Do You Know Your Cloud?
SAP Cloud Solutions
We are currently seeing a shift in the market. B2B transaction are moving to new cloud based collaboration platforms, where millions of businesses and users are connected in a matter of days.1) SAP is leading the way with SAP Cloud Solutions and customers are making significant business investments in solutions like Success Factors, Ariba, Business by Design and Cloud for Customer.
But, is the wider SAP Ecosystem read to deliver cloud? If you are a partner organisation, have you invested in cloud skills so you can implement successfully and to help SAP customers drive value from their IT investment?
The Knowledge Gap
SAP, in the Asia Pacific Japan region, has identified the need to grow the Cloud resource market by 300% over the next 12 months. We are looking for innovative and strategic cloud partners who are leading the way in up-skilling and re-skilling their resources in SAP Cloud & Cloud Certification.
We at SAP, are pro-actively reaching out to our partners who are going to lead this change with us now!
SAP Platinum Academy
SAP Global Partners Organisation in conjunction with SAP Education, has developed the SAP Platinum Academies for Cloud Solutions to address the current cloud skills gap. The highly subsidised program consists of the following 2 development tracks:
- Condensed workshops + SAP Learning Hub + SAP Cloud Certification
- SAP Learning Hub (self-study) – SAP Cloud Certification.
To book your SAP Learning Hub, Partner Edition for identified cloud partners – please contact your local SAP Education team and mention that you are a cloud partner.
Benefits to partners:
- Up to 70% discount on retail offering
- 100% self-study option to minimise disruption from ongoing commitments
- Workshop style enablement, reducing the overall study days
- Expert led workshop that augment the learning experience
SAP Learning Hub, the 24*7, cloud based content platform is the foundation for the SAP Platinum Academies. SAP Learning Rooms support the collaborative learning experience during and post Academies. To optimise the learning experience, we recommend that individuals who are taking part in the SAP Platinum Academies already have some project experience and some foundational knowledge in business processes or solution processes in the selected area.
SAP Cloud Certification
SAP Certification is our ‘stamp of quality’. We highly encourage all partner resources to pass SAP Cloud Certification within 6 months of the Platinum Academy. We are currently releasing new cloud certifications. We highly encourage all certified individuals to post their SAP Certification Credentials in the SAP Credential Manager. This opt-in searchable database gives companies a way to verify and search for certified consultants. More than 11,000 individuals have already registered in SAP Credentials Managers across Asia Pacific and Japan.
The current schedule. For any questions in regards to the SAP Platinum Academy & SAP Learning Hub contact your local SAP Education partner:
South East Asia Successfactors Employee Central Platinum Academies
SEA contact for registrations: Lucia Stocker, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
5th – 14th October 2015: Singapore
16th – 25th November 2015: Singapore
Australia Successfactors Employee Central Platinum Academies
Australia contact for registrations: Lorraine Lee, <email@example.com>
9th – 18th November: Sydney, Australia
India Successfactors Employee Central Platinum Academy
India contact for registrations: Movin Crasto, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
23rd November – 2nd December: Bangalore, India
India Ariba Platinum Academy
7-8 December 2015: Mumbai, India for Ariba Sourcing
Book your SAP Platinum Academy early, we have a limited number of seats and sessions planned!
Lead the change to cloud with SAP. Make a difference.
- Digital Enterprise Whitepaper, SAP, August 2015