Course announcements

  • This course provides a comprehensive overview and in-depth knowledge of the planning process in SAP S/4HANA. After attending this class, you will understand the major business processes, functions and configurations in consumption-based planning and in forecasting.

Course information

  • Introduction to Consumption-Based Planning
    • Explaining the function and results of MRP
    • Outlining the MRP procedures
  • General Configuration
    • Explaining and defining MRP areas
    • Understanding the material master fields for consumption-based planning
    • Explaining the MRP type and the related fields
    • Understanding the lot-sizing settings
    • Understanding and controlling scheduling
  • Execution of the planning run
    • Describing the planning run
    • Executing a planning run using classic MRP
    • Executing a planning run using MRP Live
    • Evaluating and converting the planning results
  • Forecasting
    • Explaining basics of the forecast
    • Executing and postprocessing the forecast
    • Performing forecast-based planning
    • Performing time-phased planning
    • Performing automatic reorder point planning
  • Source Determination
    • Explaining and controlling source determination in materials requirement planning
  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Explain the material requirements planning (MRP) process.
    • Use different consumption based MRP procedures.
    • Describe and execute forecasting
  • Application Consultant
  • Business Process Architect
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User
  • Program/Project Manager
  • User


  • Knowledge about business processes in SAP S/4HANA Sourcing and Procurement (comparable to S4500 content)


  • none
  • The current course focuses on consumption-based planning. For information on further procedures, refer to the course S4220 – Production Planning in SAP S/4HANA.

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