SAP Consultants are responsible for the customization and maintenance of SAP.
Different skills are required to customize SAP, therefore professionals in this role come from different backgrounds. Some SAP consultants have a strong background in coding, while some others come from the different departments and are aware of the business needs and processes.
SAP is divided into modules integrated with each other, and SAP consultants usually are specialized in one or two modules. The list of modules is the following:
Human Resource Management (SAP HRM), also known as Human Resource (HR)
Production Planning (SAP PP)
Material Management (SAP MM)
Financial Supply Chain Management (SAP FSCM)
Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
Project System (SAP PS)
Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
Plant Maintenance (SAP PM)
Quality Management (SAP QM)