• The “SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP Ariba Procurement” certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses the basic knowledge in the area of the SAP Ariba Procurement solutions. This certificate proves that the candidate has an overall understanding within the SAP Ariba Procurement application consultant profile and can implement this knowledge practically in projects under guidance of an experienced consultant. It is recommended as an entry-level qualification to allow consultants to get acquainted with the fundamentals of the SAP Ariba product line. Please note that this version of the exam takes part in the Stay Current with SAP Global Certification program. Once you pass this version of the exam, make sure that you start your stay current process. You will be required to take the quarterly Stay Current Assessment for all subsequent SAP Ariba releases via the SAP Learning Hub to maintain your certification status and badge.


  • In order to participate in the Stay Current program and access the Stay Current enablement and assessment, you will need at minimum anSAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Ariba subscription.
  • To ensure success, SAP recommends combining education courses and hands-on experience to prepare for your certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in training.
  • You are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to online documentation or to any SAP system).

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

SAP Ariba Procurement Software Knowledge> 12%

Describe standard SAP Ariba Procurement solution features, including workflows, approval rules and parameters.

Procurement Knowledge> 12%

Demonstrate your knowledge of procurement practices and SAP Ariba Spot Buy, invoice exception handling, receiving and document statuses.

Integration> 12%

Explain how SAP Ariba Procurement solutions can integrate with other SAP Ariba solutions and with ERP systems.

Best Practices> 12%

Describe best practices for completing configuration workbooks, requesting a customization and which features to change.

  • SAP Ariba Certification LR

Forms and Extensions> 12%

Explain the business case and features for forms and extensions.

  • SAP Ariba Certification LR

Consulting8% – 12%

Plan for a design workshop and advise customers on user acceptance testing (UAT).

  • SAP Ariba Certification LR

Basic Guided Buying Concepts8% – 12%

Explain the business case and features for Guided Buying.

  • SAP Ariba Certification LR