The Fulfillment Process- IS 365 The fulfillment process involves Creating customers Creating sales orders Receiving purchase orders from customers Shipping orders Sending and processing invoices Managing credit Organizational Units: Company Code Smallest
1) A fiscal year variant is important because it contains the number of posting periods in the given year
and the number of special periods. There are 26 special posting periods. The financial accounting periods
are seen in the screen sh
Chapter 8 - Material Requirements Planning
Be able to describe the difference between master production scheduling (MPS) and material requirements planning (MRP). Be able to describe the relationship
between the two.
MRP: Answers the following questions,
Deliverables: Creating a Vendor
If you create a vendor and dont define the purchasing organization or company code you will not be able
to perform many tasks. It is important to know that almost all transactions related to procurement are
1. A fiscal year variant is important because it contains the number of posting periods in the
given year and the number of special periods. There are 26 special posting periods. The
financial accounting periods are seen in the screen shot under descripti
IS 477 Chapter One and Two
Application layer provides:
Data access logic
The way in which the functions of the applicat
Database organized collection of logically related data ,can provide explicit relationships
DBMS- software sys. Controls and manages database
Features of DBMS:
o Constrict access
defines data by types
o Backup & recovery
provides an interface for ppl
What is the difference between a process and a project? A
process is repeatable while a project is a one-time activity.
Which of the following are units in a functional organizational
structure? Purchasing, production, warehouse/distribution, sales
Workflow: A depiction (model) of a sequence of connected steps (an
abstraction of actual work). We model workflow in terms of what steps
are performed, who performs those steps, what dependencies
(relationships) exist between those steps, what external re
Material Master: Everything our company needs to know about the
material. Purchasing Documents: Purchase requisition (An internal
rather than external document. It instructs purchasing to request specific
goods be purchased to arrive at a specific time);
Organizational Structure: Purchasing Organization (PO): An
organizational unit in logistics. Manages the buying activities for a plant.
Procures services and materials. A purchasing organization can be
responsible for many plants. Purchasing can be centra
Process: Vendors must be managed; Purchase orders are issued; Goods
are received into inventory; Invoices are verified; Payments are made.
Vendors: Sell goods to us. Vendor information is divided into three
categories. General data (applicable to the clie
These connect flow objects together and are of three types. Sequence
Flow: Shows the order in which activities occur. Message Flow: Shows
messages between different participants. Association: Associate external
data/text/etc; Swimlanes: Depict the partici
Used in manufacturing and purchased from vendors and sold to
customers (trading goods).
Customers (KNA1, KNB2, KNVV): Buy goods from us. Vendors: Sell
goods to us. Transactional data: Reflects the consequences (outcomes)
of executing process steps (transa
While SAP NetWeaver supplies the client user interface. SAP
Architecture: GUI: Graphical User Interface (NetWeaver) or Web
Interface (WebDynpro); Application Server: One or more, help
distribute work load; Database Server: One single data repository. SAP
Creating sales orders; Receiving purchase orders from customers;
Shipping orders; Sending and processing invoices; Processing payments;
Managing credit. Organizational Units: Client, Company Code
(smallest organizational unit for which you can maintain a
There are two different bills of material for this product and they exist in the Dallas and
There is no difference between the BOMs of the Dallas and Heidelberg areas. They are exactly
the same and made with the exact same parts.
True / False (2 points each)
1. One way to categorize UML diagrams is into structural and behavioral diagrams. Class
diagrams are structural diagrams. Sequence and state charts (behavioral state machines)
are considered behavioral diagrams.
2. Activity di
Discrete manufacturing allows different products to be made on the same product line.
Each task in a product routing must be applied to a work center.
Product routings are used in discrete and repetitive manufacturing.
A bill of materials is the same thin
Lecture Notes- Chapter One
Workflow: a depiction of a sequence of connected steps.
The route you take to work
The exact steps to make a twinkie
The steps to procure raw materials for manufacturing
We model workflow in terms of:
What steps are p
Intro to flow patterns and BizAgi
Business Process Management:
A management discipline, which evaluates, develops, and optimizes business
Compared to a project: projects are one time, processes are many times.
The Business process mod
Intro to ERPs
They are some of the most complex systems in use today
N-tier systems made up of clients, an application layer, and a data layer
Many are now employing a service oriented architecture
o SaaS, PaaS, SOA, Web Service
IS 365- Intro to Accounting
Categories of Accounting:
Financial Accounting (FI) is concerned with recording the financial impacts of
business processes (transactions) as they are recorded
Usually external sources are interested in these outcomes
The Procurement Process IS 365 The procurement process involves purchasing goods These goods might be used for resale in the manufacturing process etc. Materials management tasks: Vendor management Purchasing Physical Inventory Inventory management Invent
The Production Process- IS 365 Production is both a SCM function and an accounting function Simply put, the process involves turning raw materials into finished goods
Types of Production: Discrete manufacturing o The result is individual units such as a b
Inventory and warehouse processes: Inventory and warehouse management are closely related to the fulfillment and production processes o Warehouses often supply raw materials to manufacturing o Warehouses store and move finished and semi-finished goods o W
Process Patterns in BizAGI
Fire as a result of something happening
A message is received
A period of time elapses
An exceptional conditional arises
We typically perform an action in response to an event
Types of Events:
Message Arrives from
What is the difference between a process and a project?
A process is repeatable while a project is a one-time activity.
Which of the following are units in a functional organizational structure?
Finance and accounting, Purchasing, Sales and marketing, Hum
MRP answers the following questions: What materials are required? How many of the materials are required? When are the
In-house production (E)
The product is procured by in-house production.
External procurement (F)