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Training Details

Course Duration: 60 hours Training + Assignments + Actual Project Based Case Studies

Training Materials: All attendees will receive,

  • Assignment after each module, Video recording of every session
  • Notes and study material for examples covered.
  • Access to the Training Blog & Repository of Materials

Pre-Requisites:

Who Should Join this Training?:

  • Someone who is looking to start their career in SAP
  • Someone who is looking for a career in SAP BW 7.3 , 7.4 for SAP customers
  • Someone who is working as a SAP consultant and wants to learn SAP BW 7.3 and 7.4 skills

Training Format:

This course is delivered as a highly interactive session, with extensive live examples. This course is Live Instructor led Online training delivered using Cisco Webex Meeting center Web and Audio Conferencing tool.

Timing: Weekdays and Weekends after work hours.

Training Highlights

  • Focus on Hands on training with lot of assignments, practice exercises and quizzes
  • Assignments, Case Studies & Study Material
  • Quality Study material
  • SAP BW 7.4 with HANA Concepts covered for better understanding
  • Case Studies based on Real-time project based Scenarios
  • SAP BW 7.4 with HANA Certification Guidance
  • Certificate of Participation at the end.

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How are we Different from other Training Institutes?

Role-specific training instead of Product-based training – We are the leaders in providing **Role-Specific training and e-learning solutions for individuals and corporations. Our curriculum are based on real-time job functions as opposed to being product-based. Real-time scenarios and troubleshooting techniques shown in class.
(**Role based training – Here our trainers share their real-time implementation experience in the class. The trainer will work with participant on several Case Studies based on a actual projects. This gives the participant an understanding of how things are accomplished in real-time environment. The idea is to get the participant familiar of the process, real-time.)

Longer Course Durations – We provide students with more detailed training with Assignments based on the real-time scenarios as well as case studies so that the students take away relevant experience in their respective platform.

We offer Training Blogs using Google Site – The Training Blogs are a common platform for both the trainer as well as the trainees to interact with, discuss queries with the trainers, upload assignments and referring assignments. Training Blogs helps the student to attend the sessions anywhere, anytime, using laptop, desktop or tabs/palmtops.

We provide study materials using Google Drive –We provide access to a Repository of materials for training using Google Drive Cloud. The students are given access to their respective modules using Google Drive for which they have access for lifetime and can be accessed anywhere any time.

For our SAP Trainings –We offer the longest duration of Courses in SAP as compared to any other training institute out there. Our SAP training programs are very detailed. Integration with other SAP modules is covered as a part of our training programs.

Never miss a session – We video record every online training sessions and post the Video recording on the training Blog after the session. So if a students misses a Live Online session, the Video is always available on the Blog. Other students can always go back to these video recordings for review purpose or just to go over.

Highly Qualified and Well Experienced Trainers – Our Trainers are highly qualified and are well experienced in their respective domains. We have trainers from USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore and many other countries.

Case Studies and Assignments Based on Real Scenarios – The Case Studies and Assignments assigned to the students are based on real-time scenarios out the Trainers Past Projects they were involved in.

Certification Assistance – During and at the end of training, the Sr. trainer will provide Certification questions and answers to help you clear the Certification (if required). They will guide each student the required Certification program as well as they themselves are Certified. Every student also receives a ZaranTech Training Completion Certificate as well.

Career Counseling – If you are New to IT and want career counseling to help you decide which stream to go into, please click the link, http://www.zarantech.com/free-career-counseling/ and fill out the Career Counseling form and one of our counselors will get in touch.

Placement Assistance – Our “After the training” team can also help you with Resume prep guidance, Interviews questions and Mock interviews after your training is complete.

