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SAP Overview

SAP Overview

Scope: 5 cr
Timing: semester 3-6
Language: English
Curriculum: GLOBBA
Course level: Professional Studies
Course type: optional

Learning outcomes

After completing this course student has got general knowledge about SAP and its products. Student also understands what is meant with ERP, Enterprice Resource Planning tool and what integrated business processes mean. Student can easily navigate in SAP ERP and use several transactions (functionalities) after the course.


- General information about SAP and its products

- SAP ERP organization structure and master data

- SAP ERP integrated logistics processes

- SAP ERP configuration

- Quest lectures

Working life connections

Today quite many companies are using SAP ERP as their Enterprice Resource Planning tool and other SAP software as well. Currently SAP is the market leader in Europe. Job applications also quite often consist of requirement about SAP knowledge.  


SAP is global company and SAP software is used globally in the different size of companies in the different industry sectors. There will be visible the export/import tools of SAP ERP as well as global business (like companies, subsidiaries, factories, customers/vendors in several countries etc.) during the lessons.

Learning methods / Teaching format

Contact sessions with many exercises.


Grade/Learning Outcomes

1 - 2

(Min. 40% competence level)

Developmental competence


3 - 4

(Min. 70% competence level)

Functionally proficient



(Min. 90% competence level)



You know the key concepts within the course’s scope, but are yet to develop the general view and the big picture of the subject matter.

You know the key concepts well and

can explain how the theories and models function and the tools are used. You have a general view of the subject matter.

You have a strong command of the key and related concepts. You can critically evaluate theories, models and tools. You can demonstrate explicit knowledge of the subject matter, and how it relates to other disciplines.


You can complete given tasks and assignments with assistance. 

You need to develop how to apply knowledge.

You complete given tasks and assignments independently. You apply knowledge in hands-on business related situations. You can critique your own practice and identify ways to improve.

You apply knowledge in demanding business related situations. You can prioritize and critically select tools and methods for solving complex problems in the subject matter.



You demonstrate some ability to perform skills and have basic knowledge, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.

You demonstrate sufficient ability to perform skills and have basic to good knowledge. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in professional development.

You execute skills with natural proficiency and you have detailed and explicit knowledge. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous professional development.


Course teacher(s)

Tiina Siilasto