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Join this free online course to learn about intelligent automation for SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One and how it can help you speed up and simplify your business processes.

Self-paced since August 10, 2022
Language: English
Subtitles (auto-generated): Deutsch, English, Français, Español

Course information

Course Summary

Intelligent automation for SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One is an implementation of the Intelligent Enterprise for small businesses and midsize companies. It uses automation tools like SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation and SAP Process Automation, enhanced with intelligent technologies like Document Information Extraction, to provide an easy and approachable way to automate end-to-end business processes. The use of low-code / no-code tools enables innovations across lines of business and end-to-end processes that allow employees to focus on higher value tasks.

SAP has introduced intelligent automation for SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One across a number of use cases, such as uploading and processing invoices or creating sales orders based on customer purchase orders, to save time and reduce costs.

In this course, you’ll learn how to access and deploy these use cases, as well as customize them to your business needs in the context of SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign. The course will give you also an opportunity to get to know technologies used in business processes automation. Gaining knowledge and understanding of the tools will also help you to think of your own use cases in the future.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: June 28, 2022, 09:00 UTC. (What does this mean?)
    System Preparation: Opening 1 week earlier, on June 21, 2022
  • Duration: The course is open for 4 weeks
  • Effort: 4-5 hours in total
  • Course assignment: You can take the course assignment at any time whilst the course is open.
  • Course closure: August 10, 2022, 9:00 UTC
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

Unit 1: Welcome and introduction
Unit 2: Exploring business scenarios
Unit 3: Automatic provisioning of the iRPA tenant in SAP Business ByDesign
Unit 4: Preparing your demo system
Unit 5: Deploying and executing bots in iRPA
Unit 6: Deploying and executing bots in SAP Process Automation
Unit 7: Exploring and extending the workflow structure
Unit 8: Exploring Document Information Extraction functionality
Unit 9: Connecting your bot to SAP Business ByDesign
Unit 10: Connecting your bot to SAP Business One
Unit 11: Conclusion and next steps

Target Audience

  • Business users
  • SAP partners
  • Anyone with an interest in intelligent automation process in the context of SAP Business One or SAP Business ByDesign

Course Requirements

Development Systems

We will provide information on how to set up access to the SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesign tenants in the system preparation week.

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Course End
Aug 10, 2022
Course Start
Jun 28, 2022


This course was rated with 4.43 stars in average from 315 votes.

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.

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This course is offered by

Simona Marincei

Simona Marincei is the head of Intelligent Enterprise for SME and part of the Product Management for SME team. She leads multiple teams of highly qualified product managers to define and create the product strategy for SAP ERP for SME as well as the Intelligent Enterprise for SME.

Simona is an innovation leader and a powerful advocate of the SAP Intelligent Enterprise storyline, adapting and implementing SAP intelligent technologies to the realities of small and medium enterprises.

Maciej Fuchs

Maciej Fuchs is a Lead Product Manager for Intelligent Automation for SAP Business ByDesign. Maciej role is to secure smooth introduction to the market of Intelligent Robotic Process Automation for SAP Business ByDesign as well collecting and prioritization requirements coming from the ecosystem.

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Jérôme Grondin is a member of Customer Solution Adoption team for SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation.
Jérôme is in charge of the creation of Enablement content, and also provides help and assistance to partners during the design and implementation of their bots.

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Yousef Abo EL NOUR

Youssef Abouelnour is part of the SME Product Management team. Youssef covers Intelligent Automation in SAP Business ByDesign and Business One with a specific focus on SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation use-cases.

Hitesh Bindal

Hitesh Bindal is a product manager with SAP ERP for SME. He has over 12 years of experience in SAP across different areas of SAP ERP cloud solutions for the mid-market. Hitesh is responsible for the implementations of intelligent enterprise topics in SAP Business ByDesign. He also provides help and assistance to the teams during the design and implementation of SAP BPA BOTs and the machine learning cockpit.

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Peter Mego

Peter Mego is a developer in SAP Business One team in charge of adopting SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation tools.

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Sergio Fernandez

Sergio Fernandez is Product Manager for Intelligent Processes as part of SAP for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Together with the team, he is responsible to define and bring new capabilities in the SME area of Intelligent Processes. Previously, he worked with several customers in Customer Experience (CX) implementations.

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Felix Gallenmüller

Felix Gallenmüller is a Product Manager for Intelligent Processes for SME. Felix supports the SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation and SAP Process Automation teams for SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One. He publishes Automation related content on the SAP Community or LinkedIn.

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