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Join this free online course to learn about SAP S/4HANA transformations with SAP Signavio solutions. Discover the capabilities of SAP Signavio solutions and find out how the transformation methodology helps companies to start managing business processes sustainably.

Self-paced since August 2, 2023
Language: English
Subtitles (auto-generated): Deutsch, English, Français, Español

Course information

Course Summary

Transforming ERP systems and processes is a huge challenge to companies of any size and in every industry. To support customers in their transformation endeavors end-to-end, SAP has developed a transformation methodology which, together with the cloud-based process management platform SAP Signavio, helps companies to understand, improve, and transform business processes.

In this course, you’ll get to know this transformation methodology and learn about the capabilities of SAP Signavio solutions to support each phase of a transformation. You’ll also find out how companies can leverage a transformation project to start managing business processes sustainably.

In week one we’ll set the stage for the upcoming weeks and introduce you to some basics around the course, SAP S/4HANA transformations, and the transformation methodology behind SAP Signavio solutions. Week two will introduce some fundamental knowledge around the topic of business process management and how it can help companies to be best in class and prepared for any kind of change. In week three you’ll dive into analyzing business processes using the process analysis and mining tools in SAP Signavio Process Insights and Process Intelligence. The focus in week four will be on designing processes based on the previous process analysis and along typical SAP S/4HANA use cases. We’ll also introduce some value accelerators and touch on the topic of governance and workspace setup. Week five will be about interfaces to SAP Signavio solutions and the Model-to-Deploy phase. Specifically, we’ll cover enterprise architecture management, application lifecycle management, and enablement. In week six we’ll show you how to walk the extra mile by leveraging the SAP ecosystem with SAP Signavio Process Intelligence and advanced analytics functionalities. And finally, week seven will leave you time to prepare for and take the final exam.

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Course Characteristics

Course Content

Week 1: Introduction to Business Transformation with SAP
Week 2: Business Process Management Fundamentals
Week 3: Analyze and Enhance Your Processes
Week 4: Design Your Processes
Week 5: Implement and Enable Your Processes
Week 6: Continuous Improvement and Enhanced Analytics
Week 7: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Anyone interested in business transformation
  • Business process consultants
  • Transformation consultants

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of ERP systems
  • Basic understanding of business transformation

Development Systems

Not required

About Further Content Experts

Robert Hüfler

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Robert Hüfler is a value advisor expert within the SAP Signavio Market Impact team. He helps customers to successfully transform their business by transforming their business processes using SAP Signavio solutions as part of the end-to-end toolchain.​

Before joining SAP in 2017, Robert worked as an SAP MM, PP/PI process consultant and was involved in several ERP template rollouts, carve-out projects, and process improvement initiatives. ​

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Amir Bolboli

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Amir Bolboli is a BPM evangelist and member of the Business Modeling & Workflow group at SAP Signavio. His current focus is on driving BPM enablement and representing customers within engineering teams.  Amir has over 15 years of experience in different BPM fields as department head and senior leader, amongst others for Deutsche Post DHL, Thyssenkrupp, Bilfinger, & NIK B&H.

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Alexandra Druskeit

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Alexandra Druskeit is a BPM evangelist and co-leads the SAP Signavio Community since February 2022. Alexandra has over 15 years of experience in implementing business process management methodologies across organizations and different industries as department head, with a demonstrated ability to generate strong financial impacts and value while transforming cultural mindsets. 

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Course contents

  • Week 1:

    Introduction to Business Transformation with SAP
  • Week 2:

    Business Process Management Fundamentals
  • Week 3:

    Analyze and Enhance Your Processes
  • Week 4:

    Design Your Processes
  • Week 5:

    Implement and Enable Your Processes
  • Week 6:

    Continuous Improvement and Enhanced Analytics
  • I Like, I Wish:

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

    Good Luck!

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Course End
Aug 02, 2023
Course Start
Jun 13, 2023


This course was rated with 4.46 stars in average from 876 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.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

our SAP Signavio experts

This course was designed in a team effort by experts from SAP Signavio to provide the greatest value to our learners. If you have any general questions, feel free to reach out to us.

Stefano Monti

Stefano Monti is a director of Enterprise & IT Business Process Transformation at SAP Signavio. His focus lies mainly on driving excellence and enablement within SAP by leveraging SAP Signavio solutions.

Stefano is a former solution consultant and project manager with broad know-how across various industries. As a former employee of a successful unicorn startup, he gained first-hand experience on how to successfully scale, optimize, and implement an impactful business process management.

