Goals

  • In this course you learn to understand, to configure, and to apply the concepts of demand management and material requirements planning for non-configurable materials that are provided by SAP ECC 6.0 – Material Requirements Planning (formerly known as SAP R/3 – MRP)

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • User

Prerequisites

Essential

  • PLM114– Basic Data for Production
  • SCM100– Planning Overview (ERP)

Recommended

  • SAPSCM– SAP SCM Application Overview

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP Central Component 6.0 Enhancement Package 7

Content

  • Overview of Production Planning in SAP ERP
    • Outlining the Supply Chain Planning Process
    • Outlining the Core Production Planning Process
  • Demand Management
    • Outlining Demand Management
    • Planning Make-to-Stock Production Without Consumption Logic
    • Planning Make-to-Stock Production with Consumption Logic
    • Planning Make-to-Order Production Without Consumption Logic
    • Planning Make-to-Order Production with Consumption Logic
    • Using Assembly Processing in Make-to-Order Production
    • Applying Demand Management Enhancements
    • Analyzing Availability Checks
  • Material Requirements Planning Execution
    • Outlining Material Requirements Planning
    • Setting Up the MRP Prerequisites
    • Executing the MRP Run
    • Setting Up the MRP Run
    • Planning MRP Interactively
    • Applying Firming Mechanisms
  • Technical Processes of Requirements Planning
    • Calculating Net Requirements
    • Applying Buffers in Net Requirements Calculation
    • Calculating Lot Sizes
    • Selecting Procurement Types
    • Setting Up Basic-Date Scheduling
    • Setting Up Lead-Time Scheduling
    • Selecting BOM and Routing
  • MRP Results Processing and Evaluations
    • Comparing an MRP List and a Stock/Requirements List
    • Applying the Planning Table
    • Identifying Exception Messages
    • Applying Additional Evaluation Aids
  • Additional MRP Processes
    • Applying Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
    • Setting Up Long-Term Planning
    • Executing Long-Term Planning
    • Analyzing Multi-Site Planning
    • Setting Up MRP Areas
    • Applying MRP Areas