Modules Covered in this Training

In this training, attendees learn:

Unit 1: Introduction

Unit 2: Migration to BW on HANA and BW Data Management

Unit 3: SAP BW on HANA Architecture

Unit 4: SAP BW on HANA Data Management

Unit 5: Optimization Areas in BW on HANA

Unit 6: Modeling of SAP BW 7.4 with SAP HANA

Unit 7: Modelling with SAP’s Reference Architecture LSA++

Unit 8: Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios

Unit 9: Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW

Unit 10: Additional Enhancements of SAP BW 7.4

Attendees also learn:
1. Resume Preparation Guidelines and Tips
2. Mock Interviews and Interview Preparation Tips

Topics Covered

Unit 1: Introduction

  • Evolution of HANA Landscape
  • SAP HANA Basics
  • SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3/7.4
  • SAP HANA Vs. BW Accelerator
  • BW Modeling in SAP HANA Studio
  • SAP HANA Modeling

Unit 2: Migration to BW on HANA and BW Data Management

  • Migration Strategies and Tools
  • SAP BW Migration Cockpit

Unit 3: SAP BW on HANA Architecture
Unit 4: SAP BW on HANA Data Management

  • Multi-temperature Data Management
  • Optimizing BW Data Management (WARM Data)
  • Optimizing BW Data Management (COLD Data)

Unit 5: Optimization Areas in BW on HANA

  • Introduction
  • HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: InfoCubes
  • HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: Advanced DataStore Objects
  • HANA-Optimized Data Modeling: CompositeProviders
  • HANA-Optimized Data Staging
  • HANA-Optimized Analysis Manager
  • HANA-Optimized Analysis Process

Unit 6: Modeling of SAP BW 7.4 with SAP HANA

  • Models in SAP BW 7.4
  • Data Extraction and Data Flow within SAP BW 7.4 NW 2004S
  • New Data Source Concept of BW 7.4
  • Transformation in BW 7.4 (ETL)
  • DTP (Data Transfer Process)
  • From 3.X to BW 7.4
  • Business Content Upgrading Dataflows
  • COPA
  • Logistics Extraction
  • Administration of InfoCubes and Aggregates
  • ODS view and advanced DSO (Data Store Objects)
  • Virtual Cubes and Multi Providers

Unit 7: Modelling with SAP’s Reference Architecture LSA++

  • Review of the Layered Scalable Architecture
  • From LSA to LSA++: Streamline Core Layers
  • LSA++: Open Operational Data Store Layer
  • LSA++: Agile Data Mart and BW Workspace Layer

Unit 8: Hybrid Modeling in Mixed Scenarios

  • Generation of HANA-views for BW InfoProviders
  • Mixed Scenarios
  • SAP HANA Live
  • HANA-Optimized BI Content

Unit 9: Data Provisioning into SAP HANA and SAP BW

  • Overview of Data Provisioning into SAP HANA
  • SLT Replication into SAP HANA
  • SLT Replication into SAP BW
  • Operational Data Provisioning into SAP BW
  • DB-Connect and Open Hub Destination

Unit 10: Additional Enhancements of SAP BW 7.4

  • InfoObject Enhancements
  • Authorization Enhancements
  • Process-chain Monitoring
  • HANA-Optimized BW Search
  • HANA-Optimized BW Planning
  • Obsolete BW Object types
  • Mobile Enablement Enhancements
  • SAP HANA Versus BW Accelerator

About Trainer Ganesh :

  • Certified BO/BW/HANA 1.0 consultant with rock solid experience in Delivery/Consulting/Assessment/POC projects with fortune 500 companies and as a Solution Architect.
  • More than 11 years of Consulting & Teaching experience in SAP BO (5.0/6.0/XI R1 , XI R2, 3.0 4.X ) BW versions (2.0B, 2.1, 3.0B, 3.1C, 3.5, BW 7.0 NW 2004S), Hana SP4 ,SP5 , SP6).
  • Certified SAP BW, SAP BO Consultant with (a) WEBI XI 3.0 level 1 & 2 and Hana SP5.
  • With a strong background in training and deep knowledge of the core subject and techniques on getting certification successfully completed many batches around the globe.
  • Trained over 120 + batches in BW/BO/HANA and 80% of the students accomplished in getting jobs in various domains.

