SAP Advanced Planner Optimizer APO Overview

This course introduces the learner to the basic concepts of Supply Chain Management, as well as the functions and advantages of SAP APO. This course also covers the components of SAP APO and their functions. The intended audience for this course include those who need to learn how to use SAP APO, and members of project teams (organizational and conceptual phases).

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Audience

The intended audience for this course include those who need to learn how to use SAP APO, and members of project teams (organizational and conceptual phases).

Topics

Unit 1: Supply Chain Management and SAP APO

  • Supply Chain Management (SCM): - Supply Chain. - Reasons for Supply Chain Management. - Key Supply Chain Problems.
  • Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO): - Levels of Supply Chain Management. - APO Planning Components. - Optimization Solutions and Evaluations.
  • APO Integration and Technology: - LiveCache Technology and Pegging. - Data Integration in APO.

Unit 2: APO Planning Components

  • Supply Chain Cockpit (SCC): - Version Management. - Functions of the Supply Chain Cockpit. - Creating a Work Area. - Supply Chain Cockpit Navigation. - Key Performance Indicators.
  • Demand Planning: - Demand Planning Tasks and Functions. - Planning and Reporting.
  • Supply Network Planning and Deployment: - Aims of Supply Network Planning (SNP). - SNP Planning Sequence. - Supply Network Planning Strategies. - Principle of the Optimizer. - Planning Process. - Transport Load Bu

Objectives

  • Supply Chain Management and SAP APO.
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM).
  • Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO).
  • APO Integration and Technology.
  • APO Planning Components.
  • Supply Chain Cockpit (SCC).
  • Demand Planning.
  • Supply Network Planning and Deployment.
  • Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS).
  • Transportation Planning (TP/VS).
  • Global AvailabletoPromise (ATP).