Demand Planning Function & Process
3.6 (13 ratings)
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Demand Planning Function & Process

How to set up a successful planning process
3.6 (13 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
438 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
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Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Basics of planning & forecasting
  • 4 Ws of Forecasting
  • Importance of point of forecast in value chain
  • Importance of level of forecast in product hierarchy
  • Key skills and success commandments for a planner
  • Roles and responsibilities of different business functions in planning process
  • Typical forecasting cycle
  • When to do top down forecast
  • Using POS and syndicated data
Requirements
  • No prerequisites
  • Useful for professionals in planning function or getting started
Description

Demand planning function is gaining crucial importance in all organisations today. The way function is set up and run has a deciding impact on its success. 

This course attempts to outline the best practice for the process that shall make it a success for the organisation. The course proposes the fundamental questions one must seek answers to before setting up the process that outlines its definition. You will also learn about the roles and responsibilities of the various business functions that collaborate with planning to make it a success.

Who this course is for:
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Demand Planing professionals
  • Management Students
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 01:51:42
+ Forecasting process and function
7 lectures 01:25:44
Introduction to forecasting function
00:34
Key objectives and Best Practices
12:26
Key planner skills and success commandments
12:05
Functional roles and responsibilities
34:18
Consensus meeting and typical forecasting cycle
09:02
When to use top down approach
06:29
Using POS and Syndicated Data
10:50