Course announcements

  • The Consultant Academy for SAP S/4HANA Sourcing and Procurement addresses learners who want to obtain a broad and deep knowledge of the functions of Materials Management in SAP S/4HANA. This includes the application functions as well as the system configuration.
  • The Academy consists of two parts; this is the first part. The Academy concludes with certification C_TS452 based on Part I (course TS450) and Part II (course TS452).

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
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Getting to know the organizational levels and master data in SAP S/4HANA relevant for materials management
    • Description and execution of basic processes, e.g. creating purchase requisitions and purchase orders, posting a goods receipt, performing invoice verification (Fiori Apps and GUI transactions)
    • Introduction to material requirements planning using the consumption-based planning procedure
    • Familiarizing yourself with sources of supply and sourcing and other specific purchasing functions and purchasing-relevant customizing settings
    • Introduction to analytics capabilities to analyze procurement KPIs.
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User


  • General business knowledge about sourcing and procurement 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.

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