It’s the Economy, Stupid: Financial Considerations for Business Forecasting & Supply Chain
Virtual Financial Forecasting, Planning & Budgeting Conference
It’s the Economy, Stupid: Financial Considerations for Business Forecasting & Supply Chain

You will learn:

  • The current significant economic conditions affecting your forecasts and supply chain
  • How economic factors impact your Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and how your decision making should adapt
  • How to implement a Financial Impact Analysis as economic conditions change
  • What Financial Planning & Analysis is and how it relates to demand forecasting and supply chain
  • How collaboration with F&PA can benefit demand planning and vice-versa, and mitigate the risk of economic downturns
author
Mark Lawless, ACPF
Senior Consultant
Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning
Mark has held senior management and C-level positions at several companies across multiple industries. His experience covers manufacturing operations, product development, sales, finance, and marketing. Mark is a long-time affiliate of the Institute of Business Forecasting, having served in advisory roles and delivering training to many companies worldwide. He is the recipient of IBF's 2016 Lifetime Achievement in Business Forecasting & Planning Award. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics, and graduate degrees in Economics, Finance, and Accounting from Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville), Washington University (St. Louis), Boston College, and Bentley College. He is an IBF Advanced Certified Professional Forecaster (ACPF).