SCM520 Purchasing

5 day(s)
32 000


Course version: 015

Course announcements
This course will give you in depth knowledge and a comprehensive overview of advanced processes in procurement in SAP. After attending this class you will understand the major business processes, functions and configuration in materials management. This SCM500 course is a prerequisite for this curriculum in SCM (Supply Chain Management.)

Become familiar with options for optimizing and simplifying purchasing processes and their prerequisites.
Learn about additional, special functions and Customizing settings.

Application Consultant
Business Process Architect
Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
Program / Project Manager

SCM500 Processes in Procurement or corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area


Course based on software release
SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Purchasing Master Data
- Creating Material Master Records for Purchasing
- Creating Vendor Master Records for Purchasing
- Using Partner Functions in Purchasing

Sources of Supply and Conditions
- Analyzing Price Determination Basics
- Creating Purchasing Info Records
- Creating Special Info Records
- Using Special Functions in Info Records
- Creating Central Contracts
- Creating Contracts for Material Groups
- Creating Scheduling Agreements Without Release Documentation
- Creating Scheduling Agreements with Release Documentation

Source Determination
- Controlling Source Determination with Source Lists
- Maintaining Source Lists
- Controlling Source Determination with Quota Arrangements
- Executing the Planning Run with Quota Arrangements
- Identifying Additional Aspects of Source Determination
- Blocking Sources of Supply
- Creating Purchase Orders with Source Determination

Optimized Purchasing
- Processing Unassigned Purchase Requisitions
- Processing Assigned Purchase Requisitions
- Monitoring Purchase Orders
- Assessing the Buyer Role

Document Release Procedure
- Releasing Purchasing Documents
- Converting Released Purchase Requisitions
- Configuring Release Procedures in Customizing
- Creating Release Procedures

Specific Procurement Processes
- Creating Invoices Using Invoice Plans
- Creating Blanket Purchase Orders
- Deploying Subcontracting
- Purchasing with Manufacturer Part Numbers
- Deploying Additional Special Procurement Processes

Vendor Evaluation
- Evaluating Vendors
- Setting Up Vendor Evaluation

Purchasing Document Types
- Customizing Document Types in Purchasing
- Setting Up Field Selection in Purchasing Documents
- Deploying Version Management in Purchasing
- Analyzing Special Aspects in Customizing
- Defining Function Authorizations for Buyers

Integrated Procurement Scenarios
- Purchasing with SRM and Catalogs
- Integrating SAP Components

This course builds on the content of the course SCM500 (Processes in Procurement). Attending this course (SCM520) makes sense only if you have the appropriate prior knowledge and skills.

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