What is SAP S/4 HANA? 

SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite. It is a new product fully built on the most advanced in-memory platform today – SAP HANA – and modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience (UX). SAP S/4HANA delivers massive simplifications (customer adoption, data model, user experience, decision making, business processes, and models) and innovations (Internet of Things, Big Data, business networks, and mobile-first) to help businesses run simple in the digital economy.



SAP S/4 HANA is the next-generation business suite.


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Key facts about SAP S/4 HANA:

  • Smaller total data footprint 
  • Higher throughput 
  • Faster analytics and reporting 
  • Less process steps 
  • ERP, CRM, SRM,SCM, PLM co-deployed 
  • No locking, parallelism 
  • Actual data (25%) and historical (75%) 
  • Unlimited workload capacity 
  • Predict, recommend, simulate
  • SAP HANA Cloud Platform extensions
  • SAP HANA multitenancy
  • All data: social, text, geo, graph, processing
  • New SAP Fiori UX for any device (mobile, desktop, tablet)
  • Choice of deployment: on premise, cloud, hybrid


  • Market Trends
  • Leadership Trends
  • Technology Trends
  • Deployment Modes
  • Transformative Technologies
  • Key Areas of Innovation
  • Keeping Data in Memory
  • Columnar Data Organization
  • Data Encoding and Compression
  • Parallel Execution
  • Delta Store and Merge
  • In-Memory Technology Removes Redundancy
  • Simplifying the Core Data Model
  • Immediate Benefits of the New Data Model
  • New SAP HANA-Based Architecture
  • Virtual Data Model
  • Attribute Views, Analytic Views and Calculation Views
  • Currency Conversion
  • Hierarchies, variables, input parameters
  • Transports
  • Creating users and roles, applying Analytic Privileges
  • Provisioning Data Using SAP Data Services workbench
  • Data Provisioning via Real-Time Replication
  • SAP Business Objects Design Studio, SAP Lumira


  • S4HANA Architecture
  • Business functions in SAP S/4HANA
  • Landscape Transformation with SAP S/4HANA
  • System conversion to SAPS/4HANA
  • Key Functionalities
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Supply chain management
  • Sales, marketing, and commerce
  • Sourcing and procurement
  • Research and development
  • Industry solutions
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Deployment
  • SAP Activate
  • Reporting and analytics

S4 Logistics

SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management

  • Streamlined Procure-to-Pay
  • Accelerated Plan-to-Product
  • Optimized Order-to-Cash
  • Enhanced Request-to-Service

Inventory Management

  • SAP S/4HANA Changes
  • Warehouse Processing
  • Physical Inventory Management


  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Production Execution

SAP Extended Warehouse Management

  • Delivery Processing in Extended Warehouse Management

Sourcing and Procurement

  • Materials Requirements Planning
  • Operational Purchasing
  • Collaborative Sourcing and Contract Management
  • Supplier Management, Invoicing and Payables Management
  • SAP Ariba

Sales Order Management

  • Sales Contract Management
  • Sales Order Management and Processing
  • Billing and Invoicing, Output Management
  • Claims, Returns, and Refund Management
  • SAP Hybris
  • SAP Transportation Management

Quality Management

  • Quality Notification, Planning and Inspection
  • Material Master Quality Management View

Plant Maintenance and Enterprise Asset Management

Maintenance Processing

S4 Financials

Overview of Financials for SAP S/4 HANA

  • Analysis of the new Architecture of Accounting
  • Short overview of the process of Financials Migration to SAP S/4HANA
  • Analysis of the SAP Central Finance deployment option
  • Configuration and use new functionalities in General Ledger Accounting
  • Configuration and use new functionalities in Asset Accounting

Universal Journal

  • New SAP HANA-Based Architecture
  • Immediate Benefits of the New Model
  • Building on Top of the Universal Journal

Conversion of Accounting to SAP S/4 HANA

  • Subsequent implementation of document split or a further accounting principle
  • Preparation and activities to be performed in a system prior to conversion
  • Configuration of General Ledger Accounting for migration

