Course announcements

  • In this one-day class, students learn how to use SAP Ariba Supplier Management to manage the on-boarding of suppliers and maintain supplier data/certifications. Students perform lab exercises to experience various stages of supplier registration, including completing supplier profiles and questionnaires, scoring supplier responses, and using a supplier workspace to approve or deny supplier organizations. Students learn how a custom approval process is used to ensure only approved suppliers can be invited to participate in sourcing events or added to contracts.

Course information

  • Introduction
  • Application Orientation
  • Supplier Self-Registration
  • The Supplier Profile and SPQ
  • Creating Suppliers
  • Supplier Workspace
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Customized supplier profiles, questionnaires, and approval processes
    • Various methods of supplier registration, including supplier self registration and importing from the Ariba Network
    • Custom workflows to route supplier approval to stakeholders based on category, location, or custom rules
    • Automated alerts when supplier documents/certifications are about to expire
    • Audit logs to track changes made to responses within the supplier profile
    • Questionnaire
    • Advanced search tools to identify suppliers based on profile or questionnaire responses
    • How to deactivate suppliers who should no longer be used
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Technology Consultant
  • Trainer
  • User
  • SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing

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