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Expand your knowledge with SAP HANA training

At SAP Education and openSAP, you’ll find a wide selection of training and certification programs that make it easier to put SAP HANA to work for your business – whether you’re a developer, administrator, or IT expert. Train when, where, and how you want with our self-paced, massive open online courses (MOOC) or instructor-led courses. And put your skills to the ultimate test with SAP HANA certifications.

Which Courses Are Right for Me?

Different jobs – different needs. Review a selection of our SAP HANA education courses designed specifically for these roles: business professionals, IT experts, and app developers.
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Business Professionals

Ever wondered how SAP HANA works, or what it can do for your business? If so, our self-paced intro course is for you. What does it take to extract value from your Big Data – and which solutions can make that happen? Check out our Big Data course for answers.

IT Experts

Learn how to install and operate SAP HANA in our hands-on course for administrators. Find out how to set up high availability and disaster recovery operations in your data center. And get an overview of fundamental concepts for in-memory data management.


Get an introduction to software development on SAP HANA – including how to build apps that maximize performance. Find out what you need to know about application development using ABAP. And learn about our dynamic SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE) program.

Getting Started

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The business of the future

With SAP HANA, you can create next-generation applications that exploit the digital economy. See real examples in The In-Memory Revolution, a book co-authored by SAP’s Hasso Plattner and Bernd Leukert.

Online Learning

Train from anywhere with an Internet connection, at your own pace, for free – with these online education courses from SAP HANA Academy, SAP HANA Developer Center and openSAP.
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SAP HANA Academy

Developers, administrators, and consultants – browse our collection of free online tutorials with topics ranging from practical how-to instructions to more conceptual projects for building new applications.

Free openSAP online courses

Explore massive open online courses (MOOC) developed by SAP in cooperation with the Hasso Plattner Institute. Conducted entirely online, these SAP HANA courses can be accessed from any device over the Internet.

SAP HANA Developer Center

Understand how SAP HANA works – features, components, code, and more. Or, sign up for your free, perpetual SAP HANA developer edition in the cloud to start building your first app. 


Classroom Courses

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SAP HANA courses and curricula

Improve your knowledge of SAP HANA with instructor-led courses – either at learning facilities around the globe or in virtual live classrooms. Browse our SAP Training and Certification Shop catalog to find the right course for you.


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Gain an edge with SAP HANA certifications

Demonstrate your technology value with globally recognized certificate training for SAP HANA. Explore certification programs by area of focus or by skill level.

SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE)

Learn how to develop and deploy applications that leverage the SAP HANA Application Services (XS Engine) within the SAP HANA platform. SHINE educational content covers the data generator, models, tables, views, scripts, UIs, dashboards, and more. It also offers real enterprise use cases for both on-premise and cloud-based SAP HANA platform deployments.

Helpful Communities

Take your SAP HANA education to the next level in these SAP communities: distinguished engineers program, and social network.
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Distinguished Engineers

SAP HANA Distinguished Engineers Program is devoted to recognizing and promoting engineers with SAP HANA technical skills – as well as helping others learn those skills. 

SAP HANA Community

Share your SAP discoveries with other users around the world – and learn their tips and tricks. Visit the SAP HANA In-Memory Computing Community to get started. 
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