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In a Nutshell

288783_GettyImages-172154327_medium_jpg.jpgThe enterprise management layer provides a ready-to-use global template with standard end-to-end business processes, based on leading best practices and real-life implementation experience. With our proven project approach and clear guidance, it helps avoid typical implementation risks and ensures a high-quality implementation. Parallel accounting and localization coverage for up to 49 countries, template based approach and reduced cost make it a perfect fit for multinational corporations.

Combined with the SAP Activate methodology, the enterprise management layer will accelerate each customer’s implementation project, either used as a reference system or sandbox during the Explore phase, or as a global foundation for the entire system landscape. The enterprise management layer is available for net new customers as well as customers transitioning from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA that choose a greenfield, ‘back to standard’ approach. Available for deployment in a customer’s on premise or hosted landscape, it can be leveraged in the context of RISE with SAP and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition.

The enterprise manage layer is based on SAP Best Practices and offers preconfigured end-to-end business processes across all application areas, including sample master data and print forms as well as detailed documentation for users. Its main value however lies in the preconfigured Finance processes that are specific to multinational corporations:

  • Parallel accounting capabilities according to group GAAP as well as local statutory and tax requirements
  • Localized, preconfigured business content and documentation for up to 49 countries
  • Intercompany processes for sale of products with and without valuated stock in transit | for service and repair orders | for billing of fixed price and resource-related projects.

Overview presentations and documentation can be downloaded from SAP Signavio Process Navigator: Enterprise Management Layer for SAP S/4HANA‎

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Focus Topic: Content - What is the functional scope of the enterprise management layer? Where can I find details?
Focus Topic: Deployment - How can I order the enterprise management layer? How is it deployed?
General FAQs
FAQ: What is the Difference Between the Enterprise Management Layer and SAP Best Practices?
Enterprise Management Layer Now Available in Cloud Appliance Library
Release Updates
What's New - Release 2023 Enterprise Management Layer for SAP S/4HANA – What’s New – Release 2023 | SAP Blogs
Enterprise Management Layer for SAP S/4HANA – What’s New – Release 2022 | SAP Blogs
Intercompany Processes (release 2022) 
What's New - November 2022
What’s New – September 2022 
What’s New – April 2022 
What's New - Release 2021 Update (February 2022)

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