SAP® PM Master Data

What is it all about?

Master Data is the core data that is used as the foundation of any transaction within SAP. Whatever your activity – whether you are producing, transferring stock, selling, purchasing, doing physical inventory or maintaining – the process will be inefficient if the quality of the Master Data is poor. This course will detail the what, why and when of Master Data.

Who should attend?

  • Maintenance and Production staff
  • Master Data team

What makes it different?

  • This training course details the SAP® Plant Maintenance relevant Master Data elements and defines the role of each within the overall PM process.

Course outline

Introduction to PM Master Data

An overview of the PM Master Data elements

Bill of Materials

Understanding the function of a BOM

  • Equipment BOM
  • Material BOM

Work Centres

Understanding the function of a Work Centre

  • Work Centre Maintenance
  • Work Centre Hierarchy

Task Lists

Understanding Task Lists and how they are used

  • Equipment Task List
  • FLOC Task List
  • Material Task List

Introduction to Technical Objects

Structure of Technical Objects

Functional Locations

Defining the Technical Object, Functional Location

  • Functional Location Structure
  • Functional Location Master Record
  • Functional Location Category
  • Functional Location Maintenance


Defining the Technical Object, Equipment

  • Equipment Master record
  • Installing and Dismantling Equipment
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Classification
  • Characteristics
  • Equipment Statuses
  • Equipment Scrapping

Production Resource Tools

Defining the functionality of PRTs

  • Creating PRTs

Serial Numbering

Defining the functionality of Serial Numbering

  • Equipment Serialisation


Defining the functionality of Warranties

  • Master Warranty Counters

Counters and Measuring Points

Defining the functionality of Counters and Measuring Points

  • Use of Counters and Measuring Points