SAP APO Overview and Function of Planning Application

  • Concepts of Supply Chain Management
  • List the Advantages of APO
  • Summarize the functions of the planning applications in APO
  • Integration and Technology (Live Cache,Integration with OLTP system using CIF)
  • Modeling and Evaluation in APO (Overview of Master Data and Transaction data for
    supply chain planning,Function of Model and Version)
  • Overview of master data and Transaction data in APO


Internal SAP SCM  APO Business Warehouse

  • Purpose of Internal Business warehouse and concept of extraction of transactional data
  • Role and Function of Data warehousing workbench and Components
  • Structure of Characteristics and Key Figures
  • Overview of data source and data extraction
  • Process of configuring LIS for data structure
  • Info source,Info packages and Info cube in detail


Set up Demand and Supply planning in SCM APO-Configuration of DP and SNP

  • Creating Planning Object Structure
  • Planning levels of demand planning in POS
  • Task of planning object structure,master data and characteristics values combinations
  • Creation of Characteristics values combinations
  • Create planning area and Planning Book with data view
  • Set aggregation and disaggregation for key figures
  • create time series in live cache
  • Key figures setting in planning area
  • Describe aggregation and disaggregation methods
  • Calculate proportional factors
  • Planning Object structure
  • Planning area
  • Planning Book and Data view
  • Macro and Alerts

Apply Demand Planning DP for forecasting

  • Demand Integrative planning Table and additional features in DP
  • Forecasting Process (Univariant Forecast,MLR,composite ,consensus planning)
  • Generation of proportional factor in DP
  • Life Cycle planning (Realignment,Life cycle planning and Product interchangeability
  • Advance Macros in DP
  • Promotion Planning
  • Mass Processing
  • Process chain in DP

Integration between SAP APO and ECC systems using CIF

  • Architecture of the integration of the system SAP ECC with the system SAP SCM: logical systems, target systems, queued RFC, RFC-destinations, business system group
  • Generation of integration models for the core interface (selection of master and transaction data which should be transferred)
  • Activation of integration models (transfer of the selected data)
  • Initial and change transfer of fundamental master data from the SAP ECC (e.g. Plant, distribution center, material)
  • Real-time transfer of transaction data (stocks, orders) from SAP ECC as well as retransfer of transaction data like planning results from SAP SCM to SAP ECC
  • Reports for routine operation
  • Monitoring and treatment of errors during the transmission (CIF cockpit, SCM queue manager, qRFC monitor, application log, and so on)

Apply supply network planning (SNP) for cross location planning

  • SNP Overview ,SNP Process flow.
  • Master data and Transaction data in SNP
  • Supply Network Planning Methods (Heuristic,optimizer and CTM)
  • Supply Network Planning Heuristic (Heuristic Run,Capacity Check and Leveling)
  • SNP Heuristic scheduling
  • Aggregated Planning
  • Optimization in SNP (Supply planning with Optimizer,Optimizer costs,profile used by optimizer)
  • Product interchangeability
  • Safety stock Planning in SNP
  • Basic of Deployment and TLB

Capable to Match (CTM) in SCM

  • Functionality of CTM
  • CTM master data selection
  • CTM planning process types
  • System landscape required for CTM
  • CTM demand and supply processing
  • CTM planning algorithm
  • Supply control with CTM

Set up Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling in SAP SCM

  • Maintain Number ranges for orders
  • Maintain Strategy Profiles
  • Maintain Planning Procedures and Planning Groups
  • Set up times
  • Maintain PPDS Heuristic setting and Profiles
  • Maintain work area
  • Maintain Period board profile and Time profiles
  • Set up management and alert monitor
  • Set up propagation ranges

Apply Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling for planning of orders

  • Role of PPDS in SCM
  • Master Data overview
  • Demand Management (PIR and sales orders,MTS & MTO)
  • Production planning (Prerequisite and Setting,Planning Process,Heuristic for MRP  planning  and Firming)
  • Steps in PP (Net requirement calculation and lot size calculation,Source determination,PPM/PDS explosion,Set up times ,Pegging)
  • Tools and Production planning (Product view,Product planing table,Pegging overview,Days supply,Detailed scheduling board,Resource planing table,PPDS optimizer and Alert monitor)

Set Up Global Available to Promise

  • Maintain Global Setting for Available check
  • Maintain Category,Check mode and Check instruction
  • Maintain ATP group and check control
  • Maintain Allocation object ,group and Procedure
  • Sequence of product allocation procedure
  • Maintain Rule strategy and sequence for rule-based available check
  • Parallelizing backorder processing
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