A new edition of this book is now available, ISBN-10: 0137142846 ISBN:13 9780137142842
Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, Second Edition is the perfect tool for learning one of the most sophisticated enterprise solutions available today. Designed to being with the basics, you will become acquainted with the entire SAP system, from navigation to creating your own reports. You'll also cover:
What's New in This Edition.
Who Should Read This Book.
Organization of This Book.
Conventions Used in This Book.
I: SAP INTRODUCTION.
HOUR 1: Introduction to SAP NetWeaver and ECC.
Overview of SAP
SAP System Architecture and WebAS
ESA and mySAP ERP
HOUR 2: SAP Basics.
SAP GUI Basics
HOUR 3: Database Basics.
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
HOUR 4: Customizing Your SAP Display.
Which SAP GUI Is Right?
The Customizing of Local Layout Button
New Visual Design Selection
Status Field's System Information Icon
HOUR 5: Navigation in SAP.
Performing Tasks Using Menu Paths
Performing Tasks Using Transaction Codes
Using the Clipboard
Creating Screen Prints from SAP
Printing in SAP
HOUR 6: Screen Basics.
Understanding and Using Fields
II: IMPLEMENTING SAP.
HOUR 7: Implementing SAP: Resources and Timelines.
Assembling the Project Team
Training the Project Team
HOUR 8: Implementation Tools, Methodologies, and the IMG.
Newer SAP Implementation Tools and Methodologies
The SAP Implementation Guide (IMG)
Different Views of the IMG
HOUR 9: Implementation Lessons Learned.
Strategic Business Lessons Learned
End User Lessons Learned
Technology Lessons Learned
Implementation Process Lessons Learned
III: SAP PRODUCTS AND COMPONENTS.
HOUR 10: SAP NetWeaver.
SAP NetWeaver-A Working Definition
SAP NetWeaver Past and Present
The Evolution of SAP NetWeaver
HOUR 11: SAP ECC and R/3.
SAP R/3 Versus ECC
Core SAP Business Modules
mySAP ERP Financials
mySAP ERP Human Capital Management
mySAP ERP Operations
mySAP ERP Corporate Services
HOUR 12: SAP BI, KW, and MDM.
SAP Business Intelligence
SAP Knowledge Warehouse
SAP Master Data Management
HOUR 13: Other Enabling Technologies.
SAP Enterprise Portal
SAP Exchange Infrastructure
SAP Mobile Infrastructure
IV: SAP TECHNICAL GUIDE.
HOUR 14: Technology Overview.
HOUR 15: System Administration.
Monitoring the System
SAP Authorization Concepts
HOUR 16: Systems and Performance Management.
What Is Performance Management?
Sources of Performance Data
Specific CCMS Transactions for Managing Performance
Analyzing Performance Data
HOUR 17: ABAP Dictionary and Repository.
Structures and Includes in the ABAP Dictionary
Exploring the ABAP Dictionary
Client Dependence and Independence
What Table and Field Is This Stored In?
SAP Repository Information System
The Repository Information System Window
HOUR 18: Designing Screens and Menus.
SAP Screen Painter
SAP Menu Painter
Menu Painter Object Components
V: USING SAP.
HOUR 19: Reporting Basics.
General Report Selection
HOUR 20: Reporting Tools in SAP (SAP Query, InfoSet Query, _Ad Hoc Query, and QuickViewer).
The Structure of the Query Reporting Tools
Understanding the InfoSet (Ad Hoc) Query
Understanding the QuickViewer
HOUR 21: SAP SCM, CRM, PLM, and SRM.
SAP Supply Chain Management
SAP Customer Relationship Management
SAP Product Lifecycle Management
SAP Supplier Relationship Management
HOUR 22: Integration with Microsoft Office.
SAP and MS Office Integration Architecture
VI: SAP SUPPORT.
HOUR 23: Support Overview.
SAP Solution Manager
SAP Service Marketplace
Accessing Extended Help
The SAP Support Team
HOUR 24: Additional SAP Resources.
Employment and Career Opportunities
APPENDIX A: Quiz Answers.