Course announcements

  • SAPIRT provides a high-level overview of the SAP for Retail portfolio, and describes the basic concepts as well as typical retail business processes within SAP ERP Retail. This foundation knowledge is mandatory in order for you to have the confidence to complete the subsequent configuration courses.

Goals

  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Participate in high-level discussions on the SAP for Retail Solution Portfolio
    • Describe and use typical retail functions and business processes in the SAP Retail system

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Data Consultant
  • Development Consultant
  • Industry / Business Analyst Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Developer
  • Business Process Owner/Team Lead/Power User
  • Industry Specialist
  • Solution Architect
  • Business User
  • Super / Key / Power User

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office and Internet browsers

Recommended

  • SAP01 SAP Overview
  • Basic Retailing Knowledge

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP Central Component 6.0 Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Navigation
    • Log on to the SAP system
    • Name and use the elements on the SAPGUI screen
    • Use different personalization options
    • Use F1- and F4 Help menus
    • Customize the Local Layout
  • Introduction
    • Describe the SAP Retail Portfolio on a high level
    • Understand the strategic options of SAP Customer Activity Repository (SAP CAR) and SAP Fashion Management
    • Explain the meaning of SAP HANA and the deployment options for S/4HANA
    • Describe the processes covered in this course
  • Basic Concepts
    • Name the main organizational structures in SAP Retail
    • Distinguish between the site categories “distribution center” and “store”
    • Explain the use of merchandise category and article hierarchies
    • List the different article categories in SAP Retail
    • Understand how the article master is structured in SAP Retail
    • Describe the meaning of assortments and listing
    • Learn how inventory is managed in SAP Retail
    • Explain the valuation of articles and specify the various valuation procedures
    • Point out the features of sales price valuation
    • Explain the purchase price determination process in SAP Retail
    • Explain the differences between one-step and two-step calculations
    • Use the retail pricing function in SAP Retail
  • Requirements Planning from Vendor to Distribution Center
    • Describe the requirements planning process
    • Explain special requirements planning procedures
    • Trigger a planning run
    • Create a purchase order manually
    • Use Order Optimization functions
    • Create a contract release order
    • Maintain Order Confirmations
    • Create a goods receipt in the warehouse
    • Describe the procedure and process flow for invoice verification in SAP Retail
    • Name the options for manual correction
    • Perform invoice verification in the system
    • Display a condition contract and check the current business volume
    • Simulate / Perform a settlement run
  • Replenishment Planning for Stores
    • List the store connection options
    • Simulate a Point-of Sale (POS) sales transaction
    • Learn about SAP POS Data Management / SAP CAR’s POS DTA
    • Distinguish between Replenishment and Rapid Replenishment Planning
    • Make a distinction between the two inventory management types in replenishment planning
    • Explain the basic principles of the “Replenishment” and “Store Order” functions
    • Use the parameter overview and the replenishment monitor for replenishment planning
    • Explain the necessary and optional steps of the goods issue process at a DC
    • Name the documents generated during the goods issue process
    • Describe the SAP In-Store Merchandise and Inventory Management (SAP In-Store MIM) solution and its functions
    • Name the capabilities and benefits of SAP In-Store MIM and Fiori for Retail In-Store Merchandising
    • Post a store goods receipt using SAP In-Store MIM
    • Explain the structure of an SD sales order
    • Create and process sales orders for stock reduction and direct customer delivery
    • Perform a store physical inventory
  • Retail Promotion with Merchandise Distribution
    • Plan a promotion in SAP Retail and trigger the follow-on functions
    • Name the most important functions of the allocation table
    • Explain the advantages of merchandise distribution by means of cross-docking
    • Between goods receipt and goods issue in the DC, use the merchandise distribution monitor to perform the most important steps in merchandise distribution
    • Post goods receipt in the store
    • Describe the special features of a collective purchase order