As companies move rapidly into the age of Big Data and Analytics, forecasters, S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) process owners and demand planners have never been so critical to maintaining market share, nor have they been in such high demand. These roles, however, require certain skills, and employers must be sure their S&OP professionals possess a fundamental understanding of the knowledge and practical aspects of the field. Certification allows employers to build strong teams, with the specific skills required to deliver concrete value to their organization.
The 3-day CPF (Certified Professional Forecaster) training provides deep understand of the demand planning process and S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning). This class will teach you how to create more accurate forecasts with the necessary tools and approaches, how to present these forecasts to upper management so that the forecasts are understood and used and how to run an effective forecasting process, all in order to advance your organization’s performance with better planning.