SAP HCM (Human Capital Management) Certification Training

Learn SAP HCM with HR & Personnel Management, Payroll, ESS & MSS, Training & Events, Compensation, Benefits, Recruitment


   Office Productivity, SAP, SAP HCM

  Language - English

   Published on 04/2022



A warm welcome to the SAP HCM course by Uplatz.

SAP HCM stands for Human Capital Management, and is also referred as called SAP HR (Human Resource management).

SAP HCM module is a extensive and robust human resources management solution that delivers unmatched global capability in management of HR processes. It gives organizations of all sizes, industries, and regions the tools needed to manage the most important human capital of a company.

SAP HR/HCM software allows you to automate record-keeping processes. It is an ideal framework for the HR department to take advantage of the administration and payroll documents.

HCM manages all functions from hiring an employee to its final termination in organization. It consist various sub components such as Personnel Management, Organizational Management (OM), Time Management and Payroll. SAP HR/ HCM module is integrated with other modules such as Production Planning, Material Management, Financial Accounting (FI), and Controlling (CO).

This is a complete end-to-end SAP HCM course provided by Uplatz where you will learn the SAP HR module introduction, Organizational Structure, Enterprise Structure, Organizational Management, Recruitment, Personnel Administration, Time Management, Payroll, Personnel Development, Training & Event Management, and more.

This course will also help you prepare for SAP HCM Certification exam (SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP HCM with ERP 6.0 EHP7).

Course Objectives

  • Work on personnel cost planning, compensation management, pay-scale classification, and wage types

  • Build time management capabilities in defining work schedules, holiday calendar, overtime calculation, attendance, and more

  • Work on the integration of human resource module with finance module for managing payroll

  • Integrate Personnel Administration (PA) and Organizational Management (OM) and define relationships

  • Configure reporting relationships and henceforth create organizational structure report

  • Create and execute plan for recruitment of employees and accordingly make changes to Employee Master Data

Key Components of SAP HCM module

1. Organizational Management − Organizational Management includes Personnel development, Personnel cost planning and event management.

2. Time Management − Time management includes time recording, attendance, time schedule, shift management, etc.

3. Personnel Administration − Personnel Administration includes personal and organizational structure, Infotypes, integration with time and payroll, etc.

4. Payroll − Payroll deals with payroll types, payroll group configuration, primary and secondary wages, gross pay, bonus, etc.

5. Recruitment − Recruitment includes hiring an employee, maintaining HR master data, etc.

6. Training and Event Management − Training and Event Management deals with identifying training needs, scheduling training, training cost management, etc.

7. Travel Management − Travel Management includes managing official trips, cost management for travel, travel expenses, etc.

SAP HCM - Course Syllabus

1. Introduction to ERP and SAP

  • History of SAP

  • ERP Need and Advantages

  • Overview of Centralized and Decentralized System

  • Organizational structure in HR

  • Technology

  • Implementation Tools (Asap and Solution Manager)

  • System Landscape in 3 Tier Architecture

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Consultant

  • Types of Projects

  • Change Transport System

  • Gap Analysis

  • Versions

  • Architecture in SAP HRM

  • Create Folders, Transaction codes

  • Adding to Favorites

  • Creating Users and Roles

2. Organizational Management in HR

  • Organizational Management Introduction

  • Structure in SAP HCM

  • Objects

  • Relationships

  • Structure of Relationships

  • Syntax of Relationship

  • Methods of Creating Org. Structure (Org. Units, Job, Position)

  • Simple Maintenance

3. Expert Mode

  • Organizational and Staffing

  • Editing of Objects and Relationships

  • Validity Period

  • Info type in OM

  • Plan version Definition and setting of New plan Versions

  • Custom Objects Number Ranges

  • Features in OM

  • Evaluation Paths

  • Integration Switches

  • Integration Reports between Organizational Management to Personnel Management OM to PA/PD

  • Reports in OM

4. Personnel Administration

  • Structure in SAP HCM

  • Master Data Definition and its use in SAP HCM

  • Enterprise structure- Definition and Assignment

  • Company, Company Code

  • Personnel Area, Personnel Sub Area

  • Personnel structure Definition and Assignment

  • Employee Group

  • Employee Subgroup

  • Payroll Area and Control Record (with Retroactive Accounting Period)

  • Employee Attributes

5. Info types and Sub types

  • Features in SAP HCM importance and various feature configurations according to requirement

  • Number Ranges for Employee personnel numbers-internal & External with Feature Setup

  • Customizing User Procedures

  • Configuration of Personnel actions Info group Action Menu

  • Hiring, Promotion, Transfer, Organizational Re- assignment, Termination

  • Info type Menus

  • Customizing User Interfaces:

  • Info type screen modifications

  • Administrator group & defaulting through feature

  • Date Specifications with Feature

  • Organizational key with feature

  • Discussion on business requirement in OM and PA modules in Combine for easy understanding of Real time Business Scenario.

