by K.Lakshmana Swamy Charted Accountant, Cost Accountant and SAP Certified Consulatant

SAP FICO, FSCM and Simple Finance Online Trainer since 9+ years..

Introduction to SAP R/3

  1. Introduction to ERP,  Advantages of SAP over other ERP Packages
  2. Introduction to SAP R/3 FICO

Financial Accounting Basic Settings

  1. Definition of  company
  2. Definition  of company code
  3. Assignment of company code to company
  4. Creating new companies by copying existing company code
  5. Definition of business area
  6. Definition of functional area
  7. Definition of Credit control
  8. Allot company code to credit control
  9. Definition of fiscal year variant
  10. Assignment of fiscal year variant to company code
  11. Definition of posting period variant
  12. Assignment of posting period variant to company code
  13. Open and close posting period
  14. Defining document typeDefining document number ranges
  15. Maintenance  of field status variants
  16. Assignment of field status variant to company code
  17. Creation of posting keys
  18. Definition of tolerance groups for GL accounts
  19. Definition of tolerance groups for employees
  20. Assignment of tolerance groups  to users
  21. Global Parameters for Company Code in SAP
  22. Defining Additional Local Currencies for company code
  23. Taxes on Sales & Purchases (input & output)
  24. Creation of chart of Accounts
  25. Assignment of company code to chart of accounts
  26. Defining Accounts Groups
  27. Defining Retained Earnings Account.
  28. Defining Sample Account Rule types
  29. Defining Data transfer rules
  30. Allotting Company code to rule type
  31. Definition of Sample account

General Ledger Accounting:

  1. Creation of General Ledger Master (with and with out reference)
  2. Tax check calculation procedure
  3. Display/Change/Block/Unblock of general ledger master
  4. Document Entry posting normal postings and posting with reference
  5. Display and change of documents
  6. Display of GL balances
  7. Display GL account line items
  8. Parked documents
  9. Hold documents
  10. Creation of Sample Document and postings with  sample documents
  11. Defining recurring entry document and postings with recurring doc.
  12. Creation of account assignment model and posting
  13. Configuration of line layouts for display of GL line items
  14. Reversal of individual documents, mass reversal , reversal of cleared items and reversal of accrual and deferral document
  15. Defining Exchange Rate types and Translation ratios
  16. Define Exchange rates &  posting of foreign currency transactions
  17. Interest calculations on term loans
  18. Accrual and Deferral  documents

Accounts Payable

  1. Creation of vendor account groups
  2. creation of number ranges for vendor master records
  3. assignment of number ranges  to vendor account groups
  4. Creation of tolerance group for venders
  5. Creation of vendor master (display/change/block/unblock of vender master)
  6. Posting of vendor transactions (invoice posting, payment posting, credit memo)
  7. Settings for advance payments to parties (down payment) and clearing of down payment against invoices (special GL transactions)
  8. Posting of partial Payment & Residual Payment
  9. Creation of payment terms,
  10. Creation of house banks and account ids.
  11. Creation of check lots and maintenance of check register
  12. display check register
  13. cancellation of  un issued checks
  14.  creation of void reasons
  15. cancellation of issued checks
  16. posting of purchase returns
  17. Configuration of automatic payment program
  18. Payment to vendors through APP
  19. Defining correspondence & party statement of accounts

Accounts receivable

  1. Creation of customer account groups
  2. creation of number ranges for customer master records
  3. assignment of number ranges  for customer account groups
  4. Creation of tolerance group for customers
  5. Creation of customer master (display/change/block/unblock of vender master)
  6. Posting of customer transactions (sales invoice posting, payment posting, debit memo)
  7. Settings for advance payment from parties (down payment)
  8. Configuration of settings for dunning
  9. generating the dunning letters
  10. defining correspondence and party statement of accounts
  11. Bills of exchange
  12. posting of sales returns

Asset Accounting

  1. Defining chart of depreciation
  2. creation of 0% tax codes for sales and purchased
  3. assignment of  chart of depreciation to company code
  4. Defining account determination
  5. definition of screen lay out rules
  6. definition of number ranges for asset classes
  7. Integration with General Ledger & Posting rules
  8. Defining Depreciation key
  9. definition of multilevel methods
  10. definition of period control methods
  11. creation of main asset master records
  12. creation of sub asset master records
  13. Acquisition  of fixed assets
  14. sale of fixed assets
  15. transfer of assets
  16. Scrapping of assets,
  17. Depreciation run
  18. Line item  Settlement of assets under construction of capital work in progress

New General ledger accounting

  1. Parallel ledgers
  2. document splitting
  3. Segments


  1. Financial statement version
  2. General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Assets Reports


Basic settings for controlling 

  1. Defining Controlling Area
  2. Defining Number ranges for Controlling Area
  3. Maintain Planning Versions

Cost element accounting: 

  1. creation of primary cost elements from financial accounting area
  2. creation of primary cost elements from controlling area
  3. display of cost element master records
  4. change cost element master records
  5. primary cost element categories
  6. secondary cost element categories
  7. default account assignments

