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SAP Enterprise Learning Boot Camp

SAP Enterprise Learning Boot Camp


Introduction .........................................................................................................................3
Objectives............................................................................................................................3
Expert Consulting................................................................................................................4
Week 1: Solution Overview.................................................................................................5
Week 2: Technology Architecture.......................................................................................6
Week 3: Integration with Business Solutions......................................................................7
Week 4: eLearning...............................................................................................................8
Potential Participants...........................................................................................................9
Duration & Schedule..........................................................................................................10
Training Plan......................................................................................................................11
Deliverables.......................................................................................................................12

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Introduction

In a knowledge economy, the key to creating a sustainable competitive advantage is to couple


effective knowledge transfer and efficient learning techniques with corporate strategy and
business objectives. The SAP Enterprise Learning environment meets those needs. Our
comprehensive learning environment integrates business processes, content development, and
the delivery of learning linked to employee performance.

If you are planning to implement SAP Enterprise Learning Solutions SAP Education can help
bring your project team up to speed quickly. With SAP Enterprise Learning boot camp, SAP
Education offers a deep dive into the world of SAP Enterprise Learning Solutions. The
engagement would help you build strong, effective project team. Our aim is to reduce project risk,
minimize costs, and help ensure project success.

Objectives

The boot camp will give you the following business benefits:

• Focused know-how to the top management on the benefits of implementing the SAP
Enterprise Learning solution.
• Focused know-how and proof of concept to the business process owners to the supper-
set functionality of the SAP Enterprise Learning solution.
• Focused know-how to the project team on application customization and configuration so
that your organization can maximize the business benefits of the project.
• Articulation of the business requirement and its alignment to SAP Enterprise Learning
solution.
• Crystallization of the project scope, to ensure success of subsequent project phases.

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Expert Consulting

With SAP Solution (EL) Expert Consulting, you receive the services necessary to complete your
project successfully on time – and ensure that your SAP solution contributes to your business
goals.

The Four week expert consulting helps you to address the major challenges which customer
faces during implementation. Since these challenges are unique to each customer. We help you
to accelerate the project implementation and deliver on time by addressing these challenges.

SAP Solution Expert Consulting ensures the successful completion of your SAP project. The
focus is on a cost-effective, short-term engagement that targets specific technical or conceptual
issues. Dedicated SAP solution experts with extensive experience and direct ties to SAP
development are available on-site or remotely to ensure that your solution meets your business
requirements.

SAP services are delivered through a dedicated team of solution experts. Our consultants have
extensive experience in the implementation of SAP solutions – and are available for 4 weeks to
provide expert insight.

SAP Solution Expert Consulting gives you the following business benefits:

• Addresses complex solution, process, and technical issues.


• Ensures that you have the tools and processes in place to avoid risk and achieve ROI.
• Rapid deployment to accelerate return on investment.
• Focused know-how that enables you to get the most from your solution.
• Solution features and processes that truly support your business needs.
• Best practices that ensure optimum solution performance and business results.

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Week 1: Solution Overview

Objectives:

 Provides an overview of the solution and the various components of the SAP EL.
 Helping the stake holder’s to understand the best practices of application's features and
functions.

SAP experts can deliver the full-scope application management services you need to derive
maximum value from your SAP solutions. Our experts can provide timely, comprehensive, on-
demand, and integrated support for all of your business processes. When you select SAP
Services to manage your applications, you can concentrate on performing your primary business
activities and place the planning, building, and running of your SAP systems into our hands.

Our experts provide you with the guidance you need to exploit your SAP solutions to implement
strategic objectives and realize business benefits.

Enterprise learning management enabled by SAP Enterprise Learning

• Provide training participants with a comprehensive experience that integrates Web-


based, virtual, and classroom training
• Structure, deliver, and track knowledge transfer, and tailor learning content to individual
learning styles and needs
• Plan, track, and measure training impacts and align learning strategies with your
corporate objectives.

Competency management

• Identify and optimize the skills and competencies needed to successfully align your
workforce with your business strategy
• Build a competency catalog leveraged by all talent management processes
• Define key competencies along your job architecture and cultivate talent pools
accordingly.

Talent Review & Calibration

• Facilitate effective talent-review meetings and support your management team in


calibrating the performance and potential of your talent
• Effectively review and calibrate your highest-potential employees and groom them to step
into key roles.

Talent management analytics

• Analyze employee skills and qualifications


• Measure the effectiveness of learning programs
• Assess how well training programs prepare employees to assume key positions
• Monitor the progress of aligning employee goals with corporate goals

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Week 2: Technology Architecture

Objectives:

 Guidance in designing the system landscape that can function as a robust,


feasible, secured and scalable.

