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Today we had a webcast with SAP Mentor  Tom Cenens and Arnold Jung SAP Mentor Monday Webinar Learning Hub Update – Save the Date

I won’t repeat what is already covered here Making the most of your Learning Hub Subscriptions with Learning Rooms

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Figure 1: Source: SAP

It was great having Tom online give his in-depth perspective.  Tom leads the SAP Mentor Certification Education & Influence Council

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Figure 2: Source: SAP

Figure 2 shows something I wish I’d seen in college – you are always learning

Learning is not a one-time event.

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Figure 3: Source: SAP

You can use handbooks to look up specific things or freshen knowledge

There is some e-learning available along with online knowledge products

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Figure 4: Source: SAP

On the left of Figure 4, the all content is available for Enterprise Edition and Customer Partner Edition

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Figure 5: Source: SAP

Figure 5 shows a structure of the learning rooms that lead you on a path of SAP Certification.

The learning rooms are always open.

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Figure 6: Source: SAP

Figure 6 shows the planned roll out of learning rooms.  In November there were several SuccessFactors courses while December shows PowerBuilder, ERP and portal courses.

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Figure 7: Source: SAP

While not covered on the webcast, Figure 7 shows use cases for the Learning Rooms and the SAP Learning Hub (see training.sap.com)

Discussion

Live access is for exercises to complement the course; but Live Access purpose is to have “exact same” environment as in SAP training

SAP working on expanding the infrastructure to include e-Academy tracks

Question & Answer

Q For India, do they still need to go through the evaluation process from SAP Education India for appearing a Certification Exam?

A: SAP Learning Hub subscription satisfies the training requirements for Certification in India

Q: I can imagine the Learning rooms getting populated with collective knowledge over time. Are there plans to give everyone read-only access to the content, maybe via SCN? If not, we might get Learning Hub content silos next to the open-for-all SCN forums.

A: There currently are no plans to provide read-only access to learning rooms. Learning rooms (access) are part of Learning Hub subscription. The concern on content silo’ing has been passed onto the relevant SAP teams already as feedback already.

Q: How is OpenSAP academy related to SAP Learning Hub? ( I am currently doing BI-Apps on Hana and BW on HANA courses and they are great)

A: Complementary mostly, learning hub is more tailored towards guidance for SAP certification

Q: : Re: live system access: Are there any plans to share the system content (for ABAP systems this would be packages like BC400 ABAP fundamentals, etc) i.e. exercises and solutions, to systems provided by the Cloud Appliance Library, or ordinary customer ystems, as add-ons? This would promote adoptionfor the developers among us who need system access to really learn stuff.

A: SAP CAL has many images available, including IDES like systems which have predefined content, even RDS combinations (ERP, Fiori, …) on HANA for example which are available for deployment on cloud or can be ordered through SAP. Those are still often different images (with different objectives) versus what Live Access is meant for (exercise preparation requirements sometimes, specific information or environment). So as far as I’m aware, no such plan exists. I’m not sure how much I can disclose in terms of information towards the future. but changes are planned for Live Access.

Announcement

Jon Reed announced that Ravi Sankar Venna is joining the SAP Mentor Certification Education & Influence Council; we look forward to his insights and expertise.  Ravi is also an SCN Moderator.  Jon provided this link to Ravi’s very popular SCN content: http://scn.sap.com/people/ravisankar.venna/content?filterID=contentstatus%5Bpublished%5D~objecttype~objecttype%5Bblogpost%5D

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  1. Colleen Hebbert

    Thanks Tammy for this summary. I had it in my calendar to wake up and dial in but <<insert poor excuse>>

    Was there a live recording for playback?

    Q For India, do they still need to go through the evaluation process from SAP Education India for appearing a Certification Exam?

    A: Learning room satisfies this

    Thanks SAP for clarifying India’s eligibility requirement for Certification via Learning Hub Subscription. I’m sure quite a few members over in the Career Center space will love this news!

    Regards

    Colleen

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