SAP CERTIFICATION EXAM


SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

SAP CERTIFICATION EXAM

SAP offers Certification Tests for Application consultants in the areas of:
Accounting and Controlling
Human Resources
Materials Management
Production and Production Scheduling
Sales Order Processing
Application development in the ABAP/4 Development Workbench

The Exam
Multiple choice examination lasting 3 hours allows the candidate to refer to the R/3 on-line documentation.
Each question may contain 3 to 5 propositions to answer. Sometimes more than one proposition may be correct.
Application Consultants 3.x – 80 questions – 3 hours – 600 AUD ( with effect from 1 Oct 1998)
Application Consultant Delta 3.x , 4.x – 30 questions – 1 hour – 350 AUD ( with effect from 1 Oct 1998)
Application Consultant 4.x – 80 questions – FI, CO, MM – 3 hrs each, PP, SD, HR, ABAP – 1 hr each – 600 AUD
Technical Consultants 3.x- 160 questions – 4 hours for all Databases ( 3 hours for Basis/AS/400) – 600 AUD

Certification Exam dates for Australia & New Zealand:
Sydney – 26 November 1998
Melbourne – 6 Nov 1998
Auckland -27 November, 7 December 1998
Curent ist can be viewed at http://www.sap.com/australia/sapient/certific/cerdates.htm
The center in the US is at Walthom( Boston) in US, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary in Canada.

Requirements for R/3 Consultants in Accounting and Controlling
The examination for becoming an R/3 consultant for the Accounting and Controlling area is intended to provide candidates with the opportunity of proving that they have a fundamental knowledge of this particular area of the R/3 System as well as that they are able to apply this knowledge within a project environment.
The examination consists of 80 multiple choice questions from the areas specified below:
1.General Questions
2. Master Data
3. General Ledger
4. Accounts Receivable
5. Accounts Payable
6. Fixed Assets
7. Cost Element Accounting And Cost Center Accounting
8. Internal Orders
9. Profitability Analysis
10. Integration

Sample Question in Accounting and Controlling
Which of the following statements are correct?
Caution: more than one answer may be correct. Please mark ALL correct answers.

A More than one chart of accounts can be created for each client
B The chart of accounts contains all the G/L accounts, vendor accounts and customer accounts
C More than one company code can be allocated to the same chart of accounts
D The chart of accounts controls all the customising settings in the R/3 system
E All accounts within a chart of accounts must have the same tax code

Requirements for R/3 Consultants in Human Resources
To fulfil the requirements of the examination for R/3 consultants in Human Resources, participants have to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the R/3 system in the area of Human Resources and be able to apply this knowledge to customer projects.
The examination consists of 80 multiple choice questions from the subject areas specified below:
1. General Questions
2. Basic HR Principles
3. Master Data
4. Time Recording
5. Recruitment
6. Gross Payroll
7. Organizational Management
8. Personnel Development
9. Training And Events Management
10. Reporting

Sample Question in Human Resources
Choose the variable which can be used to determine the screen modifications for master data.
A User Group
B Personnel Administrator
C Organisational Key
D Cost Centre
E Payroll Area

Requirements for R/3 Consultants in Materials Management
To fulfil the requirements of the examination for R/3 consultants in Materials Management, participants have to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the R/3 system in the area of Materials Management and be able to apply this knowledge to customer projects.
The examination consists of 80 multiple choice questions from the subject areas specified below:
Subject Areas
1. General Questions
2. Master Data
3. Material Planning & Forecasting
4. Purchasing
5. Inventory Management
6. Invoice Verification
7. VALUATION AND ACCOUNT DETERMINATION

Sample Question in Materials Management
You wish to procure a material using a purchase order. You wish to take delivery of the material at different times. A graduated discount scale exists for the material.
How do you proceed if you wish to take advantage of the discount arrangement?

