DRIVE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Improving forecasting skills and balancing supply with demand more effectively can position your business as a trailblazer in your industry.
GROW LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Learn to influence and gain buy-in, while driving cross-functional and customer consensus for better decision making and profitability.
STRENGTHEN TECHNICAL SKILLS
Learn the proven techniques for statistical modelling, S&OP, and industry standard Demand Planning and forecasting fundamentals.
CERTIFY SKILLS & ENCOURAGE CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Provide clear career pathways for greater retention, and validate your team’s skills with IBF’s certification program, a global standard at many companies.

IBF Training is the cornerstone of effective Demand Planning, Forecasting, and S&OP. From building the foundations of a demand planning team to harnessing the cutting edge of forecasting technology, IBF certified professionals are recognized and respected drivers of growth.

Contact us to find out why there is at least 1 Certified Professional Forecaster in every Fortune 500 company.

Flexible Learning and Development Options
ON-SITE TRAINING

2-4 day training sessions and certification exams for your employees at a location of your choice, anywhere in the world.

ELEARNING

The flexible, global-friendly way to learn with an on-demand, dynamic 12 module program course and Certification options.

ONLINE TRAINING

Live online training course, instructionally designed to prepare participants for building capabilities and achieving IBF certification.

CUSTOMIZED LEARNING SOLUTIONS

Custom designed work sessions by topic that scale with your organization (E.g. metrics, technology selection, S&OP, CPFR, etc.)

What Do Forecasters and Planners Learn?

All Training Modules are designed to capture both the core fundamental knowledge that all demand planners and forecasters require to be effective, and the cutting-edge insight that allows your company to leverage the attest advancements and gain an indisputable competitive advantage. From gauging demand and effective allocation of resources, to shaping demand and streamlining inventory, IBF training empowers forecasters and planners to overcome challenges and exploit opportunities.

PARTIAL LIST OF TOPICS & ACTIVITIES
  • Fundamentals of Business Forecasting and Planning
  • Consensus Forecasting and the Importance of Cross-Functional Team Members
  • S&OP & Ingredients of a Successful Process
  • External Collaborative Planning & Forecasting Processes
  • Data Management Best Practices
  • Forecasting Performance Metrics
  • Analytics and Applying Forecasting Models
  • Templates & Case Study Examples
  • Interactive Group Exercises
  • CPF Exam Review
  • And Much More
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Gina Ribeiro

Director of Education Programs
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