Posted on 7/18/2017 by Kent Bettisworth . 0 Comments.
SAP Training Asset LeasesAs an SAP professional in Financials & Controlling, you may need to know this information. Changes in laws and rules will affect how you do your job, report on leases and manage off-balance sheet entries. In addition to our SAP training, we want to keep you up to date on these important changes. The current off-balance sheet accounting has been criticized for years. Now, accounting boards have decided on a new standard effective in 2019 internationally ...

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Posted on 7/10/2017 by Robert Leathem . 0 Comments.
SAP Training Standard Product CostingThis informative webinar is presented by Rob Leathem, an SAP certified professional with 17 years of international ERP experience. Rob specializes in the SAP Financials & Controlling (FICO) modules. You may already have taken one of the SAP courses (locate Rob’s course/link) Rob created for Michael Management. In his courses, Rob makes use of his SAP career experience which has taken him all over the world and across multiple ...

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Posted on 7/5/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
How is your corporate SAP training program doing? Over our years of delivering award winning SAP training to students around the world, we have learned what makes SAP training more palatable for learners. Here are some tips backed up by solid information to help improve your SAP training program right now.   How do we know this stuff? We have observed trends for over seventeen years, so we have the experience, and, we asked. In our most ...

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Posted on 6/28/2017 by Dinesh Kumar . 0 Comments.
SAP S/4 HANA overviewSAP S/4 HANA Finance (formerly called SAP Simple Finance) includes many new features, such as the universal journal, streamlined design, and real-time analytics. The new SAP Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module is one example of a financial module that has been redesigned in the S/4HANA suite to increase process efficiencies across the life cycle of an asset.   Since SAP announced the release of SAP S/4HANA Finance (then called SAP Simple ...

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Posted on 6/26/2017 by Thomas Michael . 2 Comments.
How to stretch your SAP training budgetIt doesn’t matter if you are a private individual that has to pay for SAP training out of your own pocket or a big company that has to train an entire SAP team – budgets for training are always tight. In fact, lack of budget is the # 1 obstacle quoted by SAP professionals with regards to SAP training.   So let me break down the 4 different training delivery methods to help you stretch your training budget:   Online training ...

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Posted on 6/20/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
SAP Training Building Business Case for S4 HANADo you know how to create a business case for S/4 HANA in your organization? In addition to our SAP training, we want to keep you up to date on the best business techniques surrounding SAP software.   Companies have questions about HANA and its potential. A structured plan can help managers and executives think about building a business case for HANA. The presenter for this webinar is Arun Trivedi of Cognizant. Arun is the director ...

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Posted on 6/12/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
SAP Training Survey result time to trainYou need SAP training and have zero time to do it. We get it. We know the facts because we just wrapped up our 2017 SAP Training Survey and 25% of SAP professionals have told us they don’t have enough time for training. But you can get the training you need and get it done on your schedule.   You already work every hour of your day. Just the thought of taking hours and hours out of daily tasks to get much needed SAP training ...

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Posted on 6/6/2017 by Leslie Bass . 0 Comments.
SAP training Peer to Peer How were you trained to do your job? Were you taught everything you need to know? Or do you sometimes find yourself without all the training you need? We are in the business of SAP Training. Over the last seventeen years, we have heard a lot of stories about how people were (not) trained and really didn’t know everything they needed to know about doing their job.     2017 SAP Training Survey Our observations were ...

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Posted on 6/5/2017 by Thomas Michael . 0 Comments.
Top SAP training courses If you’re anything like me you like to keep an eye on what’s trending in the SAP training world. Specifically, I like to keep tabs on what everybody is talking about (i.e. SAP HANA, Fiori, etc.) versus what SAP training courses people are actually taking – and there’s a big difference! So I asked our web development team to create a report for everyone to see what SAP training course are really trending – take ...

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Posted on 5/23/2017 by Jacob Share . 0 Comments.
Stop Falling into Resume GapsHere at Michael Management, we get a lot of questions through our chat, info box and email. Many people looking for SAP Training are improving their resumes and seeking better opportunities. We found great guest bloggers to help give our students advice. Here are some great tips from Jacob Share on how to manage gaps in your resume.   You can't fill in employment gaps on your resume without lying, so do this instead. Need a ...

