Course announcements

  • This course provides the essential knowledge for the configuration and implementation of the various ESS application services using different Web Dynpro technologies. You will be able to control the level of access employees have to various services.


  • Utilize and adapt standard ESS services in the SAP NetWeaver Portal.
  • Use SAP NetWeaver Business Client to access and adapt ESS services.
  • Customize Employee Self-Service for Human Capital Management to meet your business requirements.


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Data Consultant / Manager
  • Developer Consultant
  • Technology Consultant



  • HR050 Business Processes in Human Capital Management
  • HR305 Master Data Configuration


  • HR505 Organizational Management
  • HR306 Configuration of Time Recording

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.07


  • Outline SAP Employee Self Service (ESS) Functionality
    • Outlining the Advantages of SAP Employee Self Service (ESS)
    • Accessing SAP ESS
  • SAP Enterprise Portal
    • Outlining the Benefits of SAP NetWeaver Portal
    • Accessing SAP NetWeaver Portal
    • Reviewing the Structure of SAP NetWeaver Portal
    • Outlining SAP ESS Releases
    • Reviewing the Surface and Interaction Technologies
  • User Administration in the Enterprise Portal and Back-End System
    • Describing Roles in SAP ERP and SAP NetWeaver Portal
    • Defining Users in the Back-End Portal
    • Outlining the Characteristics of Central User Administration (CUA)
  • Enterprise Self Service Menu
    • Updating ESS Menu with Enterprise Portal (WD ABAP)
    • Outlining the ESS Menu with NWBC (WD ABAP)
    • Accessing ESS Menu with HR Renewal (SAPUI5)
  • ESS Service: Working Time (WD ABAP)
    • Customizing Leave Requests and Time Account Services
    • Outlining the Team Calendar
    • Configuring the Clock-In/Out Corrections Service
    • Recording Working Time
  • ESS Service: Benefits, Payments, and Personal Information
    • Outlining Benefits and Payment Services
    • Outllining Personal Information Services
  • HR Renewal Services
    • Outlining HR Renewal
    • Outlining HR Renewal My Info and My Training Services
    • Using HR Renewal Search
    • Customizing My Services Overview
  • ESS Service Add-Ons
    • Creating Employee Records Using Status Overview Service
    • escribing the Career and Development Services.
    • Outlining Travel and Expenses Services

This course is also available as a test system within SAP Live Access

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