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Carolin Pietrulla

Carolin Pietrulla is director of BPM Practice & Strategic Programs at SAP Signavio Global GTM Excellence & Enablement. Besides being a BPM evangelist, her focus is on driving strategic enablement topics within SAP Signavio and the wider SAP organization, one of them being business process management. ​

Carolin has over ten years experience in BPM at SAP and other large enterprises acting as an internal process consultant and trainer. ​

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Michael Sokollek

Michael Sokollek is a member of the Strategic Customer Transformation team at SAP Signavio. His major goal is to generate value for customers when they transform to SAP S/4HANA using SAP Signavio solutions as part of the end-to-end toolchain.​

In his 27 years at SAP, Michael has held multiple roles including roles in development, consulting, and presales. Before joining SAP Signavio, Michael worked jointly with customers on the why, the what, and the how of their SAP S/4HANA transition.​

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Reagan Nyandoro

Reagan Nyandoro is the director of product marketing for SAP Signavio Process Insights. He also works with customers, partners, and internal teams, enabling them and communicating the value of SAP Signavio solutions within RISE with SAP and in transformation scenarios. ​ ​ Reagan joined SAP in 2022 and comes from a SaaS background in supply chain platforms, talent management solutions, and employee engagement applications. ​

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Rene Cedat

Rene Cedat is responsible for SAP Process Insight, discovery edition. He gathers the content and develops and executes the go-to-market strategy, including creating content and assets, delivering internal training, handling partner interactions, and interacting with customers. He is also involved in the overall delivery process and potential issue solving.​

Rene joined SAP in 2010 and his background includes maintenance sales and after-sales value engineering.​

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Aida Centelles Ahicart

Aida Centelles Ahicart is director of product marketing for SAP Signavio Process Intelligence at SAP Signavio. ​ She joined SAP Signavio in 2021 and works with customers, partners, and internal teams evangelizing the value of SAP Signavio solutions and process mining technology. ​

Prior her time at SAP Signavio, she worked at tech companies of different sizes in product management and product marketing roles for business management, analytics, and AI solutions. She is passionate about helping customers unleash the power of data and process. ​

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Stephan Baier

Stephan Baier is a process intelligence consultant within the SAP Signavio Professional Services team. ​​ In his role, he delivers Process Intelligence implementation projects for different customers, from the technical setup to value realization. ​

Stephan has a wealth of process mining knowledge from practice and academia. He has also published various scientific papers as well as a specialist book on digital transformation and process mining.​

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Xiaowei JIANG

Xiaowei Jiang is a process intelligence consultant within the SAP Signavio Professional Services team. ​ In her role, she delivers Process Intelligence implementation projects to different customers, covering everything from the technical setup to value realization. ​

Over the last few years, Xiaowei has worked in the process mining area as a product owner or project manager for various industries. She also has background as an IT architect.​

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Fabian Price

Fabian Price works as a process intelligence consultant for SAP Signavio, leading the process improvement projects.​

His first contact with process management was in 2015. He then decided to study process management in a dual curriculum, and functionally owned workflow management at his partner company. Following this, he assumed responsibility for Lufthansa Technik’s supply chain as an IT product owner and IT project manager. During this time, he worked on the first process mining projects with an impact on sustainability and efficiency. Fabian is now also a guest lecturer at universities.​

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Daniel Mueller

Daniel Müller is a presales specialist for SAP Signavio. In his role, he demonstrates the SAP Signavio solution portfolio to customers, tailored to their specific needs. He mainly focuses on the value add generated by leveraging SAP Signavio solutions in the context of SAP S/4HANA transformations.​

In his former role as a business processes consultant for the manufacturing and high-tech industry, Daniel worked on several SAP S/4HANA projects. He specialized in SAP PP and PP/DS.​

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Philipp Wolter

Philipp Wolter is a global expert in SAP S/4HANA transformations within the SAP Signavio Presales team.​ He enables customers to drive business transformation with a focus on the value add by leveraging SAP Signavio solutions in the context of SAP S/4HANA transformations.​

Prior to his role at SAP Signavio, Philipp worked as a business consultant and project manager, where he supported customers in translating their strategy into successful SAP S/4HANA implementation programs. ​

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Sarah Brunet-Cliche

Sarah Brunet-Cliche is a project manager for SAP Signavio and part of the Value Accelerator Delivery team. She focuses on driving strategic initiatives and enabling internal and external communities on the product offering, especially the Value Accelerators.​

