SAP PS is a functional module which supports the planning, control and monitoring of long-term, highly complex projects with defined goals. Projects are generally part of the internal processes of a company. In other words, it optimises the business processes from project planning to carrying out the project and handles organisational units & project cycle, project structures, planning and budgeting, materials and services, scheduling, execution, period end closing etc.

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PLM 200 Business Processes in SAP Project Systems

Goals

  • Describe and execute business processes in SAP Project Systems
  • Generate reports used to analyze projects
  • Create Project Plans and track budgets

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Help Desk / COE Support
  • Program / Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • SAP129 (This course is not required if you have completed the SAP01 or SAP01E)

Recommended

  • SAP01 or SAP01E

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Project Management with SAP Project Systems
    • Describing Project Management with SAP Project Systems (SAP PS)
  • Project Structures
    • Outlining Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Creating Work Breakdown Structures
    • Outlining Networks
    • Creating Networks
    • Applying Documents, Milestones, and Mass Change
    • Exporting and Importing Projects
  • Reports
    • Outlining Reporting Options in the SAP Project System
    • Analyzing Projects with the Structure Information System
    • Analyzing Projects with Financial Reports
    • Executing Cost Object Summarization
    • Describing Report Options in SAP Business Client
  • Project Plans
    • Checking Projects with the Project Planning Board
    • Planning Dates for WBS Elements
    • Scheduling Networks
    • Planning Resources with Networks
    • Generating Requirements for Externally Processed Activities
    • Scheduling Multiple Resources (MRSs)
    • Planning Materials with Networks
    • Planning Costs for WBS
    • Planning Costs for Networks
    • Planning Revenue for Projects
  • Project Budgets
    • Budgeting Projects
    • Integrating Investment Management with SAP Project Systems
  • Project Execution
    • Entering Actual Dates for WBS Elements
    • Confirming Actual Dates for Networks
    • Posting Documents to WBS Elements with Execution Services
    • Creating Claims for Projects
    • Posting Documents to Networks
    • Billing Projects with Milestone Billing
  • Period-End Closing
    • Outlining Period-End Closing
    • Executing Period-End Closing Procedures
  • Extended Usability for SAP Project Systems
    • Activating Tools for Project Systems Management
    • Administering Large Projects
    • Tracking Projects

PLM 210 Master Data Configuration in SAP Project System

Goals

  • Use different options for creating and maintaining project structures
  • Make the required Customizing settings for WBS
  • Define customizing settings for Activities and Networks

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Help Desk / COE Support
  • Program / Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM200 or PL200E

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Introduction to SAP Project System (SAP PS) Structures
    • Identifying Requirements for Structures in the SAP Project System (SAP PS)
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
    • Customizing WBS
    • Defining User Fields and Interface Settings
    • Using Multilingual Settings and Access Control Lists
    • Creating Operative Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
    • Maintaining Operative Work Breakdown Structures
    • Creating Standard Work Breakdown Structures
  • Activities and Networks
    • Customizing Networks
    • Maintaining Networks and Activities
    • Using milestones in networks
    • Creating Standard Networks
  • Project and Simulation Versions
    • Creating and Transfering Simulation Versions
    • Creating Project Versions

PLM 220 SAP Project System – Logistics

Goals

  • Plan and control project logistics using the SAP Project System.
  • Maintain Customizing settings for project logistics in the SAP Project System.

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM200 or PLM210

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7; MRS 9.0

Content

  • Project Structures
    • Creating Project Structures
  • Functions and Types of Scheduling
    • Scheduling Dates for WBS Elements
    • Performing Scheduling of Network and Activities
    • Customizing in Time Scheduling
    • Scheduling Activities
    • Scheduling Constraints and Dependencies in Networks
    • Setting Actual Dates for WBS Elements and Activities
  • Project Capacities
    • Processing Internal Activities
    • Analyzing Internal Activities and Capacity Requirements
    • Generating Capacity Requirements
    • Executing Capacity Analyses for Projects and Work Centers
    • Performing Capacity Leveling
    • Performing Capacity Leveling with MRS
    • Processing Confirmations and Triggering a Workflow for Variances
    • Confirming Network Activities using the Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS)
  • External Activities
    • Executing Services for Externally-Processed Activities
    • Using Workflows in the Project System
    • Integrating Service Activities
  • Project Materials
    • Assigning Material Components to Network Manually
    • Assigning Material Components to Activities Automatically
    • Maintaining the Field Selection for Material Components
    • Searching for Materials using Enhanced Features and Functions
    • Processing Material Procurement
    • Creating a Third-Party Requisition for Non-Stock Items
    • Executing an In-House Production Process
    • Processing Preliminary Requirements in Projects
    • Grouping Material Requirements
    • Using Material Assemblies
    • Performing a Material Availability Check
    • Generating Deliveries for the Shipping of Assemblies
  • Progress Tracking
    • Monitoring Deadlines using Progress Tracking
  • Project Analysis and Procurement Processes with ProMan
    • Monitoring Logistical Data and Procurement Processes using ProMan

PLM 230 SAP Project System — Controlling

Goals

  • Describe and use project cost planning
  • Perform revenue planning; Perform project budgeting functions
  • Execute project settlement

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM210 Project Management Structures
  • Basic knowledge of processes in management accounting

Recommended

  • AC040 Business Processes in Management Accounting or TERP20 – SAP Financial and Management Accounting Basics

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Project Overview
    • Creating Project Structures
    • Creating a Logistics Project
  • Planned Costs
    • Performing Direct Cost Planning Using WBS Elements
    • Performing Easy Cost Planning
    • Performing Cost Planning of Dependent Objects
    • Performing Cost Planning in Networks
    • Performing Cost Planning of Internal Activities
    • Performing Cost Planning of External Activities and Costing Activities
    • Performing Configuration Settings for Cost Planning
    • Performing Overhead Calculations
    • Performing Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
    • Performing Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) Integration
  • Planned Revenues
    • Performing Revenue Planning
    • Assigning Accounts for Sales Documents
    • Performing Sales Pricing and Creating a Sales Order
  • Budgeting
    • Performing Budgeting Functions
    • Configuring Budgeting Functions
  • Materials
    • Assigning Material Components to a Project
    • Processing Material Requirements
    • Performing the Purchasing Process
    • Performing Production Processing for an Assembly
  • Actual Costs
    • Executing a Project
    • Executing Projects Using Activity Confirmation and the Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS)
    • Performing Internal Activities
  • Actual Revenue
    • Describing Billing Methods and Controls
    • Performing Milestone Billing with Down Payments
    • Performing Resource-Related Billing
  • Period-End Closing
    • Generating Settlement Rules
    • Performing Procedures for Period-End Costing
    • Updating a Cost Forecast
    • Using the Progress Analysis Workbench to Monitor and Evaluate the Project Schedule
    • Performing Results Analysis
    • Executing a Settlement
  • 2-10 years’ experience in Project Management and Implementation.
  • Basic knowledge of processes in Logistics and Accounting.
  • Professional qualifications: preferably B.E./B.Tech and MBA in Operation Management.

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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:

  • Gain an externally-recognized mark of excellence that clients seek
  • Differentiate yourself in a crowded marketplace
  • 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 PS Consultant

SAP PS certified consultant can also upgrade his/her career by switching to SAP PM (Plant Maintenance).

SAP PM

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.