The most asked SAP HR Interview Questions (Business Processes in HCM)

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SAP HR Interview Questions |Business Processes in HCM| Part B

  Hope You found Part A of SAP HR Interview Questions on Business Processes in HCM helpful while preparing for your SAP HCM Interview questions. Here in this post we are adding 26 most asked SAP HCM interview questions as Part B, which is an addition to existing 25 questions on Business Processes in SAP HR. It is highly recommended that you read Part A before reading this post. Click here to read Part A.   

1. What are the most important processes in the HR department? The HR is the most important division for any organization. The processes of the HR department are employee administration, payroll, legal reporting of efficiency, and agreements with the changing global and local regulations.  
2. List the most important structures in HR. Following are the important structures in HR

  • Enterprise
  • Personnel
  • Organization
  • Pay Scale
  • Wage type

3. What is Employee Self-Service (ESS)? ESS facilitates the employees of an organization to create, view, and change the data anytime and anywhere, with the help of various technologies. It provides employees with an employee-centric portal to enable them to access and modify the information required for their jobs. For example, employees can manage their home address and emergency contacts.  

4. List the functions required to select an Infotype. Following are the functions required to select an Infotype:

  • Create/INS
  • Delete
  • Delimit
  • Lock/Unlock

5. How do you hire a new employee? A new employee is hired with the PA40 transaction code. After that, all the Infotypes are maintained for the employee by using the PA30 transaction code.  

6. Name the modules available in SAP R/3 for professional users. The following modules are available in SAP R/3 for professional users:

  • Advanced Planner and Optimizer
  • Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM)

7. What object does a qualification catalog contain? A qualification catalog consists of two objects: qualification groups and qualifications.  

8. What are the goals of SAP initiative? The goals of SAP initiative are given as follows:

  • Providing an easy to learn, use, and customize software.
  • Extending the reach of SAP by bringing more role specific scenarios

9. What does a profile match-up means? A profile match-up means:

  • Matching the qualification of an applicant with the requirements of a position
  • Matching the profile of an applicant with the requirements of a position
  • Generating the training proposals from a qualification deficit.

10. Which architecture does the SAP system use? The SAP system uses the three-tier-architecture.

11. What happens when a user accesses a transaction in the SAP R/3 system? When a user accesses a transaction in the SAP R/3 system, the following tasks are performed:

  • Executes a query in Structured Query Language (SQL) from the application level to the database level
  • Transfers data from the relational database to the front end system
  • Converts the data from one consistent state to another
  • Updates the database when data is entered using the transactions

12. How are business objects maintained in SAP? Business objects are maintained in the Business Object Repository.   Recommended Reading

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13. How is a business object characterized in SAP? A business object has the following characteristics in SAP:

  • Attributes
  • Methods/Application Programs

14. What tasks can be performed at the attendee level in the dynamic attendance menu? In the dynamic attendance menu, you can perform the following tasks:

  • Book an attendance
  • Replace an attendance

15. What is the use of a Business Application Programming Interface (BAPI)? The following are the uses of BAPI

  • Provides an interface that integrates third party applications or components with SAP R/3
  • Provides an interface between a business and a method

16. What are the different processes involved in an appraisal? The different processes involved in an appraisal are as follows:

  • Prepare an appraisal
  • Perform an appraisal
  • Complete an appraisal

17. What are the functions performed by BAPI? The following functions are performed by BAPI

  • Create objects
  • Display attributes of objects
  • Change attributes of objects

18. What is the use of Application Link Enabling (ALE)? ALE performs the following functions:

  • Distribute data, master data, and transaction data across different systems
  • Refers to an enterprise structure, which is the combination of centralized and decentralized tasks
  • Provides support for the implementation and operation of distributed SAP applications
  • Exchanges data using Intermediate Documents (IDocs)

19. What are the main functions of Project IMG? The main functions of Project IMG are given as follows:

  • Create an IMG for each project
  • Maintains project documentation
  • Maintains project management status
  • Maintains cross project documentation

20. What do you mean by Go Live in SAP? Go Live in SAP

  • Tests whether the system is suitably configured before they go live
  • Tests whether the configuration matches with the client requirement or not

21. What are the main components of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) module? The CRM module has the following functions:

  • Capturing customer data across the enterprise in a central database
  • Analyzing the customer data and distribute the results to the contact points where the customer can be contacted
  • Providing solutions that enable companies to effectively manage customer relationships throughout the entire life-cycle

22. What are the components of Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO)? Following are the components of APO in SAP:

  • Global available to Promise (ATP)
  • Supply Network Planning
  • Supply Chain Cock Pit

23. What Infotypes are used in Compensation Management? The following Infotypes are used in Compensation Management:

  • Salary Survey Results
  • Planned Compensation
  • Job Evaluation Results

24. What Infotypes are used in Travel Management? The following Infotypes are used in Travel Management:

  • Actions
  • Organizational Assignment
  • Personal Data
  • Travel Privileges
  • Payroll Status

25. What are the basic characteristics of the Organization Management module? The Organization Management module has the following characteristics:

  • Uses flow
  • Uses relationships between objects
  • Creates additional characteristics for objects

26. What are the main components of the compensation management? Compensation management has the following components:

  • Job Pricing
  • Job evaluations
  • Budgeting
  • Compensation administration

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