Pre- and post-conference training

SuccessConnect 2018 pre- and post-conference workshops

Maximize the value of your trip by participating in training sessions on Tuesday, September 11th or Friday, September 14th. From examining live career sites, to learning how to attract the best candidates, to employee management strategies – all practical ways to improve your HR game. Book now! Seats are limited.

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Note:
*Pre- and post-conference training is not included in your SuccessConnect conference registration. A separate fee of $800 for full day training or $400 for half day training will apply.

*Pre- and post-conference training is open to current and potential customers only and is not open to partner or internal SAP employees.

 

Pre-conference training: Tuesday, September 11

Employee Central: Foundation Objects and Employee Data Management

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course reinforces core Employee Central concepts. Topics include foundation object management, managing employee data in the system, and setting up workflows and event reason derivation.

Target Audience: System Administrators who have basic knowledge of Employee Central.

Employee Central: Meta Data Framework and Business Rules

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do you have Employee Central experience, but want to learn more about advanced features, such as Position Management, MDF Custom Objects and Business Rules? As Employee Central shifts to managing information through MDF, customers will have the power to create and manage content directly in the instance. Participants will receive an introduction to these features and gain hands-on experience using MDF and Business Rules.

Target Audience: System Administrators who already have good knowledge of the Employee Central solution, but want to learn about additional features.

Performance Management: Managing the Performance Form Template and Competencies with Families and Roles

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of performance form templates, editing form settings, editing sections and fields, and configuring route maps and rating scales. You will gain basic skills in how to configure and manage competencies with Families and Roles.

Target Audience: System Administrators for Performance Management.

Goal Management: Managing Goals and Goal Plans

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of managing goals and goal plan main features. You will gain basic skills in how to use goal library, goal import, group goals, team goals, transfer goals and initiatives, and doing basic configuration in the goal plan template.

Target Audience: System Administrators for Goal Management

Calibration for Performance Management: Managing Calibration Templates and Sessions

Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of calibration templates and calibration sessions. You will gain basic skills in how to configure and manage calibration templates for the performance process, selecting data sources, and configuring views. You will also learn about the different roles who participate in the calibration sessions and how to create and manage these sessions.

Target Audience: For Calibration Facilitators

Career Development Planning Administration and Mentoring

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the components of Career Development Planning (CDP). You will gain basic skills in how to create a Development Plan template and configure some of its elements: general settings, categories, and fields. You will be able to identify the relevant permissions for CDP, and will learn about the components of the career worksheet, making changes to the competencies in families and roles and configuring career paths. The session will also cover Mentoring and review the different types of mentoring programs available.

Target Audience: System Administrators for Career Development Planning and Mentoring

Discovering the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management Solution

Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and select hands-on exercises, this course will walk through the process from the recruiter and candidate’s perspective. We will run through the talent pipeline in the applicant tracking system, the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management solution. You’ll start with creating and posting a job requisition. Then you will apply as a candidate through the career portal. As a recruiter you will move the candidate through interviews, submitting offer approvals, sending an offer to a candidate, and finally, hiring the candidate. Other features and functionality related to the recruiting process will also be reviewed. This course is a great introduction for those who are starting an implementation with the Recruiting Management solution, or are considering adopting our SAP SuccessFactors applicant tracking system.

Target Audience: For Recruiters, Administrators, and Key Stakeholders who want to understand concepts, terminology, and functionality of the recruiting process.

Working with Recruiting Management Templates and Recruiting Business Rules

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course will walk an administrator through the configuration of Recruiting Templates: job requisition template, candidate profile template, job application and offer approval template. In the afternoon, we will work together to complete scenarios in which Recruiting Business Rules apply.

Note: This course is not designed for customers who are considering implementing Recruiting Management, as the content is more advanced.

Target Audience: For Experienced Recruiting Management System Administrators. You should have experience with Job Requisition, Candidate Profile and Application and Offer Approval.

