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Consumption-Based Planning and Forecasting

  • Tuition USD $1,636 GSA  $1,215.11
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code SCM525-v015
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

Skills Gained

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

Who Can Benefit

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

Prerequisites

  • Essential:
       -SCM500 (Processes in Procurment) or
       -corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area
  • Recommended:
       -None

Course Details

Course Content

  • Consumption-Based Planning
       -Describing the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Process
       -Defining MRP Procedures
       -Maintaining the Material Master
       -Setting Up a Reorder Point Planning
  • Planning Run
       -Describing the Planning Run
       -Executing a Planning Run
       -Converting Planning Results
       -Evaluating the Planning Results
       -Calculating Lot Sizes
  • 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
       -Planning Storage Locations Separately
       -Using MRP Areas in Planning

Notes

  • This course does not cover requirements planning procedures with bill of material explosion (in-house production). The course SCM240 - Production Planning (ERP) addresses this as well as MRP procedures and background in more detail.
  • The special features for SAP for Retail are covered in the course IRT330 - Requirements Planning and Purchasing.

Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Course trainer was excellent, content was well organized. However, labs should be instructor lead versus on your own. Much time is wasted for newbees in getting acclimated to tool set, AWS environment, navigating and setting up things to complete tasks. This was my third class and I was barely able to finish most of the labs. (The first 2 classes I only finished one lab exercise for the 2 together.)

This is my first training from ExitCertified. I would like to download course materials in pdf rather in some portal. It would be good to get a sandbox environment for labs as well.

My instructor was fantasic and the intstructions sent in email beforehand were clear

Very thorough and well-presented class. Pace of the class was perfect and labs offered great opportunity to practice material.

Everything went well. Enrollment process was easy and I always felt welcomed throughout the whole experience.

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