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SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO)

APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization) application is at the heart of SCM. It offers planning and optimization functionalities in different business processes of Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Supply and Demand Matching, Production Planning Detailed Scheduling, Global Available to Promise and Transportation Management. SAP APO functionalities enable Plan to Inventory End to End Business Processes. Collaboration with Suppliers and Customers is also possible through newer application Supply Network Collaboration (SNC) till recently known as Inventory Collation Hub (ICH) With SCM 5.0 a new set of functionalities under Services Parts Planning were added specifically catering to Spare Parts Management. APO as a application is tightly integrated to execution (OLTP) system like ERP using a standard interface called Core Interface Function (Interfaces - Core Interface (CIF) and BAPIs). It also has full BI (erstwhile BW) component for Data Mart as well as Reporting functionalities. SAP APO COURSE CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION OF ERP
• Introduction and Concept of ERP
• Introduction to SAP
• SAP R/3 Architecture
• About Team (worked up on SAP) and their role and responsibilities
• Type of Projects
• System Landscape. ASAP METHODOLOGY
• Project preparation
• Blue print
• Realization
• Final Preparation
• Go Live & Support
SAP NAVIGATION
• About SAP Login
• SAP Sessions
• About SAP Easy Access and IMG Screen
• Features of SAP Navigations
Demand Planning
• Model & version
• Storage Bucket Profile (maintain Periodicity)
• Planning Buckets ( Maintain time bucket profile DP / SNP)
• Master Planning Objects Structure (MPOS) S&DP Administration
• Planning Area
• Planning books , Data views, & Selection ID’s
• Master Forecast Profiles- Maintain Forecast Profile.
• Interactive planning Tables
• Macros
• Back Ground Jobs setting – Activities, job & schedule
• Alert Management
• Release / Transfer the forecast
• Calculate Proportional factor
• Lifecycle planning
• Data loading , copy/version management 7 Realignment
• Jon monitoring , process chain monitoring
• Live cache monitoring
• Maintain planning calendar (time stream), maintain period split profile, and maintain distribution function.
• Product & location Split
Supply Network planning
General setting
● Model & Version
● Profiles
● Calendar
● CTM Sort Profile
● Demand Profile
● SNP Profile
● Deployment Profile
● Lot size Profiles
● All Planner
● TLB Profile
● SNP Optimizer Profile
● SNP Cost Profile
● Rounding Profile
Master Data Setup
● Location (Plants , vendor, DC & Customer)
● Product ( Finished & Component Specific for Location )
● Resource
● PPM/ PDS
● Transportation Lanes
Administration Data
● MPOS
● Storage Bucket
● Planning area
● Planning Bucket
● Planning Books
● Data Views & Selection ID’s
Planning Engine & Process
● Heuristic
● Deployment
● Transport Load Builder
● Optimizer
● CTM
CORE INTERFACE – CIF
Overview of CIF
● History Of CIF
Architecture of Integration
● System Infrastructure
● Define logical system & assigning clients
● Define RFC destination
● Business System groups
● Specify Release
● Establish target system & Set up user Parameter
Transfer of Master Data
● Master data fo APO
● Initial Transfer
● Generation & Activation of Master Data Integration Models
Transfer for Transaction Data
● Transaction Data for APO & R/3
● Generation & activation of Transaction Data Integration Models.
● Pulication from APO to R/3
Monitoring & Error Handling
● Monitoring process & error Handling
Real Time Scenarios
• Day to Day Tickets resolving
• LSMW & BDC (Recording)
• Implementation Overview
• Cutover Strategy
a. GL balance upload
b. Vendor open items upload
c. Customer open items upload
d. Inventory upload
e. Petty cash Balance upload
f. Fixed asset Balance upload
• Support and Maintenance Process
• Real Project Specific Documentation
g. ASIS
h. GAP Analysis
i. BBP (Business Blue Print)
j. Functional Specification documents
k. Technical specification documents (For Reference)
l. Key Data Structure (KDS)
m. Master Data Templates
n. Configuration Documents
o. User Manuals
p. Test Scripts
q. Transactional Data Templates
r. Cutover Strategy
• Important Tables information
• Request Transport Process
• Significance of SAP Service Market Place
• Interview Questions
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