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Jeff Baker, CPF
Jeff Baker, CPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning
Education Advisor
Jeff has an extensive background in Demand Management, Sales & Operations Planning, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, and Lean Six Sigma process improvement. His past roles led him to work internationally for Fortune 500 companies in the consumer packaged goods, agricultural sciences, and chemical process industries. Throughout his consulting career, Jeff has assisted a myriad of clients to improve their supply chain processes, from strategy through implementation. Prior, Jeff worked in the chemical process industry, and after completing his MBA, was three years with Coopers & Lybrand as a Senior Manager in their supply chain optimization practice. Jeff has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and an MBA from the University of Michigan-Flint and he is an IBF Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF).
Todd Dunn, CPF
Todd Dunn, CPF
Catalent Pharmaceutical
Director of Supply Chain | IBF's 2018 Excellence Award Winner
Todd Dunn is currently the Director of Supply Chain at Catalent Pharmaceutical. Most recently, he is IBF's 2018 "Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning" award winner. Todd has held several management positions in supply chain and production within his 28 years of manufacturing experience. He was the project manager to successfully lead his organization to Class A MRPII certification. He has facilitated the pre-S&OP and executive S&OP meetings for over 15 years. He holds a BSc degree in Business Management and obtained the Michigan Certificate from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He has been a speaker at several Supply Chain & Demand Planning events across North America for many years covering topics related to Demand Management and S&OP/ IBP. Todd is a Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF).
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Why Attend

IBF’S S&OP AND IBP BOOT CAMP is an interactive, immersive, hands-on program that will offer attendees the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and learn from IBF thought leaders in the field. It will help you to learn how to successfully implement S&OP and advance the process with Integrated Business Planning (IBP). You will also learn how to improve your forecasting and demand planning process from the ground up which is the critical initial step of the overall S&OP process. This will help you maximize the value from your planning software investments, as well as reach S&OP and IBP excellence.

CASE STUDIES will feature actual demand and supply scenarios that organizations will face working towards an aligned path forward within the process.

FURTHERMORE, AT THE EVENT, YOU WILL INTERACT AND LEARN FROM LIKE-MINDED PROFESSIONALS dealing with the same challenges as yourself in S&OP, Demand Planning, Forecasting, and predictive business analytics. There will be group exercises to maximize the learning and increase your professional network.

Plus, add to your credentials! This program will support preparation for the IBF Certification exams.

This event is part of the IBF's Boot Camp Series. See IBF's Demand Planning & Forecasting Events.

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Jeff Baker, CPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning
Education Advisor
Todd Dunn, CPF
Catalent Pharmaceutical
Director of Supply Chain | IBF's 2018 Excellence Award Winner
Boot Camp Schedule
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  • Boot Camp Day 1
    Feb 11, 2019
  • Boot Camp Day 2
    Feb 12, 2019
8:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Morning Session

S&OP & IBP OVERVIEW (WHAT, WHY)

An introduction to Integrated Business Planning (IBP) & S&OP and why its important

  • IBP/S&OP Process Overview
  • Maturity model & barriers to advancement
  • Cross-functional involvement
  • External collaborative processes

DATA GATHERING

How to select, clean, and manage data for greater IBP & S&OP performancet

  • The nature and characteristics of data
  • Selecting data hierarchies that facilitate collaboration
  • How to account for structural changes in your data
  • How to handle outliers and adjust for missing data
  • How to adjust for market anomalies, natural disasters and unplanned events

DEMAND REVIEW – DEMAND PLANNING FUNDAMENTALS

Fundamentals of Demand Planning in the IBP & S&OP process

  • Role of Demand Planning and Forecasting in the Organization
  • Responsibilities/Accountability
  • Benefits and its impact on supply chain, management decisions, financial plans
  • Forecast versus the Financial Plan
  • How and When to Override the forecast

DEMAND REVIEW – FORECASTING FUNDAMENTALS

Fundamentals of Forecasting in the IBP & S&OP process

  • Forecastability analysis
  • Forecasting techniques – qualitative, time series, and regression
  • Translating brand/family forecasts to SKU level through disaggregation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Afternoon Session

DEMAND REVIEW – PRODUCT PORTFOLIO & LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Fundamentals of Product Portfolio Management, New Product & End of Life Planning in the S&OP & IBP process

  • Reducing complexity through portfolio management
  • New product introduction forecasting
  • End of Life management

DEMAND REVIEW - FORECAST ERROR MEASUREMENT

Metrics for assessing forecasting & planning performance

  • Importance of error measurement and analysis
  • Monitoring, reducing, and cost of error
  • Measuring accuracy, bias, and value add
  • Introduction to Scenario Planning: Upsides and Downsides

SUPPLY REVIEW

Fundamentals of the Supply Review in the IBP & S&OP process

  • Capacity Management
  • Bill of Resources and Resource Planning
  • Inventory planning
  • Additional constraints to consider
  • How and When to Override the forecast

Q&A

Pricing
Super Early Bird Rate
(Expires in 32 days, 6 hours)
IBP/ S&OP BOOT CAMP
FEBRUARY 11-12, 2019
1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO JOURNAL OF BUSINESS FORECASTING
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
ACCESSS TO 30+ YEARS OF ARTICLES AND IBF RESEARCH
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
ACCESS TO COST OF FORECAST ERROR TEMPLATE
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & LUNCH
SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNTS AT FUTURE IBF EVENTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
FREE FORECASTING TUTORIAL AT SELECT IBF EVENTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP, $1000 Value)
BENCHMARKING RESEARCH REPORTS
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
IBF CPF CERTIFICATION EXAMS
FUNDAMENTALS OF DEMAND PLANNING & FORECASTING BOOK
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Upcoming Events & Trainings
August 12 – 13, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Business Planning, Forecasting & S&OP...
June 19 – 21, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee USA
w/ 1-Day S&OP and Demand Management Workshop...
June 13 – 14, 2019
Chicago, Illinois USA
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