Course schedule: SAP BW/4HANA Introduction

Course schedule:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to SAP BW/4HANA, SAP's data warehousing solution on the HANA platform. Participants will learn the basic concepts, techniques and best practices for using SAP BW/4HANA. The course includes theoretical explanations as well as practical exercises to provide in-depth knowledge and practical skills.

Course materials:

  • Detailed course materials
  • Practical exercises and lab sessions
  • Access to SAP BW/4HANA demo installations


  • Basic knowledge of database management and SQL
  • Experience with SAP systems and data models an advantage, but not essential
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Course objectives, target group, course duration and modules

  • Understanding of the basic concepts and architecture of SAP BW/4HANA
  • Ability to create and analyze queries in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Knowledge of modeling techniques in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Understanding of data acquisition and integration in SAP BW/4HANA
  • IT professionals and developers
  • Database administrators and analysts
  • SAP consultants and system integrators
  • Project managers and IT decision-makers

The course is designed for 3 days, but can also be shortened if required.

  • Introduction to SAP BW/4HANA
  • History and development of SAP BW/4HANA
  • Advantages and differences to SAP BW on HANA
  • Possible applications and business requirements
  • System architecture and components
  • Integration with SAP HANA
  • Overview of SAP BW/4HANA tools and interfaces
  • Introduction to SAP BW/4HANA Query Designer
  • Creating queries and analyses
  • Use of variables and filters
  • Extended functions: Calculation and Restricted Key Figures
  • Practical examples and exercises
  • Data modeling in SAP BW/4HANA
  • InfoObjects and InfoProviders
  • CompositeProviders and Advanced DSOs
  • LSA++ architectural concept
  • Best practices for modeling
  • Introduction to data acquisition
  • Data sources and connection types
  • Extraction, transformation and loading (ETL)
  • Use of SAP BW/4HANA Data Transfer Processes (DTPs)
  • Integration of external data sources
  • Management of data models and data flows
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting during data acquisition
  • Data Lifecycle Management in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Optimization of performance in SAP BW/4HANA
  • Security and authorization management
  • Migration from SAP BW to SAP BW/4HANA
  • Current developments and future trends
  • Summary and repetition of the course content
  • Questions and discussions
  • Final examination and certification

This course provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to SAP BW/4HANA and prepares participants for the successful use and management of SAP BW/4HANA in their professional practice.

How much are the participation fees?

The participation fee depends on the seminar. Please ask for the price without obligation.
Our training courses are mainly offered in German and English.

Reserve your place!

  • We also offer regular training in small groups.
  • We are an SAP training partner - so you will also receive a globally recognized certificate issued.
  • On site or online possible
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