SAP PP (Production Planning)

ERP & CRM Applications​

SAP PP (Production Planning)

Welcome to the SAP PP course: Production Planning. SAP PP is a module within the SAP ERP system that enables organizations to plan, execute, and control their production processes. This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of SAP PP and equip you with the skills to effectively manage production planning, material requirements planning, shop floor control, and reporting using the SAP system.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SAP PP

  • Understanding the purpose and benefits of SAP PP
  • Exploring the SAP PP module and its components
  • Navigating the SAP PP user interface and navigation
  • Overview of production planning processes

Module 2: Master Data in SAP PP

  • Managing master data in SAP PP
  • Configuring material master data and bill of materials (BOM)
  • Defining work centers and routing
  • Utilizing production versions and variants

Module 3: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

  • Performing sales and operations planning in SAP PP
  • Configuring planning scenarios and strategies
  • Managing demand and supply balancing
  • Utilizing aggregate production planning

Module 4: Demand Management and Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Managing demand planning and forecasting
  • Configuring material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Performing MRP runs and generating procurement proposals
  • Utilizing MRP evaluation and exception messages

Module 5: Production Order Management

  • Creating and managing production orders in SAP PP
  • Configuring order types, scheduling parameters, and capacity planning
  • Tracking and controlling production order progress
  • Performing order confirmations and goods movements

Module 6: Shop Floor Control

  • Managing shop floor operations in SAP PP
  • Utilizing production order scheduling and sequencing
  • Monitoring shop floor activities and status
  • Performing capacity leveling and resource allocation

Module 7: Production Planning for Process Industries

  • Understanding production planning in process industries
  • Configuring process order management and recipe management
  • Performing batch management and yield analysis
  • Utilizing process order confirmations and goods movements

Module 8: Production Reporting and Analysis

  • Utilizing reporting and analytics features in SAP PP
  • Generating production reports and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Analyzing production data and performance
  • Creating custom reports and dashboards

Module 9: Integration with Other SAP Modules

  • Integrating SAP PP with other SAP modules (MM, SD, QM)
  • Configuring integration points and data exchange
  • Managing cross-module transactions and processes
  • Utilizing integration for seamless production planning

Module 10: SAP PP Administration and Maintenance

  • Managing user access and security in SAP PP
  • Configuring SAP PP system settings and preferences
  • Performing system updates and patch management
  • Monitoring system performance and resolving issues


  • Basic understanding of production planning and manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP concepts and navigation
  • No prior experience with SAP PP required

By the end of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of SAP PP and its various modules. You will be able to effectively utilize SAP PP for production planning, material requirements planning, shop floor control, and reporting. Master SAP PP and optimize your organization’s production processes through the Production Planning course.

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