Learn how to model and optimize your demand and supply planning processes with APO-DP and APO-SNP Understand how to plan and manage different products and supply chain planning scenarios Master SAP APO functions, usability, customization, and master data parameters Up to date for SAP SCM 7.02 Eliminate the everyday challenges of ever-increasing customer expectations and changing market dynamics with SAP APO! Understand the whys and hows of the SAP APO component in SAP SCM, including all of the steps and processes that are involved in demand and supply planning. This book gives you the concrete tools you need to have a firm knowledge of your SAP APO options and get started with confidence. Demand and Supply Planning Principles Basic sales and operations planning principles explain the different types of supply chains and metrics, and how to construct supply chain and inventory models. Basic Configuration and Navigation With elementary and advanced techniques, configure and navigate the different SAP APO functions in your system and learn how to set up BW objects, planning books, and more. Components and Modules Understand how the APO-DP and SNP functionalities work in SAP APO, as well as with other SAP functions and systems such as SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP CRM, and SAP ERP. Tracking Needs and Success Learn what SAP APO tools you need to meet your demand and supply planning business requirements, and then use different tools to monitor your efforts. ABC Technology Follow a fictional business and understand how to translate its business requirements into technical processes.