and controlling-specific reports relevant to Enterprise Asset Management

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM300

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Source Data in the ERP System
    • Analyzing Source Data in the ERP System
    • Operating Standard Analyses in the Plant Maintenance System (PMIS)
  • Data Storage in Business Information Warehouse
    • Examining the Basic Concepts of Business Information Warehouse
  • Enterprise Asset Management
    • Activating Business Intelligence Content (BI) in Enterprise Asset Management
    • Using Queries in Enterprise Asset Management
  • Budget Planning
    • Planning Budgets
  • Knowledge of Plant Operation, Maintenance, Services
  • Minimum 2 years of experience is desired
  • Any graduate or post graduate.
  • Good Communication Skills

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Associate certification – This certification covers the fundamental knowledge requirements for an SAP consultant, ensuring the successful acquisition of broad SAP solution knowledge and skills. With associate-level certification, you can:

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  • Execute your tasks with confidence and skill

An Associate Exam usually consists of 80 Multiple Choice, Multiple response and Matching (pull-down) questions and answers. Candidates have a maximum of 3 hours to complete.

Skills enhancement path of SAP PM Consultant

SAP PM certified consultant can also upgrade his/her career by switching to SAP CS (Customer Service).

SAP CS

SAP Customer Service functionality contains the processes that relate to services provided by the company after sales to customers. These services can be for warranties that are offered with products or warranties that are purchased by customers. Primarily providing excellent customer service will help to develop customer loyalty. Customers are more likely to purchase from companies who have a high level of customer satisfaction and in turn, this makes a company more competitive and leads to increased sales.