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  • In this course you will gain a solid understanding of the SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain solution, the components, and their associated business processes. Instructor-led training is supplemented with hands-on exercises using the most recently released version of the SAP IBP supply chain solution. This course is mandatory foundational knowledge which is required for all follow-on SAP IBP courses. ​

Course information

  • Introduction to Planning Processes 
    • Introduction to the course
    • Introduction to Integrated Planning
    • Process Coverage and Planning Levels 
    • SAP Best Practices for SAP IBP
    • Benefits and KPIs improved through SAP IBP for Supply Chain
  • Introduction to SAP Integrated Business Planning 
    • Modules Overview 
    • A Double Click on each of the Modules
    • Challenges and Solutions 
    • Example Network Overview
  • Using SAP IBP for Supply Chain 
    • The SAP Fiori Launchpad 
    • Planning with the SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel
    • Planning View Options
    • Master Data Management
    • Web-based Planning
    • Analytics and Dashboards
    • Planner Workspace
    • SAP IBP for MRO
  • Demand Planning
    • Introduction to SAP IBP for Demand 
    • Cleansing Sales data for Statistical Forecast 
    • Demand Planning Adjustments and Consensus 
    • Introduction to Demand Sensing 
  • Inventory Planning and Optimization 
    • Introduction to Inventory Planning and Optimization
    • The Inventory Dilemma 
    • Demand and Supply Variability 
    • Inventory Components
    • Inventory Planning and Optimization Process 
  • Supply Planning 
    • Introduction to SAP IBP for Response and Supply 
    • Unconstrained Planning with SOP Heuristic
    • Capacity and Scenario Management
    • Constrained Planning with the Supply Optimizer 
    • Order-based Planning with SAP IBP for response and Supply
  • Control Tower and Exception Management
    • Introduction to SAP Supply Chain Control Tower
    • Custom Alerts
    • Case Management 
    • Intelligent Visibility
    • Business Network Collaboration
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Describe the key business processes in the supply chain management applications. 
    • Explain the benefits of each supply chain management application.
    • Provide an overview of the SAP IBP functionality.
    • Actively engage in SAP Integrated Business Planning implementation projects.
  • Application Consultant 
  • Business Process Architect 
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User


  • Participants should be familiar with supply chain planning functions and terminology. * Recommended: 
  • None

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