Recruiting Marketing: Update Your Career Site Builder (CSB) Website

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, you will learn how easy it is to keep the content fresh on your career site. You will practice in a fully-functioning CSB career site, and see the results of your changes in real time. You will learn how to set up users in CSB, and then make global changes to match updates to your company’s branding, such as fonts and colors. You will add and update the different page types, including the components that make up the pages. You’ll get practice making many other changes, including: updating the headers and footers, job page layout and search grid; replacing system text; managing data privacy settings; and creating a backup file with your CSB settings. You will also work with new features, and you will learn about the activities that currently must be completed in a backend application. Throughout the class, we will view live CSB sites to see some excellent examples of what you can do with your site.

Target Audience: Talent Acquisition Leaders, Employment Branding Professionals, Business and HR Analysts, Recruiters. Customers wanting to assess how CSB will meet their needs are welcome!

Compensation Administration: A Walkthrough of the Compensation Cycle

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of managing the compensation review cycle. You will gain basic skills in how to use Compensation Management administrative functions, including cloning the implemented plan, adding a rating source, adding custom fields, creating new budgets and guidelines, setting up eligibility rules, managing forms, and generating reward statements.

The following items are out of scope for this training:
1. EC integration
2. Integration with SAP HCM
3. Using API and connectors

Target Audience: This course is ideally for administrators who are preparing for implementation and unfamiliar with SAP SF compensation module; Administrators who are already live and preparing for their Year-2 compensation cycle; Administrators who would like a refresher of the core functionality of SAP SuccessFactors compensation.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning: Assessments (Exams and Quizzes) and Surveys

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces participants to the concepts of Exams, Quizzes, and Evaluations. You will gain basic skills in how to create questions, objectives, exams, and questionnaire surveys, and attach them to items to assess and evaluate effectively.

Target Audience: Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an understanding of general LMS terms, concepts, and navigation.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning: Applying New Functionality Creatively

Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Exploring features available in SAP SuccessFactors Learning, participants will engage in interactive discussion and hands-on activities to explore Quick Guides, the Instructor View, Task Checklists, Recommendations, Collections, Slots, and Groups.

Target Audience: Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an understanding of general LMS terms, concepts, and navigation.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning: Introduction to Learning Administration

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces participants to the basic concepts of the Learning Management System. You will gain basic skills in how to use SAP SuccessFactors Learning administrative functions, including terminology, navigation, creating items and curricula, and assigning learning needs.

Target Audience: Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning

SAP SuccessFactors Learning: Programs and Schedule Management

Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces participants to the concepts of Programs and Scheduled Offerings. You will gain basic skills in how to create Programs, assign them to users, create Scheduled Offerings and modify settings, register users, record learning, and run reports.

Target Audience: Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an understanding of general LMS terms, concepts, and navigation.

Introduction to SAP SuccessFactors Learning Report Designer

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This course will cover the basics of using SAP SuccessFactors Learning Report Designer to add columns to existing SAP SuccessFactors Learning system reports. During this course, we will discuss installing and configuring Learning Report Designer, exporting SuccessFactors Learning reports, connecting Report Designer to a data source, finding SAP SuccessFactors Learning database objects, writing simple SQL queries, and testing/publishing reports in SAP SuccessFactors Learning. By the end of this session, you will add email address and organization description to the Item Status report and publish it within SAP SuccessFactors Learning.

Target Audience - Learning Administrators who want to add fields to SAP SuccessFactors Learning system reports who are comfortable making minor SQL changes.

**Please note - This course is designed for students who are comfortable with basic SQL including making simple updates to SQL queries, adding tables, joining tables, and selecting columns from tables.
**This course does NOT include Online Report Designer (ORD). This course covers the reporting tool within the LMS, which is independent of ORD.

Report Center - Creating and Sharing Canvas Reports Utilizing Employee Profile Data

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the fundamental concepts of creating Canvas Reports. You will gain basic skills in how to create queries, including calculated columns, filters, and pivots. You will then learn how to create reports using the most common components, including text, images, charts and tables. Once the report is created, you will learn how share that report by email, scheduled download, and via the Report Center. Please note this session will use data from Employee Profile. Data from other modules, including LMS, EC, and WFA will NOT be discussed.

