This one-stop reference provides you with a comprehensive overview of CO-PA including detailed coverage of important topics such as planning, master data in CO-PA, transfer of actual data and master data issues, reporting, and much more. If you are planning to configure, or in the process of configuring and using Controlling-Profitability Analysis with SAP, then this must-have resource is for you. Based on SAP ERP 6.0, the author helps you understand the important elements of a successful CO-PA implementation from a process-oriented perspective. Key elements include the fundamentals of profitability management, development of the CO-PA models, interaction with the FI component of R/3 or SAP ERP 6.0, configuration of account-based and costing-based CO-PA, the CO-PA planning framework, and that's just the for starters. This unique reference also clarifies the complex integration of CO-PA with other SAP components, such as SAP BW and SAP NetWeaver BI, and addresses the common managerial CO-PA-related questions encountered in many implementations. Whether you're a consultant, a business user, or an advanced SAP ERP Financials, or CO professional, this book takes you step-by-step through the CO-PA implementation journey, while addressing your most pressing concerns. Highlights Include: Break-even analysis Cost classifications Operating concern configuration Reporting Integration issues SAP-delivered templates SAP profitability model Costing-based CO-PA Account-based CO-PA Master data CO-PA planning framework Advanced functionalities
About the Author
Marco Sisfontes-Monge, the author of the SAP PRESS book, CPM and Balanced Scorecard with SAP, has worked for clients , such as John Deere, Matsushita, Schneider Electric, Sara Lee, Conair, Pacific Gas & Electric, New York Power Authority, Hyperion, and Peoplesoft.