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SAP Mentor Monday Certification Education Influence Council Update – Part 1

SAP’s Sue Martin said the “SAP Mentors very engaged, giving valuable feedback re: SAP Certification”


Figure 1: Source: SAP

Partners and user groups are represented

It was founded in 2011

Certification in cloud based on CEIC workshop past September

Credential manager is a portal for certified individual – validate certification

It also includes user groups, awareness through webinars


Figure 2: Source: SAP

SAP said its “crowning glory” started at the end of March

The cloud is changing rapidly, stay up to date

The associate level is the first level and you want to validate up to date

Everything starts in Learning Hub

Exams are available at Pearson Vue test centers, SAP education center and then with one step further take exam where you want and when you want with cheating not a possibility with remote proctoring


Figure 3: Source: SAP

Figure 3 shows it is easy to reschedule an exam with a “seamless experience”


Figure 4: Source: SAP

Laptop is locked down, no test switching

It uses Questionmark technology


Figure 5: Source: SAP

At the end of certification, it ends up in Credential Manager; the CEIC helped onboard this

Figure 5 shows you can receive notifications of delta exam

It issues electronic certificates (no paper)


Figure 6: Source: SAP

Changed to cloud-based authoring tools

They used SAP Jam Collaboration space


Figure 7: Source: SAP

Figure 7 shows future plans, a look a new areas including SAP Simple Finance, HANA, new areas – portfolio migration

They are looking at SuccessFactors professional certification program

They are working proctoring support to support additional local language support starting with China, Japan

They are looking at more integration with Learning Hub

Question & Answer

Q: Is the delta exams ‘right time’ decided time by time, or is fixed (for example every 6 months….)

A: Depends on the solution release; expect 1-2 delta exams per year depending on the release

Part 2 will cover Learning Hub updates. 

Join us next week for SAP Mentor Monday Webcast is Back & Better than Ever

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