Goals

  • Describe the main characteristics of Payment Engine
  • Understand the core functions in Payment Engine
  • Describe how Payment Engine integrates with other systems

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner/ Team Lead/Power User
  • Change Manager
  • Data Consultant/Manager
  • Developer
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Help Desk/CoE Support
  • Program/Project Manager

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Experience navigating within an SAP system environment, OR
  • SAP129SAP Navigation
  • Knowledge of Payment Processing within the Banking Industry

Recommended

  • FS240– Shared Processes for Loans and Deposits Management

Course based on software release

  • SAP Payment Engine 8.0, SP2

Content

  • Overview
    • Describe the value proposition of SAP in the domain of a payment platform
    • Understand the main characteristics of Payment Engine
    • Describe main Payment Scenarios
    • Understand the core functions in Payment Engine
    • Describe how Payment Engine integrates with other systems
    • Understand the process of processing a payment order in Payment Engine
    • Depict the roadmap of Payment Engine
  • File Handler
    • Describe the components of File Handler
    • Name technical advantages of File Handler
    • Describe the functionality of Input and Output Manager
    • Understand the role of File Handler Database
    • Describe the role and main functionality of Format Converter
    • Get an overview of supported format converters
    • Understand how dummy order is created
  • Enrichment and Validation
    • Understand the role of Enrichment and Validation in Payment Engine system landscape
    • Describe the functionality of Enrichment and Validation Block
    • Depict processes inside Enrichment and Validation Component
    • Understand interaction with other system components
    • Depict the Role of Exception Handling and Automatic Repair in the process
    • Depict the validation procedure in E&V block
    • Describe types of checks performed during E&V process
    • Name checks performed outside of PE with impact on E&V process
    • Understand what Check Sets are and how they can be used
    • Understand how SLA are used in E&V process
    • Define types of SLAs
    • Depict SLA hierarchy
    • Name some of conditions defined in SLAs
    • Describe Currency Exchange usage
    • Understand Determining of necessity and exchange rate
    • Describe Release Workflow usage
    • Understand Change Documents functionality
  • Routing Control
    • Understand the role of Routing Control in Payment Engine system landscape Configure Transactional Apps & Factsheets
    • Define business objects Route, Clearing Agreement, Customer Clearing Agreement and Value Date Agreement
    • Explain rule sets and rules and their usage in Routing Control
    • Understand the relations between business objects and rule sets
    • Explain the process for determination of route and Clearing Agreement
    • Explain the process of Value Date Agreement determination
    • Understand Value Date calculation process
  • Clearing and Settlement
    • Understand the role of Clearing and Settlement in system landscape
    • Describe clearing scenarios supported by Payment Engine
    • Understand interaction with other system components
    • Distinguish between different alternatives for clearing and settlement of payment items
    • Describe direct clearing scenarios
    • Depict processes for direct clearing
    • Describe collector and queues scenarios
    • Understand different types of collectors and queues and their usage
    • Depict processes inside collectors and queues
    • Describe functions on Collectors and Queues
  • Recall & Active Return
    • Understand Recall Management functionality of Payment Engine
    • Describe Process Flow of Recall Management
    • Understand the life-cycle of a Recall business object in PE
    • Understand functionality for handling of Active Returns in Payment Engine
    • Describe Process Flow of Active Returns
    • Describe types of Special SEPA transactions
    • Describe Credit Transfer and Direct Debit Processes with the emphasis on ‘R transactions’
  • Exception Handling & Post Processing
    • Define the role of Exception Handling (EH)
    • Understand integration of EH with other components of PE system
    • Depict the Exception Handling Process
    • Describe setup of Master data in Exception Handling
    • Categorize the Response Types for Exception Handling
  • End of Day Processing
    • Understand and describe the scope of End of Day Processing and End of Day specific processes in Payment Engine
    • Describe sample process chain of End of Day phase
    • Understand End of Day Specific Processes
  • Archiving
    • Understand the role of archiving in Payment Engine
    • Describe the components of archiving solution
    • Describe the used archiving tools
    • Understand the archiving process executed in the Archiving Engine
    • Provide information about logs in Payment Engine
  • Account Management Proxy
    • Understand the role of Clearing and Settlement in system landscape
    • Describe interaction of AM with Clearing and Settlement and Exception Handling components
    • Describe functionality of AM and technical highlights
    • Describe posting simulation, posting, reservation and delete reservation actions on payment item
    • Understand processes related to above mentioned actions
    • Describe asynchronous processing in AM Proxy and possible scenarios
  • Referential Data Interface
    • Understand the role of referential data in Payment Engine
    • Name the RDI objects that are relevant for Payment Engine
    • Understand the RDI objects that are relevant for Payment Engine
    • Understand which way of import is used for those RDI objects
    • Provide information about manual entering of referential data into Payment Engine
    • Provide information about batch import of referential data into Payment Engine
  • SEPA in Payment Engine
    • Describe SEPA and the business context of SEPA
    • Describe the implications on the current payments systems of banks
    • Describe the features and characteristics of SCT, SDD and R- Transactions
    • Describe how Payment Engine handles SEPA Files in the individual functional blocks
    • Understand the specifics of SEPA in Payment Engine