Course announcements

  • Participants of this class will learn the key steps to set up Standard Consolidation on the SAP BW/4HANA landscape. You will learn how the system components work together by discussing system architecture.
  • You will learn how to configure Consolidation by using BPC 11.0. These same skills are applicable to BPC10.0 and BPC10.1.
  • Participants will learn how to configure Consolidation from the ground up in an end-to-end scenario. You will design foundation objects such as dimensions and models from a Consolidation perspective. Dimensional properties and model settings will be discussed in depth to understand how each plays a part in the consolidation engine.
  • Data flows for master and transaction data are described and practiced in consolidation relevant scenarios.
  • Participants will learn how to design the ownership model and dimensions and then how to maintain the investment structure data in the Ownership Manager.
  • Script logic as it is used for balancing, reclassification, and running tasks via data manager packages are explained in detail.
  • You will learn consolidation Business Rule configuration and how to use the Consolidation BPC Web Client to carry out month-end closing tasks. All business rules are covered: Currency translation, balance carry forward, reclassification, US elimination for intercompany and well as intracompany / matrix, controls, methods, multipliers, eliminations adjustments.
  • Consolidation of investment concepts such as for the purchase and equity method are discussed. Hands on exercises include: investment, equity, goodwill, minority interest, dividend eliminations for example. Automatic entries for Scope changes are explained.
  • Intercompany eliminations for sales, cost, accounts payable/receivable are discussed, configured, and tested. Stage/multi-level consolidations are included. Equity Pick Up is explained and the business rule is tested.
  • You will use the EPM add-in as the primary reporting and analysis user interface as well as Analysis for Office to meet supplemental reporting needs.
  • Participants will learn to configure and use process control features including work status, controls, and running Business Process Flows from Excel.

Course information

  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation Overview
    • Describing SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
    • Running Consolidation Tasks
    • Implementing BPC Standard Consolidation
  • Modeling Consolidation Structures and Reporting
    • Configuring Environments and Dimensions
    • Creating Models for Consolidation
    • Creating Reports and Formats in the EPM Add-In
    • Report on BPC Standard Data in Analysis for Office
  • Data Collection and Preparation
    • Collecting Transforming Data for Consolidation Scenarios
    • Creating Consolidation Logic
    • Configuring Reclassifications
    • Configuring Balance Carryforward
    • Managing Journals
  • Consolidations and Eliminations
    • Translating Local Currency
    • Configuring Intercompany Matching and Booking
    • Using the Ownership Manager
    • Configuring Integration Rules
    • Eliminating Intercompany Transactions
    • Configuring Intercompany US Elimination
    • Designing Management, Matrix, and Multiple Accounting Standard Solutions
    • Describing Consolidation and Elimination Principles
    • Consolidating Investments
    • Describing Stage Consolidation
    • Configuring Scope Variation
    • Configuring Equity Pickup
  • Consolidation Process Monitoring
    • Configuring Work Status
    • Using the Controls Monitor to Validate Data
    • Configuring Consolidation Business Process Flows
  • Learn how to design, configure, consolidate, and report with BPC Standard.
  • Project Team Members
  • IT Support Team Members
  • Advanced Business Analysts
  • System Administrators
  • Application Consultants
  • Business Process Owners / Team Leads / Power Users
  • Program / Project Managers
  • Trainers

Essential

  • Experience in accounting and consolidation.e

Recommended

  • none
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.0 SP4, version for SAP BW/4HANA SP8
  • EPM Plug-in of Analysis for Office 2.6
  • This course is relevant for the following SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) applications:
    • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver 10.x
    • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP BW/4HANA 11.0

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