• This course will prepare you to:
    • Describe the key business processes in SAP IBP
    • Explain, at a high level, the benefits of each SAP IBP component
    • Actively engage in SAP IBP implementation projects


  • IBP Application Consultants
  • Project Team Members
  • Key/Power Users



  • Participants should be familiar Supply Chain planning functions.


  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP IBP 6.3 (1608)


  • Introduction to Planning Processes
    • Macro Process
    • Planning levels & Horizons
    • Challenges in the supply chain
  • Introduction to SAP IBP
    • How does it fits into my supply chain?
    • What is the business case, KPIs Improved?
    • Technology overview
    • Overview of modules
    • Navigation in Excel & Web dashboards
    • Creation of an Excel template
  • Demand management
    • Introduction to IBP for demand
    • Introduction to demand management
    • Data preparation (Lifecycle management, segmentation)
    • Statistical forecasting
    • Demand sensing
    • Sales & demand review
    • Agree on consensus demand
  • Inventory optimisation
    • Introduction to IBP for inventory
    • Introduction to inventory principles
    • Inventory data preparation (service level, lead times)
    • Single stage optimisation
    • Multi echelon optimisation
  • Supply planning
    • Introduction to IBP for supply
    • Unconstrained planning with supply heuristic
    • Constrained planning with supply optimiser
    • Overview of Response
  • Scenario & Simulation
    • Introduction to scenario planning
    • Simulation in SAP IBP (What if analysis)
    • Scenario planning & comparison in SAP IBP
  • Identify issues in the supply chain
    • Introduction to IBP control tower
    • Overview of KPIs available
    • Exception planning with alerts
    • Analytics in the dashboards
  • Collaboration
    • Usage of the process tracker
    • Reason codes and change log
    • Case and tasks management
    • How to improve productivity and teamwork with SAP Jam