About Trainer Sunil:

  • Certified BW and HANA trainer with more than 15 years of consulting experience (Experience in SAP ABAP, BW, CRM, APO, HANA, BODS and BOBJ tools).
  • Have the experience of working with big 5 consulting firms and worked on several projects for fortune 500 companies.
  • Involved in multiple native HANA and BW on HANA implementations. Managed several HANA implementations.
  • Involved in multi-lingual and multi-regional implementation of SAP systems. Has implemented SAP Projects for North America, South America, Germany etc.
  • Experience of working with both public sector and Private sector organizations.
  • Strong background in training. Has trained a lot of students both in HANA and BW on HANA.

CASE STUDY 1 – “Fashion Wear”

Data Warehouse Management with SAP BW for “Fashion Wear”:

Introduction: Our company produces Fashion wear and maintains a world-wide distribution of its products. Three product groups are offered – Jeans, Boots, and Bags. Each product group comprises of a number of products. Company’s organization is divided into one production plant and four areas of distribution.
Each area consists of two or more regions, which again has their own distribution centers.
The company’s customers are resellers who are grouped into following customer types: web shop, specialized store, retail store, shopping clubs.
Customers are attributed to at least one distribution centre.
Company’s cost controlling differentiates three cost groups – variable costs, partly fixed costs, and fixed costs.

Responsibility: You are employed as a consultant to design and implement a data warehouse for our company according to the information given Star Schema.

Tasks: You should create a Info Cube FW00_SA in the following info area where “00” stands for the user number: Info Area – FASHION_WEAR_00.

The cube has five dimensions with three navigation attributes, which can be seen from star schema. Additional it should have key figures according to data file. The dimension organization has a hierarchy, which will be retrieved from the master data. It is not time-dependent. The dimension time should have following characteristics. Any further required information can be extracted from data file structure. The source system and application component should be named as follows. The data will be manually imported from a flat file system. The info sources shall have the same notation as the info objects. The transfer data shall be directly imported into the data warehouse. The sequence of transfer data can be reviewed in flat file. Data flow can be seen in figure below: Source system: FW00_SOSY, Application component: FW00_APPCOMP

Data Flow Chart:

CASE STUDY 2 – “Inventory Disposal Planning System”

Develop an “Inventory Disposal Planning System” for a global:

The Client: A large consumer products company with major manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe, and operating in 200 countries.

The Challenge: The client wanted to improve upon its SKU Management process for the disposal of inventory, to be able to identify its slow-moving products and make timely decisions as to when an item must be taken off the shelf and disposed off.

The Solution:Company partnered with the client to carry out end-to-end development of a monitoring tool with pre-defined reports needed to support the process of tracking and execute the process of disposal of rationalized SKUs. The SKU management process utilizes a simplified market level profit valuation of the demand plan of the individual SKU. This profitability is aggregated across all markets within a region to determine the regional profitability of the SKU. If the regional profitability of the SKU overtime does not meet the defined hurdle rate, then the SKU must be identified for elimination. Company’s solution involved generating reports and trigger processes that would help make critical decisions and take action at the appropriate time to reduce or manage the inventory of SKUs. The reports are as follows:

Action Report: It lists all rationalized SKUs that require the set up of a disposal plan. Disposal plans include sell off, break down, disposal, charity, transfer, etc. They have a clearly defined execution period by which all remaining inventory should be disposed off.

Monitor Report: This ensures the follow-through and completion of the disposal process. It indicates the progress against each planned disposal.

Escalations Enabled Report: Failures to adhere to the applied disposal plan or to meet the deadline are identified from the Monitor Report and escalations enabled using this report.

Slow-moving Report: This report identifies the slow-moving SKUs and lists demand, inventory and months of forward coverage.

Non-working Inventory Summary Report: This report is used by Management at the regional and higher levels within the global value chain organization, to understand the exposure the company has in the form of inactive and potentially inactive inventory. The report is also used by financial organizations in preparing and tracking inventory reserves.

The Benefits:
1. Quick ramp-up to meet various technology skill requirements, at relatively lower costs

  • Significant reduction in IT spending by having key resources onsite and coordinating with the offshore team through the offshore model
  • End-to-end project responsibility resulting in a single vendor contact.

