Production Planning in ERP

Production Planning in ERP


Course Overview

Course Duration: 5 Days

  • 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)


Course Objectives
Course 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
Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:



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


  • SAPSCM - SAP SCM Application Overview
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