SAP Ariba Procurement: Managing and Maintaining Catalogs (AR540V82)

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

In this course, you will learn how to load and update SAP Ariba catalogs. Using a combination of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on lab exercises, you will learn about catalog architecture, infrastructure, search engine, search functionality, catalog kits and catalog administration. You will gain experience working with the tools required to administer catalogs including loading and validating catalogs, catalog subscriptions, customizing the catalog hierarchy, troubleshooting problems and running scheduled tasks.

This course is based on software release Ariba Procurement 13s2.

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Audience

��Application consultant
��Catalog implementation specialists who design the catalog hierarchy, create catalog-related mapping files, and work with content providers to generate syntactically correct content files
��Catalog managers who acquire, validate, edit, import, and maintain catalog content

Learning Objectives

��SAP Ariba content solution
��Outline the features and characteristics of the SAP Ariba catalog
��Import, manage, and maintain catalogs

1.�Key Catalog Concepts
2.�Catalog Search, Catalog Kits, and Partial Items
3.�Content Files and Their Formats (CIF and cXML)
4.�PunchOut Basics
5.�Catalog Hierarchy Configuration
6.�Catalog Validation
7.�Catalog Versioning
8.�Ariba Network and Local Catalog Subscriptions
9.�The Catalog Import Process
10.�Catalog Manager Workspace