Currently in SAP we have twelve modules; some of them are integrated by the combination of other modules:
Financial Accounting (FI): An important core module, designed for meeting all the accounting and financial needs
of an organization. Within this module Financial Managers as well as other Managers within your business can review
the financial position of the company in real time.
Controlling (CO): Represents the company’s flow of cost and revenue, offers all the support information needed by
Management for the purpose of planning, reporting and decision making. Decision making can be achieved with a
high level of information reducing drastically risks. Basically It is a management instrument for organizational decisions.
Sales & Distribution (SD): The SAP sales and distribution is part of the logistics module that support your customers,
starting from quotations, sales order and all the way towards billing the customer. It is tightly integrated with the MM
(Material Management) and PP (Product Planning) functional modules. It allows companies to input their customer
sales price, check for open orders and forecast etc.
Material Management: (MM): Is the materials management module of the SAP. This module is used for Procurement
Handling and Inventory Management. Materials management (MM) is integrated with other modules such as SD
(Sales & Distribution), PP (Product Planning) and QM (Quality Management). Materials management is used for
procurement and inventory management.
Product Planning (PP): The purpose of PP&C (Production Planning and Controlling) is to ensure that manufacturing
runs effectively and efficiently and produces products as required by customers. The Production Planning module of SAP
takes care of Master data needed like Bill Of Materials, Routings and Work Centers and stores it in one separate component.
Quality Management (QM): Quality management is a method for ensuring that all the activities necessary to design,
develop and implement a product or service are effective and efficient with respect to the system and its performance.
Quality management is the comprehensive solution that supports the company throughout the product life cycle and
along the supply chain.
Plant Maintenance (PM): oriented to cover all maintenance activities, supporting the Planning, Programming and
Implementation, with emphasis on the availability of equipment, staff costs and Assurance, guaranteeing so the state
of the art of database and optimization. SAP’s Plant Maintenance comprises of the following activities such as inspection,
to measures and establishes the actual condition of a technical system, preventive maintenance to measures and maintain
the ideal condition of a technical system, repair to measures and restore the ideal condition of a technical system and other
measures that need to be taken using the maintenance organization.
Human Resources (HR): It deals with various activities done in the human resource department of an organization, such as,
Personal administration, personnel development, training and event management, payroll etc. This module enables customers
to effectively manage information about the people in their organization, and to integrate that information with ”other SAP modules”
and external systems.
Project System (PS): Created to support the planning, control and monitoring of long-term, highly complex projects with
defined goals .Projects are generally part of the internal processes of a company. To be able to control all tasks in project
execution, you need an organizational form that is specific to the project and which is shared by all departments involved.