Join this free online course to learn about SAP Cloud ALM for operations and its features, functions, and processes for operating your cloud-centric solution landscape.

September 14, 2021 - October 13, 2021
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

As a cloud service provider, SAP is responsible for the availability and performance of its cloud solutions. However, configuring and managing how those solutions are used across the business is still up to the customer. SAP Cloud ALM, a brand new, cloud-based application lifecycle management offering, guides you successfully through the implementation and operation of your cloud solutions to maximize their value. The offering comes at no additional cost for cloud customers, as SAP Cloud ALM usage rights are included with the SAP Enterprise Support cloud editions.

In this course, you’ll learn more about the value and capabilities of SAP Cloud ALM for operations, which consists of features, functions, and processes for operating your cloud-centric solution landscapes. Starting with an overview, we’ll explain monitoring and alerting, as well as event management capabilities. We’ll show you how SAP Cloud ALM for operations provides you with a central entry point to ensure transparent integrations throughout your hybrid SAP landscape, and how to manage your business processes. This is to ensure business continuity in your SAP landscape, increase operational efficiency by automating operational tasks, and avoid anomalies by proactive problem prediction.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Monitoring and Alerting
Week 3: Event Management
Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Business process managers
  • Administrators
  • Integration experts
  • Operations support
  • Application lifecycle management consultants and partners

Course Requirements

  • Basic SAP knowledge

Demo System

During the course, you’ll learn how to access the respective demo system. All described systems are free-of-charge.

Further Learning

About Further Content Experts

Vital Anderhub

Vital Anderhub

Vital Anderhub is a member of the Product Management team for SAP’s operations platforms. His tasks involve solution management and knowledge management for SAP Solution Manager, SAP Focused Run, and SAP Cloud ALM.
Vital joined SAP in 2000, starting in the Global Service & Support organization. Since then, he has worked in various projects and has also developed a number of classroom trainings and remote workshops.

Course contents

  • Week 1:

    Introduction
  • Week 2:

    Monitoring and Alerting
  • Week 3:

    Event Management
  • I Like, I Wish:

    We Love Your Feedback … And Want More
  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Janko Budzisch

Janko Budzisch is the chief product owner for SAP’s operations platforms for SAP Solution Manager, SAP Focused Run, and SAP Cloud ALM. His main task is to drive the strategical direction of these product lines with input from customers, partners, and SAP internal stakeholders. His mission is to provide SAP customers and SAP-centric service providers with the most suitable operations platforms to support their transformation to becoming intelligent enterprises.

Janko joined SAP in 1997, starting in Service and Support. He has held various technical and management positions and has been defining and fine-tuning SAP’s operations strategy for more than 15 years. Janko graduated from the University of Wuerzburg with a Masters degree in computer science in 1996.

Andrea Schuhmann

Andrea Schuhmann is an expert support engineer at SAP America for the products SAP Solution Manager, SAP Focused Run, and SAP Cloud ALM. Her main focus is in the area of application operations.

Andrea joined SAP Services and Support in 2008, after graduating from Free University Berlin with a Masters degree in computer science. She is a regular speaker at customer-facing events and also the main author for the topic of integration and exception monitoring for the SAP Solution Manager, SAP Focused Run, and SAP Cloud ALM Expert Portals.

Simon Blattmann

Simon Blattmann is a member of the Product Management team for SAP Cloud ALM for operations. He is a senior expert and the responsible product manager for Business Process Monitoring. His primary goal is to support our customers’ transformation into an Intelligent Enterprise.

Simon joined SAP in 2007, starting in SAP Business Transformation Consulting. He has worked in various external and internal consulting positions as a recognized expert for Business Process Management. Simon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Stefan Lahr

Stefan Lahr is a member of the Product Management team for SAP’s operations platforms. He is responsible for coordinating the rollout activities for SAP Focused Run and SAP Cloud ALM for operations. His main tasks involve preparing the necessary material for product introduction and positioning as well as delivering knowledge transfer sessions to customers, partners, and SAP internal stakeholders.

Stefan joined SAP in 2003, starting in Service and Support. He has held various technical and product management positions and has been fine-tuning and delivering SAP’s operations platform rollout strategy for more than 10 years. Stefan graduated from Hochschule Harz in Wernigerode with a Masters degree in computer science in 2002.

Gergely Spiry

Gergely Spiry is a chief expert in application lifecycle management, owning Product Management of the Job Monitoring and Job Management in CXS ALM solutions – SAP Solution Manager, SAP Focused Run, and SAP Cloud ALM.

Gergely joined SAP in 1998, starting in Service and Support. He has held various positions and worked on a number of application lifecycle management topics focusing on process operations in projects with large customers such as Apple, as well as with small and medium-size customers.

Mathias Bley

Mathias Bley is the product manager for the topics Landscape Management, Health Monitoring, and Business Service Management in SAP Cloud ALM and SAP Focused Run.

Mathias joined SAP as a technical consultant in 1998. In 2005 he moved to the Service and Support organization, where he has held several positions in development and product management. Mathias graduated as an electrical engineer (Dipl. Ing.) from the University of Karlsruhe.