SAP Modules List | How to choose the Best Module | SAP Modules in Demand

SAP Details: SAP AG is a German company. It makes business management software. It is the one the largest Software companies in the world. SAP (System Applications and Products) is an innovative company because each of its SAP Modules can be integrated with all other modules. Sap has innumerable modules available in the market.

SAP-Modules List

Types of SAP Modules:

The SAP modules are divided into 3 groups. They are

  • Functional Modules
  • Technical Modules
  • Industry specific Modules

Functional Modules:

There are number of functional modules. Below is the list of all functional modules along with their full forms.

  • SAP APO module – Advanced Planner Optimizer
  • SAP CRM module – Customer Relationship Management
  • SAP CS module –  Customer Service
  • SAP CO module – Controlling
  • SAP HR module – Human Resources
  • SAP PM module – Plant Maintenance
  • SAP FI module – Financial Accounting
  • SAP EC module –  Enterprise Controlling
  • SAP PM module – Plant Maintenance
  • SAP MM module – Materials Management
  • SAP PLM module – Product Lifecycle Management
  • SAP QM module – Quality Management
  • SAP EWM module – Extended Warehouse Management
  • SAP SCM module – Supply Chain Management
  • SAP EHS module – Environment, Health & Safety
  • SAP FSCM module -Financial Supply Chain Management
  • SAP IM module – Investment Management
  • SAP FM module – Fleet Management
  • SAP PP module – Production Planning
  • SAP PS module – Project Systems
  • SAP RE module – Real Estate
  • SAP LO module – Logistics General
  • SAP SM module – Service Management
  • SAP TR module – Treasury
  • SAP SD module – Sales and Distribution
  • SAP SEM module – Strategic Enterprise Management
  • SAP WM module – Warehouse Management

Technical Modules:

  • SAP ABAP module – Advanced Business Application Programming
  • SAP BI module – Business Intelligence
  • SAP BPC module – Business Planning and Consolidation
  • SAP Basis module –  Basis Admin, administration of SAP
  • SAP BODI module – Business Objects Data Integrator
  • SAP GRC module – Group Risk Compliance.
  • SAP EP module -Enterprise Portal
  • SAP MDM module – Master Data Management
  • SAP PI module – Enterprise application integration (EAI)software
  • SAP Solution Manager module – Manages technical support for distributed systems
  • SAP XI module –implementation of cross-system processes on services
  • SAP NetWeaver module – The technical foundation for SAP applications
  • SAP Security module – Security for enterprise operations

Industry Specific Modules:

SAP IS stands for SAP Industry specific. The industry specific modules are represented as SAP IS

  • SAP IS Aerospace & Defense – Air and military industries
  • SAP IS Banking – Financial Industries, Banking, and Market Risk Management
  • SAP IS Chemicals – Chemical industries
  • SAP IS Defense & Security – Defense and security industries.
  • SAP IS Engineering, Construction, and Operations – Construction and engineering companies
  • SAP IS Healthcare – Hospitals and healthcare institutions
  • SAP IS Higher Education & Research – Campus management
  • SAP IS High Tech – High tech industries
  • SAP IS Pharma – Pharmaceutical industries
  • SAP IS Industrial Machinery and Components – Heavy machinery manufacturing companies
  • SAP IS Automotive – Automobile manufacturing industries
  • SAP IS Consumer Products – Consumer product industries
  • SAP IS Insurance – Insurance companies and Currency Markets
  • SAP IS Life Sciences – Life sciences industry
  • SAP IS Mill Products – Mill product industries
  • SAP IS Media – Communication and Publishing industries
  • SAP IS Oil & Gas – Oil and Gas Industries
  • SAP IS Professional Services – Professional services industry
  • SAP IS Wholesale Distribution – Wholesale distribution industry
  • SAP IS Public Sector – Public Sector and Administration
  • SAP IS Retail – Supermarkets and Retail industry
  • SAP IS Telecommunications – Telecommunication operators
  • SAP IS Transportation & Logistics – Transportation and logistics industry
  • SAP IS Utilities – Utility industries
  • SAP IS Mining – Mining industries

There are many sub modules out of all these categories of modules.

SAP Modules in demand

There are different modules that are emerging based on different reports. The best 10 modules based on reports are

  • Project Manager
  • ABAP
  • FICO
  • GTS (Global Trade Services)
  • Master Data Management
  • SAP BI
  • SAP BO
  • SAP HR
  • SAP Fiori (UI5/UX)

These are the best emerging SAP modules. The best modules may vary for beginners and experts. Choose based on your interest and expertise.

How to choose the best module:

As said before there are huge number of modules available in SAP. Each module has its own importance and all has its best career path. Before choosing the module one should do proper research and get some conclusion about his/her interests. They also should find out or know the details from experienced that which modules are in high demand? Is this demand a temporary demand or permanent? One should remember that the certification will not bring you the job and also it is not necessary to have a certificate. None of the institutes will assure job for your certification. But this certification just stands as an proof of your training but never to your skills.

SAP will always crate new modules and solutions for new business environments and new industries all time. Choose the best module. Have proper training. Go on successfully in your career.

List of SAP Modules

Following are the S A P Modules and its sub – modules..

SAP Financial Accounting (FI)

  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • Bank and Cash Management
  • Budgeting and Monitoring
  • Withholding Tax (TDS)
  • Asset Accounting (AA)
  • Funds Management (FM)
  • Treasury Management (TM)

SAP Controlling (CO)

  • Product Costing (CO-PC)
  • Periodic Allocations
  • Profitability Analysis (CO-PA0
  • Cost Center Accounting (CCA)
  • Profit Center Accounting (PCA)

SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)

  • Sales Order Processing and Monitoring
  • Shipping
  • Bill / Invoice Generation
  • Credit Management
  • Bill of Material
  • Pricing and Discounts
  • Statutory Requirements

SAP Materials Management (MM)

  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Valuation
  • Vendor Evaluation and Rating
  • Invoice Verification
  • Statutory Requirements

SAP Quality Management (QM)

  • Incoming Inspection
  • Process Inspection
  • Final/Delivery Inspections
  • Quality Reports / Certificates
  • Quality Notifications

SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) or (HR)

  • Organizational Management
  • Personnel Administration
  • Recruitment Time Management
  • Management Personal Cost
  • Planning Budget
  • Payroll Benefits Compensation
  • Management Personnel
  • Development Training & Event Management
  • Travel Management

SAP Project Systems (PS)

  • Project Planning
  • Project Monitoring
  • Project Costing
  • Milestone based Billing
  • Handing of WBS Elements

SAP Plant Maintenance (PM)

  • Maintenance Planning
  • Breakdown Maintenance
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Predictive Maintenance

SAP Production Planning (PP)

  • Production Order Processing
  • Demand Management (DM)
  • Material Requirements Planning  (MRP)
  • Shop Floor Control
  • Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP)
  • Information System

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