What is SAP
SAP stands for “System, Applications and Products in Data Processing”. It is the largest business software company in the world and also the largest Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP Software) solution software provider.
SAP’s main products are SAP ERP (formerly known as SAP R/3) and SAP Business Objects software. SAP software has three-tier application architecture: database, application server and client SAPgui (presentation layer).As per the reports there are over 100,600 SAP installations at more than 41,200 companies in more than 120 countries.R/3 architecture was replaced with the introduction of ERP Central Component (ECC ).
SAP Technical Module – ABAP
ABAP stands for Advanced Business Application Programming and it’s a high level programming language used in SAP for the development and other customization processes. Normally a transaction code is used for executing an ABAP program. For example we can use the transaction code VA01 for creating a sales order.
Now follow the tutorial link to learn more about ABAP programming, syntax and various tools like LSMW,Bdc, Smartforms, Sapscripts etc.
SAP Functional Modules
In the first section we have already read about various functional modules in SAP.A single person don’t need to learn about all the modules. Its depends on his role and experience. Now follow the links to learn more about each module.
SAP FI MODULE
SAP FI ( Financial Accounting ) is one the functional module in SAP software.Company-wide control and integration of financial information is essential to strategic decision making, SAP ERP Financials enables you to centrally track financial accounting data within an international framework of multiple companies, languages, currencies, and charts of accounts.SAP FI module mainly deals with
1. Fixed asset
4. cash journal
6. tax accounting
7. General ledger,
8. Accounts receivable
9. accounts payable
10. Fast close functions
SAP HR Modules
SAP HR ( Human Resources ) is one of the largest functional module in SAP.Its called SAP HR or SAP HRMS or SAP Human Resources. It contains the main sub modules Organizational Management,Personnel Administration,Recruitment,Time Management , Payroll,Compensation Management,Personnel Cost Planning, Budget Management,Personnel Development , Training & Event Management , Travel Management , Environmental Health & Safety.
List of important transaction codes in SAP HR Master Data,Time Management, Payroll, Benefits, General Reporting ,Organizational Management, Recruitment.