SAP Materials Management

Materials management is part of logistics and refers to the location and movement of the physical items or products. the course is divided into these main subjects:

(A) Processes in Procurement
(B) Inventory Management and Physical Inventory
(C) Invoice Verification
(D) Cross Functional customizing.

SAP MM Course Outline

Introduction to ERP

  • ERP Packages
  • Introduction to SAP
  • Functions and Objectives of MM
  • Co-operative Business Scenarios
  • SAP Real Time Project Team Structure and Business Process
  • SAP R/3 Architecture and Navigation
  • Processes in Procurement

SAP Navigation

  • Organizational structure of an Enterprise in the SAP R/3 System
  • Company, Company code, Controlling Area, Plant, Storage Location, Purchase Organization, Purchasing group

SAP MM Master Data

  • Material Master
  • Vendor Master
  • Purchase Info Record Source Determination
  • Source List
  • Quota Arrangement


  • Purchase Requisition
  • Request For Quotation (RFQ) Outline Agreement
  • Contracts

Document Types for Purchasing Documents

  • Define Document Type
  • Define Number Ranges for Document Types
  • Define Screen Layout At Document Level

Release Procedure for Purchasing Documents

  • Creation of Characteristics
  • Creation of Class
  • Release Group, Release Codes, Release Indicator, Release Prerequisite, Release Strategies

Pricing Procedure

  • Define Access sequence
  • Define Condition Types
  • Define Calculation Schema
  • Define Schema Group
  • Schema group vendor
  • Schema group purchasing organization
  • Assignment of Schema group to purge. organization
  • Define Schema Determination
  • Determine Calculation Schema for Standard Purchase Orders

External Services Management (ESM)

  • Define Organization status for service categories
  • Define service category
  • Define Number Ranges for Service Entry Sheet
  • Service Master Creation
  • Service PO
  • Service Entry Sheet

Optimized Purchasing

  • Automatic PO w ref to PR
  • Automatic PO at GR

Inventory Management

  • Movement Types
  • Goods Receipt Scenarios
    • Creation of GR
    • Cancel GR
    • Return delivery to vendor
    • GR for Partial Delivery
    • GR for Stock Types
  • Reservation Creation of Reservation Creation of GI wref to Reservation
  • Goods Issue
  • Transfer Postings
    • From Plant to Plant – One Step And Two Step Process
    • From Sloc to Sloc – One Step And Two Step Process
    • From Stock to Stock Blocked to Quality, Blocked to Unrestricted use Stock, Quality to Unrestricted use Stock

Physical Inventory

  • Types of Physical Inventory
  • Creating Physical Inventory Document
  • Entering Physical Inventory Count
  • List Of Inventory Differences
  • Post the Difference

Special Stocks and Special Procurement Types

  • Consignment
  • Stock transport order
  • Subcontracting
  • Pipeline
  • Returnable transport packaging – RTP
  • Third Party Processing

Valuation and Account Determination

  • Introduction to Material Valuation Price Control
    • Moving Price
    • Standard Price
  • Split Valuation
  • Configure Split Valuation
  • Defining Global Categories
  • Defining Global Type
  • Defining Local Definition & Assignment

Invoice Verification

  • Basic Invoice Verification Procedure
  • Invoice for Purchase Order
  • Unplanned Delivery Costs
  • Planned Delivery Costs
  • Credit Memo
  • Blocking the Invoice
  • Releasing Blocked Invoices
  • Subsequent Debit/Credit
  • Automatic Settlements (ERS)
  • ERS Configuration Settings
  • GR/IR Account Maintenance

Integration Concepts

  • Integration with SAP FICO
    • Integration of MM with FI/CO Automatic Account DeterminationSAP EDI
  • Integration of MM with SD
    • Stock Transport Order (STO)
    • Intra Company Stock Transfer
    • Inter Company or Cross Company Stock Transfer
  • Integration of MM with PP
    • MRP Concepts
    • Planned Independent Requirements
    • Consumption Based Planning
    • Re Order Point Planning
    • Automatic and Manual ROP
    • Forecast Based Planning
  • Integration of MM with QM

Additional Topics

  • LSMW
  • MM Reports
  • User Exists and BADIs
  • Experiences from Implementations (Case Studies and Project)
  • Interview Question

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