Target Audience - Report Designers for EC reporting with limited or no experience building queries with EC data.

Employee Central Reporting - Creating custom reports using Report Center Advanced Reporting queries

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course will introduce the learner to the fundamental concepts of building reporting queries with Employee Central data. The course will cover building queries using Advanced Reporting. Report Center will be used as the underlying platform, however those not yet using Report Center will still benefit from this course. You will gain a deeper understanding of the core functionality of Advanced Reporting queries including filters, calculated columns, date options and change reporting (pulling current and previous values). This session will focus on data from Employee Central tables. Data from other modules (e.g. LMS, Performance, Employee Profile, etc.) will NOT be discussed.

Target Audience - Report Designers for EC reporting with limited or no experience building queries with EC data

Workforce Analytics - Report Designing and Distribution

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course provides Workforce Analytics Report Designers with a detailed review of options for displaying and reporting Workforce Analytics data through the report designer tool. With hands-on experience, participants will become familiar with the report designer tool as it relates to, and reports, on the SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics application data. Additional discussion around report distribution and security will be included, though specific to Workforce Analytics data only. Target attendees are current users of the Workforce Analytics module who are responsible for building and distributing reports using WFA data. Data from other modules (e.g. EC, LMS, Talent, Employee Profile, etc.) will NOT be discussed. Please note that neither Workforce Planning, nor SF Platform Reporting (Ad Hoc, ORD, Advanced Reporting) are covered in this course.

Target Audience - Report Designers using Workforce Analytics Data to build and distribute analytics focused reports.

 

Post-conference training: Friday, September 14

Employee Central - Foundation Objects and Employee Data Management

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course reinforces core Employee Central concepts. Topics include foundation object management, managing employee data in the system, and setting up workflows and event reason derivation.

Target Audience - System Administrators who have basic knowledge of Employee Central

Employee Central - Meta Data Framework and Business Rules

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do you have Employee Central experience, but want to learn more about advanced features, such as Position Management, MDF Custom Objects and Business Rules? As Employee Central shifts to managing information through MDF, customers will have the power to create and manage content directly in the instance. Participants will receive an introduction to these features and gain hands-on experience using MDF and Business Rules.

Target Audience - System Administrators who already have good knowledge of the Employee Central solution, but want to learn about additional features.

Performance Management - v12 Acceleration Components and Managing the Performance Cycle

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the components of PMv12 Acceleration (pods, team overview, permissions) and concepts of managing the performance review cycle. You will gain basic skills in how to use Performance Management administrative functions, including launching performance forms, deleting forms, and manually routing forms to follow the performance process.

Target Audience - System Administrators for Performance Management who have an understanding of SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management terms, concepts, and navigation.

Succession Management - Using the MDF Position Nomination Method

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration and hands-on practice, this course concentrates on the MDF Position Nomination Method while introducing the learner to the Succession permissions, tools, and settings. You will gain basic skills in how to grant or revoke Succession permissions, nominate successors and set a readiness level, and modify admin settings for the following tools: Succession Org Chart v12, Matrix Grid Report v12, Talent Search v2, Position Tile, and MDF Talent Pools.

Target Audience - System Administrators for Succession.

360 Multi-Rater - Configuring 360 Multi-Rater Forms and Using the 360 Reports

Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of 360 Review processes. You will gain basic skills in how to configure some components of the 360 with basic template options, rating scales, and route maps. You will also learn how to test a 360 form and review the 360 detailed report and 360 executive review.

Target Audience - System Administrators for 360 Multi-Rater

Working with Recruiting Management Templates and Recruiting Business Rules

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course will walk an administrator through the configuration of Recruiting Templates: job requisition template, candidate profile template, job application and offer approval template. In the afternoon, we will work together to complete scenarios in which Recruiting Business Rules apply. Note: This course is not designed for customers who are considering implementing Recruiting Management, as the content is more advanced.

