• The “Application Associate – Analytical Banking with SAP Banking Services 8.0” certification exam verifies that the candidate has proven skills and fundamental knowledge in the area of the SAP Bank Analyzer solution. It proves that the candidate has a good overall understanding within this consultant profile, and can apply this knowledge practically in projects under the guidance of an experienced consultant. This certification is recommended as an entry-level qualification to allow consultants to get acquainted within SAP Analytical Banking projects.

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.

AFI Products > 12%

Name and Identify Products, Transactions, Events and BP in the SDL

Architecture and communication between layers > 12%

Describe the overall architecture and communication between layers (including other components such as Limit Mgmt, ALM, POB and RBD & Architecture Layers)

Primary object modeling 8% – 12%

Use templates for primary object modeling (incl. Primary Objects Creation and Integration Risk Analyzer and AFI)

Credit Risk Calculation processes 8% – 12%

Describe the structure of the credit risk calculation process

AFI components and processes 8% – 12%

Credit risk calculation 8% – 12%

Prerequisites for test case execution 8% – 12%

Create bundle of objects – BP, loan – as prerequisite to executing a test case

Results Data Layer < 8%

Describe the features and functionsResults Data Layer

AFI Customization < 8%

Customize AFI, including: balance processing, GL connector, PML, etc.

Basics of IFRS < 8%

Explain AFI Integration and the General Ledger

AFI calculations < 8%

Describe the basics of AFI calculations

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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