ERP Applications and Vendors
  Home ERP Benefits Features Selection Implementation SAP Oracle Microsoft Dynamics Books
ERP Guide
Business Performance
Change Management
Data Migration
Decision Making
Enterprise 2.0 S/W
Enterprise System
ERP and Accounting S/W
Fix Implementation Failure
Functional Modules
Guide for Executives
Implementation Failure
Implementation Time
Improve ROI
Manufacturing S/W
Measuring Performance
Negotiating Agreements
Open Source S/W
Outsource Service Providers
Outsourcing Software
Project Management
Replace Existing Software
SAP Business One for SME
S/W for Telecom Sector
Syspro Accounting S/W
Vendor Shootout
Web Vs Server Based
When to Consider
Beginner's Guide
Basic Features
Become Consultant
Before Implementation
Best Practices
Certification Course
Effects of Enterprise S/W
Evolution and History
Finance Module
Functional Consultant
Functional vs Technical
Future of ERP
Future Trend
GAP Analysis
Get Maximum ROI
Goals and Objectives
Guide for Beginners
History and Evolution
Implementation Methods
Implementation So Long
Implementation Stages
Implementation Steps
Implementation Timeframe
Increase Productivity
Industry Focus
Issues In Outsourcing
Latest Trends
Major Pitfalls
Market and Industry
Market Growth In India
Open Source Popularity
Regulation Governing
Rising Need of S/W
Roles of Consultants
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Software for SMEs
System Requirements

Introduction to SAP Modules Features

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

SAP is one of the largest providers of ERP solution to companies across the globe and it has many clients in fortune 500. The system R/3 is highly scalable enterprise solution which can suit requirements of large and midsized companies. The modules are divided in three main groups Logistics, Human Resource and Financials.

SAP Modules Features

1. The ERP software can be easily customized as it is written in the programming language ABAP/4.

2. It has the features to be integrated to a number of different types of architectures and run on many types of operating system such as UNIX and Windows NT.

3. One of the key SAP module features is that it can be integrated to a number of different types of databases such as Oracle, Informix, ADABAS D etc.

4. Applications integrated to R/3 are financial applications, human resource applications, distribution applications and manufacturing.

5. The R/3 applications integrate many diffident applications and it suits the requirements of complex enterprise set ups.

Some of the modules of SAP are

Material Management: It is used for purchasing, inventory and warehouse management.

Production Planning and Control: The module is designed to manage product related processes and it assembles all process of a manufacturing unit.

Sales and Distribution: The sales and distribution module helps the company to ease sales procedures and meet customer demands by providing on time delivery of products and giving future based reports to enable easy and accurate decision making.

Financial Accounting: The module takes care of all the accounting information and documentation related to finance. It helps in delivering reports and the information of the modules is used for control and planning of business processes. The module takes in the records of general ledger, books, taxes, accounts receivable, asset management, accounts payable etc.

Payroll Accounting: It is a module which is used for maintaining employee data easily and securely. The data provided in the payroll accounting helps in providing a global view and centralizing the payroll process.

Project System: It is the module which helps in managing large and small projects’. It involves make to order, third party ruling, plant shut down etc.

Human Resource Management: The human resource management module keeps the records of the present employees, previous employees and future employees of a company. The module has career management records, succession plans, training etc.

Plant Maintenance: The module helps in management of plant and the equipments which are found in an industrial set up. The module includes management of three things - labor, down time/outages and material.

Quality Management: The quality management module has features for checking that the production delivers quality products and it is completed accurately in a number of stages. The process includes making plans, execution of quality plans, inspections, giving certificates and quality stamps to the final products etc.

Production Planning: SAP has a number of provisions for different requirements of different production units and the production planning module takes care of the capacity planning, master requirements planning, shop floor and master production scheduling.

Business Warehouse: The business warehouse module of SAP helps in managing the data of the system. It stores the data and does technical and functions data transformation.

 Read Related Articles

ERP SoftwareData Warehousing Solution
ERP SystemFeatures of Sap Web Application Server
Enterprise SystemCustomization of SAP ERP Software
Enterprise SoftwareSAP Business One vs. Microsoft Dynamics GP

  SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
Review Section
Dynamics AX  
Dynamics CRM  
Dynamics GP  
Dynamics NAV  
Dynamics SL  
Godrej eNcompass  
JD Edward  
Microsoft Dynamics  
Sage X3  
SAP Business One  
Tally Accounting  
SAP Section
ABAP Module  
Business Warehouse  
BW Module  
Career In ABAP  
CO Module  
Course Duration  
Course Fees  
Data Warehousing  
Enterprise Portal  
FI Module  
HRMS Software  
HR Module  
Job Opportunities  
MM Module  
Modules Features  
Online Training  
Performance Tuning  
SD Module  
Web AS  
Web AS Features