Description

  • The “SAP Certified Associate – SAP Activate Project Manager” certification exam verifies that the candidate has the knowledge required in the area of SAP project management. This certificate builds on basic consultant skills and experience that is then refined by practical experience during several projects. This exam validates whether SAP focused project managers have advanced business skills and the ability to apply methodologies and tools. Aside from advanced communication and presentation skills, this certificate also verifies that the project manager has skills to manage internal and external stakeholders, basic knowledge of change management processes, and communicating these processes to others. This exam validates that project manager can successfully manage the end-to-end transition of the project from Sales to Realization, can develop roadmaps for project execution, and understand testing and quality management. In particular for SAP related projects, the exam verifies that the Project Manager can apply the SAP Activate Methodology.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Fundamentals of SAP Activate Methodology > 12%

Describe key characteristics of the SAP Activate Methodology, and explain the purpose and focus of each methodology phase. Describe methodology structure.

New Implementation On-Premise > 12%

Describe the key steps and deliverables in each phase during the new implementation on premise. Discuss the role and purpose of fit/gap analysis, iterative configuration, integration and extensibility of the on premise solution.

New Implementation in the Cloud > 12%

Describe the key steps and deliverables in each phase during the new implementation in the cloud. Discuss the role  and purpose of fit/gap analysis, configuration, integration and extensibility in the cloud environment.

Agile Project Delivery 8% – 12%

Describe how the project team prepares release and sprint plans, and the structure and key activities in each sprint. Discuss key techniques used in agile projects.

SAP Activate Methodology content access 8% – 12%

Describe how users access the SAP Activate methodology, and how to navigate in the SAP Jam and in Roadmap Viewer tools.

Agile Project Planning 8% – 12%

Describe the agile project roles and responsibilities and the preparation of the project including the planning, estimation, user story mapping and construction of backlog.

System Conversion to SAP S/4HANA < 8%

Describe the approach for System Conversion to SAP S/4HANA including the key deliverables in each phase of this journey.

What is SAP Activate < 8%

Define the role of the SAP Activate framework, the role of each component in SAP Activate, and the benefits of SAP Activate.

Components of SAP Activate < 8%

Describe the role of SAP Best Practices and how they are used in a project. Discuss the functionality of Guided Configuration.

Landscape Transformation to SAP S/4HANA < 8%

Describe the approach for Landscape Transformation to SAP S/4HANA including the key deliverables in each phase of this journey.

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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