A certification in SAP is useful for those who are working in software field and for the professionals who have an experience on ERP implementation. Although SAP implementation job appears to be a very lucrative profession that can provide a high paycheck but it has many disadvantages, for example, the job is restricted to projects and therefore, one can face uncertainties when a project completes. It is a tough job as the person has to handle a number of different kinds of situations everyday and be ready to face failures. People who are experts in technical and functional aspects of software can get the high paying jobs, and it requires a lot of experience and some basic university degree to get such knowledge.
A SAP ERP course helps to improve the knowledge related to the architectural capabilities of the software and also makes them to learn new technologies. The main aim of SAP certification is to improve skills of a person who is already working in the field and to enable him to get a better job or get promotion in the organization.
SAP Course Content
1. The course provides information about large implementation projects, software systems, enterprise based architectures, and service based architecture, functionalities of various modules found in SAP etc.
2. The course includes the features of NetWeaver, the application that integrates the business process and databases of the solution, and provides web based features. Netweaver also enables the solution to be integrated to a number of applications as it supports cross platform system. The server can be used by the software developer to integrate various information and processes across various geographical locations and it can be integrated to Microsoft technologies such as DOT NET, Web sphere, JAVA etc.
3. The study material of SAP course includes the basic modules such as ERP, design patterns, SOA system architecture, web services, Visual composers, development of portals, management of organization and providing consultancy.
SAP Training Duration
SAP course certifications include four months, six months, eighteen months course to two years courses. The cost of course varies from region to region and on the number of months. It also depends on the institution that provides the course.
Some of the popular training courses are introductory Training, Netweaver Technology, Business Object Portfolio, ERP Financials, SCM, Solution Management, Human Capital Management, Project Lifecycle Management, Supplier Relationship Management etc.
SAP Course Fees
In India the SAP Financials course is provided for more than Rs 1 Lakh and for complete ERP the cost can go up to Rs 2.5 lakhs.
Certain SAP modules can be learned from online sources and it is offered in the price range of $300 to $2000.
For UK and Ireland the cost of SAP certification can be around £350. The certification in SME products such as SAP Business One and SAP Business all in One can be gained at low price of £ 60 but professionals who are new to ERPs should not go for such certification as it does not provide in-depth information related to SAP, its architecture and modules.