SAP is the University's Human Resources (HR), Finance, Plant Maintenance, Sales and Purchasing System. Staff may need access to certain areas of SAP dependant on their responsibilities. Please check with your line manager as to what SAP roles you will need. There are also several other systems that interact with SAP and some of these can be seen in the SAP module diagram.
Employee Self Service (ESS)
One of the most widely used systems that interacts with SAP is Employee Self Service (ESS) which allows staff to view their personal data, request holiday leave and reclaim expenses. ESS is available to most members of staff and doesn't require special training or authorisation, although you must be on campus or using Desktop Anywhere to connect.
You can log on to ESS with your IT username and Password at https://selfservice.mais.leeds.ac.uk.
In order to access SAP the user must apply via the online 'SAP Account Management' (SAM) system and also receive the relevant training for each SAP role required. This training can be undertaken either by attending one of the scheduled SAP courses or by a designated Informal SAP trainer.
It is highly recommended that new users book onto the SAP Navigation course (which is run monthly) before attending any other SAP courses. Before booking on a course, please speak to your manager regarding the most relevant roles and courses for your job.
- Get further information on the SAP courses and book courses online (may take a few seconds to complete search).
- Request a role using SAM.
Your computer should have SAP installed already, but if not, please contact the IT Service Desk.
Deborah Marcus is the Corporate Systems trainer for SAP and can be contacted on 0113 3433624 or SAP-Training@leeds.ac.uk.