The video is an educational session discussing the concept of Bill of Materials (BOM) in SAP Materials Management. The presenter explains the importance of BOM for procurement professionals and MM consultants. The video covers the following key points:
- Fundamentals of Bill of Materials (BOM): BOM is a formally structured list of components that make up a product or assembly. It includes item numbers, the quantity of each component used, and the unit of measure for those items.
- Types of BOM: There are different categories of BOMs, including production BOM, sales order BOM, design BOM, costing BOM, and work breakdown structure BOM. The video mainly focuses on the production BOM.
- Creation of BOM: The presenter demonstrates how to create a BOM in SAP, including the necessary prerequisites and the steps involved. He also explains the importance of BOM status and how to manage multiple BOMs for one material.
- BOM Reports: The video discusses different types of BOM reports, such as level-by-level BOM, multi-level BOM, and summarized BOM. It also explains how to compare two different BOMs and how to find out where a material is used.