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Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management

Take a more strategic approach to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC)

Reduce the cost and effort of managing governance, risk, and compliance with GRC software from SAP. Our tools can help you streamline and automate your operational and enterprise risk management activities – and seamlessly embed GRC policies into your business processes. Use best practices and the latest technologies to minimize compliance violations, improve fraud management, and predict, assess, and mitigate risk in real time.

Video: Explore our GRC solutions  

Turn risk into reward with a 3 lines of defense approach to GRC

Confidently anticipate and respond to ever-changing governance, risk, and compliance requirements with a “three lines of defense” model. Learn more about this best-practice framework which aligns corporate functions for operational, risk, and audit management. And discover how our GRC software supports the approach by providing an up-to-the-minute view of all your risk and compliance activities.


Adopting 3 lines of defense technology

How well are GRC organizations around the world using technology to manage the three lines of defense? Find out in this new Forrester report featuring insights from over 200 global governance, risk, and compliance executives.

SAP for the 3 lines of defense

Learn more about effectively managing your three lines of defense. This e-book shows how our integrated solutions approach can help you zero-in on risks, gain and maintain control over processes, and improve internal auditing capabilities.

GRC solutions: What are they worth?

Discover how we can help you add value and drive down costs. These Value Calculators let you analyze your GRC processes, identify your main value drivers – and estimate the ROI potential of SAP’s three lines of defense and other GRC solutions.

Three lines of defense, one by one

Explore the key capabilities of our GRC software for the three lines of defense: SAP Process Control, SAP Risk Management, and SAP Audit Management. This demo takes you through each solution and corresponding corporate functions, one by one.  

SAP S/4HANA Finance

Reimagine GRC for the digital age with SAP S/4HANA Finance. The software processes huge volumes of data in real time – making it easier to identify risks, conduct risk assessments, detect accounting fraud, and expose new threats.

Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Enterprise Risk Management

Preserve and grow business value with effective enterprise risk management (ERM)

Understand how various factors influence risk levels, how these risks impact value, and which responses are most appropriate. Our enterprise risk and compliance management software solutions can help corporate boards, audit committees, executives, and operating managers:

  • Align risk management with business value drivers
  • Gain insight into how risks occur
  • Act on emerging risks and opportunities 
  • Predict the impact of unplanned events

Learn more about products that support this capability:

Controls and Compliance Management

Efficiently manage controls and compliance

Facilitate effective, ongoing controls and compliance management to lower risk and improve
business processes.

  • Simplify compliance risk management and focus resources on high impact processes and regulations
  • Gain continuous insight into the status of compliance and controls 
  • Boost visibility to reduce costs while improving the reliability and quality of business processes

Learn more about products that support this capability:

International Trade Management

Optimize the cross-border supply chain with global trade and compliance management

Improve operational trade, compliance, and supply chain management across borders – to cut costs, lower the risk of trade penalties and fines, and clear outbound and inbound customs faster.

  • Embed risk management into trade processes and supply networks
  • Identify duty-relief opportunities across various geographies
  • Screen business partners and transactions in real time

Learn more about products that support this capability:

Fraud Management

Prevent financial loss with proactive fraud management

Effectively minimize financial loss by detecting and investigating potential fraud cases sooner — and support business network growth and compliance with business partner screening.

  • Screen high volumes of transactions and business partner data
  • Investigate and document potential fraud cases
  • Limit false positives by calibrating and running simulations on large volumes of data – in real time
  • Improve responsiveness and control to reduce future occurrences of fraudulent activity
  • Reduce screening efforts and cost

Learn more about products that support this capability:

Audit Management

Streamline and align audit programs with critical risk management

Drive more value from your internal audit management activities – with efficient, integrated processes for auditing, planning, and reporting.

  • Streamline basic audit processes with intuitive documentation and mobile capabilities
  • Increase auditing efficiency with better planning and reporting
  • Tightly align fraud management, process control, and risk management activities

Learn more about products that support this capability:


Fast-track GRC deployment

Go live with SAP GRC functionality in a few short weeks – with our rapid-deployment solutions. These preconfigured software and service packages can help you proactively prevent risk events and control violations, improve compliance management, and embed GRC programs into your processes.


Quickly adopt and maintain SAP solutions

Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

View product documentation

Get a wealth of information – about everything from installation and upgrades to security, integration, and product availability.


SAP Digital Business Services

The digital economy is having a profound impact on SAP customers and requires a new level of orchestration to evolve your business, unleash full business value, and ensure business continuity. SAP Digital Business Services brings business and IT together to help you reimagine your business using our digital business framework.

Based on over 40 years of experience working with the world’s most progressive organizations and a robust partner ecosystem, SAP Digital Business Services can guide you on the path to innovation and digital transformation, while securing critical business processes.


Quickly adopt tools for FP&A, accounting, financial close, treasury and risk, financial operations, and GRC

Transform finance with cutting-edge technologies such as Big Data, in-memory, cloud, and mobile

Develop a road map to maximum business value and rapid ROI – and make your projections a reality

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