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"Where Do I Get SAP Training Online?"
An Opinionated Guide to SAP Training Alternatives

Jon Reed’s introduction: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: if you’re an aspiring consultant, there’s no substitute for getting SAP training and certification directly from SAP, which has classroom training options all over the world. Project team training for in-house teams is a different market entirely. If it’s a matter of getting your in-house team up to speed, there are many viable alternatives to SAP’s own training. I recommend looking at custom, on-site training from quality firms like SAPtips if that’s your interest.

But what if you’re an aspiring SAP consultant and you don’t have the time or funds for training directly from SAP? Are there viable alternatives online? We compiled the list below for just this reason.

If you're in a hurry and don't want to compare each option on the SAP Training Blog, I can tell you that so far I've gotten the best feedback for Michael Management SAP Training. You can compare and contrast all the SAP training options below.

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Judging from our research, there aren’t that many good online SAP training options for the SAP consultant. But we did a pretty thorough search and evaluation of the sites out there that offered training. We only selected the sites that seemed to have put some real thought into their SAP training services.

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1. Visit site: Michael Management

Site evaluation: E-Learning branch of an SAP consulting firm, wide range of SAP courses. Easy-to-use website with detailed cours descriptions and sample demo. Offers some free introductory SAP materials and newsletters with registration. Up to speed with ERP 6.0 course offerings. Course subscription length 120 days, and site offers paid access to SAP instance, including ERP 6.0 instance and BI instance.

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2. Visit site: Netwind Learning Center

Site evaluation: Large number of SAP courses with detailed course description and class demos, hampered somewhat by a cumbersome-to-navigate site. Higher course prices, but course content and format are well-described. Variety of purchase options from single course to "bundled" packages to all SAP courses.

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3. Visit site: Com2Learn

Site evaluation: Easy-to-navigate site by Danish SAP training company. Numerous, interactive course demos. Subscription length of a year for bundled course packages, 120 days for individual course. Offers paid access to SAP instance.

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4. Visit site: The Spot 4 SAP

Site evaluation: A straightforward-appearing site with course listings and not a lot of course descriptions. However, many of the course listings are embedded in a partner site and hard to find. Ability to purchase courses "ala carte." Discussion forums are provided but are not heavily populated. Currency of course information is not clear, but pricing is affordable.

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5. Visit site: SkillCircle

Site evaluation: Handful of SAP courses offered in site’s large listing of technical courses. Brief courses descriptions, but no demos for SAP courses. (Demos available for non-SAP courses.) Inexpensive package for all courses.


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