SAP APO Course

SAP APO can be deployed as part of an SAP SCM Server installation.

SAP APO Online Training

SAP APO is a robust tool designed to enable your organization to achieve the inconsistency between aspects or parts of a whole goal of improving customer service while reducing costs. By enabling visibility for and access to all stakeholders involved in generating a single, organization wide demand plan, the demand planning capability of SAP APO projects the needs of your organization’s customers.

What you will learn

APO consists of eight application levels: network design, demand planning, supply network planning, production planning and detailed scheduling, global availability, transportation planning and vehicle scheduling, and supply chain collaboration.

  • APO Overview
  • Overview of Supply Planning Concept

SAP Advanced Planner Optimizer (APO) Online Training Course Content

 

  • DEMAND PLANNING
  • Introductions, APO Overview
  • Overview of Demand Planning Concept
  • Data mart, info-cubes & Demand Planning
  • Planning area and Planning Books
  • Macros & Notes
  • Interactive Planning
  • Statistical toolbox, Promotions and Life Cycle Planning
  • Mass Processing and Release of Plans
  • Exception Processing and Alert Generation
  • SUPPLY NETWORK PLANNING / (CIF)
  • Overview of Supply Planning Concept
  • Supply Planning, Interactive Supply Planning, Integration with other SCM components
  • Planning Methods: Heuristics, Optimization & CTM
  • Deployment
  • Transport Load Builder
  • Releasing Supply Plans to DP, PPDS, ECC
  • CIF Core Interface : Introduction to Architecture of Integration
  • Master Data, Integration to R/3
  • Planning in ECC-APO with Integration Model Generation
  • Initial & Change Transfers, Background Jobs
  • Monitoring & Handling CIF Errors
  • Comparison & Reconciliation

 

  • Global Available-to Promise
  • Overview of Availability Management in ECC-APO
  • Principles and configuration of Availability Check
  • Check using Product Allocations
  • Advanced Methods
  • Rule based Check
  • Multi-Level ATP
  • Explanation & Simulation Feature
  • Global ATP/OPTP interface
  • PRODUCTION PLANNING/DETAILED SCHEDULING
  • Overview of PPDS, Prerequisites, Prod. Planning with ECC
  • Master Data & Transaction data Integration with ECC, SNP, DP, GATP
  • Demand Management, Requirements & Sales Orders in PPDS
  • Production Planning Strategies (Make-to-Order, Make-to-Stock)
  • Planning Heuristics
  • Capacity Requirements,Capacity Planning
  • Optimizer
  • Exception Processing, Alert Generation
  • Free Discussions, Questions
  • Consulting Practice Planning
  • Further Reference Sources
  • Conclusion
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