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SAP Consumption-Based Planning and Forecasting (SCM525)

  • Length 2 days
  • Price  $2332 inc GST
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Why study this course

This course provides a comprehensive overview and in depth knowledge of the inventory management process in SAP.

After attending this class you will understand the major business processes, functions, and configuration in inventory management. This course should be taken after the SCM500 curriculum prerequisite.

This course is based on software release:

  • SAP ERP 6.0 with Enhancement Package 7

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What you’ll learn

This course will prepare you to:

  • Explain the materials planning process in Materials Management

  • Use the different consumption-based MRP procedures

  • Describe the forecasting technique and its function


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Who is the course for?

  • Application Consultant

  • Business Process Architect

  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead /

  • Power User

  • Program / Project Manager

  • User

Course subjects

Consumption-Based Planning

  • Describing the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Process

  • Defining MRP Procedures

  • Maintaining the Material Master

  • Setting Up a Reorder Point Planning

Planning Run

  • Describing the Planning Run

  • Executing a Planning Run

  • Converting Planning Results

  • Evaluating the Planning Results

  • Calculating Lot Sizes


  • Explaining Basics of the Forecast

  • Executing and Postprocessing the Forecast

  • Performing Forecast-Based Planning

  • Performing the Time-Phased Planning

  • Performing Automatic Reorder Point Planning

Additional Options in Consumption-Based Planning

  • Explaining Source Determination in Materials Planning

  • Planning Storage Locations Separately

  • Using MRP Areas in Planning




  • None


Lumify Work offers certification and training through our partnership with SAP Inc. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to SAP Inc for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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