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Expert in digitalization of purchasing processes with SAP Ariba

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Telephone: 91 488 70 40
Contact Academic Direction: Mónica de Pablos Heredero – 669791656 / Alberto Fernández Jiménez – 669791656 

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Basic Information


The Program in digitalization of purchasing processes with SAP Ariba of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos It is one of the best educational offers to learn the fundamentals of purchasing processes, necessary for the development of SAP implementation projects in supplier management. The Master aims to improve the professional development of those people who wish to acquire specific knowledge in SAP Ariba, which allows them to manage all the processes of the purchasing value chain, both at an operational level (sourcing, supplier management, etc.) and at a strategic level. (contract management, supplier risk, spend analysis, etc).


Its objective is to incorporate graduates in the labor market, equipping them with the knowledge and skills in Ariba. Students will have sufficient capacity to adapt the procurement processes of an organization in SAP.
They will understand the fundamental concepts of sourcing processes related to the options of the corresponding modules of the SAP system. They will be able to maintain an effective dialogue with those responsible for a company's purchasing processes in order to capture their specific requirements. They will have a solid foundation in terms of techniques, tools and practices for negotiating with suppliers. Likewise, they will acquire knowledge of the new digitalization models of supply operations.


The Master will last 160 hours (20 ECTS), structured into 3 training modules.

Training block I: Purchasing processes and management with suppliers

Introduction to purchasing processes
Redesigning procurement processes towards sustainable models
Digitization of purchasing processes

Training block II: SAP Ariba (includes the SAP Ariba Procurement and SAP Ariba Supplier Management certification exams)

SAP Ariba Supplier Management: Supplier Performance Management Projects
SAP Ariba Supplier Management: Managing Supplier Information
SAP Ariba Supplier Management: Supplier Lifecycle Management
SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing: System Administration

Reporting in SAP Ariba Solutions
SAP Ariba Strategy Sourcing: Workspace Template Administration
SAP Ariba Procurement:Buying
SAP Ariba Procurement:Invoicing
SAP Ariba Procurement: Contract ComplianceSAP Ariba Procurement: Managing and Maintaining Catalogs
SAP Ariba Procurement: Standalone Catalogs
SAP Ariba Procurement:Administration
Reporting in SAP Ariba Solutions

Training block III: Business Case

Business Case: Analysis of the investment in the implementation of SAP Ariba in the organization


access requirements

It is oriented to all university graduates, being valid any specialty, and not requiring previous knowledge of programming.
Exceptionally, people without a university degree may take the program who, due to their profile and experience, have the knowledge and qualities necessary for an adequate use of it.

Selection criteria

Number of Seats: 30

Academic Management and Faculty


Duration and development

Modality: Onsite

Number of credits: 20 ECTS

Contact hours:160 hours

Place of delivery: Vicálvaro

Schedules: Friday from 15.30:21 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 15 a.m. to XNUMX p.m.

Start date: 22 2023 de septiembre

Finish date: 22 2023 December

Reservation of place and enrollment

Pre-registration period: June 8, 2023 to September 15, 2023

Enrollment deadline: from 15 to 18 September 2023

Title price: 5.500 €

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable):

Pre-registration: 250 €. This amount is included in the total cost of the course and will be returned if your academic request is not accepted. If, once the student's application has been admitted, the enrollment is not formalized, the amount deposited for pre-enrolment will not be returned.

The start of the course is conditioned to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.