During the preparation for SAP CO Certification it is important to distribute your time between different SAP CO competency areas according to their importance in SAP CO Certification. Therefore, you should study according to the SAP CO Certification syllabus.
For you convenience we have prepared SAP CO Certification syllabus adapted from www.sap.com, which illustrates the the competency areas covered in this test. The percentage in the Importance column indicates the portion of the test dedicated to a particular competency area.
|Cost Center Accounting||> 12%||Define, create and configure cost centers. Define and create the cost center hierarchy and cost center groups.. Determine usage of Cost Center Accounting and type of planning functionality and select cost center accounting activity types. Determine cost center characteristics and attributes. Determine planning requirements, plan allocations requirements and actual allocations for cost centers. Configure month-end closing for CCA.||TFIN20 or AC410|
|Internal Orders||> 12%||Determine internal order types and planning, commitment and actual requirements for internal orders, as well as determine settlement rules. Define, create and configure internal orders and create a concept for internal order accounting, and customize internal order accounting and configure month-end closing for IOA.||TFIN20 or AC415|
|Product Cost Planning||> 12%||Determine and configure product costing – planning and actuals, and customize and complete product costing. Define interface from CO-PC (product costing) to CO-PA (profitability analysis) and costing versions for alternative costings. Determine cost elements structure, cost component structure, planning requirements, costing variants and relevant hierarchies.Define result analysis and revenue recognition (in cooperation with FI and SD) and configure month-end closing for PCA.||TFIN20 or AC506|
|Profitability Analysis||> 12%||Define value fields, characteristics and summary characteristics. Determine planning, actual and process flow and security requirements. Design process flows and develop authorization concept for reporting of FI / CO data. Configure profitability analysis. Determine assignment to controlling area, define currency and assign the chart of accounts. Define result analysis and revenue recognition (in cooperation with FI and SD). Determine the operating concern and assign to the controlling area and control currency. Configure month-end closing for PA.||TFIN22 or AC605|
|Cost Object Controlling||> 12%||Customize and complete cost object controlling. Check postings / cost object assignments and configure month-end closing for COC.||TFIN20 or AC522|
|Reporting||8% – 12%||Determine general reporting requirements and reporting requirements for cost centers. Configure cost center reporting and create report painter reports||TFIN22|
|Organizational Assignments and Process Integration||8% – 12%||Determine scope and process designand define cross-company code design, sub-contracting, product execution, sales pricing, inbound freight, stock transfers, inventory valuation and transfer pricing. Define work in process rules and determine high-level requirements for organization units. Configure budgeting and availability control settings and month end closing. Define statistical key figures and assign the controlling area to company codes and operating concern. Check number ranges and first integration flows with other modules (CO). Configure versions.||TFIN20 or AC410|
|Profit Center Accounting||8% – 12%||Create organizational charts for profit centers and determine and create profit centers.||TFIN22 or AC612|
|Basics of SAP ERP and SAP Solution Manager||< 8%||Describe the SAP ERP Solution and define the integration between SAP ERP and Solution Manager.||TERP01 OR SM001|
It is advisable to bookmark this SAP CO Certification Syllabus or print it out. This will ensure the possibility of easy referencing to in. Please also note the column Courses. It gives you a direct reference to the official SAP courses that discuss various certification topics in detail. The primary way to attain is so called SAP Partner Academia (courses TFIN20 and TFIN22), which is a two-weeks training course. During this course you will learn SAP CO from scratch. The academy usually takes place from 9am to 5pm. As alternative to the academy course, there are shorter individual courses that provide the same knowledge. They usually take between 2 and 5 days to complete. The SAP Partner Academia is basically a bundle of these shorter courses.
Make sure that you study hard before SAP Certification. To be sure in success you should go through all the topics listed in SAP CO Certification syllabus 3-5 times. Good luck with your exam!
P.S. Would you like to test your knowledge of SAP CO module before certification? Try sample SAP CO questions.