The openSAP course *Run Simple HR with SuccessFactors Employee Central* is open to everyone, and is aimed at those interested in learning about HR in the cloud and how Employee Central can support your people strategy. The course is ideally suited for SAP on-premise customers interested in moving to the cloud, but will be of interest to all HR professionals who want to learn more about Employee Central. The course will begin with an overview of Employee Central, and will include demos of Core HR for employees, managers, and HR administrators. You’ll learn about Global Payroll and Benefits using Employee Central Payroll and the Payroll Control Center. You’ll also learn how to configure deductions and advances, reporting and analytics, absence management, time sheets, and more.
Self-paced
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

SuccessFactors Employee Central goes beyond basic automation to deliver a suite of applications for your most demanding business priorities. The next-generation Core HR system (HRIS) is designed for the global enterprise workforce and delivered securely via the SuccessFactors cloud, serving more than 27 million users.

The openSAP course Run Simple HR with SuccessFactors Employee Central is open to everyone, and is aimed at those interested in learning more about HR in the cloud and how SuccessFactors Employee Central can support your people strategy. The course is ideally suited for existing SAP on-premise customers considering a move to the cloud, but will also be of interest to all HR professionals who want to learn more about SuccessFactors Employee Central.

The course will begin with an overview of Employee Central, and will include demos of Core HR for employees, managers, and HR administrators. Demos will include how to affect organizational and position management, as well as how to set up rules and workflows. You’ll learn about Global Payroll and Benefits, and country-based benefits using Employee Central Payroll and the Payroll Control Center. You’ll also learn how to configure deductions and advances, as well as reporting and analytics. Finally, you will learn how to configure Employee Central for absence management and time sheets. The course will end with a recap of Core HR.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

  • Week 1: At the Core – Employee Central
  • Week 2: Global Payroll & Benefits
  • Week 3: Time & Attendance
  • Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • HR professionals, HR administrators, IT professionals, individual contributors

Course Requirements

About the Instructors

Steven Babcock

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Steven Babcock is a senior solutions consultant with SAP, focusing on the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite. Having spent over 15 years in the HCM space, Steven has deep domain knowledge in HR, Payroll, and Time & Attendance and Scheduling systems.

Currently, Steven is working on several Employee Central-related initiatives, including Global Benefits for Canada. He is a member of the Employee Central Knowledge Champion team, and is also involved in internal mentoring and enablement.

Tim Wassink

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Tim Wassink is a principal solutions consultant and product specialist, focusing on SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. He has over 15 years of experience in the HCM industry, both as a solution consultant and an HR/HRIS professional.

Tim is currently the EMEA Employee Central Knowledge Champion team lead, and designs and leads training on our Core HR products in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He is engaged in various strategic initiatives and consults on high-profile cloud HCM opportunities.

Tim is based in Dubai and leads the solution consulting team for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Debi Suslow

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Debi Suslow is a senior solutions consultant and product specialist, focusing on SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. She has over 20 years of experience in the HCM industry, both as a solutions consultant and an HR/HRIS professional.

Debi is currently the North America Employee Central Knowledge Champion team lead, and designs and leads training on our Core HR products both in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. She is engaged in various strategic initiatives and consults on high-profile cloud HCM opportunities.

About Further Content Experts

Tamara Bauler

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Tamara Bauler is a director in Global Customer Empowerment, a department within Innovation Enablement in the HR line of business for SuccessFactors, an SAP company. In her current role, she works with many cross-functional teams to improve the success of our customers.

Tamara has over 15 years of experience in human resources, training, and consulting, seven of which have been spent consulting with hundreds of customers implementing the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite.

Darrell Lew

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Darrell Lew is a product sales manager at SAP, focusing on the SAP SuccessFactors core HR product Employee Central. In his current role, he works with prospective customers to define strategies that transition legacy-based HCM solutions to the cloud.

Darrell has over 25 years of experience in human resources and payroll administration, 20 of those years with SAP. Prior to his current assignment, he served in a variety of positions including implementation/applications consultant, solutions engineer, and management.

Ivan Garrity

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Ivan Garrity is a product sales manager at SuccessFactors, an SAP company, focusing on the core HR product Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll. In his current role, he works with prospective customers to define strategies that transition legacy-based HCM solutions to the cloud.

Ivan has over 15 years of experience in human resources and payroll solutions, with a focus on global enterprises. Prior to his current assignment, he served in a variety of senior sales & product leadership positions, including enterprise sales, sales operations, product innovation, and solution consulting.

Todd Asevedo

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Todd is the vice president of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Product Strategy in North America, and leads a group of tenured, dedicated professionals in the U.S. and Canada.

He has over 24 years of experience in HCM/HRIS/payroll technology. Todd has worked for both customers and vendors in the pursuit of best in class HR/payroll service delivery.

Course contents

  • Week 1:

    At the Core – Employee Central
  • Week 2:

    Global Payroll & Benefits
  • Week 3:

    Time & Attendance
  • I Like, I Wish:

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  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

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This course was held from Oct 13, 2015 through Nov 11, 2015.

6858 learners were enrolled on day 1 of the course.

When the final exam ended, this number had increased to 8951.

19210 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.

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