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SAP PP Training

SAP PP (Production Planning ) is one the largest functional core Module in SAP. It handles all the processes from an Supply Chain to Production. The main operations this module handles are Production orders, Demand Planning, Scheduling, Work flow, Confirmations, Goods Movements, MRP etc.

Course length                   40 hours approx (62 videos)
Delivery                 E-Learning (Recorded Videos Training) with 100% support
Price                             US$599
How to Enroll?                Click here
Who should attend      Those interested in gaining in-depth knowledge of SAP PP (Example: Business analyst, project team members, consultants, etc.)
Prerequisites               Basic knowledge of manufacturing process preferred but NOT mandatory, you will learn everything from scratch in this training program.
Level                             Basic to Intermediate.

Training package includes

  • Study Materials
  • Assignments
  • 3 months of SAP ECC Server access
  • Student Forum to discuss problems.
  • 6 Months Access of Recorded Sessions
  • 100% Support for 6 Months
  • Project based training with real time scenarios
  • Guidance to pass SAP PP Certification exam.

SAP PP Course Contents

Introduction to ERP and SAP PP
* What is ERP and SAP PP
* Purpose for SAP and ERP
* Different modules in SAP
* Role of a SAP PP Consultant

Overview of Production Process
* Order to Cash – Cycle
* Types of data in SAP
* Organizational Structure in SAP
* Manufacturing Types
* SAP Navigation

Material Master
* Organizational layout of Material Master.
* Prerequisites to creating Material Master.
* Various methods of creating MMR.
* Classification of Material Master.
* Batch management using classification.
* Variant configuration using classification.
* How to update/change Material Master.
* Mass maintenance of Material Master.
* Archiving and deletion process for Material Master.

Bill of Materials
* Organizational layout of Bill of material.
Low level coding.
Maintenance of Bill of material.
Validity process and changing an active Bill of material.
Archiving and deletion process of BOM.
BOM reporting.
Comparative reporting tools for bill of material.

Work Center
Structure and purpose of the work center.
Purpose of the standard value key and standard values.
Purpose of defaults in the work center.
Capacities and their maintenance.
Reference work center.
Use reference and pooled capacities.
Work center and costing integration.

Task List and Routing
Different types of task lists.
Integration points of the task list.
Assigning manufactured items to routings.
Allocate material components to operations.
Functions of sub-operations.
Retrieve additional fields in operations
Engineering change management.
Where-used lists.
Mass Changes in Routing.

Advance Bill of Materials
Phantom BOM and its functions.
Discontinuation Process
Item Substitution.
Multiple BOM.
Variant BOM.
Mass Change BOMs.
Product Structure Browser.

Advance Routing
Parallel Sequence.
Alternative Sequence.
Alternative Manufacturing Processes.
Production Versions.
Reference operation sets and its use.
Material Master update using lead time Scheduling.
Interoperation times in the routing.
Overlapping for a continuous manufacturing process
Reduction Measures.
Scrap and its Effects.
Assembly Scrap.
Component Scrap
Operation Scrap
Production Resources and Tools.
PRT Categories

Engineering Workbench
Benefits of Engineering Workbench.
Browser Function.
Work Area and its customizing.
Objects in Work Area.

BOM Customizing
Configuration activities surrounding the BOM header.
Configuration activities surrounding the BOM items.

Work Center Customizing
Work Center Category.
Screen Control.
Field Control.
Control Key.
Configuration of WC Formulas.

Routing Customizing
Number Range customizing for Routing.
Maintain Task List types.
Standard Value description in operation overview.
Profile with default values.
Field Selection.
Material Type assignment.
Routing Status.
Task List Usage.
Planner group.
Overview Variant.

Material Type Customizing
Customize new Material Types.
Material Number Range Assignment.
Field Selection Control.

