SAP Enterprise Structure
enterprise structure is organizational structure that represents an
enterprise in SAP ERP system. It consists of some organizational units which,
for legal reasons or for other specific business-related reasons, are grouped
together. Organizational units include legal company entities, sales offices,
profit centers, etc. Organizational units handle specific business functions.
Organizational units may be assigned to a single module (such as a sales
organization is assigned to Sales and Distribution (SD) module, or to several
modules (such as a plant is assigned to Materials Management (MM) and
Production Planning (PP) module). SAP ERP system can represent a complex
Enterprise structure design is a fundamental process in a SAP implementation
project. The design is mainly determined by the business scenarios performed
in an enterprise. Once the design is determined, it will affect many things
such as how to perform a transaction and generate reports on SAP system.
Although it's possible, it requires great effort to change the enterprise
structure. So , we must ensure that the enterprise structure designed in the
SAP implementation project can accommodate all business scenarios and
enterpriseÕs requirements for current and future situation.
The SAP Enterprise Structure is a fundamental setting and needs a
comprehensive understanding of the business processes and their integration.
We have to work with other departments and SAP modules, such as Accounting
department (FI), and Sales department (SD).
This book explains in details about the
concept of SAP Enterprise Structure (MM and related modules such as FI,
Logistics, and SD) and step by step how to configure it in SAP ERP system. To
make it more understandable, it is supplied with a case study and the
screen shots of each configuration step.
It's written in a simple-to-understand way, so you can learn it easily. You
don't need to have extensive SAP configuration skill and experience to be
able to configure the SAP Enterprise Structure.
Table of contents of the e-book:
- Chapter 1:
Case Study Business Scenario
- Chapter 2:
SAP Enterprise Structure
Structure in Financial Accounting
Structure concept in Financial Accounting
Company Code to Company
Business Area...page 13
Structure in Logistics – General
Structure concept in Logistics
Plant to Company Code
Business Area to Plant/Valuation Area and Division
Structure in Sales and Distribution (SD)
Structure concept in Sales and Distribution
Sales Organization to Company Code
Distribution Channel to Sales Organization
Division to Sales Organization
Sales Organization – Distribution Channel - Plant
Area Account Assignment
Structure in Material Management (MM)
Structure concept in Material Management
Purchasing Organization to Company Code
Purchasing Organization to Plant
Standard Purchasing Organization to Plant
Purchasing Organization to Reference Purchasing Organization
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