Define Segments in SAP

Define segments in SAP

Segment is an account assignment used to define the financial status and performance of an organization as per business lines and geographical areas.

Segments in SAP – Important Points

  1. You can generate balance sheets statements as per segment lines

We are going to create following segments in SAP Systems

ADAI Industrial
ADAM Manufacturing
ADAO Operations
ADAP Pharma
ADAR  Retail

Steps to define segments in SAP

IMG Path:

SAP Customizing Implementation Guide -> Enterprise Structure -> Definition -> Financial Accounting -> Define Segment

Step 1: Enter T-code SPRO in the SAP command field and press enter.

SPRO Transaction code

Step 2: Click SAP Reference IMG.

SAP Reference IMG

Step 3: Follow the IMG menu path and click on define segments.

Define segment in SAP

Step 4: In next screen, click on new entries to define segment in SAP systems.

Define segment in SAP

Step 5: Update the following required details to define segments in SAP.

  1. Segment – Enter the key of segment in SAP. You can update upto 10 alpha numerical characterstics.
  2. Description: Enter a name or explanation of segment
  3. Save: Click on save button and save the segments in SAP

Define segments in SAP

Successfully we have defined new segments in SAP.

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