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SAP Partners and Customers, and Career

Our last topic SAP Projects and Support Organizations, and Career was about the skills needed at such assignments. Let’s now look at type of businesses within such ecosystem.

SAP Career Choices range from working with different types of SAP Partners to SAP Customers in different Industry Sectors.

SAP Partner Types

There are partners who resell SAP Solutions, and many others who provide Consulting, Education, and Implementation Services. SAP also has partners who Develop, Integrate & Extend SAP Solutions. You can work with any of them, depending on your aptitude.

You can make use of your existing skills, and develop additional, such as Selling & Marketing, Consulting & Training, and Technical, to work with SAP Partners on different types of Projects.

SAP Customer CoE

Among the other career options you have are to work with SAP Customers. When the project work is finished, the solution requires day-to-day support. It is handled by a Technical Support team. Typically, it’s organization’s internal IT who maintains the solution, from managing incidents and problems to change requests. In some cases, such work is outsourced to 3rd parties who specialize in Technical Support.

If you like routine work, it could be your best choice. Depending on an organization’s internal hierarchy, you may work either with its IT or Line of Business to provide SAP module support.

SAP Roles

You choose to work with SAP Partners at Solution Implementation Projects or with SAP Customers to provide Technical Support, there are different Roles you can build your SAP career in.

In the next blog, within this series – understanding SAP Career, you will learnĀ which of the SAP Roles are widely available?

So stay tuned for the next entry!

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