 Optimizing the performance of SAP landscapes, providing organizations with the


freedom they require to perform their core business activities.

SAP consultants can work with you to integrate your business solutions into your overall
enterprise architecture, verifying that your IT infrastructure is aligned with business strategies.
Through these services, we perform several key activities:

• Requirements analysis – Identifies and details the business and technical requirements
for your SAP solution.
• Implementation strategy – Gives you a complete plan for implementation, including
proposed functions and processes, project scope, organizational scope, costs, and time
frames
• Security and Risk analysis – Enables you to identify risks early in the project and take
actions to minimize them.
• Benefits overview – Describes the potential benefits and cost savings that will result
from the implementation

SAP consultants have extensive knowledge of SAP software and how it can meet your business
requirements. We apply proven methodologies to align your needs with best practices. We also
assess future business scenarios and determine which SAP software will best enable them.

• A clear view of the costs and time frames involved in implementing the solution
• Reduced times for implementation and easier knowledge transfer
• Mitigation of risk by ensuring that the solution will meet your technical and business
requirements
• Optimized return on investment by identifying the features and functions that need to be
implemented to achieve your business objectives

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Week 3: Integration with Business Solutions

 Integration of business solutions into enterprise architecture.


 EL Solution Integration with business strategies.
 Gap analysis and recommendations.
 Solution Prototyping.
Benefiting from Integration with SAP ERP HCM
If your organization already uses training and event management software in SAP ERP HCM,
you can continue to use all of its functions with SAP Enterprise Learning. However, the data
stored for your existing classroom training courses can be smoothly transferred to SAP Enterprise
Learning. In bringing your traditional classroom courses into the environment, you will gain the
advantage of a wide range of additional functions for managing e-learning and virtual learning
courses, curricula, and course programs.

Services Supported by SAP NetWeaver Portal

The SAP Application (Enterprise Learning) Integration service helps you integrate company-
specific solutions with both SAP and non-SAP solutions. As a result, you can connect systems
and processes throughout the enterprise. And optimize the value of your technology investments.
SAP Application Integration defines the integration architecture and interface developments
required. The result is a solution that addresses your unique requirements, accelerates return on
investment, and delivers business results.

With SAP Application Integration, you gain the following business benefits:

• Reduced risks and costs through the application of proven methodologies and industry
knowledge
• Best practices that ensure optimal integration, stability, and performance
• Recommend custom-developed interface that meets your specific business needs and
supports your business objectives.

Solution Prototyping

Highly trained, experienced SAP Solution Prototyping team setup a fully operational, limited-
scope solution in our environment. It allows you to make sure your SAP solution is technically
feasible, integrates with your existing infrastructure, and performs at the highest levels – before
final deployment. It also ensures that your project stays on-time and within budget, and that your
SAP solution meets your business needs. Users can try a limited-scope version of the solution
before roll-out.

SAP Solution Prototyping delivers the following tools to your organization:

• Proven methodologies – Provides a fast, realistic, and cost-effective approach

• Customer-specific approach – Ensures a customer-, solution-, and SAP component-


specific implementation

• Fully operational prototype – Allows you to be sure your SAP solution will meet your
needs before you being your Implementation.

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• Project planning – Allows you to manage the overall implementation project more
efficiently based on lessons learned from the solution prototype.

Week 4: eLearning

Objectives:

 Overview on LMS and LCMS


 Authoring Environment Capabilities
 Reusing your existing content and setup of various learning strategies.
 Content Management and effective Delivery
 Creating and Managing of content using Authoring Environment.

Course Authors and Instructional Designers

Course authors and instructional designers have tools and wizards in the authoring environment
to structure course content, import external course content, and create online tests. If needed,
external authoring tools can be launched from the authoring environment.

Training Administrators

Training administrators access the course content of SAP Enterprise Learning from where it is
stored and managed in SAP NetWeaver Portal to create course offerings; manage participation,
resources, and courses: and perform reporting.

Functions to grant rights to managers and instructors to book training and courses for the learner

The Learning Management System

The learning management system is the administrative side of SAP Enterprise Learning. It
includes functions for course planning and execution, course registration and cancellation, and
follow-up processing, including cost settlement, which can be performed from the training
administrator portal.

Content Management and effective Delivery

Knowledge management functionality in SAP NetWeaver includes content management


functionality that is used to store content for SAP Enterprise Learning. Our experts guide you the
efficient ways to setup the content servers there by ensuring the seamless delivery.

Authoring Tool and its features

Content conversion and import and export functions facilitate the integration of courses from
external providers that are compliant with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model
(SCORM). Customers can create and save their own templates for the various learning elements
– learning objects and tests, for example – which give authors valuable methodological and
didactical support in the form of structural and content-related specifications.

