SAP Training: SAP Activate - Prepare Phase Overview

SAP Activate - Prepare Phase Overview

This course continues the Activate Overview topics to build an understanding of the Prepare phase of this new methodology. During Prepare, the hardware, software, and organizational requirements for the project are planned and readied for future work in the following phases of the implementation.

In this course you will learn:

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Course Goal

  • Refresher of SAP Activate Methodology standards
  • Discover which SAP resources will assist you in using the Activate Methodology
  • Looking at initiating your S/4HANA implementation project and prototyping your Action Plan
  • Understand the various workflows for SAP Activates second phase - Prepare


  • Consultants
  • End users
  • Executives and Managers
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Project team members

Lesson Plan

Lesson Description Preview
1 Welcome and Agenda Preview
2 Phases and Workstreams Overview
Understanding the Prepare Phase
3 Is your Project Team Enabled?
4 Prototyping - High-level Steps by Phase
5 Conversion Readiness - items to check and document
6 Transition Planning - your first version of the Action Plan
7 Looking at your Scope process
8 Cutover and Conversion - What is your approach?
9 Data Migration - Looking at cleansing and tools
10 Custom Code Evaluation - start early!
11 Analyzing your Operational Readiness
12 Defining your Technical Architecture
13 Transition Preparation
Project Delivery/Platform Setup
14 Project Delivery Platform Setup
15 Project Initiation
16 Organizational Change Management (OCM)
17 Course Review
18 Course Handout - PDF


Tony Vernon

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Silver Spring (outside Washington DC), Maryland, US

I am an experienced Project Manager and SAP ERP professional with many years of hands-on project and implementation experience, focusing on SAP Financials.  I have worked in numerous industries, including Telecomm, Utilities, Public Sector.  I have been an SAP professional since 1999 and participated in four full-cycle SAP implementations.

Certifications: SAP Financials Professional, PMP, ITIL Foundation.

More Courses by Tony Vernon:
Introduction to SAP Activate Implementation Methodology


SAP Activate - Discover Phase Overview


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Language: English
Level: Beginner
Duration: 1.0 hours
Type:  Instructor-led
Delivery: Online, instructor-led
Release: S/4 HANA
Category: SAP Solutions Overview

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