Skip to Content

Archived discussions are read-only. Learn more about SAP Q&A



I am HR Functional Consultant and am interested to learn Work flow since therz a requirement in my project...!

Can any one pls help me with some good tutorials with examples explaining the whole scenarios from the scratch.....!

Also pls tell me in wrokflow as a beginner where should i mainly focus into ....!

Full Reward points will be given to all....!





please check the Developer's Guide in general:

the concrete information on workflow you can find here:

Business Process Management

Embedded processes (workflow)

SAP Business Workflow can be used to define business processes that are not yet mapped in the R/3 System. These may be simple release or approval procedures, or more complex business processes such as creating a material master and the associated coordination of the departments involved. SAP Business Workflow is particularly suitable for situations in which work processes have to be run through repeatedly, or situations in which the business process requires the involvement of a large number of agents in a specific sequence.


SAP Business Workflow provides a number of tools for defining and analyzing workflows as well as for monitoring operation.

The Workflow Builder is for displaying and making changes to workflows. You can make small extensions directly to the original workflows supplied by SAP, such as carrying out your own agent assignments or changing deadline monitoring.

There are several Workflow Wizards to support you in the definition of workflows, with which you can create specific parts of a workflow. The Workflow Wizard Explorer gives you an overview of the existing Workflow Wizards.

In order to make the functions of the R/3 Systems available to a workflow, you use business objects, which you can define and analyze in the Business Object Builder. These business objects are made available to the workflow in reusable tasks. The Business Wizard Explorer gives you an overview of all existing tasks.

You can also use SAP Business Workflow to respond to errors and exceptions in other, existing business processes. You can start a workflow when predefined events occur, for example an event can be triggered if particular errors are found during an automatic check.

Please follow the links,

A good tutorial



a good book

Check the following PDF

] Workflow is Simulation of Business processes automated through SAP.

May be you can take a process for applying for leave Leave.

In this Leave scenario we can automate it stepwise,

1) Employee apply for leave with dates

2) mail shoot to Manager

3) He can accept ot reject, May be he can approve with modified dates.

2] As you can see Applying for leave is 1st step so it can be a trigeering event for workflow. Means Workflow starts with event.

check these links.


This shows how to create a sample work

This shows how to create a sample work

reward if u find use ful



0 View this answer in context
Not what you were looking for? View more on this topic or Ask a question