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Mary Tan, ACPF
Mary Tan, ACPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning

Sr. Consultant/Facilitator
Mary Tan is an accomplished demand planning professional with over 20 years’ Supply Chain leadership experience. She has a track record of driving substantial improvements in operating performance through E2E Supply Chain Planning, Executive S&OP management and building world-class planning teams. She has held various key leadership roles in the Technology, FMCG and Pharmaceutical industries in companies such as GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Schneider Electric, Flextronics, Pfizer Nutrition, Cisco Systems, SCM Microsystems and HP. Her most recent roles were as Regional Director of Demand Planning and S&OP at GSK and Schneider Electric. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Murdoch University and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Mary is also a Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF) from IBF.
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This event was very informative and there were great ideas presented that I will be using to improve our forecasting process.
Barbara Thomas, Demand Planning Manager, Ecolab, Inc.

This Virtual IBF Supply Chain Planning Boot Camp is designed for planning professionals in Asian time zones. Its an immersive and practical program that provides participants with a solid grounding in Supply Chain, with a focus on Supply Planning.

Why YOU should Attend:

  • Get a full review of the whole planning process, from the production plan to the detailed master scheduling process
  • Receive expert instruction that introduces both experienced professionals and newcomers to the best tools and methods that enhance Supply Planning, Demand Planning, and S&OP capabilities.
  • Meet and network with Supply Chain, Inventory Management, S&OP, Demand Planning, and Forecasting professionals
  • Earn 10 points towards IBF recertification
  • All this and much more...
  • This hands-on program will enable you to hit the ground running upon return to your company. The path to S&OP maturity starts here.
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Mary Tan, ACPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning
Sr. Consultant/Facilitator
Virtual Boot Camp Schedule
  • Boot Camp Day 1
    Nov 20, 2023
  • Boot Camp Day 2
    Nov 21, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY PLANNING
  • High level overview of all concepts we will teach
  • Relationship between demand, supply, S&OP
  • Key points and terminology
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MORNING BREAK
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 2: SUPPLY PLANNING ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Constrained vs unconstrained plans (demand vs supply)
  • Collaboration
  • Developing efficient response to demand to meet company objectives
  • Different roles and responsibilities in planning
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 3: PLANNING STRATEGIES AND PLANNING PROCESS
  • Push/pull and other
  • Buffers
  • Risk mitigation
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
LUNCH/ BREAK
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 4: DEMAND PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
  • Why Demand Planning is the Forum for Driving Business Value
  • Key Principles of Forecasting
  • The Relationship Between Forecasting & Demand Planning
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
AFTERNOON BREAK
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 5: SALES AND OPERATIONS PLANNING (S&OP)
  • The S&OP Process as a Key Business Driver
  • The S&OP Process Steps
  • Process Implementation Pitfalls to Avoid
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (SINGAPORE TIME)
MODULE 6: SUPPLY PLANNING PERFORMANCE METRICS
  • What Are Performance Metrics?
  • How Are Metrics Calculated?
  • How Performance Metrics Can Improve Cost, Cash, Service
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Mary Tan, ACPF
Institute of Business Forecasting & PlanningSr. Consultant/Facilitator
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SILVER PACKAGE
$999

Member’s discount: -$50

S$1,450
SILVER GROUP PACKAGE
(2 PERSONS)
$1,898
S$2,830
GOLD PACKAGE
$1,299
S$1,955
4th FREE - GOLD GROUP
Best Value (Group) (4 persons for price of 3)
$3,897
S$5,865
GOLD CERTIFY PACKAGE
Best Value (+CPF Certification)
$2,549
S$3,768
GOLD GROUP PACKAGE
(2 PERSONS)
$2,498
S$3,840
VIRTUAL ASIA: SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING TRAINING BOOT CAMP
20-21 NOVEMBER 2023
1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO JOURNAL OF BUSINESS FORECASTING
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
ACCESSS TO 40+ YEARS OF ARTICLES AND IBF RESEARCH
(INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
COST OF FORECAST ERROR CALCULATOR
BUILD BUSINESS CASE FOR PLANNING RESOURCES (INCLUDED WITH IBF MEMBERSHIP)
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)
CPF CERTIFICATION EXAMS
3 EXAMS
BOOK: FUNDAMENTALS OF DEMAND PLANNING & FORECASTING
(FREE SHIPPING)
Put the IBF to Work for You!

Become an IBF Member and Start Improving Your Forecasting & Planning Performance Today.

The IBF Advantage:

IBF members include well-known company professionals that span a broad array of business sectors. By joining our organization, you can make certain that your company sets up the right forecasting & planning process and uses the best techniques available. Moreover, you can be sure that your forecasting and demand planning staff has the proper knowledge and skill set for success.

As an IBF member you receive:

  • A subscription to the Journal of Business Forecasting, which is primarily written by and geared toward practitioners.
  • Our Research Reports which include valuable benchmarking information and provide you with eye opening information on various topics in Business Forecasting and Planning.
  • Special discounts on our Conferences, Workshops, Training Seminars, Certification Program, as well as on any new products and services we will offer in the future.
  • Access to Journal of Business Forecasting Past Articles (FREE)Access to our growing online Knowledge section & Action Templates
  • Complimentary 1-day Tutorials at select Global events ($1000 USD Value)
Upcoming Events & Trainings
AUGUST 7–9, 2024
Nashville, Tennessee USA
SUPPLY & DEMAND PLANNING BOOT CAMP w/ 1-Day Hands-on Concept to Practice in Supply & Demand Planning Workshop...
September 10, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Online
Preserve cash, achieve new product forecasting success, optimize Inventory & supply chain efficiency and more....
OCTOBER 22 - 25, 2024
Orlando, Florida USA
w/ Fundamentals of S&OP, Demand Planning & Forecasting Tutorial...

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • PAYMENT: Payment in full is required prior to the scheduled date of IBF event. Unless payment is received before the start of the scheduled event, your registration will be canceled.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received in writing a minimum of 15 days prior to the scheduled IBF event. Cancellations received less than 15 days prior to the event are subject to a $195 (USD) service charge. However, the fee is waived if a credit is selected. For cancellations made on the event date or thereafter, a credit will be applied, no refunds. If you have received training material for the event, then regardless of time before the event, only a credit will be given, no refunds. Furthermore, if your package includes IBF Membership, membership is non-refundable. Therefore any approved refunds that include IBF Membership will be returned minus IBF Membership at the advertised price.
  • MATERIALS: Any materials delivered by IBF in reference to this program are for personal use only.
  • SPEAKERS: The Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning - IBF, reserves the right to substitute, eliminate, and/or reschedule sessions and speakers if necessary.
  • Plus, as a registrant or speaker, you agree that you may be included in group pictures or videos taken at the event that could be used for IBF services, including marketing in the future.
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