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At these workshops you will review product functionality, dive deeper into specific topics, look at practical examples, take part in discussions, go through live demonstrations, and determine for yourself the business benefits of each solution. Each workshop offers you a unique opportunity to address challenges, discuss them with your peers, and gain valuable guidance from some of the most knowledgeable experts on SAP applications.
Please note that you cannot switch between parallel workshops.
Full Day Pre-Conference Workshops (09:30 - 17:30)
This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of treasury applications from SAP. It helps attendees understand the processes, functions and features in the area of bank connectivity as well as cash, liquidity, and financial risk management. Discover the extensibility options available with SAP® Cloud Platform in order to leverage value-adding services for Treasury. Learn more about both our recent and planned innovations in the area of cash and financial risk management, treasury reporting, and compliance. Attendees will also get an understanding of the different deployment options as well as practical insights into implementation approaches.
This workshop provides an end-to-end overview that covers the following topics:
- Payments and Bank Connectivity
- Cash and Liquidity Management
- Payment Factory Treasury and Risk Management
- Value-adding services with SAP Cloud Platform, e.g. FX Trading Automation Bank Connectivity as a Service Market Data as a Service
- How to get there - deployment options and implementation scenarios
- Recent enhancements, innovations, and road map topics
This workshop provides you with a broad and insightful overview of the functionality within the cash & payments area in SAP S/4HANA®. This includes to explore cash operations features, bank account management processes, bank fee management, payment monitoring and approvals. Key topic areas also cover options to establish a corporate-to-bank connectivity channel, either host-to-host, EBICS or over SWIFT. This is all based on a new concept within the SAP® Multi Bank Connectivity solution, which is provided through SAP Cloud Platform. In addition an overview of the brand new advanced payment management functionality within SAP S/4HANA® will be provided which allows clients to run a more agile and centralized payment factory complementing the products SAP S/4HANA Cash Management, SAP S/4HANA In House Cash and SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity.
Half Day Pre-Conference Workshops (09:30 - 13:00)
Join this workshop to gain insight about SAP delivers a flexible and integrated and ready to turn Treasury solution to help you to manage your payment, cash, debt, investment and risk management.
- The workshop will provide a details on how content are predelivery based on best practice approach. Furthermore the session provides an overview of the different Self Service-Configurations which help you to further tailor and design the solution to meet your needs.
- The session helps you to understand the integration to Market data providers, trading platform , payment providers and corporate to bank connectivity
- Get insight on how Treasury and Finance Solution in the Cloud can be integrated into your existing On-Premise System landscape using Standard Webservices
- Outlook and the way forward for Treasury Analytic strategy and the roadmap for 2019.
Join this workshop to learn about how taking steps to manage working capital can improve liquidity, reduce debt and increase overall profitability of a company. Integrated nature of SAP solutions offers diverse set of capabilities for treasury and the rest of the finance organization to take effective steps in optimizing their working capital. We will discuss the following:
- How to combine the strength of multiple SAP solutions together for better results
- Understand the impact of SAP receivables and payables management along with liquidity Management
- What are the key considerations for treasury to continuously improve working capital
- Analyze current and future SAP use cases supporting working capital Management
Half Day Pre-Conference Workshops (14:00 - 17:30)
In this workshop you will receive an end to end process flow for the FX risk management process in SAP: starting from exposure reporting - via automated trade requests including trading on a FX trading platform - to the deal creation and updated reporting (including automated hedge accounting) in your S/4 System.
FX Risk Management provides the end to end process from risk identification for forecasted as well as balance sheet exposures to hedge accounting. It allows you to:
- Upload and manage your exposure positions
- Capture the Treasury policy how hedges shall be performed in the system
- Determine the net open exposure as well as the calculation of the to be hedged amounts in the hedge management cockpit
- Manage the generated orders for FX trades in an cloud based Order Management System and send them from here to FX marketplace
- Get trades automatically back into the Order Management System and automatically generate financial transactions in S/4
- Update the hedge management cockpit automatically
- Perform automatic designation process for hedge accounting regarding IFRS9 as well as US-GAAP
- Generate automatic hedge accounting for month, quarter and year end closings
You will also gain an insight into the future solution roadmap for FX risk Management.
Machine Learning, Robotics and Digital Assistant Systems are fundamentally changing the way the finance function will operate in the near future. Those new, disruptive technologies enable us to do things, that were impossible in the past.
In this learning lab, we will share SAP's automation strategy, share real-life examples and discuss future use cases.
Key topics to be addressed include:
- SAP's Automation Strategy
- Machine Learning in the Order-2-Cash process
- Insights and a live demo of SAP’s latest version of the Cash Application
- Overview on SAP Intelligent Process Automation
• Market trends and challenges for corporate treasurers
• The journey towards the intelligent enterprise
• Insights into treasury and working capital management solutions from SAP
• The advantages of a streamlined FX exposure and hedging process
• Intercompany netting
• An agile implementation approach
• Understanding the impact of a carve-out and spin-off project from a corporate treasury perspective
• Setting up a dedicated treasury team, processes, systems, a cash and liquidity structure, and a stand-alone
financing arrangement within very tight timelines
• Gaining valuable insights and lessons on project principles, project organization, the SAP® ERP and SAP
Transportation Management applications, and management of critical interdependencies
• Delivery Hero’s roadmap to become a fully digital enterprise
• Our approach within a complex and dynamic environment
• Scope, first results and lessons learned from SAP Treasury applications workstream
Christian Pfannkuchen, 360T | Heike Ripp, SAP
Kolja Ewering, SAP
Robin Bau, SAP | Christian Hoppe, SAP
• Where it all began – business challenges and our approach with SAP
• Business benefits realized and lessons learned
• Outlook – what’s next?
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• Overview and trends in the finance function
• Digital transformation in finance
• Selected metrics and best practices
• Additional focus on treasury, customer-to-cash, total working capital
• Financial instruments and risk management
• Banking and cash
• Deploy SAP’s Digital Boardroom and Treasury Dashboard to gain real-time insight and provide on-the-fly
• Access real-time data to optimize decision making and turn insight into action (e.g. to mitigate risk)
• Further automation and building use cases for new technologies to support company strategy and future-
proof treasury processes
• Amdocs at a glance
• The profit project
• Treasury project at Amdocs
• Key success factors
• The latest developments in the treasury area and the way forward
• Live demos covering the E2E FX process and how SAP® software provides services based on SAP Cloud
• Outlook and the way forward for the treasury analytic strategy and the road map for 2020