SAP Common Business Process List

A non-exhaustive list of common business processes supported by SAP.

Not all businesses will have all SAP business processes and many will call their processes by another name.

Function SAP Business Process Name
   
Development Records Management
  Acoustics Control Design
  Advanced Communication Development
  Cable Component Design
  Reliability Management
  Cost Target
  Design Test
  Design and material review
  Document review
  High-level design specification
  Industrial design
  Interdivisional liason
  Logic design and verification
  Component qualification
  Power system design
  Product management
  Product publication
  Release
  System-level product design
  System reliability and serviceability (RAS)
  System requirements
  Tool design
  User-system interface design
  Competitive Analysis
  Design systems support
  Engineering operations
  Information development
  Interconnect planning
  Interconnect product development
  Product development
  Tool development
  Development process control
  Electronic development
  Phase () requirements
   
Distribution Receiving
  Shipping
  Storage
  Field services and support
  Teleprocessing and control
  Parts expediting
  Power vehicles
  Salvage
  Transportation
  Production receipts
  Disbursement
  Inventory Management
  Physical inventory management
   
  SAP Finance Business Processes
Financial Accounting Ledger Control
  Financial Control
  Payroll
  Taxes
  Transfer pricing
  Accounts receivable
  Accrual accounting
  Revenue accounting
  Accounts payable
  Cash control
  Employee expense account
  Fixed asset control
  Labor distribution
  Cost accounting
  Financial applications
  Fixed assets and appropriations
  Intercompany accounting and billing
  Inventory control
  Procurement support
  Financial control
   
Financial Planning Appropriation control
  Budget control
  Cost estimating
  Financial planning
  Transfer pricing
  Inventory control
  Business Planning
  Contract management
  Financial outlook
   
Information System Applications development methodology
  Systems management controls
  Service-level assessment
   
Production Control Consignment process
  Customer order services management
  Early mfg. involvement and product release
  EC implementation
  Field parts support
  Parts planning and ordering
  Planning and scheduling management
  Plant business volume performance management
  Site sensitive parts
  Systems WIP management
  Allocations
  Inventory projection
  New product planning
  WIP accuracy
  Base plan commit
  Manufacturing process record
   
Purchasing Alterations and cancellations
  Expediting
  Invoice and payment
  Supplier selection
  Cost
  Delivery
  Quality
  Supplier Relations
  Contracts
  Lab procurement 
  Nonproduction orders 
  Production orders 
  Supplier payment 
  Process interplant transfer 
   
Personnel  Benefits
  Compensation 
  Employee relations 
  Employment 
  Equal opportunity 
  Executive resources 
  Management development 
  Medical 
  Personnel research 
  Personnel services 
  Placement 
  Records 
  Suggestions 
  Management development and research 
  Personnel programs 
  Personnel assessment 
  Resource management 
   
Programming   Distributed systems products
  Programming center 
  Software development 
  Software engineering 
  Software manufacturing products 
   
Quality  New product qualification
  Supplier quality 
   
Site Services  Facilities change request
   
Miscellaneous Cost of box manufacturing quality
  Service cost estimating
  Site planning