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Posted on 5/18/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
Savvy professionals need SAP trainingIf you want to stay relevant as a technically savvy professional, you need continuing SAP training.   Why?   Because SAP is the 500-pound gorilla of ERP software. According to SAP they have over 350,000 customers in 180 countries and 15,000 partner companies worldwide. 87% of Forbes Global 2000 are SAP customers. There you go. Odds are high that you are going to be working for a company that has SAP.   Are you currently ...

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Posted on 5/17/2017 by Dinesh Kumar . 0 Comments.
SAP purchase order assigned to an asset. SAP S/4HANA Finance (formerly SAP Simple Finance) comes with a lot of features, such as the universal journal, streamlined design, and real-time analytics. The new SAP Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module is one example of a financial module that has been redesigned in the S/4HANA suite to increase process efficiencies across the life cycle of an asset. Additional advantages of migrating to new FI-AA in SAP S/4 HANA are listed below: Due to the ...

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Posted on 5/14/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
What it takes to get SAP CertifiedYES! You made the decision. You are going to get your SAP training on and finally get certified. So, now what? Below we will cover the steps necessary to get certified in SAP. Don’t worry, I got you.       Start where you are You want to start your SAP training and you want to make the most of it by training for a certificate. But, which one? The first step to determining what certificate will work the best for ...

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Posted on 5/8/2017 by China Martens . 0 Comments.
SAP Training Where Personal Work Interests Intersect Lubomir Kuznik People around the world seek out SAP training for a variety of reasons. Companies need to get their employees quickly up to speed on SAP software, while individuals want to expand and certify their SAP knowledge. For Lubomir Kuznik, taking Michael Management SAP training is primarily about furthering his own career development, but he’s also been able to share what he’s learned with his work colleagues.   Based in Prague ...

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Posted on 5/2/2017 by Thomas Michael . 0 Comments.
5 signs your company is in the dark agesOne of our vendors recently asked us to fax a form to them to begin their SAP Training … really, a fax? So I started thinking, what are the signs that a company has not kept up with times and is stuck in the dark ages? If you are guilty of any of these fives things, it’s time to move forward. Immediately. It’s not just about productivity, it’s about keeping your pulse on how people do business and what is important to ...

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Posted on 5/1/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
SAP_Indirect_AccessBy now most of you have heard of the SAP indirect access case. And you know the result. In -->SAP and Diageo Great Brittan Limited, Diageo was found liable for indirect access through Salesforce. Our SAP Access customers are certainly concerned about this issue. Let’s take a look.   The court said in part, “The plain and obvious meaning of the above provisions is that only Named Users are authorised to use or access the ...

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Posted on 4/26/2017 by Thomas Michael . 0 Comments.
How we use our own SAP trainingI like companies that ‘eat their own dog food’…in other words, companies that use their own products or services in their daily business operations. That’s why it’s important for us, that we use our own SAP training courses to learn basic SAP skills and new SAP tips & tricks. We also use our own training platform to constantly improve its functionality and usability.   Basic SAP Skills   For ...

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Posted on 4/25/2017 by Gary Cokins . 0 Comments.
Exceptional EPM/CPM Systems are an ExceptionQuite naturally, many organizations over-rate the quality of their enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM) practices and systems. The same thing tends to happen when companies rate their in-house SAP training. In reality they lack in being comprehensive and how integrated they are. For example, when you ask executives how well they measure and report either costs or non-financial performance measures, most proudly boast that they ...

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Posted on 4/24/2017 by Lori Moriarty . 0 Comments.
It is not an urban legend. Your future employers will look at your social media profiles. Not only is it important to clean up your image, but to add to it as well. Last week SAP Expert John Reed shared his thoughts on how to showcase your SAP skills. It is important that you take the time to improve your on-line persona before you start looking for your next position. In this article, we will cover several platforms and give you some important reminders ...

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Posted on 4/21/2017 by Michael Management . 0 Comments.
5 Steps to a Successful ERP Implementation It is time to consider a new ERP system for your organization. And it's your job to make sure it comes off successfully. These tips will help you pull together a seamless implementation. You will learn how to define your scope, include the right people in your process, why ERP training matters and more.    1.      Define the Scope Before you begin any other aspect of your ERP implementation, you ...

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