​Over the past few years, Sarah has held project management and communication roles at SAP, and is also a certified Design Thinking coach. She likes to meet and exchange with customers, look at new ways to solve problems, and define how to address business challenges innovatively.​

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Timo Fassbinder

Timo Fassbinder is a product manager within the SAP Signavio Value Accelerator Delivery unit. ​ In his role, he drives strategy, roadmap, and innovation to enable customers to improve time to value along their business transformation initiatives with Value Accelerators.​

Prior to joining SAP Signavio, Timo worked as a business consultant and enterprise architect, supporting customers in translating their strategy into a future-proof IT architecture. ​

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Simon Schmidt

Simon Schmidt is a global expert for SAP S/4HANA transformation projects at SAP Signavio Presales. His first contact with SAP Signavio solutions was in 2014, when he was a student looking for the best and easiest online modeling tool for collaboration.​ ​ Simon is a former SAP S/4HANA transformation lead at various consulting firms with experience ranging from pre-study to the successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA projects. Today his focus lies mainly on driving customer value in SAP S/4HANA and RISE with SAP transformation initiatives by leveraging SAP Signavio solutions.​

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Steven Gross

Steven Gross is a senior BPM consultant at SAP Signavio. He is a BPM enthusiast, interested in leveraging the potential of process management in organizations. He is part of the Process Management Service Delivery team and supports customers of various industries deploying SAP Signavio solutions. 

Before joining SAP Signavio, Steven approached BPM from an academic perspective, attending conferences and publishing articles in prestigious academic journals. He now aims to combine concepts from academia and practice, and is particularly interested in the area of process redesign and explorative BPM. ​

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Christopher Naab

Christopher Naab is a member of the Strategic Customer Unit for SAP Signavio, bringing methodologies such as enterprise architecture and business process management together to make transformations successful. In his role, he ensures the right methodologies are in place with the right toolchain at the right time to ensure transformation success. ​ ​ In his 20 year tenure at SAP, Chris has held multiple roles including consulting, product and solution management, and support, where he worked on scaling enterprise architecture to support transformations for SAP's MaxAttention customers within SAP Transformation Hub.​

Simon Blattmann

Simon Blattmann is an expert product lead in the SAP Signavio product leadership team, where he is responsible for defining the vision and strategy for SAP integrations with the SAP Signavio solution portfolio. His current focus is on SAP Solution Manager and SAP Cloud ALM.​

Simon joined SAP in 2007, starting in SAP Business Transformation Consulting as a recognized expert in business process management. He has worked in various external and internal consulting positions and has more than four years of experience in product management. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is also a frequent speaker at SAP events.​

Michael Klöffer

Michael Klöffer is chief product owner for the CXS Build market and in charge of the strategy, definition, and rollout of SAP Solution Manager, Focused Build, and SAP Cloud ALM.​

After completing his studies in computer science, Michael joined SAP in 2003 as a product manager for what later became SAP Business ByDesign. He joined Active Global Support in 2007, working on SAP Solution Manager, and contributed considerably to the SolMan_Setup, the overall ITSM strategy, and the birth of Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager.​

Hoang Vu

Hoang Vu is a senior product manager for SAP Signavio Process Intelligence. His focus is on driving insights from process mining into actions for business process improvement. He supports early adopter customers with their requirements and drives the overall product strategy of actionability within Process Intelligence.​

Prior to his current role, Hoang worked as a product manager for SAP Build Process Automation to drive product innovation and strategic engagements and was a business consultant for SAP S/4HANA Cloud multi-tenant edition and SAP Integration Suite.​

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Fabio Ferrari

Fabio Ferrari is a senior product manager for SAP Signavio Process Intelligence. He supports the product strategy and roadmap definition by providing an outside-in view, ensuring the product addresses market needs in the best way. He keeps customers, partners, and SAP internal stakeholders up to date on the latest capabilities and the product vision.​

​Fabio has a consulting background at SAP Services, delivering projects on process mining, analytics, industry 4.0, and artificial intelligence.​

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Manuel Meindl

Manuel Meindl is the product lead for Process Intelligence Accelerators at SAP Signavio. He focuses on topics around faster time-to-value with SAP Signavio Process Intelligence Accelerators, combining journey and processes with operational and experience analytics. His aim is to increase the core process mining capabilities of SAP Signavio Process Intelligence. ​

Manuel’s background is firmly in process mining and he has approximately 7 years of experience in the industry.​

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