Course announcements

  • This course includes all planning features in SAP Analytics Cloud such as creating dimensions and planning models, importing flat file data, designing value driver trees, configuring data actions, creating formulas, running simulations, and defining allocations. In addition, the course covers collaboration, process control tasks, comments, and planning stories.
  • The course material will be delivered in English.

Goals

  • This course will cover:
    • An introduction to SAP Analytics Cloud Planning
    • Designing dimensions and planning models
    • Importing flat file data
    • All planning features
    • Predictive forecasting and rolling forecast input forms
    • Data actions and allocation processes
    • Collaboration, process control, and comments

Audience

  • Application consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Consultant
  • Technology Consultant

Prerequisites

Essential

  • SAC01 Introduction to SAP Analytics Cloud, or prior experience with SAP Analytics Cloud from a BI perspective.

Recommended

  • none

Course based on software release

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2020.14 (QRC)

Content

  • Positioning and Overview of Planning
    • Planning Features
    • Modeling and Data Administration for Planning
  • Maintaining Dimensions and Planning Models
    • Maintaining Public and Private Dimensions
    • Configuring Planning Models
    • Securing Planning Activity and Data
  • Importing Flat File Data into Planning Models
    • Wrangle data with Smart Transformations
    • Importing Data from Flat Files
  • Core Planning Functionality
    • Planning with SAP Analytics Cloud Stories
    • Calculations
    • Simulations and Versioning
    • Comments
    • Currency Translation Options
    • Distribute Planning Data with the Planning Panel
    • Data Audit, Validation, and Derivation
  • Forecasting Functionality
    • Creating Value Driver Trees
    • Predictive Forecasting
    • Rolling Forecasts
  • Data Actions and Allocation Processes
    • Copy Data within and between models
    • Calculate Data with Advanced Formulas
    • Create Advanced Allocations
  • Collaboration and Process Control
    • Data Locking
    • Input Tasks and CrowdSource Planning
    • Processes and Data Locking Tasks

Notes

  • This class does not include BPC, S4HANA, or SAP BW integration (see the SACP30 course).