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What is SAP?

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SAP is the name of a company which was originally founded under a German name. SAP means Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. SAP is a leading ERP software package wherein ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. SAP helps in creating a general centralized database for all the applications which an organization makes use of. This application of SAP has been assembled in a very versatile way and it basically helps in handling all the functional departments within an organization. SAP is so popular that IBM and Microsoft are also using SAP's products in order to run their company or business. It helps in effectively running a business.

SAP Applications

SAP applications are the applications which are built around an R/3 system. The R/3 system helps in providing functionality which helps in managing product operations, assets, accounting, and materials. The R/3 system of SAP runs on most platforms including Windows 2000. It also uses a client/server model.

Enterprise Applications of SAP

SAP provides the majority of enterprise applications which are listed below:

1.    SAP Knowledge Warehouse (KW)
2.    Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
3.    Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
4.    Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS)
5.    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
6.    Supply Chain Management (SCM)
7.    Business Information Warehouse (BW)
8.    Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO)

Reasons for Choosing SAP

SAP is widely used because of various technical reasons. Establishment of effective technical standards is encouraging numerous companies to implement and put into practice SAP. The main reason for choosing SAP is that its configuration level is high. Moreover, it also helps in handling the security aspect of data. Using SAP redundancy of data decreases whereas consistency in data improves which is essential for effective data management.

Courses in SAP

Courses in SAP are listed below:

1.    Real world customer requirements
2.    Customer built
3.    Updating present market requirements
4.    Solution process and role oriented courses
5.    Specially designed by consulting which is only for consultants

These are courses which one has to know about and learn the course content in order to clear the SAP exams.

There are other courses which fall in the category of short term courses and are usually chosen by people who are employed in various professions. These short term courses are listed below:

1.    Human Capital Management
2.    SAP summary – Human Capital Management
3.    Financial Accounting
4.    SAP summary – FI/CO Accounting
5.    SAP summary – Manufacturing, Planning and Procurement
6.    Management Accounting
7.    Change Management
8.    Manufacturing, Planning and Procurement
9.    Customer Relationship Management
10.    Supplier Relationship Management

A Career after Completing SAP Courses

There is a wide range of career options to choose from if one has completed SAP courses. Many opportunities are available in the global market. SAP is a market leader and is highly recognized. Getting a career with this company helps a person earn a big name for himself. The salary one draws after SAP courses is also pretty good. In addition, several fringe benefits are provided by companies who employ people who have cleared the SAP exams.
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