SAP APO

Description

SAP APO (Advanced Planner and Optimizer). SAP APO is a planning tool that helps organizations to manage their supply chain. SAP APO had primarily four modules DP (Demand Planning), SNP (Supply Network Planning),PPDS (Production Planning and Detail Scheduling), GATP (Global Available to Promise).

Course Content

INTRODUCTION OF ERP

  • Introduction and Concept of ERP
  • Introduction to SAP
  • SAP R/3 Architecture
  • About Team (worked up on SAP) and their role and responsibilities
  • Type of Projects
  • System Landscape.

ASAP METHODOLOGY 

  • Project preparation
  • Blue print
  • Realization
  • Final Preparation
  • Go Live & Support
    SAP NAVIGATION 
  • About SAP Login
  • SAP Sessions
  • About SAP Easy Access and IMG Screen
  • Features of SAP Navigations

Demand Planning 

  • Model & version
  • Storage Bucket Profile (maintain Periodicity)
  • Planning Buckets ( Maintain time bucket profile DP / SNP)
  • Master Planning Objects Structure (MPOS) S&DP Administration
  • Planning Area
  • Planning books , Data views, & Selection ID’s
  • Master Forecast Profiles- Maintain Forecast Profile.
  • Interactive planning Tables
  • Macros
  • Back Ground Jobs setting – Activities, job & schedule
  • Alert Management
  • Release / Transfer the forecast
  • Calculate Proportional factor
  • Lifecycle planning
  • Data loading , copy/version management 7 Realignment
  • Jon monitoring , process chain monitoring
  • Live cache monitoring
  • Maintain planning calendar (time stream), maintain period split profile, and maintain distribution function.
  • Product & location Split

Supply Network planning

  • General setting
  •  Model & Version
  •  Profiles
  •  Calendar
  •  CTM Sort Profile
  •  Demand Profile
  •  SNP Profile
  •  Deployment Profile
  •  Lot size Profiles
  •  All Planner
  •  TLB Profile
  •  SNP Optimizer Profile
  •  SNP Cost Profile
  • Rounding Profile

Master Data Setup

  • Location (Plants , vendor, DC & Customer)
  •  Product ( Finished & Component Specific for Location )
  •  Resource
  •  PPM/ PDS
  •  Transportation Lanes

Administration Data

  • MPOS
  •  Storage Bucket
  •  Planning area
  •  Planning Bucket
  •  Planning Books
  • Data Views & Selection ID’s

Planning Engine & Process

  • Heuristic
  •  Deployment
  •  Transport Load Builder
  •  Optimizer
  •  CTM
    CORE INTERFACE – CIF
  • Overview of CIF
  • History Of CIF
    Architecture of Integration
  •  System Infrastructure
  •  Define logical system & assigning clients
  •  Define RFC destination
  •  Business System groups
  •  Specify Release
  •  Establish target system & Set up user Parameter
    Transfer of Master Data
  • Master data fo APO
  •  Initial Transfer
  •  Generation & Activation of Master Data Integration Models
    Transfer for Transaction Data
  •  Transaction Data for APO & R/3
  •  Generation & activation of Transaction Data Integration Models.
  •  Pulication from APO to R/3
  • Monitoring & Error Handling
  • Monitoring process & error Handling
    Real Time Scenarios
  • Day to Day Tickets resolving
  • LSMW & BDC (Recording)
  • Implementation Overview
  • Cutover Strategy
  •  GL balance upload
  • Vendor open items upload
  • Customer open items upload
  •  Inventory upload
  • Petty cash Balance upload
  • Fixed asset Balance upload
  • Support and Maintenance Process
  • Real Project Specific Documentation
  • ASIS
  •  GAP Analysis
  •  BBP (Business Blue Print)
  •  Functional Specification documents
  •  Technical specification documents (For Reference)
  •  Key Data Structure (KDS)
  •  Master Data Templates
  •  Configuration Documents
  • User Manuals
  •  Test Scripts
  • Transactional Data Templates
  •  Cutover Strategy
  •  Important Tables information
  •  Request Transport Process
  •  Significance of SAP Service Market Place
  •  Interview Questions
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