Course announcements

  • The training SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business, Overview transfers know-how of the fashion scenarios and features based on SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business and prepares you to participate in project blueprint discussions. This course comes with a lot of hands- on to support the theoretical lessons.

Goals

  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Explain the overall processes and functions for vertical fashion companies covered by SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business.
    • Use the application creating the master data and running transactional process chains.

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner/Team Lead/ Power User
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Executive
  • Help Desk/CoE Support
  • Industry Specialist
  • Program/Project Manager
  • Solution Architect
  • User

Prerequisites

Essential

  • SAP129 – SAP Navigation (or similar)
  • Extensive experience with Retail and/or Wholesale business processes

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA on premise edition 1809 FP00

Content

  • Course Introduction
    • Describe the specifics of the vertical fashion businesses and current challenges
    • Explain the overall business process overview
    • Describe the overall SAP solution and its architecture
  • Master Data
    • Map the organizational structures of the enterprise
    • Outline the features of the material group hierarchy
    • Describe the features of the article hierarchy
    • Explain how the master data records for vendors and customers are structured in SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business
    • Explain the difference between the different business partner categories and roles
    • Distinguish between the plant categories "distribution center" and "store"
    • Create variant-creating characteristics
    • Specify characteristic values and maintain characteristic value conversions
    • Create a new material master
    • Describe the features of material type and material categories
    • Outline reference handling within material master data
    • Identify some specific material master data relevant for SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business
    • Outline the definition of assortment and listing
  • Core Concepts
    • Explain the difference between logical a physical segmentation
    • Name some examples for segmentation
    • Create characteristics for segmentation
    • Set up segmentation
    • Outline where in the material master segmentation is relevant
    • Consider all aspects concerning season
    • Create purchasing and sales windows on different levels within season workbench
    • Explain season determination in documents
    • Perform season mass processing
    • Learn about the overall structure of functionality that belongs to the advanced ATP.
    • Explain in more details how availability is determined during order creation
    • Explain the concept of backorder processing
    • Explain, how demand selection and sorting is performed in BOP
    • Explain, which SAP Fiori Apps are available for BOP set up and execution
    • Explain, how the results of a BOP run can be evaluated
    • Run and monitor backorder processing
    • Describe the concept of product allocation (PAL) in the framework of advanced ATP
    • Explain the SAP Fiori apps, needed to use PAL
  • Planning
    • Describe the material requirements planning (MRP) process within SAP S4HANA fashion & vertical business
    • Outline the purpose and usage of MRP
    • Create and maintain object Planned Independent Requirements (PIR)
    • List elements of MRP planning
    • Explain MRP enhancements for segmentation and supply assignment (ARun)
    • Maintain corresponding master data settings
    • Execute MRP
    • Analyze the results from MRP
  • Purchasing
    • Outline the importance of the source of supply determination in the overall process
    • Outline the purchasing process
    • Explain purchase order functionalities
    • Explain purchsing contracts
    • Explain and create flexible purchasing contracts
    • Outline the subcontracting process
    • Create subcontracting purchase orders
  • Wholesale Sales
    • Explain the most important features of an SAP sales order
    • Name the enhancements of SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business which can be used in a sales order
    • Describe the basic features of the available to promise check ATP
    • Name preceding and successor documents of sales orders
    • Explain the sales document overview feature
    • Explain the main components of the purchase-to-order handling in SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business
    • Explain the main components of the third-party order handling
    • Name the four main steps of customer consignment
    • Explain the features of a rush order
    • Explain features of fashion contracts in SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business
    • Explain multi ship-to order
    • Explain features of this special fashion functionality
  • Merchandizing Distribution (Retail Allocation)
    • Describe the overall process of retail allocation
    • Create allocation tables in reference to purchase order and from the available stock
    • Elaborate on the functionalities available for managing the allocations
    • Execute the follow-on process steps of retail allocation
    • Elaborate on the functions in the area of collective purchase orders
    • Create the collective purchase order
    • Explain the retail specific merchandise distribution concept
  • Inbound Logistics
    • Describe inbound processing processes
    • Explain what a movement type is
    • Explain valuation in case of stock segmentation
    • Explain scenarios in inventory management
    • Explain the stock overview
    • Explaining special stock types in inventory management
    • Explain the vendor consignment scenario
    • Explain invoice verification, online and in the background
  • Logistics Execution
    • Explain supply assignment basics
    • Check release in in the insight to action (ITA) tool
    • Other features of the insight to action (ITA) tool
    • Explain the supply assignment drop report
    • Perform supply assignment cross settings
    • Undo supply assignment
    • Perform supply assignment in subcontracting
    • Explain the most important features of an outbound delivery
    • Name the enhancements which can be used in an outbound delivery
    • Name preceding as well as successor documents of outbound deliveries
    • Explain the results of the goods issue
  • Billing
    • Explain the most important features of an invoice
    • Name the enhancements of SAP S/4HANA for fashion & vertical business which can be used in an invoice
    • Explain the document flow to FI
  • Price Management
    • Outline the elements of the condition technique within SAP
    • Explain price determination in sales orders
    • Describe price determination in purchase orders
    • Describe retail pricing functionality
    • Explain 1- and 2-Step price calculations
    • Outline how to maintain different prices for different colors of the same generic material
  • Value Added Service (VAS)
    • Configure VAS types and procedures
    • Configure VAS determination in sales documents and purchase orders
    • Create VAS condition records
    • View VAS in sales orders and purchase orders
    • Create VAS manually in sales orders and purchase orders
  • Application Variants
    • Explain how the usage of application variants is enabled for sales and purchase orders
  • Merchandizing
    • Describe the function of promotion maintenance
    • Explain how to set up a promotion
    • Explain bonus buy
    • Outline the subsequent processing functions within the promotion
    • Explain the basic principles of the replenishment and store order functions
    • Explain replenishment monitor and follow-on document generation
  • Store Operations
    • Describe the SAP In-Store Merchandise and Inventory Management (SAP In-Store MIM) solution and its functions
    • Identify the benefits of SAP In-Store MIM and SAP Fiori for Retail In-Store Merchandising

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

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