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Consumption-Based Planning and Forecasting in SAP S/4HANA

Course Details
Code: S4525-v012
Tuition (USD): $1,636.00 • Classroom (2 days)

Skills Gained

  • This course will prepare you to:
       -Explain the materials planning process in Materials Management and Operations
       -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


  • Essential:
       -S4500 (Business Processes in SAP S/4HANA Sourcing & Procurement)
       -corresponding SAP knowledge in materials management area
  • Recommended

Course Details

Course Content

  • Consumption-Based Planning
       -Describing the basics and prerequisites of material requirements planning (MRP)
       -Outlining different MRP procedures
       -Maintaining the material master for consumption-based planning
       -Setting up a reorder point plan
  • Planning Run
       -Describing the planning run
       -Executing a planning run
       -Converting planning results
       -Evaluating the planning results
       -Calculating lot sizes
       -Outlining MRP Live
  • 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


  • More details about production planning and requirements planning can be learnt in the course S4220 – Production Planning in SAP S/4HANA.
  • This course is also available in a self-paced e-learning format, complete with system demos and simulations under course code S4525E

Course based on software release

  • SAP S/4HANA 1809