Course announcements

  • The academy for SAP S/4HANA Sourcing and Procurement addresses learners who want to obtain a broad and deep knowledge about sourcing and procurement processes in SAP S/4HANA. This includes the application capabilities as well as system configuration aspects.
  • The academy consists of two parts, this is the first part. The knowledge provided by both parts of the academy prepares for the certification exam.
  • Please note that different certification paths are available depending on the system release. We recommend that you always use the one for the latest release:
    • SAP S/4HANA 1809: TS450 (with Release 1809) + TS451 leading to certification C_TS451_1809 (w/o Inventory Management)
    • SAP S/4HANA 1909: TS450 (with Release 1909) + TS452 leading to certification C_TS452_1909 (with Inventory Management)

Course information

  • Week 1:
    • Navigation in SAP S/4HANA
    • Enterprise structure in procurement, and customizing of organizational units
    • Plain procurement processes
    • Master data in procurement: material, business partner supplier, info record, source list
    • Stock material compared with consumable material
    • Advanced transactions in procurement
    • Consumption-based planning and Planning run
  • Week 2:
    • Sources of supply: info record, contract, scheduling agreement
    • Source determination: source list, quotation, special aspects
    • Optimized purchasing
    • Selected additional topics: user parameters, system messages
    • Document release procedure
    • Specific procurement processes: self-service process, invoicing plan, blanket purchase order
    • Reporting and analytics
    • Customizing for purchasing
  • Identify organizational levels and master data that are relevant for procurement processes in SAP S/4HANA
  • Describe and execute basic processes, e.g. creating purchase requisitions and purchase orders, posting a goods receipt, performing invoice verification (Fiori apps and GUI transactions)
  • Perform material requirements planning by using the consumption-based planning procedure
  • Familiarize yourself with sources of supply and source determination, as well as specific purchasing functions and purchasing-relevant customizing settings
  • Apply embedded analytics capabilities to analyze procurement KPIs
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User


  • General knowledge about sourcing and procurement business processes


  • Basic SAP S/4HANA knowledge, comparable to S4H00
  • Please note that the Sourcing and Procurement in SAP S/4HANA academy is primarily targeting participants who are not experienced with procurement in SAP ERP.
  • For learners with an SAP ERP background who want to upskill their knowledge to SAP S/4HANA the following courses are recommended: S4H01, S4LG1, and S4PR1.

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