SAP Production Planning (PP) Training


Title SAP Production Planning (PP) Training
Length 4 Days
Details Table of Contents for the training manual: Download PDF >
Sample Chapter from the training manual: Download PDF >
Onsite Courses Available upon request.
Who Should Attend
  • Project team members
  • IT staff
  • Business Analysts
  • Production, Purchasing, Inventory Management, MRP Controllers, Financial managers and staff
Prerequisites Basic to Intermediate knowledge of SAP Production Planning - six months work experience preferred.
Level Beginner-Intermediate
Advanced Preparation None
  • Understand the key business processes in the SAP production planning module
  • Learn to configure and setup the master data objects in the SAP production planning module; material masters, bill of material, routing and work center
  • Describe master planning; sales and operations, demand management and long term planning
  • Knowledge of capacity planning configuration and capacity evaluation tools. Learn the key differences between discrete and repetitive manufacturing
  • Describe how the MRP plans requirements for internal and external procurement
  • Understand the engineering change management master records and master data objects
  • Understand the production planning integration points with other SAP core modules
  • Learn the reports and evaluation tools within the production planning module
Configuration Points
  • Understand key principles in production planning and best practices
  • Explain in detail the planning strategies of Make to Stock and Make to Order planning
  • Understand master data maintenance gotchas in engineering change management
  • Describe the principles of KANBAN and replenishment strategies

ERPtips SAP Production Planning class covers the key sub-modules with the Production Planning Module. Due to the complexity of the Production Planning Module, this course balances business process transactions and configuration to provide a comprehensive overview of the Production Planning Module. The course starts with the business processes of; Sales & Operations Planning, Demand Management, Long-term Planning, Material Requirement Planning, Capacity Planning, Discrete Manufacturing and Repetitive Manufacturing. After reviewing the transactional processes, we review and perform exercises on the key transactions and configuration elements in these sub-modules. By the end of the class, you will understand all the sub-modules and will be able to configure and explain the key configuration elements within the Production Planning Module.