SAP SE is a German IT company focused on developing enterprise software to help their customers run their businesses in all areas and of all sizes with maximum efficiency. In more detail, SAP focuses on products for business management including operations and customer relations, as well as areas such as machine learning, analytics, and the Internet of Things.
The company was founded in 1972 by five former employees of IBM, and today, headquartered in Waldorf, it is the largest German company by market capitalization. It has more than 105 thousand employees and numerous offices in 130 countries and regions around the world. At the same time, the total number of SAP partner companies is more than 22 thousand.
At the moment, SAP does business in the following key segments:
- Applications, Services, and Technology business area covers cloud subscriptions, software development, and related services.
- Intelligent Spend Group direction focuses on cloud-based business networking for collaboration, as well as related educational and professional services.
- Qualtrics direction specializes in selling a variety of cloud solutions for effective experience management.
In addition, SAP seeks to automate such internal enterprise processes as trade, accounting, warehouse management, finance, human resource management, etc. And the best-known SAP product on the market is the ERP system SAP R/3 for medium and large enterprises.
Above all, SAP offers you the opportunity to hone your knowledge and skills through a well-designed qualification program. It's a great continuous learning tool to stay up to date on new products and maintain skills. It is more relevant than ever, especially when you consider the recent Pearson MSU study, which says that having a formal certification caused 91% of professionals to have increased confidence, 61% to be promoted, and 76% to have increased job satisfaction.
SAP currently offers a broad program of more than 150 designations, which are presented at 3 levels:
Associate accreditation focuses on the basic knowledge and skill requirements necessary for further development in SAP solutions. This includes qualifications such as C_ARP2P_2108 - SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP Ariba Procurement, C_BOBIP_43 - SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.3, and C_C4H225_11 - SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP Emarsys Customer Engagement Implementation.
Specialist accreditation covers a specific integration component or competency for a precise role. And as a complement to the Associate qualification, you can choose any of the available options, such as E_C4HYCP1811 - SAP Certified Product Support Specialist - SAP Commerce, E_S4CEX_2021 - SAP Certified Application Specialist - SAP S/4HANA Cloud, extended edition implementation with SAP Activate, or E_ACTCLD_21 - SAP Certified Specialist - SAP Activate for Cloud Solutions Project Manager.
Professional accreditation is more advanced and requires proof of experience in real projects, a deep understanding of SAP solutions, and knowledge of the business process. Here you can choose the P_C4HCD_1905 - SAP Certified Development Professional - SAP Commerce Cloud 1905 Developer or P_TSEC10_75 - SAP Certified Technology Professional - System Security Architect designation among others.