Demand Planning and Forecasting

Jan. 07 – 08 | Beirut, Lebanon

Delivered by:
Saber Middle East
Saber Middle East
Accredited by:
Endorsed by:
Levant Supply Chain Network
Levant Supply Chain Network

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Workshop Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to develop a baseline statistical forecast. It covers the essential elements of the demand planning function and different approaches to sales forecasting are discussed. Besides, a selection of techniques is covered in detail to provide working knowledge of the commonly used methods for short term and medium term demand forecasting, including S&OP, new products, promotions, MRP [Material Requirements Planning] and DRP [Distribution Resource Planning] methods.

Workshop Outline

  • Demand Planning
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Distribution Resources Planning
  • Interactive Exercises & Games
  • Case Studies & Success Stories

Target Audience

This course is directed to managers involved in planning and administering the company’s operations and logistics in order to add value to the organization and impact its performance:

  • Supply Chain manager – Inventory analysts –  Demand planners –  Procurement managers – Logistics managers  – Inventory managers – Operations managers – Materials managers – Production managers

Training Benefits

Attendees will learn practical concepts and leave the workshop with key takeaways to improve their supply chain planning process. This workshop will illustrate the best practices and allow the participants to be better able to:

  • Reduce future uncertainties
  • Improve forecast reliability
  • Maintain the right inventory levels for demand
  • Reduce inventory costs and increase customer service levels
  • Build stability in operations
  • Reduce investments for safety stocks
  • Improve production planning
  • Create a lean and customer-centric supply chain
  • Increase revenues
  • Accurately forecast revenue and corresponding resource requirements
  • Simplify promotion planning and cost/benefit analysis

Registration Details

Capacity: 12 participants only (Limited attendance to ensure maximum participation, interaction and benefits for all the participants)

Workshop Deliverables:

  • Attendance inclusive of coffee breaks and lunches
  • Course materials in soft copy format (in English)
  • Language of instruction in both: English & Arabic
  • Exit Action Plan
  • Certificate of Attendance from Saber Academy
  • Optional Certificate of Completion from Saber Academy and Pebble Hills University (USA) upon passing a hour exam

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