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SAP Education

Glossary
SAP® Learning Hub
Anywhere, Anytime Access to Online Training with
SAP® Learning Hub

SAP® Learning Hub is a cloud-based solution WHAT IS A HANDBOOK?


that provides anytime, anywhere learning
A handbook is the format in which learning content is
­opportunities on SAP® solutions. Whether you
presented. On SAP Learning Hub, users have access to
are new to SAP Learning Hub or have used it handbooks for thousands of training courses, ranging
before, you’ll find the following glossary helpful from introductory to advanced courses. To display content,
in understanding the uncommon or specialized a handbook uses flipbook functionality, allowing you to
terms you may come across. Arranged alpha- scroll through course content, add bookmarks, and add
notes to assist with understanding. Flipbooks have a useful
betically, the glossary defines and illustrates
search feature that allows you to find topics of interest
the concepts behind the terms. easily and quickly. For anytime, anywhere a­ ccess, you
can view a handbook on a mobile device, such as an iPad.
However, you cannot print a handbook.

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WHAT IS AN E-LEARNING COURSE? E-learning courses include highly effective instructional
elements and simulations based on authentic situations.
E-learning uses electronic technology to provide educa- Because the courses are designed using real-world business
tional content outside of a traditional classroom. It refers scenarios, users can work more productively with the
to a course or a program delivered completely online, SAP solutions related to their own business functions.
­using the Internet. E-learning courses allow you to improve
or maintain your skills by building online learning into
your schedule. You have the flexibility to determine what,

Thousands
where, and when to learn. You can repeat learning units
as often as needed and control the duration of learning
sessions.
Of courses, from introductory
to advanced,
on SAP Learning Hub

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Useful Terms

Curriculum Learning Map


A curriculum is a group of courses that prepare you for A learning map is a collection of user training materials
and lead to a certification exam. The curriculum you choose for a specific business role. Structured like a table of
can contain handbooks, e-learning courses, and learning ­contents, the learning map guides you through a prese-
rooms. When you add a curriculum to your learning content lected set of content from an e-learning training course.
area, you don’t need to search for all the individual courses It provides brief information about the learning units as
that make up a certification. And once you have studied all well as links to the training material. A map leverages
the courses in your chosen curriculum, you will be ready the training content for a specific template or implemen-
for the related certification exam. tation project based on specific role assignments.

E-learning provides access to educational content outside of a


traditional classroom over the Internet, giving learners the flexibility
to determine what, where, and when to learn.
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E-learning courses include instructional
elements and simulations based on real-
world scenarios, enabling learners to work
more productively with SAP solutions
related to their own business functions.

When new solutions and functions are implemented, The openSAP Platform
­users must be trained in the new functions they will use. Discover how the openSAP platform delivers free resources
A learning map is generated for specific tasks of a role to everyone interested in our innovative solutions through
(for example, new functionality a purchasing agent will a massive number of open online courses. These courses
use) from an existing project structure. run over a number of weeks, with participants spending
approximately three to six hours completing learning
SAP Learning Room content each week. Courses consist of video units,
SAP Learning Room is an expert-moderated, social- self-tests, and weekly assignments.
learning environment. A room covers specific topics
and is structured along the curricula. You join other Throughout the course, participants have the opportunity
learners who have similar learning objectives and want to ask questions and discuss topics with peers and SAP
to complete the same content. For guidance on how experts in dedicated discussion forums. Participants can
to access a learning room, watch the short demo. access the content at any time during the week, but they
must submit their weekly assignment before the specified

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deadline if they want to earn a record of achievement. SAP Live Access
The points earned each week, along with a final exam Maximize learning efficiency by purchasing additional
at the end of the course, contribute to the record of hands-on practice time in a secure, hosted training system.
achievement. As a complement to SAP Learning Hub, the SAP Live Access
environment is an on-demand offering available to external
Programs consultants, project teams, centers of expertise, and
Programs are a new course category in SAP Learning Hub, others to test, validate, explore, and get hands-on exposure
providing a learning content bundle that participants can to SAP solutions by using a training system landscape.
use to track their completion progress.
Vouchers for SAP Live Access are available from the
These programs are now a preferred method for bundling training and certification shop. For more information
more than one course into a logical learning path. They about using SAP Live Access, watch the demo.
were created to cater to online courses. Students can use
them to track completion progress throughout their course
of study. We plan to use them extensively in order to
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Search LEARN MORE
Content is easy to find in SAP Learning Hub. You can
search for specific areas, such as accounting or human For more information about SAP Learning Hub, go to
capital management, or you can browse all courses. www.sap.com/learninghub.
For more tips on searching, watch the short demo.

Maximize learning with SAP Live Access, an on-demand


offering available to test, validate, explore, and get hands-on
exposure to SAP solutions by using a training system
landscape.

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