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             What is SAP?
• SAP is an ERP System
• ERP Stands for Enterprise Resource
• 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
• The world's Third-Largest Independent
  Software Supplier Overall
• Employs Over 23,700 People in More than 50
• Additional Information can be Found on the
  SAP Web Site
         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
       R/3 Business Application
•   FI - Financial Accounting
•   IM - Investment Management
•   CO - Controlling
•   SD - Sales
•   MM - Materials Management
•   PP - Production Planning
       R/3 Business Application
•   QM - Quality Management
•   PM - Plant Maintenance
•   PS - Project System
•   HR - Human Resources
    Characteristics of SAP R/3
• Consists of business application modules
  that can be used either individually or in
  combination with other modules.
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
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