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(IBP400) SAP IBP for Inventory

Code: IBP400 v22
Tuition (USD): $4335
Length: 5Days

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Skills Gained:
This course will prepare you to: Outline the features of SAP IBP for inventory Explain how SAP IBP Inventory Optimization fits into the S&OP business processes. Setup single- and multi-stage inventory logic Identify and use the required attributes and key figures, and master data Use multi-level BOM Planning Actively engage in SAP IBP implementation projects
Who Should Attend?
Application Consultant Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User Solution Architect
  • Essential
  • IBP100 SAP IBP for Supply Chain, Overview
  • IBP200 SAP IBP Platform Features and Time Series Based Heuristics Planning
  • IBP300 SAP IBP Advanced Configuration
What You Will Learn:
  • Introduction to Inventory Planning and Optimization with SAP IBP for Inventory
  • What is Inventory Planning?
  • What is Inventory Optimization?
  • Added value to your Integrated Business Planning through Inventory Optimization
  • Key Differentiators of SAP IBP for Inventory
  • SAP IBP for Inventory within SAP IBP for Supply Chain
  • SAP IBP for Inventory: Configuring and Preparing for Use
  • Describing the Business Planning Scenario
  • Options for Handling Uncertainty
  • Examining Attributes and Master Data Types
  • Analyzing Planning Levels and Key Figures
  • Planning Details
  • Inventory Global Configuration Parameters
  • Creating an Inventory Optimization Process
  • Positioning SAP IBP for Inventory in a S&OP Process
  • Running an ABC/XYZ-Segmentation and a Time-Series Analysis
  • Forecast Error Calculation
  • Role of an Inventory Planner as key player within the Sales and Operations Process
  • The Power of Multi-echelon
  • Introduction to an overarching SAP IBP optimizer methodology
  • Normal vs. Gamma distribution
  • Forecast Error
  • Demand Propagation
  • Exposure demand, supply variability and service variability calculations
  • Multi-stage application via an example
  • Other drivers of safety stock: service level, periods between replenishment, lot size, delivery type and promotions
  • Validating inputs
  • Holistic Approach
  • Input review and initial variables
  • Running an Inventory Optimization Operator
  • Special attributes
  • Global (multi-stage) inventory optimization
  • Calculate Target Inventory Components
  • Decomposed (Single-stage) Inventory Optimization
  • Diagnosing system issues
  • Analyzing the Results of an inventory optimization run
  • Inventory Plan Review
  • Supply Chain Network App
  • Inventory Profiles App
  • Inventory Analysis App
  • Applications Jobs App
  • Planning Results
  • Scenario Planning
  • Finalizing the Inventory Plan
  • Network capital analysis and scenario management
  • Finalizing the inventory Plan
  • Do not attempt this course until you have completed the essential prerequisites identified below. This is a very advanced course and detailed SAP IBP configuration expertise is mandatory.
Course Info:
Course is based on software release:

Course notes and announcements:

In this course you will gain a solid understanding of the SAP IBP Inventory Optimization component, and its associated business processes. This course aims to clarify where and when SAP IBP for inventory should be considered. Instructor-led training is supplemented with hands-on exercises.

This is a SAP CERTIFIED Course. Your course will include Full Class Delivery of the comprehensive standard SAP curriculum agendas, SAP Certified Instructor, Demonstration and Presentation, Student Hands on exercises, Access to SAP Hosted servers/training environment, and SAP Certified participant guides.

This 5 day instructor led course qualifies for 40 CPE Credits. CPE Credits are currently available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered live at SAP locations and our Authorized Education Partner locations.

With virtual live classroom training you get comprehensive training from SAP experts using seamless over-the Web connectivity. The same content delivered in SAP's traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms is presented during virtual live classroom deliveries. As in SAP's traditional classrooms, SAP virtual live classroom stresses hands-on learning providing each registered student with exclusive access to live SAP systems throughout each course. Each Virtual Live class is taught by a SAP Certified Instructor and will include an e-book student guide for you to download and keep. CPE Credits are currently available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered live at SAP locations and our Authorized Education Partner locations. CPE Credits are not available for virtual live classroom sessions.

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