  • PA Reports

6. Recruitment

  • Set up integration with other components

  • Create number ranges for applicant numbers

  • Choose number ranges

  • Workforce Requirements and Advertising

  • Create positions

  • Create media

  • Create recruitment instruments

  • Create addresses for recruitment instruments

  • Applicant Administration

  • Create personnel officer

  • Applicant Structure

  • Create applicant groups

  • Create applicant ranges

  • Create unsolicited application groups

  • Short Profile

  • Create standard text, Assign standard text

  • Applicant Selection

  • Change status texts, Create status reasons

  • Set permissible status reasons for each applicant status

  • Create priorities for vacancy assignment

  • PB10 - Initial data entry

  • Maintain - Vacancy PBAY

7. Enterprise Compensation Management and Compensation Management

  • Activate Enterprise Compensation Management

  • Define Stock Units

  • Define Stock Unit Conversion Rules

  • Define Reference Currency for Budgeting

  • Define Budget Types, Define Budget Periods

  • Set Budget Control Parameters

8. Compensation Areas and Feature

  • Compensation Plans and Reviews

  • Define Eligibility Rule Variants

  • Define Eligibility Grouping Feature

  • Define Guideline Variants

  • Define Guideline Groupings

  • Plan Attributes

  • Define First Compensation Program Groupings

  • Define First Compensation Program Grouping Feature

  • Define Second Compensation Program Groupings

  • Define Second Compensation Program Grouping Feature

  • Long-Term Incentive Plans

  • Compensation Statements

9. Benefits

  • Define Benefit Area

  • Assign Currency to Benefit Area

  • Define Benefit Providers

  • Set Current Benefit Area

  • Define Flexible Benefits Scheme Attribute (FLEX)

  • Define Benefit Plan Types

  • Define Flexible Benefits Miscellaneous Plan Type Indicators (FLEX)

  • Assign Plan Type Attributes for Flexible Benefits (FLEX)

  • Define Benefit Plan Status

  • Define Employee Groupings, Define Employee Criteria Groups

  • Define Cost Groupings, Define Credit Groupings

  • Define Coverage Groupings, Define Employee Contribution Groupings

  • Define Employer Contribution Groupings

  • Health Plans. Insurance Plans, Savings Plans, Stock Purchase Plans

  • Credit Plans, Holiday Plans (FLEX) Claims

  • Flexible Administration, Define Administrative Parameters

  • Prerequisites and Corequisites, Benefits Adjustment Reasons

  • Define First Program Grouping, Define Second Program Grouping

10. Time Management

  • Introduction to time management time management process in HR

  • Domain HR and SAP HR time management differentiation a discussion

  • Positive and Negative Time Recording with Business Process Discussion

  • Public Holidays configuration of different types of Holidays

  • Holiday Calendar with Business scenarios Applicability with Enterprise Structure

  • Factory Calendar in HR Perspective

  • Grouping Personnel Sub Area & Employee Sub Group Grouping in Time Management

  • Work Schedules

  • Break Schedule

  • Daily work Schedules (with Variants-with Business Scenarios)

  • Period work schedules

  • Day types and Day type selection rules

  • ESG, Holiday calendar assignment for PSA

11. Work Schedule Rules

  • Introduction to Absences and Attendance

  • Absences quotas Configuration

  • Counting Rules for Absences/Attendances

  • Deduction Rules

  • Assignments of different rules in Absences/Attendances.


  • Time Management Info type

  • Quota Updates:

  • Manual (PA30)

  • Through Report RPTQTAOO

  • Negative Time Recording Understanding of different Time Evaluation Schemas Used.

  • How to use Negative time Evaluation in the Organizations with different business scenarios.

  • Configured various PCR’s for different requirements.

12. Payroll

  • Introduction to payroll- HR domain process and SAP HCM Process-discussion on understanding the same

  • Payroll area and Control Record (with Retroactive Accounting)

  • Generation of payroll periods- period and date modifiers (with different country fiscal year settings) Relevancy of this Time management

  • Payment date setup and modifications

  • ESG for CAP and PCR

  • Pay scale structure

  • Pay scale Area, Pay scale type, Pay scale Group, Pay scale level

  • Wage Types- concept, types & use of wage types

13. Wage Type Structure

  • Primary wage types/Standard/Master Wage Types

  • Secondary Wage types/Technical wage types

  • Custom Wage Types

  • Features used in payroll Wage types characteristics

  • Valuation of wage type (INVAL) --> Direct, Indirect

  • Wage type model and defaulting of WT model

  • Configuration of basic pay info type

  • Configuration of Recurring Payments and Deductions info type

  • Configuration of Additional Payments info type

14. Indian and International Payrolls

  • Configuration of INDIA specific payroll settings

  • Concepts of Allowance grouping for INDIA (RAP’s)

  • Concepts of Basic salary for India

  • Overview pf Allowances of salary.