A Enter several order items with the same material number and different delivery dates
B Enter one order item with the material number and assign the material to different accounts
C Enter an order item with the material number and create a number of schedule lines
D Enter a number of purchase orders for the material and specify different delivery dates

Requirements for R/3 Consultants in Production and Production Planning
In the examination for production and production planning, the participant must provide that he/she has grasped the basic functionality of the R/3 system in this area and can apply this knowledge to the project for which he/she is responsible.
The examination consists of 80 multiple choice questions from the areas specified below:
1. General Questions
2. Material Master
3. PP Master Data
4. Sales And Operations Planning
5. Demand Management & MRP
6. Production Orders
7. Capacity Planning
8. Product Costing
9. Repetitive Manufacturing
10. Logistics Information System
11. Integration

Sample Question in Production and Production Planning
The following control parameters can be set in a long-term planning scenario:

A Planning period
B Opening stock
C Strategy group
D MRP type
E Version of available capacity

Requirements for R/3 Consultants in Sales Order Processing
In this test, R/3 consultants in sales order processing are expected to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the R/3 system in the sales order processing area and be able to use this knowledge practically in supporting projects.
The examination consists of 80 multiple choice questions from the areas specified below:
1. General Questions
2. Organizational Structures
3. Master Data In SD Processing
4. Sales
5. Pricing
6. Shipping
7. Billing
8. Credit Management
9. Sales Information System
10. Integration With related Applications
11. Special Business Transactions

Sample Question in Sales Order Processing
Which statements concerning goods issue are true?

SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

A Goods issue reduces requirements in materials planning
B Goods issue posts value changes to the stock account in inventory accounting
C Goods issue posts value changes to the stock account in asset accounting
D Goods issue posts value changes to the tax account
E Goods issue reduces warehouse stocks

For Basis Consultants:
There are three parts.
Part 1 for Basis covers 80 questions to be answered in 2 hours.
Part 2 for OS ( like Unix etc) covers 40 questions to be answered in 1 hour.
Part 3 for database ( like Oracle etc covers 40 questions to be answered in 1 hour.
To succeed you need to pass all the three tests on the same day with over 70% marks.

More details including sub-details of all topics for all the above tests can be had from http://www.sap.com/australia/sapient/certific/certification.htm

Costs :
Australia: 600 AUD effective from 1 Oct 1998
Netherlands: 750 Guilders
Singapore : 600 Singapore $ ( US$ 400)

Registration form :
Available at http://www.sap.com/australia/sapient/certific/examrego.htm

TeamSAP Partner Academy
This is established to train Partner’s consultants. The target audience is a professional whose focus is R/3 system implementation consulting. The training includes hands on classroom training and intensive case study.
Details at http://wwwext03.sap.com/usa/trainsupp/academy.asp
SAP training by SAP is available currently only for SAP customers and Business partners. (contact : 1-800-872-1727)
SAP R/3 Training by SAP
Training includes three levels of training courses.

  1. Awareness
  2. Overview of the features and functions of R/3 , services and support, implementation frame work and SAP specific terminology

  3. Readiness
  4. Skills needed to apply SAP r/3 to your company’s business process

  5. Proficiency

Specific expertise to support your unique requirements. Contact numbers:
TeamSAP 1-888-777-1727 / 610-725-4317 / 781-672-6585 Fax: 610-725-4316

Information Database (InfoDB)
This is an R/3 powered , multimedia information repository and distribution system that can be used directly or can be customized for on-line use. This means flexible on-line training at your site at reduced costs giving you higher returns on training.

Feedback from the experienced users:
# A six week course in HR is US $ 12,000 – inclusive of accommodation (twin sharing) if sponsored by the employer (For individuals US $14,000)
# Anyone with 2 years experience on SAP can go for certification examination. If you are an employee of SAP’s National implementation Partner, you may have to produce a letter to that effect. Else, You have to produce a proof that you have 2 years’ experience in SAP.

Books Available:
SAP R/3 Certification Exam Guide by Stewart Miller
Includes hundreds sample questions from each module . Priced at US $ 99.99
McGraw Hill Publishing – 0071341617

SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

SAP PI Interview Questions and SAP PI Tutorials

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