Presentation on theme: "Business 42.541 e-Business SAP R/3 Overview Session 1 Winter Semester 2002."— Presentation transcript:
Business 42.541 e-Business SAP R/3 Overview Session 1 Winter Semester 2002
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 Agenda - Session 1 Overview of ERPs and Implementations Project Phases and Hurdles SAP Quick Tour SAP Reference Model
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 Organizational Processes Sales Order Processing Distribution Procurement Process Inventory Management Financial Management Production Planning
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 Organizational Systems and Data Systems Organizations operate multiple legacy systems which are operationally focused Finance, SOP, MRP, Manufacturing, AR, AP, HR,... Silos of information, inefficiencies, redundancies Vendor, product, customer, employee High maintenance costs
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 What is an ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning OLTP (on-line transactional processing system) Combine silo operational systems Real-time integration of functional transactions Common definition for entities (organizational, customer, product…)
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP R/3 SAP R/3 (3.1H, 4.0, 4.6B) client-server/web (SAP R/2 mainframe) World Leader multi-lingual, multiple-company Integration of Business Processes Technology Leadership Process Integration
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP R/3 Project Phases Sandbox, DEV, QA, PROD SAP R/3 Implementation Roadmap: Project scope, phases, Charter Business Process Blueprints, requirements definition Unit configuration,Unit testing Integration testing Interface development Data transfer Training Go-live ASAP Business Blueprint
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP R/3 Project Characteristics System Integrators, Big 5, Project team: Project manager, functional teams, technical teams (ABAP, Basis) Project champion, client employee teams, multi-functional Super users 1+ years >$1M; high services to license ratio Corporate-wide visibility
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP R/3 Project Implementation Hurdles Missing champion Scope creep; Poor project management Resistance to change; Invisible enemy
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP Quick Tour: User Interface Concepts Log On (client, userid, password, language) User screens, menu bar Transaction codes Multiple Sessions Create/Change/Display Basic Help
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP Quick Tour: Functional Modules Sales and Distribution Materials Management Production Planning Financial Management Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable HR Project Systems, Funds Management...
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP Quick Tour: Organizational Elements Organizational structure Master data Transaction documents; process Reporting
SAP R/3 Overview Session - Winter 2002 SAP Configuration: Reference Model What is configuration? Reference model Standard ERP structures (delivered in the system) General organizational structures Function specific structures
Business 42.541 e-Business SAP R/3 Overview Session 1 Q&A Winter Semester 2002
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