Course announcements

  • Participants of this class will learn architecture and administration including environments, dimensions, properties, hierarchies, models, connecting and planning in the EPM add-in, security, performance optimization, HANA optimization settings, administration parameters, activity and data audit, transports, project implementations, and validating member combinations. Participants will learn how to position calculation options, script Logic syntax, scoping, loops, variables, time offsets, allocations, etc, running script logic real time and in data manager packages in batch mode, business add ins (BAdIs), dimension member formulas, MDX trace in HANA. Participants will learn how to use the data manager, add and configure new packages, run characteristic master data imports for members, attributes, and hierarchies including time dependent hierarchies, flat file imports, infoProvider imports, delta imports, running data manager packages from process chains. Participants will learn how to configure business process flows for planning, work status, and custom menus. The course concepts culminate in an end to end cost center accounting planning planning scenario.

Goals

  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Set up and manage a SAP Business Planning and Consolidation environment as application administrator

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Essential

  • BW310
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

Recommended

  • Experience with SAP NetWeaver BW

Course based on software release

  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, Version for SAP NetWeaver (Standard Edition) 10.1

Content

  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    • Describing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    • Describing the Architecture of the Planning and Consolidation Application
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation Configuration
    • Navigating in the SAP Business Planning and Consolidation User Interface
    • Creating an Environment
    • Creating a Dimension
    • Creating a Model
    • Configuring a Security Profile
    • Defining Administration Parameters
    • Running SAP Business Planning and Consolidation on SAP HANA
  • Data Analysis with the SAP Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Add-In
    • Connecting to the SAP EPM Add-In Interface
    • Creating a Report Using the SAP EPM Add-In
    • Creating an Input Form
  • Data Acquisition Using the SAP EPM Add-In
    • Managing Data
    • Uploading Transaction Data From a Flat File
    • Uploading Transaction Data from a SAP Business Warehouse (BW) Cube
    • Uploading Master Data
  • Logic Scripts
    • Creating Basic Logic Scripts
    • Using Script Logic to Run an Allocation
    • Using Logic Scripts in Batch Mode
    • Making Advanced Calculations
    • Creating Dynamic Calculations
  • Business Process Flows and Work Status
    • Configuring Work Status
    • Defining a Business Process Flow
    • Creating a Business Process Flow Instance
    • Running a Business Process Flow
    • Creating a Custom Menu
  • Additional Administrator Tasks
    • Validating Master Data Combinations
    • Configuring a Data and Activity Audit
    • Configuring Transports
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation Implementation
    • Implementing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
  • Business Case for SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    • Creating a Cost Center Accounting Planning Model