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SAP Business ByDesign - Financial and Management Accounting

Details, configuration & transaction
Course included in the following training paths:
Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)

Course announcements

  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • A single cloud ERP solution for fast-growing, mid-market businesses to scale and compete without the complexity and cost. Connect every business function across your company to best practices and in-depth analytics.
  • In SAP Business ByDesign, scoping is the process of matching your individual business requirements to predefined solution capabilities using the business adaptation catalog. The catalog structures all available capabilities for the solution into a hierarchy of business areas, packages, topics, and options. SAP and its partners have already defined the technical system settings and the content needed to accommodate each element of the catalog and to support your requirements. This predefined content is based on industry-specific and country-specific best practices.
  • Financial Management in SAP Business ByDesign consists of two business areas:
    • Cash Flow Management: This business area covers the operational processes in financial management. Business packages of this business area support you in tracking and optimizing cash flow and keeping tight control of receivables, payables, payments, and liquidity.
    • Financial and Management Accounting: This business area posts and valuates all accounting-relevant business transactions made in other business areas. It offers a general ledger and various subledgers which serve as the basis for your financial reporting.
  • This course will prepare you to Configure the Business Packages within the Business Area Financial and Management accounting in SAP Business ByDesign.
  • This includes:
    • Deciding on your scope
    • Chossing the business option that best reflect your needs
    • Performing fine-tuning and other activities

Course information

  • Course Overview
  • General Ledger
  • Management accounting
  • Inventory valuation
  • Payables, Receivables, and Cash
  • Fixed assets
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Explain the basic concepts
    • Set uo the org units relevant for this business area
    • Select or create a chart of accounts and financial reporting structures
    • Explain the concept of automatic account determination
    • Describe the basic document flow into accounting
    • Explain and use reporting principles
    • Explain the cost allocation within the different management accounting business topics
    • Explain the Sales and Profit Analysis
    • Describe the cost allocation to sales and service orders.
    • Explain the material movements within the inventory valuation.
  • Sales advisers
  • Service advisers
  • Members of the project team implementing SAP Business ByDesign
  • Key users


  • System knowledge (available on the key user learning map)
  • Getting started
  • Introduction to SAP Business ByDesign
  • Getting Started with the SAP Business ByDesign system
  • Go Live
  • Your Role as a Key User in an SAP Business ByDesign Go-Live project
  • Business ByDesign Go-Live Methodology
  • Introduction to Organizational Management Concept
  • Data Migration Starter Package
  • Open SAP course: SAP Business ByDesign Financials Business Knowledge in Financial and Management Accounting


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