SAP QUESTION AND ANSWERS

 

About sap software

 

what is SAP?

  • SAP stands for Systems Application and Products. It is one of the leading ERP software around the world.
  • SAP was founded by Wellenreuther, Hopp, Hector, Plattner, and Tschira in the year 1972.
  • It mainly consists of Integrated modules for business management. It is the No. 1 in the Enterprise Resource Planning market covering all over the worldwide with 25 industry-oriented business solutions around 120 countries.

 

What are the advantages of SAP ERP?

The main advantage of SAP is an integrated system. All business operations can be performed by SAP software.

By using SAP software companies can analyze data from any source and can able to take decisions because it integrates all business modules.

 

What are the modules available in SAP?

The important SAP modules are SAP FICO, HR, MM, SD, HR, PM, PP, ABAP, BASIS, SAP SECURITY, etc.,

SAP modules are divided into two types 1. Functional   2. Technical

Functional modules

  • FICO (Finance and Controlling)
  • SD (Sales and Distribution)
  • HR (Human Resources)
  • PP (Production Planning)
  • MM (Materials Management)
  • QM (Quality Management)
  • PM (Plant Maintenance)
  • PS (Project Systems)
  • SCM (Supply Chain Management)

Technical Modules

  • Basis
  • ABAP
  • Netweaver
  • BI (Business Intelligence)
  • BIW (Business Information Warehousing)
  • SAP Hana

 

Which are the Companies using SAP Software?

Almost 70% of Forbes Companies are using SAP ERP Solutions. Companies using SAP ERP software are Tata Motors, Ford india, Eicher, Honda, Maruti, Hindustan Motors, Hero Cycles, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, MRF, ONGC, Force Motors, Indian Oil, BPCL, Hindustan Unilever, Pepsi India, Samsung India, Voltas, Onida, Future Group, Big Bazar, Titan,Nestle, Sony India, Jindal Steel, Essar Steel, JSW Group, Reliance Infocomm, Tata steel, etc.,

 

Which SAP modules are in demand?

Among all the modules of SAP, seven modules are in demand. They are

  • FICO
  • HR/HCM
  • SCM
  • NetWeaver
  • BI
  • HANA
  • MM

What are T-Codes in SAP?

In SAP each and every function has a transaction code associated with it. It may consist of letters, numbers or both. In the command field, we have to enter the transaction code.  Transaction codes are used to run any task faster in SAP Application.  Instead of using a menu we can use transaction codes to start a particular function.

 

What is a Netweaver in SAP?

It is a platform. Sap Netweaver supports various sap applications like ERP, CRM, etc., It can operate independently for various modules such as ABAP Basis, or add-ons. Netware will run on both Java and ABP independently. Not all products run on all Netware versions.

 

SAP FICO vs SAP SD vs SAP MM vs SAP ABAP

SAP FICO

SAP Fico involves in managing financial transactions with organizations and enterprises. It helps employees to manage data in business and financial transactions. It is used for reporting business requirements.  It is mostly useful to estimate the business situation, whether it may be a smaller or bigger organization.  It helps us to get the real-time financial position of the business enterprise.  It can also be clubbed with various other SAP Modules like Controlling, Human Resource, Production Planning, Material Management, Sales and Distribution, and with many other SAP modules. Its main purpose is to take care of the financial transaction.

The CO module is useful for planning, monitoring and reporting the various operation of businesses. It enables tracking, reporting, planning about various costs. It is useful to configure master data like profit centers, internal orders, cost elements, and functional areas.

 

SAP SD

SAP Sales and Distribution is useful to manage quotations, proposals, pricing, inquiries and etc. It mainly helps with inventory control and management. It mainly consists of Master data, Transactions and System Configuration. It consists of Sales, Shipping, transportation, credit management, sales information, sales support and etc.,

 

SAP MM

SAP Materials Management is mainly used to process and manages materials required for an enterprise.  There are so many types of procurement processes are involved in this system. It mainly consists of Vendor master data, Planning, Purchasing, Invoice Verification, Consumption, Inventory Management, etc.,

 

 

SAP ABAP

SAP Advanced Business Application Programming is a programming language. It is mainly used for developing an application for SAP. It Mainly runs of SAP R/3 system. R/3 is a three-tier architecture. They are 1. Database Server  2. Application Server  3. Presentation Server. ABAP consists of Executable programs, Include Programs, Class Pool, Function Group, Module Pool, etc.,