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SAP Human Resources - External Learning Services (LS-ELS)

The LS-ELS integration scenario will no longer be available for certification. Existing certifications will remain valid until they expire after 3 years. Please contact SAP ICC for more information.

"Certification for this integration scenario with the most recent version of SAP solutions is available only upon request, if SAP resources are available. Please contact SAP PartnerEdge for more information."

The integration scenario "external Learning Services" is part of the process "Managing Enterprise Learning Strategies" within ERP Human Capital Management, represented by the SAP Learning Solution.

It allows customers to leverage the use of the SAP Learning Solution by integrating external Learning Services of various kinds such as virtual classroom, collaboration tools, externally or internally hosted content or tests. From the learning portal, learners can book, launch and cancel courses which are hosted by a third party provider or internally. Learning progress achieved on the Learning Service Provider system can be seamlessly transferred back to and stored in the employee record in the SAP Learning Solution.

The services comprise in detail:

  • Course enrollment/book the service (mandatory)
  • Course enrollment cancellation /cancel the service (mandatory)
  • Course access/ launch the service URL (mandatory)
  • Learning progress, push or pull mechanism (optional)

The interface is based on XI (Exchange Infrastructure), which allows an easy mapping if the interface fields to the fields of the external provider.

Architecture with SAP XI

Note: For a list of already certified integrations for this integration scenario please visit the SAP Application Development partner directory and use the search functions in the tab "solution".

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