SAP Functional Modules ( Solutions ) Overview

All you heard about SAP ERP software . But confused about functional modules ? What is called a SAP Module or Which Module should I Select? Why there are several modules and what is the requirement for that. A lot of questions and doubts. Here is the answer with an overview about Modules in SAP.

sap modules overview introduction
A company has different functions right? It will have a sales department , marketing department, HR department, accounting section etc etc. You all know all these section handles different functions of a company and all are integrated with each other. For example HR department linked with financial ( accounting ) team for salary and other related things. Sales and Distribution need to link with material storage ( stores ) to check the balance stock and all. Different areas ( functions) of a company but all are interlinked for running as a single unit of company.

In SAP software all these functions are divided as Modules. SAP MM Module deals with material management sections , SAP SD module deal with Sales & Distribution etc. Now I am sure that you got the picture.


SAP now are moving away from describing their system as a set of modules, and now are using the term ‘solutions’, which is much better. Now let us look into an overview about the complete list of Modules ( Solutions ) in SAP.

If you’re still looking for that list of sub-modules, here they are:

Sub Modules of FI Module – Financial Accounting

Sub Modules of CO Module – Controlling 

Sub Modules of AM Module – Asset Management 

PS Module – Project Systems 

HR Module – Human Resources 

PM Module – Plant Maintenance

MM Module – Materials Management 

QM Module – Quality Management 

PP Module – Production Planning 

SD Module – Sales and Distribution 

CA Module- Cross Application 

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