Goals

  • Explain the materials planning process in Materials Management
  • Use the different consumption-based MRP procedures
  • Describe the forecasting technique and its function”

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program / Project Manager
  • User

Prerequisites

Essential

  • SCM500(Processes in Procurment) or
  • corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area

Recommended

  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Consumption-Based Planning
    • Describing the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Process
    • Defining MRP Procedures
    • Maintaining the Material Master
    • Setting Up a Reorder Point Planning
  • Planning Run
    • Describing the Planning Run
    • Executing a Planning Run
    • Converting Planning Results
    • Evaluating the Planning Results
    • Calculating Lot Sizes
  • Forecasting
    • Explaining Basics of the Forecast
    • Executing and Postprocessing the Forecast
    • Performing Forecast-Based Planning
    • Performing the Time-Phased Planning
    • Performing Automatic Reorder Point Planning
  • Additional Options in Consumption-Based Planning
    • Explaining Source Determination in Materials Planning
    • Planning Storage Locations Separately
    • Using MRP Areas in Planning