Learn SAP PP Production Planning–Project Simulation Included
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Learn SAP PP Production Planning–Project Simulation Included

This course will give you a practical hand on training in SAP, from the business point of view.
4.3 (23 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
242 students enrolled
Created by Eng. Alex Cotoara
Last updated 7/2016
English
Price: $55
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 15 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand SAP Production Planning's role in solving business challanges
  • Get hands on experience in SAP PP customizing
  • Solve almost any resource availability challenges that will come ahead with SAP
  • Know how to gather business requirements from a customer
  • Know how to map in SAP a complete manufacturing process based on SAP Best Practices
  • Know how to create Master Data and Transactional Data
  • Have a general overview of an SAP system architecture
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Requirements
  • MS Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10
  • MacOS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
Description

This SAP PP online course is something different from what you have seen so far.

If you want to learn more about SAP, specifically about Production Planning, you are in the right spot. In this course I will give you a practical hand on training in SAP, from the business point of view. Let me explain what do I mean by that. Business point of view means that you will get real challenges that companies have. Hand on means that you will learn how to customize processes to solve those challenges.

By taking this course you will dive deeper into SAP and will understand better how it works. 

Course Structure

The course structure expands over 7 different sections designed to walk you trough the process of delivering to a customer a functional solution to his challenge

1.       The Introduction Section will introduce the course concepts and objective. You will meet me as your trainer and will understand how the course is structured

2.       How to install SAP for free Section will show you step by step how to get access to an SAP system. 

3.       Setting the business example will introduce you to your customer. This is the business approach you will benefit from in this course. You will solve a real life situation for a company that has a new process and they need your expertise to know how to handle it. 

4.       Process Introduction will introduce you to the process fundamentals required to understand your customer’s challenge and the options to solve it in SAP. 

5.       Customizing the complete process in SAP will get you hands on experience in SAP customizing. 

6.       Customer Demonstration Preparation will show you how to test your Master Data and customizing to make sure it will work smooth for the customer presentation. 

7.       Customer Demonstration will show you how to present the process to your customer. You will emphasis the initial challenges and how they are solved with SAP. 

How to install SAP 

SAP IDES or the Internet Demonstration System, is my recommendation for this because it offers you master data created and customizing to start exploring. If you would install a fresh instance of SAP, it will be empty and you will need to create data and customizing for it to start using it.

I will walk you through the installation process step by step and in the end of this course you will have access to SAP with your own user to start learning. 

Setting the Business Example 

The key to learn SAP customizing is understanding the business challenges that companies have and how your customizing will make the companies run better. 

By having this understanding, the customizing steps and requirements will make a lot more sense. You will be able to understand everything from a logical perspective and will make the learning process a lot more fun. 

Process Introduction 

Customizing in SAP can be sometimes very technical. On the other hand, the customer’s requirements are more business then technical oriented.

This section will show you the process fundamentals required to understand your customer’s challenge and the options to solve it in SAP. This represents the bridge between business and technical.

Customizing the complete process in SAP 

After completing this section, you will know how to customize the complete process by yourself. Yes, by yourself because you will make your own customizing. After each lesson I will have tasks prepared for you to guide you trough the process. From my experience this is the best way to learn, by doing it yourself.

Customer Demonstration Preparation 

In this section you will test the process you have created. Using your own master data and your own customizing will give you a rewording feeling of testing your own work.

The objective is to make sure that the process works smooth and you will be on top of it when it will be presented to your customer.

Customer Demonstration 

You have come a long way till here and I would like to congratulate you. In this section I will show you how to present the process to your customer. You will put an emphasis the initial challenges and how they are solved with SAP.

This is how it works in the real life. To gain your customer’s trust you will build a demo based on his challenges and will present this to him. 


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in learning SAP customizing
  • Anyone interested in learning SAP PP Production Planning
  • Anyone wanting to get his own access to an SAP System
  • Anyone interested in understanding how to solve business challenges by using SAP
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 75 Lectures Collapse All 75 Lectures 04:39:34
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:29
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How to install SAP for FREE
11 Lectures 32:44

Short Introduction to an SAP system architecture
04:53

Message about reviews
02:29

Introducing two options for getting SAP server access
02:59

This quiz will check your understanding of the Three-tier architecture used by SAP and  it will reinforce your knowledg
General overview of SAP system architecture
4 questions

First Option for getting SAP server access
05:02

How to get your SAP instalation patch for FREE
02:28

How to install SAP GUI (Graphical User Interface)
01:32

How to create new server connections in SAP Logon
05:22

Additional options in SAP GUI - Disabling the sounds
00:56

Second Option for getting SAP server access
03:05

Create a new server connections in SAP Logon for Second Option server access
03:01
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Setting up the Business Example
16 Lectures 01:37:52