Org Data Customizing
Purpose of Plant and its customizing
Purpose of Storage Location and its customizing.
MRP areas and its customizing

Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
Basics of MRP.
Planning levels in Consumption based planning.
Prerequisites for executing Consumption based planning.
Difference between consumption based planning and MRP.
MRP types in a SAP system.
MRP data in a Material master.
MRP Profile.
Material Status and its customizing.
Re-Order Point.
Safety Stock
Planning File Entry
Process of Consumption based planning
Executing MRP
Control parameters of MRP run
Plant and MRP group Parameter’s customizing.
Planning Result
Planned Orders
Planning Evaluation
Stock/requirement List
MRP List
Traffic Lights
Material Tree
Navigation Profile
Exception Messages
Lot Size Procedures
Lot Size Rounding Profile
Minimum and Maximum Lot Sizes

Demand Management
Planning Strategy.
Planned independent requirements.
Planned dependent requirements.
Customer requirements.
Consumption Mode.
Planning strategy for make-to-stock production.
Planning Strategy 10.
Planning Strategy 30.
Planning Strategy 40.
Planning Strategy 70.
Make-to-Order Production.
Planning Strategy 20 – Pure make-to-order.
Planning Strategy 50 – Planning without final assembly.
Planning Strategy 81 – Assembly processing in Rep. manufacturing.
Planning Strategy 82 - Assembly processing with Production orders.
Individual/Collective Indicator
Planned Independent Requirements Reduction.
Planning Strategies and PIR reduction.
Adjusting the Planned independent requirements.
Reorganizing Planned independent requirements.
Deleting Planned independent requirements.
Setting for Material Requirement Planning.
Customizing of Planning Strategies.
Availability check using ATP logic.

Master Production Scheduling
* Define Master Schduling items.
* Connection between Master production scheduling and MRP.

* Different ways to firm a planned order.
* Planning time fence.
* Firming types.
* Roll Forward period.

Long Term Planning
* Objectives of Long-term planning.
* Business environment of long-term planning.
* Long term planning scenario.
* Execute long-term planning.
* Capacity planning using long term planning.
* Copy version.

Production Order 1
* Characteristics of order-controlled production using production orders.
* Cross-application process flow.
* Master Data required for Production orders.
* Demo of a Production order.

Production Order 2
* Production order processing.
* Structure and elements of a Production order.
* Navigation in the Production order.
* Important screens and its contents.

Production Order 3
* Activities involved in Production Order creation.
* Different ways to create a Production Order

Production Order 4
* Order types and order type-dependent parameters in Customizing.
* Customizing settings for master data selection.
* Material master settings for master data selection.
* Master data selection process in different situations.

Production Order 5
* Customizing activities for scheduling production orders: define scheduling parameters, define scheduling margins.
* Planned cost of a Production Order.

Availability Check
* Material availability checks.
* Capacity availability checks.
* PRT availability checks.
* Customizing settings required for availability checks.

Capacity Planning in Production Orders
* Usage List for Work Centers.
* Capacity Planning.

Order Release
* How to release a Production order.
* Order release function.
* Definition and application of a production scheduling profile.
* Function of system and user statuses.
* Header and item statuses.

Printing Order Documents
* Available control options
* Variants for printing production Documents.
* Apply the print functions.

Material Staging and Withdrawl
* Default issue storage location in the production order.
* Material staging.
* Pick List.
* Pull List.

* Confirmation procedures for production orders
* Control parameters for confirmations in Customizing
* Various transactions for the confirmation of production orders.
* Effects of confirmations

Goods Receipt
* Prerequisites of Goods Receipt
* Post the goods receipt
* Effects of goods receipt posting

Order Settlement
* Purpose of Order Settlement.
* People responsible for Order Settlement.
* Result of Order Settlement.

Archiving and Deleting
* Steps to Archive and Delete a PO.
* Settings required for Archiving and deleting

Information System and Mass Processing
* Overview of information systems in the context of production orders.
* Overview of automation and mass processing options for production orders.

Collective Order
* How several individual orders can be linked over a number of levels to create a collective order.
* Estimate where collective orders can be applied, and understand their advantages and limits.
* Structures and functions of collective orders.
* Obtain an overview of the possibilities of integrating the collective

Process Order
* Process order overview.
* Master data required for Process orders.
* Step by step instructions for complete cycle for a Process order.

PI Sheet Overview
* Types of PI sheets.
* Step by step creation of a PI sheet.

Repetitive Manufacturing
* Characteristics of Repetitive Manufacturing
* Main steps in Repetitive Manufacturing
* Main functions in Repetitive Manufacturing

* Meaning of KANBAN
* Characteristics of KANBAN
* Functions of KANBAN
* Step by step processes of KANBAN

Capacity Requirement Planning
* Basic functions of Capacity Planning.
* Capacity Evaluations.
* Calculation of Capacity requirements.
* Graphical Planning table.
* Customizing of Time profile
* Customizing of Strategy profile.

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