SAP Learning Hub News – May 2017 Update
Welcome to the May update of the SAP Learning Hub News, keeping you up do date with the latest developments, achievements of SAP Learning Hub!
Check out the SAP Learning Hub News archive if you have missed previous updates. You can also sign up for our email newsletter here to get the news delivered directly to your inbox. Download the latest content catalogue to get a complete overview of our available courses, content and SAP Learning Rooms. We have quite a lot of content for you again this month:
Press Release on the Growth of SAP Learning Hub
On April 27, 2017, SAP SE announced in a press release that SAP Learning Hub has grown to over 500,000 users and is helping companies cut costs and time to train employees. Launched as a full-scale cloud-based offering, SAP Learning Hub is the largest learning platform used worldwide to learn about SAP software through:
- Over 5 Million learning assignments in SAP Learning Hub
- 100+ SAP Learning Rooms, for interactive, virtual expert-led training
- 100+ Learning Journeys, for an easier overview of learning offerings for each topics
- 400+ SAP Live Access training systems, for hands-on software practice
Reputation Program – We Make the Learning Experience More Engaging
We are happy to announce that the new reputation program is now live in any SAP Learning Hub edition after a pilot phase in March. Here’s your chance to have fun while learning, as well as to socialize with other SAP Learning Hub members.
Using game-design elements and game principles, this new program aims to make the learning experience more appealing and engaging for you. Learners can collect points, enjoy reaching levels, earn badges, and complete missions and challenges. Share your achievements with your learning peers, and build a reputation as a learner and expert. You can benefit from the positive effects of your social learning reputation, which are very powerful assets that can add huge value to your profile.
The reputation program offers three getting-started missions in the Welcome Room and additionally some global missions that help you get enrolled in SAP Learning Rooms of your choice or to get a basic understanding of SAP S/4HANA. Some SAP Learning Rooms are already waiting with more missions to be completed. We will add missions into more SAP Learning Rooms over the next weeks and months.
New Video: SAP S/4HANA – Build Your Skills
Thousands of our customers are contemplating how to approach SAP S/4HANA as their new digital core. This brand-new video is a first guidance to get you started on your learning journey. Check it out now to get an overview of the learning path that will lead you to become an expert on SAP S/4HANA.
SAP Learning Rooms – Live Events
Each month SAP experts are preparing several live events for you in SAP Learning Rooms. Here is a selection of upcoming events in May:
- SAP Learning Hub – Introduction to SAP Learning Rooms: Welcome Room, May 2, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (CET) – Session on how to register, navigate SAP Learning Rooms, and connect and collaborate with SAP instructors and Peers
- SAP Learning Hub – Navigation Tips and Tricks: Welcome Room, May 9, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (CET) or May 23, 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (CET) – Insights and tips on how to navigate within SAP Learning Hub efficiently
- SAP Learning Hub Adoption Event Series – Overview of SAP User Experience Learning Journeys: Welcome Room, May 10, 07:30 a.m. – 08:00 a.m. (CET) – Expert provided overview on the SAP User Experience Learning Journeys in SAP Learning Hub. Register here.
- SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Onboarding Foundations Academy Live Event: Implementation learning room for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, May 1-5, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (CET). During the week the sessions will cover all phases of SAP S/4HANA Cloud implementation, from discover to deployment.
Collaboration Rooms for the SAP PartnerEdge Program
Collaboration rooms for the SAP PartnerEdge program are available exclusively to SAP partners. They are social collaborative environments, and an essential element within the Digital Partner Enablement Platform, connecting partners to their peers, and to SAP experts. Learn all you need to know and tell your partners about it!
Launch of Data Science Learning Room
We are glad to announce the launch of the brand-new Data Science learning room. This room is for a wide range of audiences who have the need to develop data science skills within the context of SAP software. This includes from researchers and academics to business analysts and application consultants, developers who need to add analytics capabilities, SAP-certified application professionals, or experienced data scientists. Take a look at this new room in the professional edition of SAP Learning Hub.
New Learning Room for SAP PartnerEdge
We are glad to announce the availability of the brand new collaboration room for SAP PartnerEdge and SAP S/4HANA Cloud on SAP Learning Hub (link available for SAP PartnerEdge users, signed in to SAP Learning Hub). This learning room is solely published in the SAP PartnerEdge edition, covering the full scope of SAP S/4HANA enablement.
The room has been assigned automatically to all SAP PartnerEdge users so do not forget to check it out in your collection.
Sales and Distribution with Student Edition
The next episode of the “What’s it worth?” blog series is now available in the Student Corner” (To view this blog, you must be a member of the Student Corner and currently logged into SAP Learning Hub, student edition).
This is a blog series intended shed some light on the practical value of SAP certifications. The format is informal and anecdotal in order to bring some of these topics down to earth for our student learners.
The focus of this month’s episode is once again based on information compiled by colleagues who wanted to get a better idea of what a sales and distribution SAP-certified application associate actually does in the workforce. “What’s it worth?” is exclusively available in the Student Corner learning room.
Student Edition Course Removals
Due to a realignment of course materials for SAP Learning Hub, student edition, some courses will be removed from this edition. Key topics impacted here are going to be SAP Ariba solutions, SAP SuccessFactors solutions, and a selection of SAP ERP application courses that were found to be redundant.
The completion deadline for impacted course material will be July 14, 2017. After this date, they will no longer be accessible on the student edition. For a detailed listing all of course items impacted, please see the blog post located in the Student Corner learning room.
Rename of an SAP Learning Room
We would like to notify you that the SAP Workforce Performance Builder software has been renamed to the SAP Enable Now solution, and therefore the SAP Learning Room also needed a new Name: SAP Enable Now Learning Room. You can find this SAP Learning Room in the professional, user, student, and discovery editions of SAP Learning Hub.
Android Support Update
SAP SuccessFactors Mobile app is decreasing the support of Android 4.x in the near future. Going forward, Android operating system 5.0 or higher would be required to run SAP SuccessFactors Mobile, so if your device is still running in an older version, make sure you upgrade to a newer one.
Practice your knowledge with SAP Live Access
One of the key elements of successful learning is the ability to practice what we have learned, to test the theoretical knowledge. SAP recognized the importance of this exercise opportunity when it launched SAP Learning Hub and created a component to allow experimental learning – the SAP Live Access portal.
Take a look at this blog to learn more about SAP Live Access and take full advantage of this great live practice opportunity.