Target Audience - For Experienced Recruiting Management System Administrators. You should have experience with Job Requisition, Candidate Profile and Application and Offer Approval.

Recruiting Marketing - Update Your Career Site Builder (CSB) Website

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, you will learn how easy it is to keep the content fresh on your career site. You will practice in a fully-functioning CSB career site, and see the results of your changes in real time. You will learn how to set up users in CSB, and then make global changes to match updates to your company’s branding, such as fonts and colors. You will add and update the different page types, including the components that make up the pages. You’ll get practice making many other changes, including: updating the headers and footers, job page layout and search grid; replacing system text; managing data privacy settings; and creating a backup file with your CSB settings. You will also work with new features, and you will learn about the activities that currently must be completed in a backend application. Throughout the class, we will view live CSB sites to see some excellent examples of what you can do with your site.

Target Audience - Talent Acquisition Leaders, Employment Branding Professionals, Business and HR Analysts, Recruiters. Customers wanting to assess how CSB will meet their needs are welcome!

Compensation Administration - A Walkthrough of the Compensation Cycle

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the concepts of managing the compensation review cycle. You will gain basic skills in how to use Compensation Management administrative functions, including cloning the implemented plan, adding a rating source, adding custom fields, creating new budgets and guidelines, setting up eligibility rules, managing forms, and generating reward statements.

The following items are out of scope for this training -
1. EC integration
2. Integration with SAP HCM
3. Using API and connectors

Target Audience - This course is ideally for administrators who are preparing for implementation and unfamiliar with SAP SF compensation module; Administrators who are already live and preparing for their Year-2 compensation cycle; Administrators who would like a refresher of the core functionality of SAP SuccessFactors compensation.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning - The Security Model

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, participants will learn how to design the security model within the LMS. You will explore domains, domain types, domain restrictions, and roles to implement the security model. After the session, participants will be able to describe security terms and concepts; identify domains, domain restrictions, and roles; create and modify an admin role; edit an instructor role and a user role.

Target Audience - System Administrators or Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an advanced understanding of the LMS.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning - Guided System Administration

Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and guided navigation, participants will gain understanding of configuration pages, automatic processes, references, resources, and the data import tool. Participants will leave this session with a better understanding of how and where to make specific configuration changes, and the impact these changes will have on existing processes.

Target Audience - System Administrators or Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an advanced understanding of the LMS.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning - Commerce

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, participants will gain a working knowledge of how to track the resource costs of delivering training and how to set pricing that a user will be charged to attend or launch training. You will learn how to track delivery costs for a scheduled offering, close a scheduled offering, describe how profit and cost centers work in SAP SuccessFactors Learning, establish pricing, enable payment options, implement pricing discounts, and create and apply a cancellation policy to an item.

Target Audience - Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an understanding of general LMS terms, concepts, and navigation.

SAP SuccessFactors Learning - Customizing Notifications and Certificates

Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, participants will gain an understanding of working with standard notifications and customizing notifications to meet the learning-related communication needs of their organization. You will explore notification templates, identify syntax tags and their users, modify localized notifications using the template editor, and edit a certificate of completion.

Target Audience - Administrators for SAP SuccessFactors Learning who have an understanding of general LMS terms, concepts, and navigation.

Report Center - Creating and Sharing Canvas Reports Utilizing Employee Profile Data

Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on practice, this course introduces the learner to the fundamental concepts of creating Canvas Reports. You will gain basic skills in how to create queries, including calculated columns, filters, and pivots. You will then learn how to create reports using the most common components, including text, images, charts and tables. Once the report is created, you will learn how share that report by email, scheduled download, and via the Report Center. Please note this session will use data from Employee Profile. Data from other modules, including LMS, EC, and WFA will NOT be discussed.

Target Audience - Report Designers who have limited experience using Report Center, Online Report Designer, and Detailed Reporting.