SAP APO Training– Advances Planner and Optimizer

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Sapphire Global SAP APO Training makes you an expert in using SAP and APO concepts. Enroll now for SAP APO online training and get through the concepts of data, by utilizing the internal memory for storing a working set. Sapphire Global introduces all the key concepts in APO to help the learner gain more knowledge. Enroll & Become a SAP APO Consultant.

Training Options


  • Live Instructor Online training by Certified & industry expert Trainers
  • 24/7 One Demand Dedicated Server for Hands on Practice.
  • Flexibility to attend the class at your convenient time.
  • Earn a Skill Certificate
  • Professional Resume Preparation end of the training period. 
  • Plus 45 Days of flexible access e-learning.
Make me an Expert


  • Customized Learning delivery model.
  • Our training practice are perfectly blended with options for effective live instructor lead hands on training.
  • Training need analysis.
  • Our Corporate training services are easy accessibility of LMS ( Learning Management System ) online or offline – anytime, anywhere, on any of your devices.
  • 24/7 learner assistance and Support

Course Curriculum

SAP APO PPDS - Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling

Introduction and Course Overview

  • Introduction
  • The Role of APO-PP/DS in Supply Chain Planning
  • Master Data Overview
  • BOM (creation ,updation , deletion )in ECC
  • BOM Group
  • PDS (creation , display , change) in ECC and APO
  • Routing
  • Workcentre
  • Production Version
  • Production Campaign

Demand Management

  • Planned Independent Requirements and Sales Orders
  • Make-to-stock production
  • Make-to-Order Production
  • Enhancements for Demand Management

Tools and Production Planning

  • Product View
  • Product Planning Table
  • Product Overview
  • Pegging Overview
  • Detailed Scheduling Planning Board
  • Resource Planning Table
  • PP/DS Optimizer

Production Planning

  • Prerequisites and Basic Settings
  • The Planning Process
  • Rapid Planning Matrix
  • Heuristics

Steps in Production Planning

  • Introduction
  • Net Requirements Calculation and Lot-Size Calculation
  • Source Determination
  • PPM/PDS Explosion and Scheduling
  • Pegging & Setup Times

Production environment

  • Conversion of SNP to production Planning
  • Conversion of SNP to production planning in background
  • Rapid planning Matrix
  • Maintain overall profile & strategic profile
  • Generation of forecast &adjustment of forecast
  • General requirement of blocks
SAP APO DP – Dement Planning
  • Introductions, APO Overview
  • Overview of Demand Planning Concept
  • Datamart, info-cubes & Demand Planning
  • Planning area and Planning Books
  • Macros & Notes
  • Interactive Planning
  • Statistical toolbox, Promotions and Life Cycle Planning
  • Mass Processing and Release of Plans
  • Exception Processing and Alert Generation
SAP APO SNP – Supply Network Planning
  • Overview of Supply Planning Concept
  • Supply Planning, Interactive Supply Planning, Integration with other SCM components
  • Planning Methods: Heuristics, Optimization & CTM
  • Deployment
  • Transport Load Builder
  • Releasing Supply Plans to DP, PPDS, ECC
  • CIF Core Interface : Introduction to Architecture of Integration
  • Master Data, Integration to R/3
  • Planning in ECC – APO with Integration Model Generation
  • Initial & Change Transfers, Background Jobs
  • Monitoring & Handling CIF Errors
  • Comparison & Reconciliation


SAP APO GATP – Global Available to Promise

Creating a sales order in the SAP ERP System with an availability check in the SAP SCM (APO) System

Decision of the check method

Demonstration and configuration of the basic methods of the availability check in SAP SCM (APO):

  • Product availability check
  • Product allocation check
  • Check against the forecast

Demonstration and configuration of further methods of the availability check in SAP SCM (APO):

  • Rules-based availability check (Integrated Rule Maintenance and substitutions based on Interchangeability Master Data)
  • Calling up production as part of the availability check in SAP APO (Capable-To-Promise, Multi-Level-ATP)

Simulation functions in SAP SCM (APO)

Functions of the Redistribution in SAP SCM (APO)

  • Backorder Processing
  • Order Due Lists
  • Event-Driven Quantity Assignment
  • Reassignment of Order Confirmations

Introduction into the Scheduling methods in SAP SCM (APO)

Practice Test and Interview Questions


Course Advisor

Course Advisor

R. Sreenatha Reddy

SAP FICO / FSCM / TRM / FM / S4HANA Functional Consultant

Professional Experience:

15+ years of Industry experience as Accountant, Consultant, Module Lead, worked on various IT Organizations like IBM/TCS/ITC infotech/SAP Labs across the globe.

Specialized in SAP

  • SAP FICO – Financial Accounting.
  • SAP FSCM – Accounts Receivable
  • SAP TRM – Treasury Management
  • SAP BCS – Budget Control System
  • SAP EC CS – Enterprise Controlling Consolidation System
  • BOBJE – Dashboard Enhancement for MIS

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