Course announcements

  • This course will provide you with the skills to take advantage of the smart data analysis and predictive capabilities of SAP Analytics Cloud.


  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Understand basic predictive analytics concepts and approaches in SAC.
    • Use Smart Assist and Smart Discovery to enhance your understanding of your data.
    • Be able to use the Smart Predict automated analytics capabilities to build and implement classification, regression and time-series models.
    • Understand the fundamentals of R Visualization in SAC


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Program / Project Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Technology Consultant



  • none


  • Basic background in Business Analytics
  • SAC01 - Introduction to SAP Analytics Cloud

Course based on software release

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2020.08


  • Introduction to SAC
  • Introduction to Smart Features
    • Smart Assist
    • Smart Predict
    • PAi
  • Data
    • Connecting to data sources
  • Architecture, data centers and security overview
  • Augmented Analytics
    • Introduction to Predictive Scenarios
    • Data types and storage
    • Introduction to automated data encoding
    • Data description
    • Data Structures for Augmented Analytics
    • Overview Consuming Predictive Output in SAC
    • Basic Introduction to Predictive Modeling
    • Classification Models
    • How to Analyze the Results of a Classification Model
    • Introduction to Applying Classification Models
    • Time Series Models
    • Build a Time Series Model
    • How to Analyze the Results of a Time Series Model
    • Introduction to Applying a Time Series Model Regression Models
    • Build a Regression Model
    • How to Analyze the Results of a Regression Model
    • Introduction to Applying a Regression Model
  • Visualizing Results
    • Creating Stories and Dashboards with Model Output
    • R Visualizations
  • Planning
    • Combining Augmented Analytics with Planning
  • PAi
    • Integrating models into SAP Applications
  • Project Frameworks
  • Road Map
  • Resources