Approaches to SAP Training

In the earliest days of SAP deployments, SAP and its implementation partners were so busy deploying new systems and developing a methodology for doing this efficiently (eventually labeled the “ASAP Methodology”) that little time seemed to be left to dedicate to training. Sure, formal training courses existed. But these were highly sought-after and impossible to attend unless you were a partner of SAP or an SAP employee yourself.

Consequently, those of us in the industry back then saw a lot of interesting things occur. Hardware partners like Compaq, HP, IBM, and others developed their own SAP project-team training, basis-layer workshops, and integration-focused SAP training courses. Third parties and other niche players ...

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