SAP S/4 HANA Cost Object Hierarchy


SAP S/4 HANA Cost Object Hierarchy

In this course, you will understand the implications to Cost Object Controlling in an upgrade to S/4 Finance, which eliminates the Cost Object Hierarchy (COH). Companies who used COH to generate flexible budget targets must switch to either the new options or the continuing processes.

In this course you will learn:

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Course Goal

  • Understand differences in Budgets vs. Targets
  • Understand Cost Object Hierarchy - before S/4 HANA
  • Understand Summarization Hierarchy - with S/4 HANA
  • Understand the implications to Cost Object Controlling with the upgrade to S/4 HANA


  • All
  • Consultants
  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project team members

Lesson Plan

Lesson Description
1 Course Introduction
Budgets and Targets
2 Flexible Budgets and Targets
Understanding Cost Object Hierarchy
3 Cost Object Hierarchy - Before S/4 HANA
Hierarchies in S/4 HANA
4 Hierarchies in S/4 HANA
Looking at S/4 HANA Create Hierarchy transactions
5 Overview of S/4 HANA Transactions
6 Course Summary and What's Next!
7 Course Presentation Document



Kenneth Cote

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Kenneth Cote

Timonium, MD, US

Special Projects, Global Cost accountant

Working in SAP for 15 years. I manage all areas of cost accounting for all global manufacturing facilities for a large US company. I am responsible for the month end closing procedures for 15 manufacturing facilities including in depth analysis of all manufacturing variances. I am also the Materials Management and Production Planning user lead on all IT projects.

More Courses by Kenneth Cote:
SAP S/4 HANA - Summarization Hierarchy Reporting

Duration: 1.00 hours
Course ID: IC0621

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Level: Intermediate
Duration: .5 hours
Type:  Instructor-led
Delivery: Online, instructor-led
Release: S/4 HANA
Category: SAP Financials

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