• in-depth knowledge of the ABAP programming language to be able to write more robust programs
  • The ability to assess ABAP programming techniques according to performance aspects and develop high-performance programs
  • Acquire the necessary knowledge to develop dynamic ABAP programs


  • Developer
  • Consultants



  • SAPTEC Fundamentals of SAP Web AS
  • BC400 ABAP Workbench Foundations
  • BC401 ABAP Objects


  • practical programming experience in ABAP (Objects)
  • BC430 ABAP Dictionary

Course based on software release

  • SAP NetWeaver AS 7.02


  • ABAP runtime environment
  • Program calls and memory management
  • Shared Objects
  • ABAP types and data objects in detail
  • Boxed Components
  • Unicode
  • String operations in detail
  • Work with internal tables in detail
  • Work with field symbols and data references
  • Dynamic programming
  • Runtime type information, runtime type creation
  • Complex Open SQL statements
  • Recommendations and conventions
  • Performance rules


  • This training is for Innovations 2010 which includes ERP 6.0 EhP5, CRM 7.0 EhP1, SRM 7.0 EhP1, SCM 7.0 EhP1, and NetWeaver 7.02. This software is not yet in unrestricted shipment. The software is still in the SAP Ramp-Up phase, and your company must be nominated as an official SAP Ramp-Up customer according to the applicable processes prior to getting access to this particular software version. For more information about the ramp-up process and conditions for participation, see SAP Service Marketplace: http://service.sap.com/rampup
  • The topic of the performance of ABAP programs is also subject of the BC490 (ABAP Performance Tuning) course. BC490 focuses on analyzing and eliminating existing performance problems, whereas BC402 is concerned with avoiding performance problems even during the design and implementation of a program.
  • The course is also suitable for participants who are using a release older than the one specified (at lease SAP R/3 4.6) The topics “Shared Objects” and “Runtime Type Creation” are only relevant as of SAP NetWeaver 2004. Regular expressions are only relevant as of SAP NetWeaver 7.0. The following topics are only relevant for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 EhP2: Boxed components, new data types DECFLAOT16 and DECFLOAT34, string functions, string templates, internal tables with secondary keys, and SQL streams and locators.

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