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             What is SAP?
• SAP is an ERP System
• ERP Stands for Enterprise Resource
  Planning
• An ERP System is a collection of software
  programs which ties all of an enterprises
  various diverse functions (such as finance,
  sales, manufacturing, human resources) into
  a cohesive data base.
  Introduction to SAP - History
• SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and
  Products in Data Processing
• Founded in Germany by Five Former IBM
  Engineers in 1972
• In 1988, SAP went public and became a
  joint-stock company, SAP AG
   Introduction to SAP - Today
• Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany,
• The World's Largest Inter-Enterprise Software
  Company
• The world's Third-Largest Independent
  Software Supplier Overall
• Employs Over 23,700 People in More than 50
  Countries
• Additional Information can be Found on the
  SAP Web Site http://www.sap.com/company
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         Introduction to SAP
• SAP Supports all Kinds of Industries and all
  Functions of the Industry
• SAP is an Integrated System
• This means that all SAP modules are
  designed to share information and
  automatically create transactions based on
  various business process.
         Introduction to SAP
• SAP R/2 is the SAP Mainframe Based
  Software Package
• SAP R/3 is the SAP Client/ Server – 3 Tier
  Architecture Based Software Package
       R/2 System Components
•   RA - Assets Accounting
•   RF - Financial Accounting
•   RK - Cost Accounting
•   RK-P - Projects
•   RM-INST - Plant Maintenance
•   RM-MAT - Materials Management
•   RM-PPS - Production Planning and Control
     R/2 System Components
• RM-QSS - Quality Assurance
• RP - Human Resources
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       R/3 Business Application
              Modules
•   FI - Financial Accounting
•   IM - Investment Management
•   CO - Controlling
•   SD - Sales
•   MM - Materials Management
•   PP - Production Planning
       R/3 Business Application
              Modules
•   QM - Quality Management
•   PM - Plant Maintenance
•   PS - Project System
•   HR - Human Resources
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    Characteristics of SAP R/3
• Consists of business application modules
  that can be used either individually or in
  combination with other modules.
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                  Quiz
1. What does SAP stand for?
2. What does ERP stand for?
3. What is the difference between SAP R/2
   and SAP R/3?
4. What business application module is the
   FI module?
5. Is the FI module an R/2 or R/3 business
   application module?
             Quiz - Answers
1. System, Application, and Products in Data
   Processing
2. Enterprise Resource Planning
3. SAP R/2 is the SAP Mainframe Based Software
   Package and SAP R/3 is the SAP Client/ Server
   – 3 Tier Architecture Based Software Package
4. Financial Accounting
5. R/3 – the R/2 Financial Accounting model is RF

				
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