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Principles of S&OP - Atlanta

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The APICS Principles of S&OP Seminar gives managers and planners a thorough understanding of the principles and functions of S&OP. Attendees will participate in hands-on exercises and in-depth discussions on the elements of data collection, performing demand and supply planning, and conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings. Speaker Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP,  will lead attendees through sales and marketing planning, resource requirements planning, distribution planning and more.

Attend this seminar and learn:

  • the inputs needed to effectively develop the S&OP process
  • what the S&OP planning grid looks like and how the data elements are calculated
  • how the S&OP process translates into the production and inventory plans
  • the outputs from the S&OP process
  • the impact that S&OP output has on the distribution plan.

Attendees will acquire an abundance of practical tools to enable their organizations to run more efficiently, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. 

In addition, individuals who attend this seminar will receive 7 core contact hours toward the
APICS S&OP certificate, a comprehensive and forward-looking program that will prepare you to collaboratively participate in the S&OP process. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to and understanding of the principles and functions of sales and operations planning. 

This is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone wanting to advance their knowledge in S&OP. 

Participants will be served lunch and will receive all PowerPoints used during the seminar.


Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, is a consultant, educator, and trainer. Prior to that, he spent more than 30 years in diverse industries and markets. Zampello has managed a wide range of initiatives, including sales and operations planning, enterprise resources planning, system implementations, lead time reductions, and more. He is an industry expert in certification exam preparation and works with APICS chapters to conduct training sessions for major corporate accounts. 

Please note that the cancellation fee for all seminars is $49. 
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