The Ariba Network enables companies to locate new suppliers, streamline transaction processes, and realize savings with cloud-based procurement software. Following on from SAP Business Networks in a Nutshell, this course will focus on Ariba. Key leaders from Ariba will outline the Ariba solutions and both the buyer and seller advantages. Starting with the digital economy, you will learn that in order to keep up with the demands and expectations of a global marketplace, companies must connect, interact, and integrate faster and more efficiently than ever before. Students will learn and see demonstrations of the full suite of Ariba solutions, including key Ariba Network solutions and advantages of the Ariba marketplace.
The course will run over a three week period and will focus on planning, buying, and paying. In the first week, you will learn about spend visibility and supplier information management. Following on from this, you will learn about buying, including sourcing, contracts, and procure-to-pay. Finally, you will learn about payments through the Ariba Network, Ariba Payment Innovation, and advantages for the seller.
Week 1: The Digital Economy and Ariba Spend Visibility, Ariba Supplier Information Management
Week 2: Ariba Sourcing Professional, Ariba Contract Management, and Ariba Procure-to-Pay
Week 3: Ariba Network, Payment Innovations, and Seller Advantages
Week 4: Final Exam
Drew Hofler and Elizabeth Craymer