Your customer SmartCycle America
01:21


Exercise 1 - Creation of Finished Product
16:04


Exercise 2 - Creation of Semi-Finished Product
06:37

Your Task - Creation of Semi-Finished Product
01:26

Exercise 3 - Creation of Raw Materials 1
05:25

Exercise 3 - Creation of Raw Materials 2
05:34

Your Task - Creation of Raw Materials
03:02

This quiz will check your overall understanding of Material Master Data based on the previous examples

Material Master Data
5 questions


Your Task - Creation of Work Center
02:49

Exercise 5 - Creation of Bills of Material
09:38

Your Task - Creation of Bills of Material
00:59

Exercise 6 - Creation of Routing
17:44

Your Task - Creation of Routing
02:01
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Process Introduction
8 Lectures 42:14

Process Overview
03:33

Requirement Date and Quantity
03:13

Evaluating the Available to Promise check result
02:20

ATP Checking Control
11:43

Scope of Check
13:12


Your Task - SAP Customizing Menu
00:17

This quiz will check your understanding of the ATP Check customizing overview and it will reinforce your knowledge
Process Introduction Wrap-Up
10 questions
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Customizing the complete process in SAP
22 Lectures 01:05:32

Requirements gathering questions
03:34

Requirements gathering answers
02:51

First Customer Requrement - Overview
01:31

Checking Group - Customizing
04:03

Checking Group - Material Master Assignment
02:43

Checking Group - Material Master Mass Maintenance
06:53

Your Task - Create your own Checking Group
00:21

Your Task - Find technical details of different fields
00:24

Second Customer Requirement - Overview
00:41

Define New Production Order Type
04:21

Define Order Type Dependent Parmeteres
08:00

Your Task - Create a custom Production Order Type
00:40

Third Customer Requirement - Overview
00:40

Components Confirmation and Order Commitment
04:19

Fourth Customer Requirement - Overview
02:53

Checking Rule - Customizing
01:44

Checking Control - Customizing
05:56

This quiz will check your understanding of the ATP Check customizing options in the Production Order Creation and it will reinforce your knowledge

Checking Control Customizing - Production Order Creation
5 questions

This quiz will check your understanding of the ATP Check customizing options in the Production Order Release and it will reinforce your knowledge

Checking Control Customizing - Production Order Release
4 questions

Your Task - Define your Checking Rule and Checking Group
01:03

Fifth Customer Requirement - Overview
03:18

Scope of Check - Customizing
07:52

This quiz will check your understanding of the Scope of Check customizing options and it will reinforce your knowledge

Scope of Check Customizing Wrap-up
3 questions

Your Task - Define the Scope of Check
01:06

This quiz will check your understanding of the ATP Check customizing details required to meet your customer's demand

Process Customizing Wrap-Up
14 questions
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Customer Demonstration Preparation
7 Lectures 18:19

Production Order Creation
03:29

Scheduling Parameters for Production Orders
02:58

Goods Movements Postings
05:45

Reports for checking the warehouse stock
02:24

Material Master Change
01:35

Your Task - Prepare the DEMO for your customer
01:43
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Customer Demonstration
10 Lectures 24:10

Production Order Creation
03:00

Production Order Header Status
00:43

Material Availability Check
06:35

Semi-Finished Material Production
03:34

Production Order Release
01:14

Production Order Information System
02:38

Production Order Maintenance
03:14

Your Task - Present the Process to your customer - Part I
01:28

Your Task - Present the Process to your customer - Part II
01:12
About the Instructor
Eng. Alex Cotoara
4.1 Average rating
180 Reviews
3,100 Students
5 Courses
SAP Manufacturing Expert in High-Tech Industry

I am glad to have this great chance to share my knowledge and experience with everybody interested in learning SAP. I truly believe that there are amazing opportunities out there for passionate and skilled people who have knowledge in the SAP area. 

Several years ago I have started my SAP journey and I have never looked back since. It has become my passion over the years. I had the chance to travel the world on different projects in Europe and North America, on my customers expenses :)

I specialize in Manufacturing with SAP Production Planning (PP), Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) and Materials Management (MM). 

I will guide you step by step in this learning journey. I will show you how to install SAP, get system access and teach you the SAP customizing from simple to complex. 

The lessons will be described from a business perspective. In this way you can understand in a logic manner how your customizing skills can solve real life challenges that companies are facing.

Join my courses and let me help you to enhance your career.