Here some of the most frequently asked questions by people looking for a career in SAP.
1. What is the duration of SAP course?
The SAP course duration vary from institue to institute. In some institutes it is 45 dyas training plus 15 days project whereas in some it can go up to four months.
2. What is the fee struture?
Fees depends upon institute to institute. Some small institutes charge 10-15,000 rupees, whereas some better known institutes like Reliance(Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore) charge 20-25,000 rupees. Authorized institutes like Siemens do not train candidates who are not willing to take certifiaction and they charge around 2.8 lakhs for training+certification.
3. Which are the SAP institutes that guarantee placements after completion of SAP course?
No institute guarantee placement. Institutes like Siemens, Geonate, Reliance, MYM, etc arrange placement interviews but they do not guarantee placement.
4. Will doing SAP certifiaction guarantee you a placement?
Getting certified do not guarantee a placement.
5. Which one is best institute?
The institute that has a good instructor is the best institute. You can compramise to some extent on other parameters.
6. What is the starting salary after this course?
SAP career will give you an package of Rs.5 Lakhs to 18 Lakhs P.A in India and above 70,000 US $ abroad.
7. Which module suits me better?
Human Resource for candidates who are into man power resourcing or recruitment or a good exposure in Human resource management.
Finance and Controlling for candidates with core finance and accounting exposure.
Production and planning for candidates with good production experience.
Material Management for candidates with good procurement and purchasing exposure.
Sales and Distribution for candidates with sales and marketing exposure
Business Information Warehousing for candidates having exposure to warehousing or SAP exposure is an added advantage.
ABAP/4 for candidates with any programming language exposure and touch of RDBMS is added advantage Freshers are most welcomed.
BASIS/WAS 6.40 for candidates with exposure to networking and database administration concepts.
8. I am an graduate passed my aggregate is 55% can i join SAP?
Most companies recruit candidates with at least 60% aggregate so it would be difficult for you to get placement after completing the course.
9. I am a fresher not having any exp shall i do SAP?
SAP is very exhaustive. To understand SAP, one should have through knowledge and understnding of the domain area. Therefore it is recommended that before entering SAP you should have at least 3 years of domain experiance.
10. I am b.tec/m.b.a and doing job in marketing & sales wheather i should go for SAP SD and CRM?
You can go for SAP CRM because it is here one has to interact with customer .. same like marketing, sales, and customer service whereas SAP SD delas with sale prices, orders, and forecasts.
11. By taking coaching in an unauthorized institue will i be able to write the cretification exam?
If you want to go for certification, you need to get training from an Authorized institute only. You cannot write cartifiaction exam from an authorized institute.