SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s next generation business suite designed to help you run simple in a digital and networked world. This new suite is built on our advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and offers a personalized user experience with SAP Fiori. Deployable in the cloud or on-premise, SAP S/4HANA is built to drive instant value across lines of business and industries with the ultimate in sophistication: simplicity. The repeat of this course features some updated information along with a new unit on SAP Activate. SAP Activate is the new innovation adoption accelerator introduced with SAP S/4HANA, a unique combination of SAP Best Practices, Methodology, and Guided Configuration delivered with a reference solution.
Self-paced
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA, in short: SAP S/4HANA, is SAP’s next generation business suite and the company’s biggest innovation since SAP R/3. It was unveiled in New York on February 3, 2015, and this course gives you the opportunity to get an overview and gain further insights into this new SAP offering.

SAP S/4HANA is fully architected for the most advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and is designed on the most modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience (UX).
It will be offered as a cloud, on-premise, and hybrid deployment option to provide maximum choice to customers.

SAP S/4HANA is designed to drive business innovation with simplicity by connecting people, devices, and business networks in real time to support the development of new business models.
It will also help accelerate the on-ramp to Internet of Things and Big Data. The simplified data model allows customers to reimagine their IT, helping to drive lower costs and deliver IT efficiency.
The repeat of this course features some updated information along with a new unit on SAP Activate. SAP Activate is the new innovation adoption accelerator introduced with SAP S/4HANA, a unique combination of SAP Best Practices, Methodology, and Guided Configuration delivered with a reference solution.

This is a special edition openSAP course; your total learning time will be just two to three hours, and all the content is already available. The course is broken down into eight units consisting of one video per unit, with self-tests for you to complete after each section. At the end of the course, there is a final assignment. You can complete the assignment at any time. If you complete the final assignment successfully, you will receive a record of achievement.

You don’t need to complete the course in one sitting. Feel free to dip in whenever you have some spare time to complete the next unit and learn more about SAP S/4HANA.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: October 28, 2015, 09:00 (UTC), please check your time zone carefully.
  • Duration: The course is open for 5 weeks
  • Effort: 2-3 hours in total
  • Course assignment: You can take the assignment at any time whilst the course is open.
  • Course closure: December 3, 2015, 9:00 UTC
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Welcome
  • Unit 2: Introduction to SAP S/4HANA
  • Unit 3: Market Background
  • Unit 4: Innovation & Simplification
  • Unit 5: Simple Finance as Frontrunner
  • Unit 6: Roadmapping and the next steps to SAP S/4HANA
  • Unit 7: Start now, a project cloud approach to get proof fast
  • Unit 8: SAP S/4HANA fueling the Digital Transformation

Target Audience

  • Anyone interested in SAP S/4HANA; no technical SAP background required

Course Requirements

  • You need no previous knowledge or technical background to participate in this course.

Development Systems

This course is based on online lectures only. You need no development system to successfully participate in the course.

Further Learning

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About the Instructors:

Bernd Leukert

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Member of the Global Executive Board
Products & Innovation

Markus Schwarz

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SVP & General Manager SAP S/4HANA
Global Customer Operations

Wieland Schreiner

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EVP & Chief Product Owner SAP S/4HANA
Products & Innovation

Jens Krüger

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SVP, Head of LoB Finance and SAP Innovation Center
Products & Innovation

Rudolf Hois

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VP Innovation Delivery SAP S/4HANA
Products & Innovation

Steffen von Berg

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Global Head of Customer Engagement for Cloud Delivery & Services Scale Quality & Support

Sven Denecken

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GVP Strategy & Co-Innovation
SAP S/4HANA
Products & Innovation

Previous Version of This Course

Previous version of this course is available here: SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA in a Nutshell, March 25 through June 23, 2015

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This course was held from Oct 28, 2015 through Dec 03, 2015.

4836 learners were enrolled on day 1 of the course.

When the final exam ended, this number had increased to 9059.

44028 learners enrolled.

Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a record of achievement by earning more than 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.

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