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Join this free online course to get an introduction to SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud and learn how it provides fast calculation speed, business data aggregation capabilities, and easy data access to help you speed up your simulations and predictive analysis.

The course SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud has moved and is now available on the SAP Learning site. The openSAP platform will be discontinued at the end of July 2024.

Self-paced since March 19, 2024
Language: English
Subtitles (auto-generated): Deutsch, English, Français, Español

Course information

Course Summary

SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud is a digital performance management solution that enables you to maintain and execute complex calculations, rules, and simulations. Built on SAP HANA Cloud, it provides breakthrough real-time business data aggregation capabilities, a high-speed calculation and processing engine, and comprehensive simulation and scenario management.

In this course we’ll scratch the surface of SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud. You’ll learn about the advantages of SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud and what makes it such a powerful tool. The course also includes an end-to-end profit allocation model that will help you better understand the main functions in the system: allocation, as well as the drilldown and auditability features and report creation.

The course begins with an introduction to the solution, after which you’ll understand how SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud is used in practice, how it speeds up calculations and decision making in companies, and how using the system helps you overcome traditional solution problems.
In the second week you’ll get to know the application interface. You’ll learn about the system architecture, the main functionalities, and the different applications. You’ll also learn how to monitor and audit models created within the system, and how to generate reports based on these models.

The final week is dedicated to the practical application of SAP Profitability and Performance Management Cloud. Here, you’ll be introduced to the concept of allocation and will get the chance to develop a real-life scenario in the system: the profit share allocation model. We’ll show you how to create the end-to-end allocation model, starting from database creation through Profitability and Performance Management modeling to result analysis and report creation.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

  • Week 1: Introduction
  • Week 2: Applications Overview
  • Week 3: Profit Share Allocation Model - End-to-End
  • Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Project managers and SAP consultants
  • Integration developers and solution architects
  • Sales representatives
  • Business process experts
  • Anyone involved or interested in performance and profitability management

Course Requirements

There are no prerequisites for participating in this course.

Course contents

  • Week 1:

  • Week 2:

    Applications Overview
  • Week 3:

    Profit Share Allocation Model: End-to-End
  • I Like, I Wish:

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

    Good Luck!

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Course End
Mar 19, 2024
Course Start
Feb 12, 2024

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

Vedran Zivanovic

Vedran Živanović is SAP Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM) trainer. He leads internal enablement programs, teaches new coaches and delivers an increasing number of courses both internally and to the clients. His area of knowledge and interest is Sustainability, and currently his focus is on delivering trainings to the customers in regards with ESG Reporting, using SAP Sustainability Control Tower platform. 
He has around 10 years of teaching experience. Prior to this, Vedran spent 9 years as a teaching and research assistant at University of Belgrade Faculty of Geography. He taught several subjects in the fields of regional, urban and sustainable development. Vedran has also written and published more than 20 scientific papers in prestigious scientific journals.

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