I am very interested in mySAP ERP (especially the CRM module). Am I good candidate for a mySAP CRM consultant career? Remember, I don't have a lot of experience or knowledge in programming or complex software implementation. Could you suggest how to start with this or with some other SAP specialization? How good is this market?
Of course, that leaves open the question of specifically how you can get involved and whether there are real opportunities for someone like yourself. I can't say for sure what your chances are, but I can say that the opportunities in SAP CRM seem more open than anything I've seen in SAP in a long time. An example: A major consultancy recently offered an SD guy I know a full investment in CRM training, followed by placement on a CRM project. Admittedly, this person has previous SAP experience, which you do not have, but it's very rare to see any kind of opportunities for "certification only" consultants of any flavor. Therefore, in addition to applying directly for companies installing SAP CRM, you may also be able to apply to some consulting firms -- a strategy I haven't recommended to anyone in a number of years. But for the most part, the main thing you need to focus on is finding companies using or installing SAP CRM that are interested in the skills you already possess. That takes a lot of research and self-marketing, but that's where you have to start. The SearchSAP.com archives are full of additional questions I have answered that explain my methodology for breaking into SAP in more detail. Good luck!
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