Working with Materials


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Work with materials
  • Use the product master as an alternative UI

Understand and work with materials or products


Every good you manufacture, sell, or purchase requires a matching digital master record within the SAP system. Therefore, you create a material master or product master in the SAP system that contains all the necessary data.

The material master is a central component of the SAP Logistics.

Watch the following video to understand the material definition.

Product Master

In SAP S/4HANA you can work with the alternative user interface Product Master. A possible scenario could be:

You could start with the creation of a material inside the material master app, continue your work with the product master app, and then jump back into the material master app.

Simulation: Managing Product Master Data

Please perform the following simulation Managing Product Master Data to get a first impression of what working with a product master could look like. The product master app is an alternative UI on working with standard material master apps.

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