SAP APO stands for Advanced Planner Optimizer, and is used to plan and execute company’s supply

chain process. It is also known as APS (Advance Planning and Scheduling) tool. SAP APO is a key

component of SAP and forms a technical foundation for many SAP modules. The tool is designed to

achieve high consistency in business processes, right through from order generation to production

planning and improving customer service while reducing costs. It is used for SCM (Supply Chain

Management) in industries..


AB academy has a pool of well-qualified trainers who have more than 10 years training experience. Our trainers have the real-time expertise of SAP-APO which makes them best trainers. This unique quality ensures AB academy to deliver the best training.

Outcome of Course:

After completing this course you will be able to understand the SAP Advanced Planner Optimizer for implementing the SAP for organisations. The configuration aspects in SAP APO will help to build complex SAP APO Solutions and also support the existing SAP environment. Some other outcomes will be as below:
Understanding the SAP APO end to end process. Configuration skills will enable to provide the day to day support the business. Build complex SAP APO solutions to the Business. Implementing the SAP APO to new Business process.


As per current business environment, this module is designed for users to learn supply chain management system to meet the market demand in shortest possible time period.


A basic knowledge of ERP concepts will help you in understanding the SAP Advanced Planner Optimizer and move fast on the learning track.

Course Information:

  • SAP APO Course Duration: 40 Hours
  • SAP APO Training Timings: Week days 1-2 Hours per day (or) Weekends: 2-3 Hours per day
  • SAP APO Training Method: Online/Classroom Training
  • SAP APO Study Material: Soft Copy
  • SAP APO Training System Access: For 1 month

Course Content

  • Model& Version

    Storage Bucket Profile (Maintain Periodicity)

    Planning Buckets (Maintain Time bucket profile DP/ SNP)

    Master Planning Object Structure (MPOS) S&DP Administration

    Planning Area

    Planning Books, Data Views& Selection Id’s

    Master Forecast Profile- Maintain Forecast Profiles

    Interactive Planning Table


    Back ground Job settings – Activities, Job & Schedule

    Alerts Management

    Release / Transfer the forecast

    Calculate Proportional Factors

    Lifecycle Planning

    Data Loading, Copy/Version Management& Realignment

    Job Monitoring, Process Chain Monitoring

    Live Cache Monitoring

    Maintain Planning Calendar (Time Stream), Maintain Period Split Profile, Maintain Distribution Function

    Product& Location Split.

  • General Settings

    Model& Version



    CTM Sort Profile

    Demand Profile

    SNP Profile

    Deployment Profile

    Lot size Profile

    All Planners

    TLB Profile

    SNP Optimizer Profile

    Rounding Profile

    SNP Cost Profile

  • Locations (Plant, Vendor, DC& Customer)

    Products (Finished & Components….Specific to Location)



    Transportation Lanes

  • MPOS

    Storage Bucket

    Planning Area

    Planning Buckets

    Planning Books

    Data Views& Selection Id’s

  • Heuristic


    Transport Load Builder



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