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Jun 09, 2013 at 07:09 AM

Urgent Advice needed for SAP Training


My Profile :

  • 36 Months of Experience with IT MNC in India.
  • Have done Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication.
  • Moving to USA with family and going for 1 year MBA ( Information Systems) in USA.
  • Involved in SAP focused Change and Release Management.
  • Provide management oversight of the change release process, including delegation of responsibilities to all personnel required to ensure successful delivery of the release within the scope of the co-source.
  • Develops and communicates detailed release plans and sets delivery expectations with key stakeholders. Updates and communicates release status. Escalates issues in a timely manner where required.
  • Interact extensively with the functional team leads in the estimation cycle, identification of inter-team dependencies, delivery plan validation, impact assessments, issue tracking / resolution, and status reporting.
  • Ensures user acceptance tests completed, all defects addressed, and all service requests contained in the release were signed off by the requester.
  • Ensure all required regression testing activities were completed successfully.
  • Make sure a comprehensive back-out plan exists and was validated.
  • Make sure the release is deployed according to the release plan.
  • Responsible for Movement of Transports from Development to Production via Solution Manager Tool (SOLMAN).
  • Represent the delivery organization during UAT and release gate review.
  • Defining Maintenance Cycles for various systems and scheduling their batch jobs.
  • Planning Outages for various SAP systems and distributing the communication of the same.

Question : Post MBA , I want to get back in SAP field with more functional/technical roles , however I am confused with Module selection. For functional ones, I don't have any background . Few of my friends suggested to learn SAP Solution Manager , however I am confused with it's scope. Please advice the module which will be better to take ahead as per my profile.