• Participants will acquire a detailed understanding on how production plans for the short- to mid-term horizon are derived, finitely planned and optimized


  • Application Consultants
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • This course is intended for consultants and project team members, responsible for the implementation of production planning and detailed scheduling (PP/DS) functionalities focusing on the use of the PP/DS optimizer within SAP SCM



  • SCM250Production Planning/ Detailed Scheduling (APO-PP/DS) or
  • Practical experience with SAP SCM – APO-PP/DS.


  • N/A

Course based on software release

  • SAP SCM 7.0 Enhancement Package 2
  • SAP ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 6


  • Finite Planning with PP/DS
    • Objectives of finite planning
    • Tools and processes in PP/DS to derive a finite production plan
    • Scenarios of different industries
  • Recommendations for modeling
  • PP/DS Optimization:
    • Theoretical framework
    • Profile settings / Customizing
    • Generating an optimized production plan with respect to different scenarios
  • Explanation tool to analyze the result of optimization