SAP Production Planning is one of the key modules in ERP and deals with planning processes,such as capacity planning, material planning, execution of production order, bill of material and goods movement. This tutorial explains the key concepts of SAP Production Planning (SAP PP). Important components of SAP PP such as BOM, Work Center, Data Center, etc. are explained in this tutorial.

Course Content:

I. PP- Master Data Set Up:

  • BOM
  • Work Center
  • Routing
  • SAP Tables


  • MRP Views
  • Lot Sizing Proceduresv
  • Procurement Proposals
  • Evaluation of MRP Results
  • Tables in MRP

III. Discrete Manufacturing:

  • Planned Orders
  • Production orders
  • Order Types
  • Scheduling
  • Goods Issue
  • Goods Receipts
  • Status Profile

IV. Repetitive Manufacturing:

  • Production Versions
  • Planning Table
  • Back flushing

V. Sales and Operational Planning :

  • Sales Forecast
  • Production Plan
  • Demand Management

VI. Planning strategies:

  • Planning with final assembly
  • Planning without final assembly
  • Planning at assembly level
  • Net Requirements planning
  • Gross requirements planning
  • Make to order strategy


  • Supply Area
  • Kanban Board
  • Supply Source
  • Demand Source

VIII. Functional SPEC:

  • How to create a functional spec with real time examples
  • Extracting data from Tables

IX. Overview of PP Configuration