Learn Release Strategy Process in SAP Materials Management

Learn how to configure the release strategy for purchase requisition and purchase orders in SAP.
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Instructed by Sumit Jain Office Productivity / SAP
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This course will give you the better understanding of Release strategy Customizing and execution of Release Processes in SAP.

SAP Standard system allows only 8 levels of release codes.

Release procedure is of two types

  • Release Procedure without classification

This procedure is applicable only for Purchase Requisitions.

Here PR is released Item by Item only.

  • Release Procedure with classification

This procedure is applicable to PR, PO,Contract and scheduling agreements.

Item by Item and Header level releases can be configured

For PR - both item by item and Header level release can be configured

For external purchasing documents - Release is possible only at Header level.

This course is structured in two forms:-

1. Customizing

2. Execution of process

You should opt this course if you want to have a strong command on the Release Strategy concept of Purchasing Documents.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Understanding of SAP
  • Internet connectivity with SAP Access
  • Basic Procurement Process in SAP

What am I going to get from this course?

  • understand the concept of Release Strategy in SAP MM
  • understand the customizing steps of Release Strategy
  • understand the concept of item level release and header level release of purchase requisition
  • understand the concept of header level release of purchase order

Who is the target audience?

  • SAP Functional Consultants
  • Who wants to make career in SAP
  • Procurement Department

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Section 1: Introduction - Release Strategy
Release Strategy
Section 2: Overall Release of Purchase Requisition
Communication Structure in PR
Creation of Characteristics
Creation of Class
Creation of Release Group
Creation of Release Codes
Release Indicator
Creation of Release Strategy
Assign Objects to Class
Creation of Purchase Requisition
Release of Purchase Requisition
Section 3: Item Level Release of Purchase Requisition
Item Level Release Customizing Steps
Creation & Release of Purchase Requisition
Section 4: Release Procedure of Purchase Order
Purchase Order Release Customizing Steps
Creation & Release of Purchase Order
Section 5: Recap of the Course

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Instructor Biography

Sumit Jain, Certified SAP MM Consultant

Over 10 years of experience on SAP MM, IM and WM functional consultant in various SAP R/3 implementations, industries- Process, Manufacturing, Energy and chemical.

Excellent understanding of business processes in Logistics – Material management & Inventory management.

Experienced in 6 full life-cycle implementation phases of a project (ASAP Methodology) - blueprinting, realization, testing ( Unit testing, User acceptance testing, Assembly testing and integration testing ), final preparation, training, documentation, data uploading, go live and post go live (production) support.

Interacted with business partners to understand the AS-IS process and work on developing TO-BEprocess.

Designed, tested and supported for the development of functional specifications for RICEFW objects..

Conducted Business blue printings - Requirement definitions, system/process mapping & solution design.

Worked on different kinds of projects such as New End-to-end implementation projects, Development projects, up gradation projects, Enhancement projects.

Configured MM Organizational Elements: Company code, Purchasing Organization, Plant & Storage loc.

MM-Purchasing/Procurement: Hands on experience in configuring Material Master, Vendor Master, Partner schema, Purchase requisition, Purchases order, Venison management, shelf like check and pricing schemas.

Expertise in designing scenarios like outline agreements, RFQ, source list, info records, quota arrangement, Scheduling agreement, Reservation, Vendor consignment, subcontracting and vendor evaluation.

Inventory Management: Customizing done in Goods Movements, Cross Company and Intra-company Stock Transport orders using Stock Transport order (STO), Subcontracting, Customer and Vendor Consignment & Third Party Orders, Physical Inventory, Cycle Counting.

Configuration of Inventory Management Movement Types, Number ranges for material document of Goods Receipt, Goods Issue, shelf life check for movement types and Stock Transfers- inter and intra company.

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