- 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.
- To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
- You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).
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%
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%
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.
IMPORTANT: All SAP consultant certifications are now available as Cloud Certifications in the Certification Hub and can be booked with product code CER006. With CER006 – SAP Certification in the Cloud, you can take up to six exams attempts of your choice in one year – from wherever and whenever it suits you! Test dates can be chosen and booked individually.Those of you who prefer to get certified on-site at an SAP training center instead can still do so. Official dates for the certification tests are listed on the right.
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.
Certification exams might contain unscored items that are being tested for upcoming releases of the exam. These unscored items are randomly distributed across the certification topics and are not counted towards the final score. The total number of items of an examination as advertised in the Training Shop is never exceeded when unscored items are used.
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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