Course announcements

  • MDF is a UI-based configuration and extension framework that provides creation, modification, maintenance, and deletion of custom objects (called Metadata Objects) within the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite. It replaces XML-based configuration and the need to import Master Data via CSV/Excel files. This course bundle will introduce you to MDF and provide you with the foundation required to begin using MDF when configuring the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite.
  • A classroom version of this course is not currently available. The content for this course is only available as a self-paced offering within the Learning Hub or Success Map Learning.


  • By taking this course, you will get a basic understanding of Meta Data Framework (MDF). This UI-based configuration and extension framework is used to create, modify, maintain, and delete custom objects within the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite.


  • Application Consultant
  • The course is intended primarily for implementation consultants, specifically, Technical Consultants, Functional Consultants, and Partners. Customers can also benefit from an understanding of the implementation that is required.



  • THR80 Introduction to SAP SuccessFactors Academy


  • HRSF1 – SAP SuccessFactors Overview
  • ACT2CL – SAP Activate Methodology: Cloud Implementation

Course based on software release

  • SAP SuccessFactors Meta-Data Framework (MDF)


  • Unit 1 MDF Introduction
    • Metadata Framework Overview
    • MDF Object Configuration
    • MDF and Workflows
    • Metadata Framework OData API
    • Metadata Framework and SAP SuccessFactors Reporting Tools
    • Metadata Framework Job Profile Builder and Skills Management
    • Metadata Framework Extension Platform
  • Unit 2 Business Rules Engine
    • Business Rules Engine
    • Business Rules Engine – Creating and Triggering Rules


  • Training content for the SAP SuccessFactors Academy courses is provided via the SAP Learning Hub.