Lecture 3 - Procurement

Lecture 3 - Procurement - University of Southern California...

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Unformatted text preview: University of Southern California ITP 320 Enterprise Wide Information Systems Lecture 3 The Procurement Process University of Southern California Objectives You studied selling in the Customer Order Management process. You will now focus on the purchasing process. You will be able to: Describe the basic business process of procuring stock materials in an ERP System. Discuss the integration points in procurement to Financial Accounting and Inventory Management. Execute the procurement process in the SAP System. Discuss the reporting and analysis tools used in the procurement cycle. University of Southern California Topics Organizational Elements and Master Data Business Process for Procurement Reporting and Analysis University of Southern California Procurement The primary SAP application modules that support the Procurement process are: Materials Management Purchasing Goods Receipts Invoice Verification Production Planning Purchase Requirements Financial Accounting Payment Processing Materials Valuation Controlling Cost Center Accounting Profitability Analysis Sales & Distribution Materials Mgmt. Production Planning Financial Accounting Controlling Fixed Assets Mgmt. Quality Mgmt. Plant Maintenance Human Resources Workflow Industry Solutions R/3 Client / Server ABAP/4 Project System University of Southern California Organizational Elements The SAP Procurement process uses the following organizational elements: Company Code Plant Storage Location Purchasing Organization Purchasing Group University of Southern California Org. Elements Company code- represents an independent accounting unit. Balance sheets and P&L statements, required by law, are created at this level. Plant- produces goods, renders services, or makes goods available for distribution. A plant can be a manufacturing facility or a warehouse distribution center. Storage location- units that allow the differentiation of material stocks within a plant. Purchasing organization- unit structured to negotiate the general conditions of purchase for one or more plants or companies. Pricing conditions or terms are set at the purchasing organizational level. Purchasing group- key for a buyer or a group of buyers, who are responsible for certain purchasing activities. The purchasing group is usually attached to a particular product. University of Southern California Master Data The following master data is used in the Procurement cycle: Material master Vendor master Purchasing Info Records University of Southern California Material Master Primary Views Basic Data Material Resource Planning Stocks in Inventory Accounting Storage Warehouse Management Purchasing Sales Work Scheduling Quality Management Forecasting Classification University of Southern California Vendor Master The Vendor Master includes all data necessary for processing business transactions...
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