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Introduction to SAP S/4HANA PP

What is SAP S/4HANA PP?

SAP S/4HANA PP (Production Planning) is a crucial module within the SAP S/4HANA ERP suite designed to manage and streamline production planning and manufacturing processes. It offers advanced planning and scheduling capabilities, allowing businesses to optimize their production processes, reduce lead times, and improve overall efficiency.

Key Functionalities of SAP S/4HANA PP

1. Production Planning and Scheduling

SAP S/4HANA PP offers comprehensive tools for planning and scheduling production activities:

  • Demand Management: Managing and forecasting demand to ensure timely production.
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP): Planning material requirements to meet production schedules.
  • Capacity Planning: Ensuring that production capacities are optimally utilized.
  • Production Scheduling: Creating detailed schedules for production orders.

2. Production Order Management

This functionality handles the creation and management of production orders:

  • Order Creation: Generating production orders based on demand and material availability.
  • Order Release: Approving and releasing orders for production.
  • Order Confirmation: Recording the completion of production activities.
  • Order Settlement: Allocating costs and closing production orders.

3. Bill of Materials (BOM) and Routing

Managing BOMs and routing information is crucial for efficient production:

  • BOM Management: Defining the components required for production.
  • Routing Management: Specifying the sequence of operations for manufacturing products.

4. Shop Floor Control

This functionality ensures efficient management of shop floor activities:

  • Work Center Management: Managing work centers and their capacities.
  • Shop Floor Execution: Monitoring and controlling shop floor activities in real-time.
  • Data Collection: Capturing production data for analysis and reporting.

5. Quality Management

SAP S/4HANA PP integrates quality management to ensure product quality:

  • Inspection Planning: Creating inspection plans and schedules.
  • Inspection Execution: Conducting quality inspections during production.
  • Quality Control: Managing quality issues and implementing corrective actions.

6. Integration with Other Modules

SAP S/4HANA PP seamlessly integrates with other SAP modules:

  • SAP MM (Materials Management): For material procurement and inventory management.
  • SAP SD (Sales and Distribution): For sales order processing and delivery scheduling.
  • SAP QM (Quality Management): For comprehensive quality management.

Benefits of SAP S/4HANA PP

  • Efficiency: Optimizes production processes and reduces lead times.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to changing production requirements and demand.
  • Visibility: Provides real-time data for better decision-making and planning.
  • Cost Savings: Reduces production costs through efficient resource utilization.
  • Quality: Ensures high product quality with integrated quality management.

SAP S/4HANA PP Online Training

Our SAP S/4HANA PP online training offers an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the SAP S/4HANA PP module. The training is designed for both beginners and experienced professionals. Key features include:

  • Interactive Sessions: Live sessions with industry experts.
  • Hands-on Exercises: Practical exercises to apply theoretical knowledge.
  • Real-time Scenarios: Case studies and scenarios to understand real-world applications.
  • Flexible Schedule: Options to choose training times that suit your availability.
  • Certification Preparation: Guidance to prepare for SAP S/4HANA PP certification exams.

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Join our SAP S/4HANA PP online training to enhance your skills and advance your career in production planning and manufacturing management. Our expert instructors and comprehensive curriculum will ensure you gain the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to succeed in the field.


Week 1: Overview of Organizational Structure and Master Data in SAP S/4HANA PP

  • Introduction to SAP S/4HANA PP organizational structure
  • Configuration and management of plant, storage locations, and production resources/tools (PRT)
  • Master data in PP: Material master, work center, and bill of materials (BOM)
  • Integration of PP master data with other SAP modules

Week 2: Production Planning Basics

  • Overview of production planning in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Planning strategies: Make-to-stock (MTS), make-to-order (MTO), and engineer-to-order (ETO)
  • Material requirements planning (MRP) in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Capacity planning and leveling in production

Week 3: Shop Floor Control and Execution

  • Shop floor control in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Production order creation and release
  • Shop floor papers, confirmations, and goods movements
  • Integration with quality management (QM) and warehouse management (WM)

Week 4: Advanced Production Orders and Variants Configuration

  • Configuring advanced production order types
  • Variant configuration in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Handling special scenarios: Repetitive manufacturing, process industries, and discrete manufacturing

Week 5: Production Costing and Controlling

  • Product cost planning in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Overhead calculation and allocation
  • Work in progress (WIP) calculation and settlement
  • Integration of production costing with financial accounting (FI) and controlling (CO)

Week 6: Integration with Other SAP Modules

  • Integration of PP with materials management (MM) and sales and distribution (SD)
  • Cross-functional processes and data flow
  • Enhancing production planning with other modules

Week 7: Advanced Reporting and Analytics in SAP S/4HANA PP

  • Reporting tools and techniques in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Using SAP Fiori apps for PP reporting
  • Analytical apps and KPI dashboards for production planning
  • Custom reports and data extraction methods

Week 8: Production Planning Optimization and Advanced Topics

  • Production scheduling and sequencing in SAP S/4HANA PP
  • Lean manufacturing principles and practices
  • Advanced topics: Batch management, serial number management, and handling unit management in production


Introduction to SAP S/4HANA Senior Faculty
With over 10 years of extensive real-time experience in SAP implementation and support projects, I bring a wealth of expertise to SAP S/4HANA online training. My career spans across various global template projects, where I have successfully implemented SAP solutions using Activate methodology, ensuring streamlined project execution and adherence to project quality standards.
Throughout my career, I have developed and utilized cutting-edge tools and templates to facilitate efficient project management and delivery. My approach integrates industry best practices, honed through hands-on experience in client-facing roles across diverse industries. This includes deep involvement in configuring SAP solutions to meet unique business requirements, optimizing processes, and delivering tangible business outcomes.
My training methodology emphasizes practical insights gained from numerous successful implementations, empowering participants with actionable knowledge and skills. Whether you’re new to SAP or seeking advanced proficiency in SAP S/4HANA, my courses are designed to equip you with the practical insights and expertise needed to excel in your SAP journey.

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