Learning Strategies

Learning strategies are used in combination with learning objectives to realize a wholly adaptive
learning approach.

Compliance

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Learning objects created in the authoring environment are compliant with universally recognized
standards for Web based training. They are based on SCORM/AICC standards.

Potential Participants

The engagement is designed for

• Technical members of your project team


• Functional members of your project team
• Business Process Owners
• Business Process Experts
• High-Level Project team Participants

The boot camp has been designed so that the concerned team members are exposed to the
knowledge and processes required for successful implementation of the Enterprise Learning
Solutions.

Participants D1 D2 D3 D
Technical Members
Functional members
Business Process Owners
Business Process Experts
High-Level Participants

Overview

Functtionality O

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Duration & Schedule

The four week (20 days) boot camp aims to ensure the successful implementation and adoption
of your SAP Enterprise Learning Solution.

Day 1

Introduction SAP Enterprise Learning SA

Preliminary Requirement Gathering -


R
Questionnaire
Day 4

Tools for Learners, Instructors, and


Managers

Day 7

Content Design, Development, and Delivery Enh


in the SAP Learning Solution

Day 10

Functionality Comparison by Version

Day 13

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Training Plan

Content Day
Introduction SAP Enterprise Learning Day 1
Why Do Organizations Invest in Learning Management Systems
Market Overview
History of SAP Enterprise Learning
Integration of SAP Enterprise Learning with SAP ERP HCM Functionality
Role of SAP Enterprise Learning in the SAP Business Suite
Product Release Cycles
Training and Event Management vs Learning Solution vs Enterprise Learning
Preliminary Requirement Gathering Questioner Day 1

SAP Enterprise Learning Architecture Day 2


SAP Enterprise Learning Product Architecture
SAP Enterprise Learning Technical Architecture
Offline Player (LSOOP)
Deployment Options
Deployment Best Practices and Recommendations
Roles in SAP Enterprise Learning Day 2
The Learner
The Instructor
The Training Administrator
The Manager
The Content Author
The Content Administrator
Integration of SAP Enterprise Learning Day 3
Integration of SAP Enterprise Learning with HCM Application Components
Organizational Management
Personnel Development
Performance Management Integration
Tools for Learners, Instructors, and Managers Day 4
The Learning Portal
Content Player
Instructor Portal
Managing Learning Activities of a Team
Training Administration Day 5
Training Management Process
Key Transactions in Training Management
Course Preparation
Course Offering
Day-To-Day Activities
Follow-up Activities
Configuring Enterprise Learning
Course Offering Section
Booking
Versioning
Recurring Activities
Basic Settings
Integration
Curriculum Types and Course Programs
Reporting
The Training Administrator Portal
Development Plans
Virtual Learning Room Day 6
Virtual Learning Rooms are Important Business Tools
SAP Enterprise Learning Virtual Learning Room
How Adobe Connect is Integrated with SAP Enterprise Learning
Features of the Virtual Learning Room
Installation and Configuration
Infrastructure Planning for Adobe Connect

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Content Day
Content Design, Development, and Delivery in the SAP Learning Solution Day 7
Introduction
Content Design
The SAP Authoring Environment (AE)
Configuration for the Authoring Environment
Third-Party Content and the Authoring Environment
SCORM Course Delivery
AICC Course Delivery
Content delivery
Configuring the Content Player
Offline Player
Tracking and Reporting Progress in e-Learning Courses
Delivering Third-Party Hosted Content
Using the SAP (PI)
Enhancing the SAP Enterprise Learning Solution
Enhancements and BAdIs Day 8
Structural Authorization Techniques
Enhancement Case Study: Controlling Access to the Course Catalog
Managing an Enterprise Learning Implementation Day 9
Project Planning
Blueprint
Realization
Go-Live Preparation and Go-Live
Functionality Comparisons by Versions Day 10

Case Studies Day 10


Case Study 1: Implementing a Standalone Learning Solution Using ALE
Case Study 2: Global Implementation
Requirement Gathering Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Ratification of Requirement Day 15
POC Development Day 15
Requirement Document Day 16
Scope Document Day 17
Presentation & POC Demonstration Day 18
POC Demonstration & Lessons Learnt Day 19
Final Requirement & Scope Documentation Day 20

Deliverables

• Overview Training - SAP Enterprise Learning


• Deep dive into SAP Enterprise Learning Functionality with Demonstration
• Project Team Training – SAP Enterprise Learning
• Articulation and documentation of Business / User Requirements.
• Demonstration of proof of concept based on Business / User Requirements.
• Finalization and documentation of project scope.

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