Cost Center Accounting

  1. Defining Cost Center Standard Hierarchy
  2. Creation of Cost Centers and cost center groups
  3. display cost center master records
  4. change cost center master records
  5. creation of cost center groups
  6. posting to cost centers
  7. reposting of co line items
  8. Repost of Costs
  9. planning for cost centers
  10. Overhead Calculation
  11. creation of secondary cost element master records
  12. Creation and Execution of Distribution Cycle
  13. creation and execution of assessment cycles
  14. cost center reports

Internal Orders

  1. Defining order types
  2. Creation of internal order master records
  3. display internal order master records
  4. change internal order master records
  5. postings to internal orders
  6. planning for internal orders
  7. reposting co line items for internal orders
  8. repost of costs for internal orders
  9. Report of Variance analysis for internal orders
  10. creation of real internal orders
  11. posting  of business transaction to real orders
  12. definition of allocation structures
  13. definition of settlement profiles
  14. definition of planning profiles
  15. settlement of real internal orders
  16. budgeting and availability control
  17. maintain number ranges for budgeting
  18. define tolerances for availability control
  19. specification of exempt cost elements from availability control
  20. maintenance of budget manager

Profit Center Accounting

  1. Basic Settings for Profit Center Accounting
  2. Creation of Dummy Profit Centers
  3. maintenance of control parameters for actual postings
  4. Maintaining planning versions for profit centers
  5. maintaining the number ranges for profit center documents
  6. Creation of profit center master records
  7. display of profit center master records
  8. changing the profit center master records
  9. Creation of revenue cost elements
  10. Automatic Assignment of Revenue elements for Profit Centers
  11. assignment of profit centers in cost center master records
  12. creation of account groups in profit center accounting for planning
  13. planning for profit and loss account items
  14. planning for balance sheet items
  15. posting of transactions into profit centers
  16. generating the variance reports for profit and loss account items
  17. Generating the variance reports for balance sheet items.

Profitability analysis 

  1. Maintain characteristics
  2. Main value fields
  3. Maintain operating concern
  4. Define profitability segment characteristics
  5. Assignment of controlling area to operating concern
  6. Activate profitability analysis
  7. Define number ranges for planning data
  8. Maintain plan versions
  9. Maintain number ranges for actual data
  10. Activate transfer of incoming sales orders
  11. Mapping of SD condition types to COPA value fields
  12. Mapping of SD quantity fields to COPA quantity fields
  13. Maintain PA transfer structure for direct postings from FI/MM
  14. Define forms (report painter)
  15. Create reports
  16. Execute reports

Product costing:.

Product cost planning:

  1. Maintain overhead cost elements
  2. Creation of dummy cost center
  3. Define overhead keys
  4. Define overhead groups
  5. Define calculation bases
  6. Define percentage overheads
  7. Define credits
  8. Define costing sheet
  9. Assign costing sheet to costing variant
  10. Creation of allocation cost elements
  11. Creation of activity types
  12. Creation of GL accounts and primary cost elements
  13. Creation of cost centers
  14. Creation of cost center groups
  15. Planning – cost enter wise
  16. Planning for activity hours
  17. Activity price calculation
  18. Define cost component structure
  19. Determine person responsible for work center
  20. Define MRP controllers
  21. Define floats
  22. Define production scheduler
  23. Creation of material master records- finished goods
  24. Creation of raw material master records
  25. creation of bill materials
  26. creation of work center master records
  27. creation of routings
  28. creation of cost estimate with quantity structure
  29. marking
  30. releasing
  31. creation of cost estimate without quantity structure

Integration of financial accounting with materials management:

  1. Definition of organizational units in materials management i.e. plant, storage location and purchase organization
  2. Assignemnt of organizational units to each other
  3. Definition of tolerance groups for purchase orders
  4. Definition of tolerance groups for goods receipt
  5. Definition of tolerance groups for invoice verification
  6. Definition of vendor specific tolerances
  7. Creation, display and change of material master records
  8. Creation of plant parameters
  9. Maintenance of posting periods for materials management
  10. Mainternace of parameters for invoice verification
  11. Maintenance of plant parameters for inventory management and physical inventory
  12. Definition of attributes for material types
  13. Assignment of GL accounts for material transactions in financial accounting
  14. Creation of purchase order
  15. posting of goods receipt
  16. invoice verification
  17. Goods issue for production

Integration of financial accounting with sales and distributioin:

  1. Definition of sales organization
  2. definition of distribution channels
  3. definition of divisions
  4. assignment among various organizational units in SD
  5. definition of partner functions
  6. definitions of shipping point and loading points
  7. definition of pricing procedures
  8. determining the shipping points
  9. determining the pricing procedures
  10. maintenance of SD condition types
  11. maintenance of condition records
  12. assignment of GL accounts for sales transactions
  13. creation of sales order
  14. initialization of stock
  15. posting the delivery of goods
  16. creating the sales invoice

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