SAP S/4 HANA Finance Applications

  • Financials Operations
  • Ariba Network Integration
  • Cash Management
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation for Finance
  • Profitability
  • Financial Closing and Consolidation
  • Revenue Accounting
  • Real-Time Governance and Compliance

Management Accounting in SAP S/4 HANA

  • Understand changes of the data model, posting logic and master data in Management Accounting
  • Understand changes of the Management Accounting aspects of integrated Business Processes

Adoption Scenarios

  • Greenfield vs. Brownfield Approach
  • SAP S/4HANA Finance in SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA
  • Central Finance and Central Reporting
  • Central Finance in the Cloud

S4/ HANA Admin/Operations

  • System Architecture
  • Backup & Recovery
  • Troubleshooting of SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA Installation, Migration & Upgrade
  • High Availability & Disaster Tolerance
  • SAP HANA database lifecycle manager
  • SAP HANA cockpit 2.0 installation, multitenant database
  • SAP HANA Administration tools
  • Backup and recovery using SAP HANA cockpit 2.0
  • Starting the DMO run, DMO Procedure Steps  and Tuning the DMO Downtime
  • Security considerations for Multitenant Database Containers
  • SAP GRC Integration for Governance Risk and Compliance
  • SAP HANA use case scenarios and security requirements
  • SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud security
  • Privileges within SAP HANA
  • Certificate Management and Encryption
  • Managing Dynamic Analytic Privileges
  • S4HANA Security Users management, Authorizations


  • SAP BW/4HANA Modelling Tools in Eclipse
  • Creating a Query with Eclipse-based Query Designer
  • SAP BW/4HANA in the Cloud
  • SAP BW/4HANA Cloud Deployment Steps
  • Recommendation for Implementing SAP BW/4HANA
  • ABAP Managed Database Procedures
  • SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics
  • Modeling Mixed Scenarios
  • Creating a Data Source with the Native Eclipse-based Wizard
  • Migration to SAP BW/4HANA
  • New BI Content for SAP BW/4HANA
  • Open ODS Views, Advanced DataStore Objects
  • Composite Provider, Field-Based Modelling, and ODP Data Sources
  • SAP BW/4HANA Data Sources, Data Flows
  • Operational Data Provisioning
  • SAP HANA Smart Data Access and Big Data
  • Monitor SAP BW/4HANA Computing Center Management
  • Optimization Areas in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Integration with SAP BW/4HANA and The Future of SAP BW/4HANA

SAP HANA Cloud Platform

  • Installation and configuration
  • Native SAP HANA applications
  • Persistence, Connectivity, and Document Services
  • Cloud security
  • SAP HANA Cloud Portal
  • SAP HCP Mobile Services
  • SAP HANA Cloud Integration
  • Success Factors extensions


  • How SAP HANA affects Application Development?
  • Introducing the development environment
  • ABAP Core Data services and annotations
  • Integrating Native Procedures with ABAP
  • Optimizing a report with CDS view and ALV IDA
  • Debugging ABAP-Managed Database Procedures
  • Calling SAP HANA Procedures in ABAP
  • Enhancements to the ABAP Programming Language
  • SAP Net weaver Application server ABAP Architecture
  • SQL Script
  • Consuming SAP HANA Objects, Views using Native SQL in ABAP
  • Advanced Techniques for ABAP Programming for SAP HANA
  • ABAP Code Analysis
  • Runtime and error Analysis with SAP HANA
  • Transport of native Development Objects
  •  Application Cases and Deployment Options

Business Cases for SAP HANA

  • Planning
  • Travel cost reduction
  • Customer behavior management
  • Flexible and uniform data models
  • Automatic business processes
  • Fraud and theft detection
  • Health care service improvement
  • Architectural and implementation guideline

SAP Activate: Your Road to SAP S/4 HANA

  • SAP Best Practices
  • Methodology
  • Guided Configuration cover the SAP S/4 HANA Cloud Solution
  • Sign Up for SAP S/4 HANA Trial
  • Access Your SAP S/4 HANA Cloud Environment
  • Prepare Your Project
  • Phase Overview
  • Setting up the Project
  • Starter System Provisioning and User Setup
  • Team Self-Enablement
  • Explore the Solution

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