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So, you want to learn more about SAP S/4HANA? You’re not alone. But where do you start? Are you a complete novice or an experienced professional? What specific subject matter do you want to explore?

Good news: SAP offers numerous, simple avenues to answer important SAP S/4HANA-related questions, such as:

  • What is a viable solution strategy?
  • What is in the solution?
  • What are typical use cases?
  • What is the implementation methodology?

Learning architecture at SAP is based on four pillars that help you master these questions and make the most of your SAP S/4HANA journey:

openSAP platform, SAP Learning Hub, and its social collaboration and learning environment the SAP Learning Rooms and SAP Live Access, i.e. access to SAP training systems all complemented by SAP classroom training.

Taking the first step with openSAP

This is the place to search through a number of massive open online courses (MOOCs) for strategy and quick orientation in new topics and is the ideal starting point on your SAP S/4HANA learning journey. Here, SAP currently has three openSAP courses available: a basic overview of the solution and strategy, use cases of SAP S/4HANA, and a course focusing on different implementation methodologies and transition scenarios with hands-on exercises.

Typical course structures include weekly lectures and discussion forum, delivered and supported by executives and experts at SAP. By completing weekly assignments and a final exam to collect points, you can earn a Record of Achievement!

Gaining more valuable expertise with SAP Learning Hub

Explore this resource when you’re ready for a more detailed dive into the particulars of SAP S/4HANA. The subscription-based learning platform offers you all available learning content.

In SAP Learning Hub, the typical anchor point is a SAP Learning Room. This is the basis for finding the detailed courses, content, and collaboration – as well an entry into the SAP Live Access portal to find available SAP training systems you can book, so you can get hands-on practice.

Embarking on a learning journey

The SAP Training and Certification shop can help you design a personal learning program. Journeys exist for implementation, finance, and education for team onboarding.

Let’s examine a learning journey for implementation that starts with an online learning room for the SAP Activate methodology:

  1. Choose a course in openSAP about SAP S/4HANA
  2. Drill into specific offerings that you can find in the training centers in the SAP Learning Hub around activate methodology, agile project delivery, and other important topics
  3. Earn a certification to become an associate certified by SAP

Using your SAP S/4HANA knowledge to gain a competitive edge

With these milestones in mind, anyone can successfully transition to and adopt SAP S/4HANA. Start with openSAP if you’re a beginner and then move to SAP Learning Hub when you have developed a solid knowledge base. Then you can personalize your own learning journey and focus on areas that are of the most interest to you.

In no time at all, you’ll be an expert in our next-generation business suite – armed with the knowledge necessary to take your business to the next level. Watch the video to start your journey today and for more detailed information see the various learning journey illustrations.