2. Rationalization to provide USD 3m in annualized carrying cost-savings
3. Process will enforce disposal of promotional goods within one quarter of completion of the promotion. This is much faster than the current practice and will result in an additional USD 1.3m generated from reduced carrying costs.

The Technology: SAP BW, Front End – BeX, Database- Oracle 8.1, Autosys.

How to be a certified SAP BW on SAP HANA certification?

Certification for SAP BW on SAP HANA can be attained by the aspirant in the following steps:
Step 1: Once training is over, Registration must be done for BW 362R exam.
Step 2: Complete the exam and hence you shall be certified.

What are the requirements for the certification?

Degree is desired along with the basic understanding of the concepts and functionalities of Object oriented programming shall be an advantage.

What are the pattern for the exam and the duration for the test?

The examination would consist of 80 multiple choice questions, the duration for the examination is 180 minutes and the passing score is 64%.

Technical Requirements to take an Online training with ZaranTech

Technical Requirements for ZaranTech Online Classes:

  • Operating System: Windows XP or newer
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.x or newer
  • CPU: P350 MHz, recommended P500+ MHz
  • Memory: 128 MB, recommended 256+ MB RAM
  • Free Disk Space: 40 MB, recommended 200+ MB for content and recordings
  • Internet Connection: 28.8 Kbps, recommended 128+ Kbps
  • Monitor: 16 bit colors (high color)
  • Other: Sound card, microphone, and speakers OR headset with microphone

What is the Difference between Live training and Video training?

These Videos here will help you understand the difference,
VIDEO – What is Instructor led LIVE Training –http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G908QvF-gVA
VIDEO – What is Instructor led VIDEO Training – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naPdAyKvAI0

Benefits of online training as compared to classroom training

Online Training Benefits
A constantly shifting and changing IT market requires IT professionals to do more with less, making use of new tools and solutions to move forward. Investment in learning and development enables growth in our changing information technology marketplace, giving you the knowledge and skills to act, behave, and perform your job differently. Instructor-led Online training can provide the learning solutions you need in a format that is cost-effective and convenient bringing the interactivity, expertise, and diverse curriculum of our traditional courses to your home or office utilizing state-of-the-art technology. This method of learning allows for live interaction with the trainer and fellow students, without the cost of travel or lodging expenses. To accommodate the demanding schedules of professionals that is trying to do more with less.

Some of the major benefits are :

  1. Full Interactivity –
    Two-way voice over internet and web-conferencing using Cisco WebEx Meeting Center tool. This tool enables participants to ask questions and collaborate with each other in an online virtual space and enables the online trainer to answer questions, take simulations, and receive answers instantaneously. Every trainee can view the trainers desktop and vice versa.
  2. Cost Savings and Convenience –
    Courses can be completed from home, the office, or wherever the Internet is accessible. There is no need to travel to a specific location to attend a training program. Less overhead cost for the company and the savings is passed on to the trainees. Shorter course schedules mean that projects don’t have to be put on hold while participants train (for corporations).
  3. Never Miss a Session –
    With online training, you can receive archived video recorded sessions to all enrollees and the streaming video recording links are posted on the Training blog after each session. Participants may view these sessions to review sessions post-class or make up a missed class as needed. Accesses to Video Recordings are available after the training end thus making it easy for you to review after training ends.
  4. Location Independent –
    You may join for an online instructor-led course from any part of the world without having to travel. Trainees can attend from USA, Canada, New Zealand, UK, Australia, India and many other countries around the world.
  5. Affordable –
    Classroom sessions are expensive. You pay for Hotel, Food, Travel plus Course Fees. All those overhead costs quickly add up to more than 5,000 dollars. Online training programs costs less and is a fraction of that cost of classroom training.
  6. Career Focused –
    The online IT training courses match the tasks, assignments or projects you perform for employers on the job guaranteeing that the new skills you gain after training are immediately relevant to your career or employer.
  7. Shorter Sessions –
    By providing shorter session duration and then providing assignments, gives the trainees time to understand the concepts and practice from the assignments and be prepared for the next session. Online training sessions are each 2-3 hrs long and only cover 10hrs per week. Classes are scheduled 2-3 days apart giving you time to practice.
  8. Computer-Aided Simulation Learning –

    A growing number of Online Training courses are utilizing computer-aided simulation. This feature allows you to learn by making critical decisions in a realistic and safe “virtual” business setting. The consequences of your actions can be comprehended immediately. It is a highly-effective method for realizing the potential short- and long-term benefits (or dangers) of specific actions and decisions. The lessons learned using simulation are entrenched in your mind and can be applied to your role immediately.

