SAP Material Management (MM)

SAP Material Management (MM) is a part of Logistics module that supports the procurement and inventory functions. It primarily covers purchasing, Goods receiving; consumption-based planning, stock adjustments, MRP, planning and inventory. It is a closely integrated module with FI, SD and SRM

Course Overview

who is it for?

  • SAP End-users
  • IT/Business analysts
  • Project team members
  • Logistics users
  • Aspiring SAP MM Consultants


  • A general understanding of purchasing terms
  • Knowledge of Logistics and Inventory

what will you learn?

1.Introduction to MM

  • SAP Overview.
  • Functions and Objectives Of MM
  • Overview Cycle of MM
  • Organisational structure of an Enterprise in the SAP R/3 System

2.Master Data

  • Material Master
  • Vendor Master
  • Info Record

3.Source Determination

  • Source Determination
  • Material Master
  • Vendor Master
  • Info Record
  • Source Determination


  • Purchase Requisition
  • Purchase Order
  • RFQ – Request for Quotation
  • Outline Agreements

5.Document Types for Purchasing Documents

  • Define Document type
  • Define Number Ranges for Document Type
  • Define Screen Layout at Document Level

6.Release Procedure for Purchasing Documents

  • Creation of Characteristics
  • Creation of Class
  • Release Group, Release Codes, Release Indicator, Release Prerequisite, Release Strategies

7.Pricing in MM

  • Define Access sequence
  • Define Condition Types
  • Define Calculation Schema
  • Define Schema Group
  • Schema group vendor
  • Schema group purchasing organisation
  • Assignment of Schema group to purchase organisation
  • Define Schema Determination
  • Determine Calculation Schema for Standard Purchase Orders

8.Inventory Management

  • Goods Movement
  • Goods Receipt – GR
  • Goods Issue – GI
  • Transfer Posting – TP
  • Reservation

9.Physical Inventory

  • Types of PI processes
  • Creating Physical Inventory Document
  • Entering Physical Inventory Count
  • List Of Inventory Differences
  • Post the Difference
  • Print Out PI Difference Report

10.Special Stocks and Special Procurement Types

  • Consignment
  • Stock transport order
  • Subcontracting
  • Pipeline
  • Returnable transport packaging – RTP
  • Third Party Processing

11.Valuation and Account Determination

  • Introduction to Material Valuation
  • Split Valuation
  • Configure Split Valuation
  • Defining Global Categories (Valuation Category)
  • Defining Global Type (Valuation Types)
  • Defining Local Definition & Assignment (Valuation Area)

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