Different steps of the MM cycle are:

o     Create material
o     Create vendor
o     Assign material to vendor
o     Procure raw material by using purchase requisition
o     Locate a vendor for a certain material
o     Process goods receipts
o     Goods issue
o     Invoice verification

This website  is ideal for beginners who intend to familiarize themselves with the MM module, as it covers the very basics that teach you how to perform different tasks in the SAP system. An added advantage is that it also serves professionals who are already familiar with the SAP system and want to enhance their skills, as it deals in depth with the advanced concepts of the MM module. It describes the techniques and procedures that are most frequently employed by users when working with the SAP R/3 software. .

The MM module is designed to procure and manage the material resources of a company. This module mainly deals with the material and vendor master data and handles inventory functions, such as purchasing, inventory management, and reorder processing.
The MM module ensures that the required product is available in adequate quantity at the right price. Moreover, this module reduces the working capital by monitoring raw and packaged products regularly.

Main Components of the MM Module

  • The MM module of SAP R/3 is used for materials procurement and management. This is the largest of all the SAP modules and is divided into the following subcomponents:

    • Purchasing—Allows users to control the entire purchasing process.

    • Inventory management—Allows users to keep track of the materials in stock. It also helps users to perform operations, such as goods receipts, goods issues, and physical stock transfers.

    • Invoice verification—Allows users to verify invoices from vendors. The invoices are compared with the purchase order and the goods receipts in the following three ways:

      • Content

      • Price

      • Quantity

    • Physical inventory—Allows users to keep track of the materials stored in an organization. Inventory is taken on the basis of measurement units, such as number or weight of items, at a given storage location at a specific time.

    • Valuation—Allows users to calculate the value of all fixed and current assets, along with all payables, at a certain time and with the appropriate legal requirements.

    • Materials requirements planning—Helps users to create a materials procurement plan for a plant or company.

    • Materials master—Helps users to manage all of the materials-related data.

    • Service master—Helps an organization keep records of the services that it procures.

    • Foreign trade/customs—Allows users to manage the export and import of merchandise among different customs territories.

Course Syllabus

     1. Overview of the MM module  
  1.1 Introduction to SAP Applications
  1.2 MM Module in SAP Software
     2. Organizational Structure  
  2.1 Organizational Structure in the Enterprise World
  2.2 Implementing an Organizational Structure
     3. Material Classification in MM module  
  3.1 Material Classification in MM module
  3.2 Implementation of Material Classification in MM module
     4. Master Data in MM  
  4.1 Vendor master data
  4.2 Material Master data
  4.3 Purchasing Information Records
  4.4 Source Lists
  4.5 Batch Management Data
  4.6 Quota Arrangement
     6 Material Requirements Planning (MRP)  
  6.1 Consumption-Based Planning
  6.2 Reorder Point Planning
  6.3 Forecast-Based Planning
  6.4 Time-Phased Planning


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