  • Perquisites of salary

  • Retrenchments and Holiday leaves

15. Statutory configuration on TAX, PF, ESI, Professional TAX

  • Statutory configuration on exemptions, HRA, Car & Conveyance etc.,

  • Maintain Income tax Slab Codes

  • Understanding of Processing Class, Cumulation Class and Evaluation Class

  • Understanding of Factoring concept with Business scenarios.

  • Understanding of Indian Payroll driver, payroll schema & India specific Payroll functions in SAP HCM

  • India specific reports and subsequent payroll activities.

  • Checking of payroll results

  • Understanding and customizing the Remunerations statement (HR Form editor)

  • Subsequent payroll activities:

  • Configuration of Country Specific Info types 0580 to 0590.

  • Payroll processing in SAP system

  • Payroll driver- For US & India. (with Reference to other countries too)

  • Off-Cycle payroll activities (0267)

  • Integration with Time and Payroll Modules

  • HR with FI Integration

16. Employee Self Service & Management Self Service (ESS & MSS)

  • Overview of ERP and Role of ESS in SAP ERP

  • Introduction - ESS and MSS, Portal functionality

  • Components of ESS

17. Training and Event Management

  • Difference: SAP Learning Solution - Training and Event Management

  • Plan Version Maintenance, Number Range Maintenance

  • Specify Attendance Types

  • Define Incompatible Attendance and Absence Types

  • Business Event Preparation

  • Define Cost Items, Define Time Schedule

  • Create Building Address,

  • Location, Organizers

  • Create Business Event Group

  • Create Business Event Type

  • Resource Management,

  • Control Elements, Create Resource Type

  • Day-to-Day Activities

  • Recurring Activities

18. Integration of HR with FI

  • Define symbolic accounts.

  • Defining wages types.

  • Mapping wages types to symbolic Accounts.

  • Mapping symbolic accounts to G/L.

  • Payroll posting with amount changes

19. SAP Real time Concepts

  • ASAP Methodology/Roadmap

  • Overview of Remedy/Radix Tool

  • Issue /Ticket Tracking system

  • Data Migration (Bapi, Idoc, Batch input)

  • LSMW

  • SAP Query

  • Transport creation

  • HR Tables

  • Payroll Generation

Topics under SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP HCM with ERP 6.0 EHP7

(this SAP HCM course will help you prepare for these topics)

  • Organizational Management Configuration

  • Personnel Administration Configuration

  • Time and Attendance Management Configuration

  • SAP HCM Business Processes

  • Personnel Administration

  • Time and Attendance Management

  • Organization Management

  • Reporting and Analytics

  • Payroll Business Processes

Who this course is for:

  • SAP HCM Consultants
  • SAP Payroll/HCM Functional Consultants
  • SAP HCM Functional Consultants
  • Anyone aspiring for a career in SAP HCM
  • Newbies and beginners wishing to enter HR domain
  • SAP HCM ESS/MSS Consultants
  • SAP HR & SuccessFactors Consultants
  • Managers - SAP HCM / EC Payroll
  • HR SAP Administrators
  • SAP HR/SuccessFactors Solution Architects
  • SAP HCM Data Administrators
  • HR Directors & Executives
  • Associates - SAP HCM/SF - Technology Consulting
  • SAP & ERP Professionals
  • Directors - Digital HR Transformation
  • HRIS Managers - SAP SuccessFactors

What Will I Get ?

  • In-depth explanation of SAP HCM module

  • Practical examples and scenarios demonstration

  • Prepare for SAP HCM Certification exam

  • Become an SAP HCM Consultant / End user

  • Introduction to ERP and SAP

  • Organizational Management in HR

  • Expert Mode

  • Personnel Administration

  • Info types and Sub types

  • Recruitment

  • Enterprise Compensation Management and Compensation Management

  • Compensation Areas and Feature

  • Benefits & Time Management

  • Work Schedule Rules

  • HR Payroll

  • Wage Type Structure

  • Indian and International Payrolls

  • Statutory configuration on TAX, PF, ESI, Professional TAX

  • Employee Self Service & Management Self Service (ESS & MSS)

  • Training and Event Management

  • Integration HR with FI

  • SAP Real time Concepts


  • Enthusiasm and determination to make your mark on the world!

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