- The "SAP Certified Application Specialist – SAP BW/4HANA 1.0 (Edition 2017) " certification exam verifies that the candidate has the knowledge of implementing and modeling SAP BW/4HANA required by the profile of an SAP BW application consultant. This certificate builds on both the basic knowledge gained in related SAP BW/4HANA training and documentation, as well as on practical experience gained as a member of a SAP BW team where the candidate would apply this knowledge practically in projects. In order to be eligible to take this exam you have to have passed one of the following certification exams: C_TBW55_73, C_TBW60_74, C_TBW50H_75.
- 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.
Optimization Areas in SAP BW/4HANA > 12%
Understand and implement HANA optimized models and functions in BW such as SAP HANA optimized CompositeProvider, Advanced DataStore Objects, InfoObjects, Transformations, Process Chains, OLAP Engine and HANA Analysis Process
Modeling with SAP's Reference Architecture LSA++ > 12%
Design a layered scalable architecture (LSA) for BW-on-HANA (LSA++), transform classical LSA to LSA++, and implement field based modeling based on Open ODS View incl. Smart Data Access. Setup and model in SAP BW/4HANA Workspaces.
Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios > 12%
SAP BW/4HANA Data Management > 12%
Data Provisioning into SAP HANA as well as SAP BW/4HANA > 12%
Get a general overview of how to load data into SAP HANA and implement System Landscape Transformation (SLT). Setup HANA Smart Data Integration (SDI) as well as Operation Data Provisioning (ODP) as new key source system types for SAP BW/4HANA.
Getting started with SAP BW/4HANA and SAP HANA 8% - 12%
Describe the basics of in memory concepts of SAP HANA, such as column based data management, the SAP HANA modeling studio, and the analytical engines and their impact on BW. Additionally understand the new GUI, SAP HANA BW Modeling Tools.
Migration to SAP BW/4HANA 8% - 12%
SAP HANA Modeling 8% - 12%
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.
Safeguarding the Value of Certification
SAP Education has worked hard together with the Certification & Enablement Influence Council to enhance the value of certification and improve the exams. An increasing number of customers and partners are now looking towards certification as a reliable benchmark to safeguard their investments. Unfortunately, the increased demand for certification has brought with it a growing number of people who to try and attain SAP certification through unfair means. This ongoing issue has prompted SAP Education to place a new focus on test security. Please take a look at our post to understand what you can do to help to protect the credibility of your certification status.
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