SAP (Systems, Applications and Products) is an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software by the same name as the company. The SAP is used in various businesses such as- Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Finance & Security, Education, Healthcare, Media, Oil & Gas, Life science, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals.
An ERP is a legitimate representation of the business which is connected centrally and helps in performing the first transactions and real-time reporting. For example, If you are working with a company A which has various divisions. Eg; Accounts Payables, Risk Analysis, CRM, Sales & Marketing, etc. Through ERP (SAP), it is possible to capture the transactions happening in various departments through specific screens. Also, its access can be restricted, i.e. A person having the CRM access cannot use the Risk Analysis screen, etc. Also, multiple reports of the transactions happened in numerous functions can be pulled easily by your MD or MIS team to review the performance at various levels.
The main SAP ERP modules are: