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Sales and Operations Planning Workshop - Chicago

Date

August 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location

APICS Headquarters (10th floor)
8430 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Suite 1000
Chicago, Illinois 60631


Please note: Principles of Sales and Operations Planning is a prerequisite to this workshop

 

About the Event

Understanding the components of the S&OP process is one thing, but actually conducting the 5 Step S&OP process is another. The one-day S&OP Workshop fills this gap by providing participants an opportunity to perform a simulated S&OP process from beginning to end. Based on a company case study, participants will be using excel spreadsheets and graphs to conduct the 5 Step S&OP process in make-to-stock and make-to-order environments. The focus is on S&OP teams who will be responsible for defining product families, developing the demand and supply plans, and problem solving.

Through classroom discussion and practical, hands-on exercises the S&OP Workshop will enable participants to  

  • Explore in detail how to uses the five step S&OP process
  • Use a hands-on approach that emphasizes simulated problem solving and team collaboration
  • Assemble agendas and conduct S&OP meetings
  • Apply S&OP grids to perform simulations
  • Arrive at a successful S&OP process output that can be used to drive marketing, sales, and operations until the next S&OP meeting

By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will acquire a basket of practical tools to make their S&OP programs work more smoothly, enhance forecast accuracy, increase productivity, and reduce operational costs.

S&OP Workshop Prerequisites and the APICS S&OP Education Certificate

To attend the S&OP Workshop, participants must have attended the one-day APICSS&OP Seminar that provides them with the necessary foundations of S&OP.

The workshop counts for 5 elective contact hours towards the APICS S&OP Education Certificate.

Seminar Materials

Participants will receive a course workbook. The workbook will provide the following:

  • full text providing detail information for the topics discussed
  • all PowerPoints used during the seminar
  • all exercises discussed in the class

Participants will also receive all of the Excel spreadsheets used during the course of the class.

Presenter

anthony_zampello
Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
Adjunct Faculty | Bentley University

Anthony Zampello is a consultant, educator and trainer. He is currently a member of the adjunct faculty at Bentley University. He has 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.

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Price

APICS Member: $599
APICS Non-Member: $699

Cancellation, Refund, and Transfer Policy for Events

  • Requests for cancellation of registration must be made in writing and emailed to service@apics.org no later than 14 days prior to the event. APICS will apply a 15% processing fee to all refund requests. Refunds will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival or early departures.
  • Registrants may transfer registration to another name up to 2 days before the event; please submit your request in writing to service@apics.org

APICS reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any training or event at its discretion. Registrants will be notified personally and given the opportunity to reschedule or have their full registration fees reimbursed.

Seating is limited and registration closes one week prior to event. Onsite registration is not available for this event.