  9. Minimum Technical Requirements:
    • Operating System: Windows XP or newer
    • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.x or newer
    • CPU: P350 MHz, recommended P500+ MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB, recommended 256+ MB RAM
    • Free Disk Space: 40 MB, recommended 200+ MB for content and recordings
    • Internet Connection: 28.8 Kbps, recommended 128+ Kbps
    • Monitor: 16 bit colors (high color)
    • Others: Sound card, microphone, and speakers OR headset with microphone

How soon after I Enroll would I get access to the Training Program and Content?

Right after you have Enrolled, we will send you an Email to your Gmail id with a Video on How To login to the training blog and get access to the training program and content.

What are the pre-requisites of taking this training?

– Someone who has the Basic computer and IT skills
– Someone who is looking for a career in SAP ABAP and HANA Database
– Someone who is looking to start career in SAP focusing on HANA skills

Who are the instructors and what are their qualifications?

All our instructors are Senior Consultants themselves with a minimum of 10 years of real-time experience in their respective fields. Each trainer has also trained more than 100 students in the individual and/or corporate training programs.

How will be the practicals/assignments done?

Practicals/assignments will be done using the training blog. Instructions will be sent after you enroll.

When are the classes held and How many hours effort would I need to put in every day/week?

Online Live sessions are held weekdays evening CST (Central Standard Time GMT-6) or on Weekends. The schedule is posted for each batch on the website. You have to put in a effort of 8-10 hrs per week going thru the videos once again and completing your assignments.

What if I miss a class?

We Video record every Live session and after the session is complete, we will post the Video recording of that session in the blog. You will have access to these Video recordings for 6 months from the date you start your training. Material access will be provided using Google Drive Cloud for lifetime.

How can I request for a support session?

You can do that by posting a question on the training blog.

What If I have queries after I complete this course?

You can post those questions on the training blog.

Will I get 24*7 Support ?

You will get 24*7 accesss to the blog to post your questions. Trainers will answer your questions within 24 hrs of time. Normally they answer very frequently, like about 1-2 hrs. You can also approach your training coordinator for the same.

Can I get the recorded sessions of a class from some other batches before attending a live class?

Yes, you can. Or you can see our Youtube page for previous batch session recordings.

How will I get the recorded sessions?

It will be provided to you through the trainng blog.

How can I download the class videos?

You wont be able to download any videos. They are available for you to View using the training blog 24*7.

Is the course material accessible to the students even after the course training finishes?

Yes.

Do you provide Placements as well

We are infact, a Consulting company which provides training so we are mainly looking for trainees who are looking for Placement after training.
After the Training Process explained (Video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrBJjoH46VI
Our 6-step training to placement process (Video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrBJjoH46VI

How can I complete the course in a shorter Duration?

Enroll to our Self paced video training.
Video Explanation – What is Instructor led VIDEO Training – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1P9_fkg9mE

Do you provide any Certification? If yes, what is the Certification process?

We provide Certification guidance at the end of each course. You will also receive a “Certificate of Completion” from ZaranTech at the end of the course.

Are these classes conducted via LIVE video streaming?

We have both the options available

What internet speed is required to attend the LIVE classes?

1Mbps of internet speed is recommended to attend the LIVE classes. However, we have seen people attending the classes from a much slower internet.

What are the payment options?

We accept Credit Cards, Paypal, Bank payments from anywhere in USA, Money orders, International Wire transfer, ACH transfers, Chase Quickpay, Bank of America transfers, Wellsfargo Surepay. All the payments details are mentioned on the Enrollment page.

What if I have more queries?

Call the number listed on the Course Details page of our website.