SAP Training: Supply Chain Management Overview


Supply Chain Management Overview

A supply chain is the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption. This overview looks at Supply Chain Management from a business operation focus and reviews how SAP can be used to create a well-organized Supply Chain in standard SAP ECC 6.0.

In this course you will learn:

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Course Goal

  • Increase your understanding of Supply Chain Management as a business strategy
  • Understand which SAP modules relate to Supply Chain Management
  • Recognize steps to start or improve your Supply Chain strategy using standard SAP


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

Lesson Plan

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1 Introduction to Course Preview
2 Overview of Supply Chain Management
The What and Why of Supply Chain Management
3 What is Supply Chain Management?
4 Why should we implement Supply Chain Management?
SAP and Key Factors that Impact Supply Chain Management
5 Looking at standard areas of SAP used in a Supply Chain
6 Key Factors in Maintaining a Supply Chain
7 How to Evaluate your Supply Chain
Course Summary
8 Wrap Up
9 Course Handout - PDF


James Carrothers

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SAP Consultant

Charlotte, North Carolina, US

With over 20 yrs. of SAP experience, James likes to say he had a real job working as a Productions Supervisor, Industrial Engineer, Corporate Commodity Buyer, and Purchasing Manager before SAP. His real-world experience has provided a platform to better understand business requirements and knowing the needs of his clients and what they experience in performing their day to day duties. He knows what it means to have deadlines, missed shipments, inventory issues, and personnel opportunities. With 8 years of Big 4 consulting experience employed with PWC, BearingPoint, and Deloitte along with two Bachelor Degrees in Business and Industrial Technology, an MBA, Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and pursuing a Doctorate in Business from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. James possesses the SAP technical background and business knowledge to bring solutions to clients in consulting and training in the areas MM and Supply Chain Management. With SAP Industry experience in Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Defense, Defense Contracting, Consumer Products, Metals, Mill, Retail, Public Sector, High Tech, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Insurance, Poultry and Banking, James has both depth in breath in working in all businesses that SAP supports to bring solutions to clients needs.

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Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1.50 hours
Type:  Instructor-led
Delivery: Online, instructor-led
Release: ECC 6.0
Category: SAP Logistics

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