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What is SAP MM ? | SAP Material Management Module

A Brief Description and introduction of  what is SAP MM?, SAP Organizational structure, MM procurement process and the SAP MM sub modules.

What is SAP MM ?

SAP MM ( Material Management ) is one of the important modules in SAP ERP software and MM application module supports the procurement and inventory functions occurring in day-to-day business operations. This MM module contains many aspects such as purchasing, goods receiving, material storage, consumption-based planning, and inventory.  SAP MM module is fully integrated with other modules in the SAP R/3 System such as Finance (FI), Controlling (CO), Sales and Distribution (SD), Quality Management (QM), Plant Maintenance (PM), Production Planning (PP), and Warehouse Management(WM).

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It supports all phases of materials management materials planning and control, purchasing, goods receiving, inventory management, and invoice verification.  

Organizational Structure

What is SAP MM ? | SAP Material Management Module


SAP MM Sub Modules-

  • Material Planning
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Vendor Valuation
  • Invoice Verification
  • Statutory Requirements

Procurement Process

One of the important process in SAP MM module is Purchasing/Procurement. The purchasing process is initially started when there is a requirement of material/service for the organization. If the material/service can not be obtained from company’s internal resource, the responsible person of that company must find the vendor/supplier which can provide it on the required date. The purchasing process is Started with creation of Purchase Requisition (PR), Purchase Order (PO), Good Receipt/Services,Invoice Verification, Payment to vendors.

What is SAP MM ? | SAP Material Management Module




Interview Questions 

  • What is SAP MM?
  • What are the Important Sub modules of SAP MM?
  • Describe Procurement Process?

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