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Procurement Innovation – SAP Ariba and S/4HANA in a Nutshell

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Over the next decade, companies will face more opportunities and disruption than ever before. According to recent studies, the vast majority of procurement professionals believe that in a few years, digital transformation will fundamentally change the way procurement services are delivered. Digital procurement transformation is already helping companies redefine their business models, operating processes, and procurement work—and this trend will accelerate even more as powerful technologies rapidly mature.

This course will cover SAP’s procurement strategy and the latest procurement innovations in the SAP Ariba and SAP S/4HANA solutions. You’ll learn the specifics of different procurement hub scenarios with SAP S/4HANA for central procurement, as well as how SAP Ariba integrates with SAP S/4HANA to enable a tangible step-up in speed, agility, visibility, and control. This course will also include first insights into managing direct spend with SAP Ariba and SAP supply chain solutions when coming, for instance, from an SAP SRM/SAP ERP environment. A summary of best-in-class transformation examples will round off this course.

Note: This course is a nutshell course and a delta update of the “Procurement Transformation with SAP Ariba and SAP S/4HANA” course / repeat course. Feel free to use this toolkit to learn the essentials and to prepare for the course accordingly.



Unit 1: Procurement with SAP Ariba and SAP S/4HANA

Unit 2: Latest Key Innovations in SAP Ariba and SAP S/4HANA

Unit 3: Connecting Multiple Back Ends into One Procurement Hub

Unit 4: SAP Ariba Innovations for Direct Spend

Unit 5: Setting Up SAP Ariba and SAP S/4HANA Connectivity

Unit 6: Best-in-Class Transformation Examples


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