• The “SAP Certified Application Associate – Ariba Integration” exam validates that the candidate possesses the fundamental and core knowledge required of an SAP Ariba Associate Business Consultant profile. This certification proves that the candidate has an overall understanding to participate as a member of a project team in a mentored role. This certification exam is recommended as an entry level qualification to participate in all Ariba design and implementation projects that involve suite integration, integration with the Ariba Network and/or integration with a customer’s systems (SAP or non-SAP).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP Ariba Products > 12%

Define and describe the SAP Ariba products and their business case, business process flows for the products, and the Ariba Network and its business case.

Suite Integration > 12%

Identify the master and transactional data that can be shared across SAP Ariba applications; explain and define the methods for suite integration and their use cases, the user roles that can be shared, how to plan for suite integration, troubleshoot common issues, and define single sign on.

Ariba Network Connection > 12%

Define buyer, seller and catalog integration and their business cases, the transactions that can flow across the Ariba Network, and identify the primary ways to connect to the Ariba Network. Define the different methods for supplier enablement.

Master Data > 12%

Explain vendor mapping of ERP vendor ID to the Ariba Network, the differences between master data and transactional data, best practices for using custom fields, and the types of supplier data.

Ariba and SAP Systems Integration > 12%

Identify the primary ways to connect SAP Ariba applications to other SAP products, the master data than can be shared, the process flows between SAP Ariba applications and other SAP products.

Roles and Responsibilities > 12%

Identify the SAP Ariba, partner, supplier and customer roles and responsibilities in the different types of integration.

Customer External Systems (non-SAP) Integration < 8%

Identify the primary ways to connect SAP Ariba applications to non-SAP systems, and explain how Ariba integrates with Scan One.

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

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