Demand Planning Function & Process
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Demand Planning Function & Process

How to set up a successful planning process
5.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
389 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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
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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 is the target audience?
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Demand Planing professionals
  • Management Students
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:51:42
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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
About the Instructor
Business Consulting
3.6 Average rating
35 Reviews
1,567 Students
6 Courses
Powerful Planning. Simplified

Anamind helps organizations build business planning and forecasting capability. With simplicity at the core of our approach we offer a world class planning system - PLANAMIND, process consulting services, and training for business planning.

This course has been specifically designed by us to help planning professionals as well as aspirants of this function worldwide, to understand and build their skills in business planning. The course contains both quantitative and qualitative aspects of planning. 

This course is business oriented and not purely academic in nature. We have incorporated our years of learning from global work experience. We have ensured that you are equipped to apply the learnings in real business situations and contribute to your career and as well as your organisation.

Course Design Leads

Dr. Steve Miller, Vice President, has over 40 years of vast expertise in business planning and supply chain function working in Fortune 500 companies like Goodyear as well as the teaching experience in Akron University and Herzing University. 

He holds Bachelors & Masters Degree in Mathematics from Akron University, USA and Doctorate in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary, USA

Rishi Trivedi, CEO, is a Business Planning professional with over 15years of work experience in Fortune 500 companies like Apple, Hewlett Packard and Intel. His teaching experience includes assignments with University of Pune and Symbiosis International University.

He is a Chartered Accountant (India) as well as the Certified Professional Forecaster (IBF, USA). He also holds a Masters Degree in Economics from Pune University and Management Certification from IIM Calcutta.