• The "SAP Certified Application Specialist - SAP BW 7.5 powered by SAP HANA" certification exam verifies that the candidate has the knowledge of implementing and modeling SAP BW powered by SAP HANA required by the profile of an SAP BW application consultant. This certificate builds on both the basic knowledge gained in related SAP BW powered by SAP HANA training (BW362 Collection 13) 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. The relevant software components for this certification are SAP BW 7.5 and SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12. We recommend that you have passed one of the following certification exams: C_TBW55_73, C_TBW60_74, C_TBW50H_75, C_BW4HANA_20.


  • 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).

Topic Areas

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 on SAP HANA > 12%

Understand and implement HANA optimized models and functions in BW such as SAP HANA optimized InfoCubes, CompositeProvider, Advanced DataStore Objects, InfoObjects, Transformations, Process Chains, OLAP Engine and HANA Analysis Process

Getting started with SAP BW and SAP HANA > 12%

Describe the basics of in memory concepts of SAP HANA, such as column based data management, and SAP HANA native modeling approaches. Additionally understand the SAP BW Modeling Tools.

Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW > 12%

Get a general overview of how to load data into SAP HANA. Implement System Landscape Transformation (SLT) as a source for HANA and implement SDA or SDI as well as ODP as source for BW.

Migration to SAP BW on SAP HANA 8% - 12%

Prepare for BW-on-HANA installation, upgrade, or migration by considering relevant activities such as BW migration cockpit, delta merge, sizing, and migration tools.

SAP BW on SAP HANA Data Lifecycle Management 8% - 12%

Manage your Data efficiently in order to leverage System Resources in the best way.

Modeling with SAP's Reference Architecture LSA++ 8% - 12%

Design a layered scalable architecture (LSA) for SAP BW powered by SAP HANA (LSA++), transform classical LSA to LSA++, and implement field based modeling. Be able to work with Open ODS views.

Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios 8% - 12%

Combine and integrate BW and HANA modeling concepts, and use HANA related authorization objects. Understand new BI Content and the mixed scenarios provided there.

Relevance of SAP S/4HANA to SAP BW 8% - 12%

Understand SAP S/4HANA,  describe SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics and understand the impact of SAP S/4HANA to SAP BW in general.

General Information

Exam Preparation 

All SAP consultant certifications are 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.

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.

For more information refer to our SAP Certification FAQs.

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