Online Tutorials & Training Materials | STechies.com
Register Login

Home » PS (Project Systems)

SAP PS (Project Systems)

Definition or Meaning - What is SAP PS?

Full form or SAP PS stands for (Project Systems), along with offering constant monitoring and effective solutions for covering the functional as well as technical aspects of various ongoing projects of an organization; serves as a useful tool for execution, management, budgeting, planning, services and other sales processes. For efficient working of an organization, it is important for a Project Manager to plan the many activities of an enterprise in an accurate manner. SAP PS is a time bound repository of structures linked to a project and is useful for tracking the functions of planning, collection and generation of costs and revenue.

Projects have to be executed within the specified budgets and in proper time - so that the company’s the management can keep track of the resources, budgets and project milestones achieved. The automated components of SAP PS goes a long way in facilitating the management of an enterprise’s project across its lifecycle - from devising detailed plans to setting the framework and executing plans for the completion of the project.

The SAP Project System is power packed with beneficial tools that keeps track of the various elements of a specific project and uses network and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) for streamlining project hierarchies. In a nutshell, Project System is an important module of the SAP system that can be used for planning, executing and accounting for projects - as an integral part of business processes.

As projects tend to be unique, subject to quality control, complex, cost/ capacity intensive, have high degrees of risk, boast of precise goals and have to be completed within specified deadlines; they are of strategic importance to the organization carrying out the same. SAP PS integrates closely with the other modules of SAP and largely helps in streamlining the effective management of projects.

It integrates with the SAP modules of:

  • SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) : Revenues and milestone billing from projects.
  • SAP Material Management (MM) : Goods receipt for services/ materials and purchase orders, inventory management.
  • SAP Human Resources (HR): Entry of work for employees and posting of activity confirmation.
  • Finance (FI):Payments, down payments, settlement of assets.
  • Controlling (CO): Internal orders, internal activity allocation and settlement.
  • Customer (or after market) Service (CS) : Service orders.
  • Investment Management (IM) :SAP Investment and CAPEX projects.
  • SAP Production Planning (PP) : Production orders as well as Independent reservations/ requirements generated from project systems.
  • SAP Plant Maintenance (PM)
  • Document Management System (DMS) : Document Info Record (DIR) attachments to network activity and WBS Elements.

Read Next:

Tutorials

  • What is WBS element? What is WBS element?
    1) What is WBS element? 2) What is the Tcode to get to that screen? 3) What is the need and purpose of WBS element? 4) Do we happen to work on Functional module during our implementation project? ...

  • Work in Process (WIP) and Result Analysis (RA) KeyWork in Process (WIP) and Result Analysis (RA) Key
    Work in Process: The WIP is the unfinished products whose costs are calculated by the difference between the actual costs charged to an order and the actual costs credited to the order or by evaluatin ...

  • SAP PS (Project Systems) Module Scope and Certified Consultant
    Scope and Opportunity of a Career in SAP Project System (PS)SAP Project System (SAP PS) courses are modeled to provide skill sets  for applying SAP PS as an effective tool for automating the dive ...

  • Budget Exceeded Even When There is Amount Available
    WBS element budget exceeded even when there is amount available. Is there any percentage between the amount available and amount to be paid that the system determines before paying an invoice. Where ...

  • SAP PS (Project Systems) Certification Cost and Course Duration in India
    The SAP PS (Project Systems) course is intended to provide insight knowledge on the different structures of the project system and their customization methods. It helps the audience to be familiar wit ...

  • Material Purchase order is not allowed in WBS
    Hi ,   If any one have a solution please send me . During service entry creation when user put the wbs element no in account assignment of service in line item , message comes  M ...

  • Difference between SAP PS and SAP PPM
    SAP System users get ready for a new explanation and definition which is very important. So today’s tutorial is about SAP PS and SAP PPM. SAP PS means it is an abbreviation of SAP Project System ...

  • Qualifications and Skills requires to become a PS Consultant
    Who should attend the course? SAP Project System (SAP PS) course is modeled in such a way to provide skill set for using SAP PS as a tool for automating the tasks of Project Manager there by impr ...

  • Project Status set to TECO
    When I set a project on status TECO. We can still do confirmations on the project. Is there a setting or a way in which we can set the project to TECO and not be able to do confirmations on that ...

  • Job Profile & Salary Package for PS Consultant
    SAP PS certification opens a gateway for good paid jobs in reputed marked firms across the globe. The job profile, roles and responsibilities vary from organization to organization. Experience of at ...

  • Table for Easy Cost Planning
    We require a relevent database table for easy cost planning total value field in item view.We want the value to be splitted as foriegn component and Indian component. The CKHS & CKIS are the ECP ...

  • Project System Status -Deletion Flag Active
    One problem with the network triggered by a SO with CN08 linkage. The network appears in display mode with system status -deletion flag active. How to change the system status and delete the networ ...

  • SAP - PS releated issues and solutions I need
    Hi , Friends : Last one year , i am working in SAP - MM but now recently i have done SAP - PS certifaction training and now i am SAP - PS certified consultant but i have no idea about what kind ...

  • SAP enhancement CNEX0002: No authorization
    Authorizations, which you possessed before the customer enhancement for the authorization check (CNEX0002) has been activated, are missing once it is activated. As a result, the following problems ca ...

  • Progress Analysis to measure EVA
    I am currently working on a Chemical industry Re-implementation. My client wants to implement Progress Analysis to measure EVA. They current use WBS elements (No Networks). I have been trying to f ...

  • SAP Real Estate
    Hi Guys Can somebody give me insight into integrations aspects of SAP PS with Real estate object. Thanks in advance. Hi, Integration of PS and RE Flex module is new and weak. 1. Yo ...

  • Aggregate POC Calculation
    When we confirm activities and see it in cns41 report we can see that the POC is aggregated at the Network,WBS and porject level. How does the system calculate this.. i.e on what factors and criteria ...

  • Tcodes in SAP Project System Part 3
    PS Configuration / Customization related Transactions codes: OP00 Maintain Operation Control Key OP01 Customizing Routing/Work Center OP03 Factory Calendar C OP04 Word Processing OP0 ...

  • Planning board Vs MS Projects
    Hi, Required % of activity confirmation on GANTT chart in front of WBS element. Required percentage of Activity confirmation in planning board. Required Balance of work and duration. In ...

  • Any Variant Capabilities in CM07 Report
    I am executing the CM07 report whuich is the Variable Capacity Planning Report. Out of which, I like the results because I obtain the fields I need by going thru the individual ''choose fields'' b ...