Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Days

  • Become familiar with options for optimizing and simplifying purchasing processes and their prerequisites.
  • Learn about additional, special functions and Customizing settings.


Course Objectives
Course Content

Purchasing Master Data

  • Creating Material Master Records for Purchasing
  • Creating Vendor Master Records for Purchasing
  • Using Partner Functions in Purchasing

Sources of Supply and Conditions

  • Analyzing Price Determination Basics
  • Creating Purchasing Info Records
  • Creating Special Info Records
  • Using Special Functions in Info Records
  • Creating Central Contracts
  • Creating Contracts for Material Groups
  • Creating Scheduling Agreements Without Release Documentation
  • Creating Scheduling Agreements with Release Documentation

Source Determination

  • Controlling Source Determination with Source Lists
  • Maintaining Source Lists
  • Controlling Source Determination with Quota Arrangements
  • Executing the Planning Run with Quota Arrangements
  • Identifying Additional Aspects of Source Determination
  • Blocking Sources of Supply
  • Creating Purchase Orders with Source Determination

Optimized Purchasing

  • Processing Unassigned Purchase Requisitions
  • Processing Assigned Purchase Requisitions
  • Monitoring Purchase Orders
  • Assessing the Buyer Role

Document Release Procedure

  • Releasing Purchasing Documents
  • Converting Released Purchase Requisitions
  • Configuring Release Procedures in Customizing
  • Creating Release Procedures

Specific Procurement Processes

  • Creating Invoices Using Invoice Plans
  • Creating Blanket Purchase Orders
  • Deploying Subcontracting
  • Purchasing with Manufacturer Part Numbers
  • Deploying Additional Special Procurement Processes

Vendor Evaluation

  • Evaluating Vendors
  • Setting Up Vendor Evaluation

Purchasing Document Types

  • Customizing Document Types in Purchasing
  • Setting Up Field Selection in Purchasing Documents
  • Deploying Version Management in Purchasing
  • Analyzing Special Aspects in Customizing
  • Defining Function Authorizations for Buyers

Integrated Procurement Scenarios

  • Purchasing with SRM and Catalogs
  • Integrating SAP Components
Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:



  • SCM500 Processes in Procurement or
  • corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area


  • None
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