Course announcements

  • This course will give you a comprehensive overview and in depth knowledge of the planning process in SAP S/4HANA. After attending this class, you will understand the major business processes, functions and configuration in consumption-based planning.


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


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



  • S4500 (Business Processes in SAP S/4HANA Sourcing & Procurement)
  • corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area * Recommended
  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA 1709


  • Consumption-Based Planning
    • Describing the basics and prerequisites of material requirements planning (MRP)
    • Outlining different MRP procedures
    • Maintaining the material master for consumption-based planning
    • Setting up a reorder point plan
  • Planning Run
    • Describing the planning run
    • Executing a planning run
    • Converting planning results
    • Evaluating the planning results
    • Calculating lot sizes
    • Outlining MRP Live
  • 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