SAP Production Planning

SAP PP (Production Planning) is one the largest functional module in SAP. This module mainly deals with production process like capacity planning, Master production scheduling, Material requirement planning shop floor etc. The PP module of SAP takes care of Master data needed like Bill Of Materials (BOMs), Routing and Work Centers and stores it in one separate component.

SAP PP Course Outline

Introduction to ERP

  • ERP Packages
  • Introduction to SAP
  • Functions and Objectives of SD
  • SAP Real Time Project Team Structure and Business Process
  • SAP R/3 Architecture and Navigation
  • Processes in Sales and Distribution

Manufacturing Planning and Execution for Discrete & Repetitive

  • Introduction
  • Master Data
  • Planning and Execution with Final Assembly
  • Make-to-Stock Production
  • Make-to-Order Production
  • Repetitive Manufacturing/ KANBAN
  • Special Topics


  • Introduction
  • Basic Functionality
  • Object Dependencies

Variant Configuration

  • Introduction to Variant Configuration
  • Material Masters, Bill of Material and Routings

Basic Data

  • Material Master Records
  • Configuring Material Master Records
  • BOM Management
  • BOM Reporting Functions
  • Variants and Alternatives
  • PP Organization Structures and Basic Data Overview
  • Routing Part
  • Work Center
  • Work Scheduling in Detail
  • Scheduling
  • Engineering Workbench
  • Summary

Production Planning

  • Overview
  • Demand Management
  • MRP Areas
  • MRP Run
  • Processing MRP Results
  • Master Production Scheduling
  • Long-term Planning
  • Technical Information on How the Planning Run Works

Product Cost Planning

  • Introduction
  • Reference and Simulation Costing
  • Material Costing without Quantity Structure
  • Material Costing with Quantity Structure

Repetitive Manufacturing

  • Overview of Production Types
  • Master Data
  • Planning
  • Material Staging
  • Back flushing
  • Evaluations
  • Repetitive Manufacturing

Production Orders

  • Overview
  • Order Structure and Processing
  • Order Creation/ Order Change
  • Order Release
  • Printing Order Documents
  • Material Staging
  • Order Control
  • Confirmations
  • Goods Receipt
  • Cost Object Controlling/ Order Archiving and Deletion
  • Information Systems
  • Mass Processing and Automation

Integration Concepts

  • Integration of PP with MM
  • Integration of PP with SD
  • Integration of PP with WM
  • Integration of PP with QM

Additional Topics

  • LSMW
  • SAP PP Reports
  • User Exists and BADIs
  • Experiences from Implementations (Case Studies and Project)
  • Interview Question

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