Principles of S&OP - Chicago

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August 14, 2014
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CT
APICS Headquarters, first floor conference room
Chicago, IL

The APICS Principles of S&OP Seminar, presented in collaboration with the APICS Chicago chapter, gives managers and planners a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of sales and operations planning (S&OP). Attendees will participate in exercises and discussions on the elements of data collection, demand and supply planning, and conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings. Presenter Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, will lead attendees through sales and marketing planning, resource requirements planning, distribution planning and more.

Attend this seminar to learn:

  • How data elements are calculated on the S&OP planning grid.
  • How the S&OP process translates into production and inventory plans.
  • The inputs needed to effectively develop S&OP.
  • S&OP process outputs.
  • The impact of S&OP output on the distribution plan.

This seminar provides an overview of how organizations can use practical tools to function more efficiently, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. 

Individuals who attend an APICS S&OP seminar will receive 7 core contact hours toward the APICS S&OP Education Certificate, a comprehensive and forward-looking program that prepares individuals to collaboratively participate in the S&OP process. Earning this certificate, enables professionals demonstrate their commitment to and understanding of S&OP principles and functions. 

This is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone aiming to advance their S&OP knowledge and competence. Register today

The presenter

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

Participants will be served lunch and will receive all PowerPoints used during the seminar. Please note that the cancellation fee for all APICS seminars is $49.