SAP Workflow - Build and Use



Gain knowledge about SAP Business Workflow and learn how to build and use it. This course is based on software release SAP ERP Central Component 6.0, EHP 7.


  • Application consultant
  • Business process owner / team lead / power user
  • Developer
  • Developer consultant
  • Industry specialist
  • System administrator
  • System architect
  • Technology consultant

Learning Objectives

  • Use workflow tools to define and implement your own workflows

1. Workflow Architecture and Organizational Management

  • Identifying the Workflow Architecture Components and the Design of SAP Business Workflows
  • Creating an Organizational Unit

2. The Workflow Builder

  • Defining Workflow Templates

3. Business Objects and the Business Object Repository (BOR)

  • Explaining the BOR and Business Object Types
  • Adjusting Standard Object Types to Suit Customer Requirements

4. Task Definition

  • Creating Standard Tasks Using Synchronous Methods
  • Creating Standard Tasks Using Asynchronous Methods
  • Integrating Tasks in a Workflow Template
  • Creating Task Groups

5. Containers and Interfaces in Workflows

  • Describing Containers and Binding Directions
  • Defining Container Elements and Bindings
  • Using Secondary Methods and the Step Type Container Operation

6. Agents

  • Determining the Recipients of Work Items
  • Creating a Rule with Rule Type Responsibilities
  • Describing the Interaction Between Possible and Responsible Agents and Handling Errors

7. Ad Hoc Processing Options

  • Defining Agents and Tasks Dynamically
  • Extending Workflows Using the Step Type Ad Hoc Anchor

8. Simple and Modeled Deadline Monitoring

  • Using Simple Deadline Monitoring
  • Using Modeled Deadline Monitoring

9. Events and Workflow

  • Describing Events in the BOR
  • Linking a Triggering Event to the Workflow
  • Triggering Events in an Application
  • Defining Additional Start Conditions and Describing the Event Queue
  • Testing Workflows During Implementation

10. Special Step Types and Methods of Processing

  • Using Step Type Fork and Multiline Attributes
  • Using Step Type Loop, Form Processing, Document from Template, and Conditions in the Workflow Step
  • Using Step Types Block and Multiline Condition

11. Wizards

  • Using Wizards for Workflow Template Definition
  • Defining Steps in a Process Using a Wizard

12. Notification of Absence Workflow Creation

  • Creating the Notification of Absence Workflow