SAP Certificate in ERP - Product Life Cycle Management


This course will allow you to understand the basics of PLM within the SAP ERP software and ideal for someone who wants to learn about the process of product implementation up to the end of its life.
If you are in the product development industry whether its manufacturing or even software development , any product, and are looking to learn technical skills with ERP systems. Product Lifecycle Management, is a software solution dedicated to product development. Information management is required to integrate and manage People, Process, Technology, Data and Things in an extended enterprise or at multiple locations within the same company.

This helps to shorten the Product Development Cycle (PDC) by effectively managing large variants of products, reducing quality issues and improving user experience for consumers.


The course will explain how Lifecycle Data Management integrates with the business processes within the SAP ERP solution and gain a basic understanding of the Document Management System within SAP.

It will also allow you to understand and explain the differences between planning and budgeting and also explain the function of budget availability control. It will take you into the functions involved with posting to projects and their integration implications and describing the different methods of posting labour and resources to relevant projects. This will take you through the everyday transactions of any professional in the product dev or design or systems space.


This course is as close as you can get to a traditional in-class option without breaking the bank. You have dedicated access to an SAP mentor where you can ask questions about the topics you are unsure about. Also, you will gain hands-on experience with the SAP software where you put theory learnt into  practice. You also receive and a hard copy book which is posted out to you so you can refer to it in future. Once you complete studying you will undergo multiple choice testing at the end of the training and on successful completion of this course, you will receive an Executive Certificate in ERP SAP - Product Life Cycle Management.


The course is offered through an online learning mode. The self paced online mode can be started and completed anytime during the course access duration which is 3 months. Once you Enrol, a Mentor will give you a call and run through an orientation program to ensure you are successful in your training.

You will receive your login details via the email address provided on the enrolment form within 5 working days as we will be posting the books out to you and setting up access to the real life SAP system. You can also pick your own course start date. To pick you start date, please mention this on on the Enrolment form.

Study Units
Career Outcomes
Further Info

Study Units:

Introduction to ERP systems

  • Evolution of ERP concepts
  • Introduction to SAP system – From R/3 to ERP
  • SAP Business Suite
  • Navigation – SAP ERP System ECC 6.0
  • Organisational Structure
  • Master Data
  • Reporting Solutions

Lifecycle Data Management

  • Components of Life-Cycle Data Management
  • Document Management
  • PLM Interface
  • Classification
  • Variant Configuration
  • Product Structure Browser
  • Engineering Workbench
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Exercise: Lifecycle Data Management

Enterprise Asset Management and Customer Service

  • Enterprise Asset Management/Customer Service Organisational Levels
  • Technical Objects
  • Exercise: Technical Objects
  • Corrective Maintenance Process
  • Exercise: Corrective Maintenance Process
  • Reporting and Analysis
  • Exercise: Reporting and Analysis
    Service Order Process
  • Exercise: Service Order Processing

Program and Project Management

  • SAP Project System
  • Project Structures
  • Exercise: Work Breakdown Structures
  • Project Planning
  • Exercise: Cost Planning
  • Project Budgeting
  • Project Execution
  • Exercise: Actual Costs
  • Exercise: Actual Dates
  • Period-end Closing
  • Information System
  • Exercise: Project Information System

Resources you will receive:

  • Access to SAP Software with Instructor Led training
  • Access to mentors for Study Units
  • Hard copy books

Resources your require:

  • Access to the Internet with at least 2mb/sec connection (ADSL).
  • Windows or MAC Computer
  • General skills of using a computer

This Course is ideal for:

  • Anyone who is wanting to use an ERP software in Asset Life cycle role
  • Anyone already in product development
  • Graduate
  • School leaver
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Asset Managers
  • Software Engineers

Looking to study more than one area with SAP?

If you are looking at completing more than one SAP Certification in the next 12 months, it might be worthwhile looking at SAP Learning Subscriptions.

Once you have completed the training, you will go through a Job ready program that will allow you to experience interviews, learn industry concepts and speak to industry professionals. The SAP Consultant will also help you improve your CV and Cover letter if required, update your LinkedIn profile and run through mock interviews to attract the right level of employers for you.

If you have any further questions,  contact us and one of Our Learning Consultants will be in touch shortly.


 30 Hours
Skill Level:
Certification Exam:
 Executive Certification
Course Access:
3 Months

Completion Certificate:


SAP Study Package


Course Fees ($AUD)


Pay in 6 fortnightly instalments.

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