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This web-based training course on SAP APO functionality, administration and development, is available online to all individuals, institutions, corporates and enterprises in India (New Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkatta), US, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE), China and South Africa. No matter where you are located, you can enroll for any training with us - because all our training sessions are delivered online by live instructors using interactive, intensive learning methods.

SAP APO or SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer is an essential element of SAP which is the basis of many technical SAP modules. The software tool is used for developing plans and executing an organization’s supply chain management process. Using the various software applications and tools that SAP APO provides, organizations can inherently improve their production planning, scheduling and product shipping as well. All this is done in real time while gaining updates and feedback from the retailers and customers. SAP APO works in coordination with a backend ERP system such as SAP R/3 for its effective execution and cannot be run as a stand-alone system. Several unique features are provided with SAP APO of which SCC or Supply chain cockpit is at the top. The feature provides the users with the capability to use graphical instrument panel for the control and management of supply chains. The various different departments of an organization such as demand planners, strategic planners and production planners gain benefit by putting this tool to use. There are eight application levels on which SAP APO works, namely; network design, demand planning, supply network planning, production planning and detailed scheduling, global availability, transportation planning and vehicle scheduling, and supply chain collaboration.

This SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer training course provides the required amount of knowledge base and applicative knowledge to leverage the various different features and concepts of SAP APO. The architecture of SAP APO along with the various modules and components will be explained in detail through this course. All the concepts and fundamentals are explained step by step using real scenarios and hands on training. Completing this SAP Apo online training course, trainees can expect to develop better supply chain management models for their organizations to speed up the delivery and feedback process while cutting down on the costs. This SAP APO course has no pre-requisites but it is advisable that the trainees have some knowledge of ERP system, supply chain management and delivery management.


  • Introductions, APO Overview
  • Overview of Demand Planning Concept
  • Data mart, info-cubes & Demand Planning
  • Planning area and Planning Books
  • Macros & Notes
  • Interactive Planning
  • Statistical toolbox, Promotions and Life Cycle Planning
  • Mass Processing and Release of Plans
  • Exception Processing and Alert Generation


  • Overview of Supply Planning Concept
  • Supply Planning, Interactive SupplyPlanning, Integration with other SCM components
  • Planning Methods: Heuristics, Optimization & CTM
  • Deployment
  • Transport Load Builder
  • Releasing Supply Plans to DP, PPDS, ECC
  • CIF Core Interface : Introduction to Architecture of Integration
  • Master Data, Integration to R/3
  • Planning in ECC - APO with Integration Model Generation
  • Initial & Change Transfers, Background Jobs
  • Monitoring & Handling CIF Errors
  • Comparison & Reconciliation


  • Overview of Availability Management in ECC-APO
  • Principles and configuration of Availability Check
  • Check using Product Allocations
  • Advanced Methods
  • Rule based Checkc
  • Multi-Level ATP
  • Explanation & Simulation Feature
  • Global ATP/OPTP interface


  • Overview of PPDS, Prerequisites, Prod. Planning with ECC
  • Master Data & Transaction data Integration with ECC, SNP, DP, GATP
  • Demand Management, Requirements & Sales Orders in PPDS
  • Production Planning Strategies (Make-to-Order, Make-to-Stock)
  • Planning Heuristics
  • Capacity Requirements, Capacity Planning
  • Optimizer
  • Exception Processing, Alert Generation
  • Free Discussions, Questions
  • Consulting Practice Planning
  • Further Reference Sources

SAP APO is currently one of the most used supply chain management tool that is used globally and its efficiency is evident from the fact that a large number of organizations use it all over the world. This SAP supply network planning training is meant for organizations who wish to achieve better and more effective models of supply chain and delivery and grasp better profit margins and customer feedback. Professionals trained in the software tool will find huge addition of value to their work which they can impart to their organizations while also acquiring immense professional growth. This course comes highly recommended for suppliers, delivery in-charges, inventory managers and other such personnel.

1. Are lab-sessions available after theory sessions?

We provide online lab facilities to all our students, wherever possible & applicable, using a combination of one or more options, including global ASP setups, live-environments, real-time simulations, training-videos, PPTs, Screenshots and others.

2. Who and how qualified are the instructors?

All our instructors go through a rigorous and multiple processes of filtering and selection before they are appointed by us. Only the most qualified, most experienced and best suited candidates are chosen as instructors.

3.What are the machine requirements for the course?

You must have a fairly good desktop PC or laptop. You can even access these courses on your tabs or smart phones. For PCs and laptops the configuration should be at-least an Intel Pentium processor, 4GB of RAM and 50 to 100 GB of free hard disk space. You must also have a good and steady WiFi internet connection which works at 3G or 4G speeds.

4.How will I undergo practical training in the course?

Depending on the type of lab facilities available for the course you have enrolled in for our instructor would be happy to help you in your lab sessions.

5.What is the process to get my questions/queries answered?

Get in touch with your trainer. You can also consult your batch-mates. We believe in collaborative and practical learning.

6.Can a free demo session be provided?

We do not provide free demo sessions.

7.Will there be a provision for repetition if I miss a class?

We encourage our trainees to attend all sessions. If you have missed a session we will try out best to update you on it, if possible. Else you will need to pay a small fee to have a repeat session arranged specifically for you.

8.Does your organization provide assistance in job hunting?

We are connected across the industry in India and abroad. We will pass on any job openings from our customer to our trainees. But we are not a manpower placement provider.

9.How and where can I make the payment?

You can pay using any credit or debit card in India or abroad. You can also pay using your PayPal account.

10. Will practice material or tests be also provided with the course?

Yes. As required & as applicable.

11.What is the minimum or maximum batch size?

Minimum/maximum batch sizes vary from course to course, depending upon a number of factors. It can vary from as few as 2 to as many as a few hundred, in some cases. But that number does not impact the quality of training that we deliver due to our tight quality-control mechanisms.

All trainees will be provided with a course participation and completion certificate by Aurelius Corporate Solutions. Please note, we are an independent provider of learning solutions. We are not affiliated in any manner to any company or organization.

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