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SAP ERP Modules

SAP ERP is a generic term for the functional & technical modules of the German software company SAP AG. ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning or in a more advanced form - ERP Central Component (SAP ECC).


SAP Accounting Modules

  • FI - Financial Accounting
    • FI-GL: General Ledger
    • FI-AP: Accounts Payable
    • FI-AR: Accounts Receivable
    • FI-AA: Asset Accounting
    • FI-BL: Bank Ledger
    • FI-SL: Special Purpose Ledger
    • FI-TV: Travel Management
  • CO - Controlling
    • CO-OM: Overhead Cost
    • CO-PC: Product Cost
    • CO-PA: Profitability Analysis
    • EC-PCA: Profit Center Accounting

 

SAP Logistics Modules

  • MM - Materials Management
  • SD - Sales & Distribution
  • PP - Production Planning & Control
  • QM - Quality Management
  • LO - Logistics General
  • PM - Plant Maintenance
  • LE - Logistics Execution
  • CS - Customer Service
  • EHS - Environment, Health & Safety
  • SRM - Supplier Relationship Management
  • PLM - Product Lifecycle Management

 

Supply-Chain-Management

The term Supply Chain Management refers to the cross-company (from the supplier to the customer) coordination of the material, financial and information flows across the entire value chain.

Human Resources

Cross Application Modules

Technical Modules

SAP Industry Modules

These SAP Modules employ the prefix "IS" for "Industry Solutions".

  • IS-A Automotive
  • IS-H Healthcare
  • IS-M Media
  • IS-PS Public Sector
  • IS-R Retail
  • IS-T Telecommunication
  • IS-U Utilities
  • IS-RE Real Estate
  • IS-OIL Oil & Gas

These SAP Modules employ the prefix "FS" for "Financial Services" (Insurance Companies & Banks).

  • FS-BP Business Partner

  • FS-CMS Collateral Management
  • FS-CML Consumer, Corporate Mortgage Loans

  • FS-CM Claim Management
  • FS-PM Policy Management
  • FS-CD Collection & Disbursement
  • FS-ICM Incentive / Commission Management
  • FS-RI Reinsurance

 

List of SAP Modules

This overview of SAP Modules can be downloaded List of SAP Modules as PDF (approx. 400 KB).


List of SAP related Acronyms & Abbreviations

  • LSMW - Legacy System Migration Workbench (SAP)
  • ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning
  • ECC - ERP Central Component (SAP)
  • ABAP - Advanced Business Application Programming (SAP)
  • API - Application Program Interface
  • BAPI - Business API
  • BAdI - Business Add-In (SAP)
  • UE - User-Exit (SAP)
  • EAI - Enterprise Application Integration
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface
  • LUW - Logical Unit of Work
  • MVC - Model-View-Controller
  • OLAP - Online-Analytical-Processing
  • OLTP - Online-Transaction-Processing
  • RFC - Remote Function Call
  • RFM - Remote Function Module
  • SAP - Systems, Applications and Products
  • SaaS - Software as a Service
  • SOAP - Simple Object Access Protocol
  • SOA - Service-oriented architecture
  • IMG - Implementation Management Guide