Demand Management

Demand Management Course - Supply and Demand Course - Supply Chain Demand Course

Demand Management Course

This 1 day interactive course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth working knowledge of key demand and inventory planning policies, models and metrics.

The course aims to demonstrate how to Improve the alignment between supply and demand to maintain good levels of customer service and on-shelf-availability whilst eliminating excess stock and reducing inventory investment.

It also incorporates a review process, which measures performance and determines the appropriate action required to meet business objectives.

1 Day Course

£495.00 + VAT

  • Demand planners
  • Forecast planners
  • Operations managers
  • Finance managers
  • Purchasing and procurement professionals
  • Category managers
  • Supply chain professionals
  • Convert data into actionable plans to ensure accurate, detailed and timely demand planning and forecasting
  • Overcome challenges in organisational forecasting using latest forecasting methods
  • Ensure tactical plans are linked to strategic objectives through the use of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
  • Demand Planning& Management

    –      The importance of demand planning& demand management

    –      The demand process cycle

    –      Types and characteristics of demand

    –      The law of demand & supply

    –      Customer objectives


    •       Demand Forecasting

    –      Forecasting methods: naïve, moving average, weighted average, exponential smoothing

    –      Forecast error


    •       Inventory Management

    –      Planning Inventory levels

    –      ABC analysis

    –      Continuous Review, Periodic Review


    •       Procurement Planning & Order Book Management

    –      The benefits of procurement planning

    –      The order cycle

    –      Order management matrix

    –      Supplier relationships


    •       Performance Management

    –      Performance monitoring

    –      Supplier, Quality, Time KPI’s


    •       Sales & Operations Planning

    –      The S&OP Process

    –      Inputs & Agenda

    –      KPI’s 

    –     MRP process & must do’s

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Paul Stone

Paul Stone

Managing Director

Paul is an experienced Human Resources and Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in Blue Chip multinationals, professional services, the public sector and more recently in the education management industry.

Neil Roll

Neil Roll

GM - CP Training

Neil has been working in senior positions within supply chain education for the past five years, following over 25 years' of practical logistics experience in a blue chip multinational company.

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