Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Introduction SAP

Introduction to SAP

     The name SAP, being a German company is an acronym for “System, Anwendungen, and Produkte in Der Datenverarbeitung”. This is translated into English as “Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing”.The SAP system consists of complex integration of different modules or applications, each representing part of the basic business process. SAP runs on a 4th generation programming language called Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP).
     SAP is an Enterprise Resource Planning product capable of integrating multiple business applications with each applicant is representing a specific business area. SAP processes a product that is capable of great depth in specific application area.

• mySAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
• mySAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
• mySAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
• mySAP Product Lifestyle Management (PLM)

Financial Applications

This application component contains, among others, the following modules:
• FI Financial Accounting
• CO Controlling
• EC Enterprise Controlling
• IM Investment Management
• PS Project System

Human Resources Applications

The Human Resources module includes support for salary and payroll administration, as
well as areas such as work schedule models. This core functional area is country-specific,
due to country-related taxes, employee benefits, and employment laws.
This functional area contains, among others, the following modules:
• PA Personnel Administration
• PT Personnel time Management
• PY Payroll

Logistics Applications

Logistics (referring to the supply chain) is the largest of the three functional areas. It includes,
among others, the following modules:
• SD Sales and Distribution
• MM Materials Management
• PP Production Planning and Control
• LE Logistics Execution
• QM Quality Management
• CS Customer Service

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