SAP Materials Management (MM)

SAP MM (Materials Management) is a module of the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) package that is used for Procurement Handling and Inventory Management.

The module has two important master data - material and vendor. Broadly, the various levels that can be defined for a SAP MM implementation are: Client, Company Code, Plant, Storage Location and Purchase Organization.

This is the largest and most complex in all of SAP modules. It can be divided into five major components. There are: materials management, plant maintenance, quality management, production planning and control, and a project management system. Each is divided into number of subcomponents


Functional knowledge Materials Management / Production Planning/ Plant Maintenance

Course Highlights

1. Basics

  • SAP Overview
  • o SAP R/3 Basics o Business Framework Architecture
  • MM Overview
  • o Organization Structure of an Enterprise o Procurement Process ? Purchase Requisition ? Purchase Order ? Goods Receipt ? Invoice Verification

2. MM Procurement Process

  • Master Data
  • o Material Master o Vendor Master o Purchase info Record
  • Purchasing
  • o Purchase Order (PO) o Purchase Requisition (PR) o Request for Quotations (RFQ)
  • Special Stocks and Special Procurement Types
  • o Stock Items o Non-Stock/Consumable Items o One Time Material o Service Orders, Service Entry Sheet o Subcontracting o Stock Transport Order
  • Source Determination
  • o Source List o Source Determination
  • Release Procedures for Purchasing Documents (with and without classification
  • o Creation of Characteristics o Creation of Class o Release Groups, Code, Indicator, Pre-requisites o Release Strategies

3. Inventory Management

  • Goods Receipt
  • Goods Issue
  • Transfer Posting
  • Reservation
  • Physical Inventory

4. Invoicing

  • Invoice Posting
  • Variances and Blocking Reasons
  • Release Blocked Invoices
  • Automatic Settlements - Evaluated Receipt Settlement(ERS)

5. Valuation and Account Assignment

  • Material Price Change
  • material Valuation Type
  • Configure Automatic Account Determination

6. Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Planning Requirements
  • Over All Procedures
  • Planning Run

7. Reporting in SAP MM

  • Reporting at Document Level
  • Reporting with the Logistics Information System

8. Overview of integration of MM with other modules FICO, SD and PP