Learn, Try, Implement
A wonderful place to start is form SAP HANA Training where you'll find knowledge in 3 categories
Learn SAP HANA by yourself:
The overview video, "Real, Real-Time Computing with SAP In-Memory Computing Technology," is a good 2-minute presentation that carries home the day-to-day role that HANA can show in a company, facilitating employees make better decisions instant by giving them access to data in few seconds that earlier may had taken few days or more to pull together. This is a piece you can tell to business executives to help describe what HANA will convey for them.
Try SAP HANA by yourself:
Here's where you can play with High Performance Analytic Appliance yourself, running through model queries."
Implement SAP HANA by yourself:
This piece is added for the technical people who are looking for expert guidance at SAP HANA.
Certification options for SAP HANA will naturally vary by country. In the United States of America, at least clients have two preferences for Preliminary Technical Enablement on HANA : an online-only and a combined online-hands-on version. The hands-on portion is conducted either online or by tutorial.
SAP is also taking classes on the SAP HANA in-memory appliance, including a 2-day classroom version for $1,300 and an internet version for $435. In either case, the ambition is to provide an outline on HANA product strategy, training on how to operate HANA on the customer side, and provide an understanding of HANA on SAP form a technical application side.
SAP is also giving a 43-hour, $500 online certification on the SAP HANA analytic appliance that covers planning and implementation.