This course introduces the most common tasks for System Administrators in SAP, including work process configuration, error investigation, and system monitoring, as well as user management, role assignment, and other tasks necessary to ensure the security of information within in the system. This course focuses on the use of SAP R/3, and offers additional information about the upgrades and enhancements available in SAP ERP 6.0.

For an optimal experience please check the minimum computer system requirements.

This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Identify which monitoring tool will allow you to examine a given type of information
  • Recognise which status the Process Overview screen will display for a work process in a given situation
  • Recognise how to configure a work process in a given scenario
  • Identify which column in the User List screen provides a given type of information
  • Recognise how to terminate a user session using the User Overview monitor
  • Recognise how to customise a system log report to display specified messages for particular servers, in a given scenario
  • Recognise which colour codes represent the various system log message types
  • Recognise how to access a specified list of errors using the Runtime Error monitor
  • Recognise how to access specific information from the short dump
  • Identify the section of the short dump that provides a given type of information
  • Use SAP R/3 monitoring tools to address system performance issues in given scenarios
  • Use SAP R/3 monitoring tools to access information about system events in given scenarios
  • Recognise how to create a new user in SAP R/3
  • Perform key steps to change a user's password in SAP R/3
  • Recognise the security features provided by roles and profiles in SAP R/3
  • Create and assign roles and profiles to SAP R/3 users in a given scenario
  • Set up a user in the SAP R/3 system, in a given scenario
  • Associate a role to an SAP R/3 user in a given scenario


Project team members involved in implementing SAP; trainee technical consultants on SAP implementation projects; and anyone requiring an overview of the SAP solution set.

120 Minutes

365 Days