Course content

Overview of SAP S/4 HANA
  • What is SAP HANA
  • Why you need HANA
  • How it was done before
  • How it works now in HANA
  • Data Replication in HANA
HANA Deployment Options and Architecture
  • HANA Deployment Options
  • On-Premise Deployment
  • Difference between the two cloud services (HEC vs HCP)
  • HANA Architecture Overview
  • SAP HANA Architecture
Overview of Simple Finance
  • Functionality and benefits of SFIN
  • Deployment Options for SFIN
  • Licencing Options
  • SAP SFIN Software Products
  • Upgrade Paths to SFIN
  • Universal Journal
  • Tables Removed
  • Universal Journal Extensibility
  • Universal Journal Entry
  • Document Numbers (BELNR)
  • Document Numbers compatibility with CO
  • Appendix (Extension) Ledger
  • What’s changed with Simple Finance
  • Existing Custom Programs and Interfaces
  • Prima Nota
Central Finance
  • Interfaces for Central Finance
  • Central Finance Instance
  • External System information
  • Central Finance Implementation
  • Key components for installation
GL and Cost Elements
  • General Ledger Master Data
  • Cost Element Master Data
  • Primary Cost Element Creation
  • Secondary Cost Element Creation
  • Fixed Asset Statistical Cost Element Creation
  • FI and CO Period Locks
  • Authorizations for GL Master Data
Managing Ledgers
  • Appendix (Extension) Ledger
  • Appendix Ledger Benefits
  • Appendix Ledger Configuration
  • Level 1: Master Data of Ledger
  • Level 2: Company Code Assignment
  • Level 3: Accounting Principles to Company Code Assignment
New Asset Accounting
  • Table Changes in New Asset Accounting
  • Advantages of New Asset Accounting
  • How posting works with New Asset Accounting
  • Technical Clearing Account
  • Configuring Technical Clearing Account
  • Define How Depreciation Areas Post to GL
CO Module in Simple Finance
  • CO posting changes
  • CO Configurations
  • CO-PA with HANA
  • CO and Material Ledger
  • Period End Closing
  • Technical Changes for CO
  • CO Postings (without Ledger Group vs with Ledger Group) for Interfaces
  • Technical Changes for Material Ledger
  • Material Pricing
Cash Management
  • Function of Cash Operations
  • Function of Bank Account Management
  • Function of Liquidity Management
  • Fiori Apps for Cash Management
Integrated Business Planning for Finance (IBPF)
  • IBPF’s role
  • Pre-requisites for Installing IBPF
  • Benefits of using IBPF
  • How IBPF works
Migration to Simple Finance Add-on
  • Migration Phases
  • Project Preparation Phase
  • Installation Phase
  • Customizing Phase
  • Data Migration Phase
  • Post Processing Phase
  • Points to Consider
  • Simple Finance Migration
  • Migration from Classic GL to SFIN
Project Preparation Phase
  • Project Preparation Phase Activities
  • What’s good about Asset Accounting (New)
  • Checks on pre-requisites for migration to New Asset Accounting
  • Project Preparation – FI-AA (New)
  • Project Preparation – FI, CO, Sub-ledgers
Installation Phase
  • Installation Phase Activities
Customization Phase – General Ledger
  • Check and Adopt Fiscal Year Variants
  • Migrate General Ledger Customizing
  • Define Settings for Ledgers and Currency Types
  • Define Ledger for CO Version
  • Define Document Types for Postings in Controlling
  • Define Document Type Mapping Variants for CO Business Transactions
  • Check and Define Default Values for Postings in Controlling
  • Define Offsetting Account Determination Type
  • Define Currency Settings for Migration
  • Define Source Ledger for Migration of Balances
  • Execute Consistency Check of General Ledger Settings
  • Activate Business Functions
Customization Phase – Asset Accounting (New)
  • Preparation and Pre-Check
  • Steps in Customizing client
  • Steps in Test and Production client
  • Migrate Chart of Depreciation (CoD)
  • Check Pre-requisites for Activating AA (New)
  • Activate Asset Accounting (New)
  • Adjust Parameters in Chart of Depreciation (Optional)
Customization Phase – Controlling
  • Execute BW-Delta extraction for Account-based CO-PA
  • Adapt Settings for the Change of Profitability Segment Characteristics
  • Maintain Operating Concern
  • Maintain Operating Concern – Banking Add-on
  • Activate Account-based Profitability Analysis
  • COGS splitting flow to Account based COPA
Data Migration Phase
  • Partitioning of Universal Journal Entry Line Items Table
  • Regenerate CDS Views and Field Mapping
  • Migration of Cost Elements
  • Technical Check of Transaction Data
  • Migration – Enrichment of Data
  • Migration of Line Items into Data Structure
  • Migration of Balances
  • Migration: Calculation of Depreciation and Totals Values
  • Migrate House Bank Accounts
  • Complete Migration
Post Processing Phase
  • Transfer Application Indexes
  • Fill Due Dates in FI Documents
  • Fill the Offsetting Account in FI Documents
  • Migrate House Banks
Reporting Options
  • Traditional SAP ERP Reports
  • SFIN Reports
  • HANA LIVE Reports
  • Fiori Apps
Preparing for Certification
  • How to book for the exam
  • Preparing for the online proctored exam
  • What contents will be quizzed upon
  • Sample questions and answers
Product Costing Scenarios in S/4HANA
Account Based COPA in S/4 HANA Execute HANA Optimized Reporting Transactions

Mode of Training


Total duration of the course

5 to 7 weeks

Training duration per day

50 mins - 90 mins

Communication Mode

Go to meeting, WEB-EX

Software access:

Software will be installed/Server access will be provided, whichever is possible


Soft copy of the material will be provided during the training.


Both weekdays and weekends

Training Fee