Enterprise Resource Planning

| October 22, 2018

Answer
all of the questions in detail and provide any internet resources that are used
to answer any of these questions.
1.
Distinguish
between the terms ‘ERP implementation’
and ‘ERP configuration’

2.
Explain
the purpose of the entity ‘Company Code’. How many company codes can an
enterprise have and why?

3.
Explain
the purpose of a chart of accounts. How
many Charts of Accounts can a company code have, and why?

4.
What
is the purpose of creating fiscal year variants? How many Fiscal Year Variants
can be assigned to a company code?

5.
How
many Credit Control Areas can be assigned to a company code? Why?

6.
In
SAP what does ‘Valuation Area’ mean? Why did you set your valuation area to
plant level?

7.
Can
a Purchasing Organization be assigned to more than one company code? Explain.

8.
In
the General Ledger, Accounts are assigned to Account Groups. What are these account groups, and what is
the point of classifying accounts this way?

9.
Explain
the purpose of Reconciliation Accounts and GR/IR accounts.

10.
In
SAP what is the purpose of defining a posting period variant?

11.
What
are ‘Input’ and ‘Output’ tax accounts in SAP?

12.
Explain
the difference between Trading Goods Consumption Expense Account and Cost of
Goods Sold Account.

13.
What
is the purpose of Vendor Account Groups?

14.
What
would you need to create a Vendor Master Record centrally rather that in
functional departments?

15.
Identify
the main functions of a purchasing department and the SAP master data it
requires.

16.
Identify
the main functions of Inventory Management (Warehouse) and the Master Data it
requires.

17.
Identify
the main functions of Financial Accounting and the Master Data it
requires.

18.
Explain
why adopting a process view of organizations may lead to better management.

19.
Explain
the purpose of setting ‘Parameters’ and ‘Tolerances’ in SAP configuration.

20.
Explain
the ‘Document Principle’ as used in SAP. What information is presented in the
‘header’ section of a document versus the ‘line item’ section?

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