Category Archives: Profitabality Analysis (CO-PA)

CO-PA Reset Value Fields
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CO-PA Reset Value Fields

CO-PA Reset Value Fields We all have been looking into flow of values in CO-PA along with their mapping to Value Fields. The mapping helps us store values from various modules into CO-PA. This mapping helps us perform analysis and extract various reports. Going forward, it is important to understand that in every situation, we […]

SAP S/4 HANA 1709 – Part IV – Effect on COGS Posting in FI
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SAP S/4 HANA 1709 – Part IV – Effect on COGS Posting in FI

SAP S/4 HANA 1709 – Part IV – Effect on COGS Posting in FI After the previous post, in this part of the series of posts we will try to see the improvements in SAP S/4 HANA 1709 that have Effect on COGS Posting in FI. Splitting the Cost of Goods Sold 1709 has come […]

Result Analysis – Part II – (01) Revenue-Based Method with Profit Realization
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Result Analysis – Part II – (01) Revenue-Based Method with Profit Realization

Result Analysis In the previous post we had an overview of how we will be going about our understanding of of Result Analysis in SAP. Here, in this article, we will try to conceptually understand how the Valuation Method “01 – Revenue-Based Method with Profit Realization” works. This article will deep dive into the calculations […]

Result Analysis – Part II – Valuation methods
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Result Analysis – Part II – Valuation methods

Result Analysis in SAP In the previous article, we tried to know the way system would behave if we do not use “Result Analysis” for Project. The article helped us understand how not using “Result Analysis” can cause inconsistency in profits. In this article, we would start looking into the “Result Analysis” function available in […]

Result Analysis – Part I
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Result Analysis – Part I

Result Analysis in SAP – an Overview Result Analysis is a month end activity in SAP that helps business ensure they do not over/under book the profits arising from the ongoing Sales Order / Internal Order / Projects. It helps business align either their Costs or Revenue to maintain the profit ratios that are acceptable […]

Flows of Actual Values
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Flows of Actual Values

Actual values flowing to CO-PA CO-PA has been the most important part of Management Information System for SAP. It does not just collect information, but is capable of processing presenting it faster than other application components. In this post we will try to understand the Flow of Actual values to COPA. This component collates data from […]

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Preparing the Planning Framework

We have already gone through the need and structure of Planning Framework in the previous post. In this post we will see how to setup the Planning Framework. Implementation Consideration Transaction Code: KEPM System navigates us to the following screen In the above screen we have to create the structure required for Planning in CO-PA. […]

SAP CO-PA Derivation for Parent Items
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SAP CO-PA Derivation for Parent Items

  SAP CO-PA Derivation for Parent Items Background During our working we face many issues and then try to find appropriate solution. In absence of any standard solution we have to go for enhancement or custom development. I had been through one such instance where the client gives promotional items free with their regular items. […]

Planning Framework in Profitability Analysis
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Planning Framework in Profitability Analysis

Planning Framework In the previous post we have briefly gone through the Purpose and Features of Planning in SAP CO-PA. In this post we will go a step further and understand what is Planning Framework and how it works. What is Planning Framework? The planning framework is the main working environment for sales and profit […]