Course announcements

  • In this course, participants learn how to create a Main Agreement template and load it into a Contract Workspace template. You also learn how to create, use, and manage the clause library within SAP Ariba Contract Management Professional Solution. Topics include the best practice for identifying common clauses to add to the clause library, how to bulk-load existing clauses into the library, and how to structure the library for ease of use. Students also learn how changes to the clause library affect templates. This course includes lecture, demonstrations, best practice guidelines, and lab exercises that cover all processes required to set up, edit, and use the clause library.

Goals

  • • Describe how to prepare the Main Agreement
  • Outline the benefits of the clause library
  • Explain how to review and restructure current Word files for optimal clause library usage
  • Outline the best way to set up the clause library folder structure
  • Describe how to load clauses into the clause library
  • Outline clause usage types
  • Describe how to update, delete, and search for clauses

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Users of either SAP Ariba Contract Management Professional or SAP Ariba Contract Management Basic solution who create and maintain the clause library
  • Procurement professionals who are involved in the process of standardizing contract language
  • Anyone involved in the implementation of the SAP Ariba Contract Management Professional or Basic On-Demand solution.

Prerequisites

Essential

  • AR210 or AR210E – SAP Ariba Contract Management: Creating Contracts
  • AR220 or AR220E – SAP Ariba Contract Management: Workspace Template Creation

Recommended

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word

Course based on software release

  • Ariba Contract Management 14s1

Content

  • Preparing the Main Agreement
  • Clause library benefits and overview
  • Review and restructure current Word files for optimal clause library usage
  • Setting up the clause library folder structure
  • Three ways to load clauses into the clause library
  • Clause usage types
  • Deleting/Updating clauses
  • Searching for clauses
  • Creating a clause library in a production environment