Introduction to Ariba



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If you would like to enroll for this course, there are no formal prerequisites or limitations. The course is free and open for everyone. Just register for an account on openSAP and go for the course!

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What you'll learn on the course

Financial Training
Network Training
IT Management

Course programme

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The Ariba Network enables companies to locate new suppliers, streamline transaction processes, and realize savings with cloud-based procurement software. Following on from SAP Business Networks in a Nutshell, this course will focus on Ariba. Key leaders from Ariba will outline the Ariba solutions and both the buyer and seller advantages. Starting with the digital economy, you will learn that in order to keep up with the demands and expectations of a global marketplace, companies must connect, interact, and integrate faster and more efficiently than ever before. Students will learn and see demonstrations of the full suite of Ariba solutions, including key Ariba Network solutions and advantages of the Ariba marketplace.

The course will run over a three week period and will focus on planning, buying, and paying. In the first week, you will learn about spend visibility and supplier information management. Following on from this, you will learn about buying, including sourcing, contracts, and procure-to-pay. Finally, you will learn about payments through the Ariba Network, Ariba Payment Innovation, and advantages for the seller.

Course Characteristics

    • Starting from: November 10, 2015, 09:00 UTC (What does this mean?)

    • Duration: 3 Weeks (2 – 3 hours per week)

    • Final exam: December 1, 2015 – December 9, 2015.

    • Course language: English

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Course Content

    • Week 1: The Digital Economy and Ariba Spend Visibility, Ariba Supplier Information Management

    • Week 2: Ariba Sourcing Professional, Ariba Contract Management, and Ariba Procure-to-Pay

    • Week 3: Ariba Network, Payment Innovations, and Seller Advantages

    • Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

    • Lines of Business

        • Procurement

        • Finance

        • Treasury

        • Legal

    • IT - Cloud

    • All Professionals and experts working with SAP and Ariba

Course Requirements

Whilst not mandatory, we nevertheless recommend that you enroll on the SAP Business Networks in a Nutshell course, where you can learn more about the general topic of business networks and SAP’s solutions.