Logo: TS410 Certification Preparation Course for the SAP C_TS410_1709 Certification Exam

July 1, 2022–January 20, 2023

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The TS410 certification exam verifies that the student has the core knowledge about business processes and business processes integration in the SAP S/4HANA 1809 ERP software. This certification exam is recommended as an entry level qualification to support the students’ knowledge of the workings of SAP S/4HANA end-to-end business process fundamentals.

It is recommended that students studying to take the TS410 Certification Preparation course have knowledge of the SAP system gained through one of the SAP University Alliance partner universities. Successful candidates typically have three or more courses with heavy concentrations of SAP S4HANA course work. Modules studied should include FICO, SD, MM, PP, WM, PS, EAM, HCM and Fiori.

The TS410 Online Course

Student studyingThe self-paced online course is a guide to passing the TS410 Certification exam. You will need to allow a minimum of 80 hours to complete this course. A learning environment free of distractions will be critical to your success. This course covers competencies in the following key Business Process areas in proportion to the percentage of the test dedicated to the topic:

  • Core Finance: Financial Accounting (FI) > 12%
  • Core Finance: Management Accounting (CO) > 12%
  • SAP S/4HANA Basics 8%–12%
  • Project System 8%–12%
  • Enterprise Asset Management 8%–12%
  • Order to Cash Processing 8%–12%
  • Plan to Produce Processing 8%–12%
  • Purchase to Pay Processing 8%–12%
  • Warehouse Management < 8%
  • Human Capital Management < 8%

The Exam

The exam (not included in the course) is delivered by SAP and can be taken at home or office in an online proctored environment. The exam fee and the registration for the exam is not included in the preparation course. Guidance on how to sign up for the exam are included in the course, and tips on how to pass the exam will be provided in the lectures. Practice test questions are also provided.Student Studying

The exam has 80 questions and must be completed once you start it, with a time limit of 180 minutes. The format of the exam is multiple choice and multi-multi choice (MMC), where you must get all of the answers correct to get credit for the question. In the MMC questions, the number of correct responses is stated. The exam is a pass/fail exam, with the cut score is 60%, meaning you need to get 68 questions correct in order to pass. A passing grade on the exam earns you the “SAP Certified Application Associate—Business Process Integration with SAP S/4HANA” designation, an entry-level certification that is widely recognized in industry. SAP certifications are valid for two releases of the product. The global pass rate is 65%, and the CSU, Chico SAP Certification pass rate is approximately 77%. The pass rate of last online prep class was 100%! Once you pass the exam you will receive a certificate from SAP documenting your achievement. You will also receive a logo file for “SAP Certified Associate” that you can use on your email signature and letterhead.


In addition to the online materials, students have access to the SAP System for TS410 (or the GBI Client) to run through the exercises. This hands-on access allows you to see the system and processes covered in the lecture and textbook. Additional reference materials can be used to get a jump start on this course.

Recommended reading:

Business Processes: A Bridge to SAP and a Guide to SAP TS410 Certification, Paperback – February 19, 2019 by Robert Szymanski (Author), Viswa K Viswanathan (Author)

Course Instructor

Tom WilderPhoto of Course Instructor Tom Wilder

Tom Wilder is Executive Director of the SAP University Competence Center and Senior Lecturer in the College of Business at California State University, Chico. Faculty since January 1997, Tom has taught in all three departments in the College of Business, has developed 5 courses, and taught a total of 24 different courses. He is a Stanford Certified Project Manager, an SAP Certified Associate, and a certified SAP TS410 and TERP10 instructor. In addition to his teaching, he also writes curriculum for the SAP University Alliance program and teaches faculty members from other institutions how to use SAP in the classroom. His areas of knowledge within SAP include SD, MM, PP, FICO, QM and PS. Tom received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from CSU, Chico.


• Course Fee: $475
• Exam Fee: $145 (Paid to SAP)


Course registration requirements: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an SAP University Alliance Member School and have knowledge of the SAP system gained through one of the SAP University Alliance partner universities. Successful candidates typically have three or more courses with heavy concentrations of SAP S4HANA course work. Modules studied should include FICO, SD, MM, PP, WM, PS, EAM, HCM and Fiori.

This course is offered twice a year:

July 1, 2022—January 20, 2023
Registration for this offering will open soon. Last day to register is December 31.

To determine your readiness to take the course, please complete the form below. We will review your SAP-related coursework and experience and, if approved, will send you a course registration link.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much time should I plan to complete the course?

Student studying with laptop80-120 hours depending on how prepared you are for the course. A typical face-to-face course has about 6 hours of contact time per day for 9 days, plus about 4 hours of studying per class day, totaling approximately 81 hours. Additional study time over the weekend averages 10-20 hours.

Does the course have to be completed and certification exam taken by the end date of the course?

No, you can schedule the test to be taken beyond the end date of the course. You may have access to the course material for a brief time after the course ends, however the online support and office hours end at the date stated.

What is the cost of the exam?

The exam costs approximately $145 and is available only through SAP. Information on signing up for the exam is provided in the course.

What is the exam process?

The exam is a proctored exam, meaning that you will have to have a video camera connected to your computer. You will show the proctor your surroundings and the proctor will watch you while you take the exam. You can take the exam from anywhere that has secured internet, but it must be a private place. An empty office is best, free from distractions and easy to proctor. You should also use the restroom prior to starting the exam.

Can I use notes during the exam?

No notes or any materials are allowed during the exam. You cannot take a picture with your phone or have your phone with you. You cannot have anything but the test running on your computer.

What if I fail the exam?

You can retake the exam at any point after failing. The retake is at full cost, but can be done at any time. It is recommended that you review and study the sections you missed, and retake the exam within two weeks for best results.


If you have questions about the course please contact Tom Wilder, twilder@csuchico.edu