Live Webinar: Fed Up Of Nasty Surprises? Mitigating Risk With Scenario Planning
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Scenario planning and dynamic simulation look at changes in key drivers that impact supply, demand, inventory, and other variables. In other words, looking into the future to see how changes across these variables could impact the business. Scenario Planning done well and done constantly gives you the freedom to explore different options before they occur, allowing for better preparation and planning. This dramatically improves the effectiveness of your S&OP process but what tools and methodologies do you need? This session will reveal how to close gaps in strategic and operational planning, highlight risk and opportunities, develop playbooks, and be ready to react to multiple scenarios in order to mitigate such risks.

Hear Pat speak at ASCM/IBF's upcoming BEST OF THE BEST S&OP CONFERENCE on June 13 – 14, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois!

You will learn:
  • How to minimize surprises, ranging from 6 months to 10 years in the future
  • How to select and prepare scenarios for an efficient executive S&OP meeting
  • How to react to multiple unexpected situations and limit damage to the bottom line
Patrick Bower
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain Planning & Customer Service
Combe Inc.

Patrick Bower has a wide area of expertise, including S&OP, Demand Planning, Inventory, Network Optimization, and Production Scheduling. A recognized expert on demand planning and S&OP, and a self-professed “S&OP geek” - Patrick was previously Practice Manager of Supply Chain Planning at the consulting firm, Plan4Demand where his client list included Diageo, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Foster Farms, Cabot Industries and American Girl. Patrick’s experience encompasses tenures with Cadbury, Kraft Foods, Unisys, and Snapple. Patrick also worked for the supply chain software company - Numetrix, and was Vice President of R&D at Atrion International. He was also the recipient of IBF’s 2012 award for Excellence in Business Forecasting & Planning.

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