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  • In this interactive course, the participants will learn how to use the workflow tools, and to define and implement their your own workflows. The knowledge will deepened in several hands-on.

Course information

  • Introduction
    • Describe the workflow architecture
    • Name the steps involved in a workflow project
    • Describe the general procedure for design and implementation
    • List the different options for using organizational units in a workflow
    • Create an organizational unit with positions
    • Describe the different ways of assigning possible agents to units in the organizational model
  • Workflow Definition in the Workflow Builder
    • Create a workflow template with a workflow definition
    • List the possible step types in a workflow
    • Use the Workflow Builder
  • Business Objects and Business Object Repository (BOR)
    • Describe the use of the Business Object Repository
    • Explain the difference between an object and an object type
    • Describe the use of object types in workflow
    • Create a subtype for a standard object type in the system
    • Delegate the subtype, thus making it available in the standard system
    • Extend the subtype by adding attributes, methods, and events
  • Task Structure and Use in Workflows
    • Define a task
    • Name the components of a task that you always have to maintain
    • Understand the different ways in which synchronous and asynchronous methods are processed
    • Integrate a standard task into a workflow step
    • Create and maintain task groups
    • Use the Business Workflow Explorer as an administration tool
  • Container – Interfaces in the Workflow
    • Name the various containers of the Workflow Engine.
    • Describe the possible binding directions between the containers
    • Explain the example binding in the notification of absence workflow.
    • Create a workflow container element
    • Create a task container element
    • Understand and check container bindings
    • Create container bindings when required
  • Determination of Recipients of Work Items
    • Name the different ways of restricting possible agents
    • Describe the rule types that can be defined
    • Explain example for the application of rules
    • Define a rule with responsibilities
    • Use this rule in a workflow
    • Ensure that a workflow step never has the status "No agent found".
    • Describe how the system determines the recipients of a work item.
    • Explain what happens if the system cannot find an intersection between possible and responsible agents
  • Ad Hoc Processing Options
    • Determine agents dynamically at runtime
    • Define tasks for a business process step dynamically at runtime
    • Use the ad hoc anchor step type to extend the workflow definition by adding an additional workflow
  • Monitoring Steps in Business Processes
    • Define and test a simple deadline for a workflow step
    • Insert a modeled deadline into a workflow definition
  • Events and Workflow
    • Explain the logic behind how events generated by applications and find the workflows or tasks that use them
    • Name the steps that you have to carry out in order to work with events
    • Define an event as a triggering event for a workflow
    • Activate the event linkage
    • Trigger the event on a test basis in the system, to check whether the workflow starts and runs correctly
    • Name the options for triggering events in the different applications
    • Use different methods to trigger events
    • Define additional start conditions for workflows
    • Explain the event queue
    • Use transaction SWU0 to check the event linkage
    • Use the transaction SWUE to test the triggering of events in the system without using the application
    • Use the transactions SWELS and SWEL to activate and display the event log
    • Develop a procedure for testing workflows
  • Special Step Types and Methods of Processing
    • Use the step types Fork and Document from Template
    • Process multiline attributes of an object type
    • Use the step types loop and form
    • Enter conditions affecting the start and end of a work item in the
  • Workflow Builder
    • Using the step type BLOCK
    • Options for assessing the SWITCH construct
  • Wizards
    • Use wizards to define complete workflows for approval and circulation procedures
    • Create a workflow that calls the Customizing transaction or tables in a prescribed order
    • Use wizards that model missed deadlines
    • Call reports
    • Dynamically assign agents
    • Generate object references
  • Tutorial
    • Define a workflow with all its components
    • Trigger a workflow using events
    • Test a workflow process
  • Further Topics (Optional)
    • Explain technical settings
    • Explore transaction codes, menu paths, and the data sheet
  • This course will prepare you to use workflow tools and to define and implement your own workflows.
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Developer
  • Development Consultant
  • Industry Specialist
  • Solution Architect
  • System Administrator
  • System Architect
  • Technology Consultant

Essential

  • BIT600 – SAP Business Workflow – Concepts, Inbox and Template Usage

Recommended

  • SAPTEC Fundamentals of SAP Web AS
  • Good knowledge in ABAP Development
  • SAP ERP Central Component 6.0, EHP 8
  • This course is not an introductory course.
  • Customers, who are using an SAP System which is on a support level higher or lower than ERP 6.0 EHP 7 can successfully participate this course.

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