Business Knowledge Series course
Presented by Charles Chase, Jr., Advisory Industry Consultant, SAS Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Global Practice
This course explores analytics-driven forecasting with a focus on people, processes, analytics, and technology that drive improved demand forecasting and planning within retail/manufacturing companies. After completing this two-day course, you will be able to implement a multi-step, analytics-driven demand forecasting process and champion the critical shift in leadership to change the corporate culture that is necessary to drive adoption and accountability while never losing focus on continually improving demand forecasting and planning excellence. Commercial and demand forecasting professionals, manufacturers of consumer products, electronics, sportswear, appliances, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and other related companies, as well as retailers, can master the key principles of analytics-driven planning, gain new analytics skill sets, and implement an analytics-driven planning process that your company can implement to transition to the next generation demand management.
This course is a combination of lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises that use the latest SAS Demand-Driven Planning solutions. During demonstrations, students will be able to follow along with the instructor and use the actual technology.
Note: This course was previously titled Next Generation Demand Management: People, Process, Analytics, and Technology.
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Who should attend
Before attending this course, you should have some knowledge of basic statistics and demand forecasting.
This course addresses SAS Forecast Server software.
What Is Analytics-Driven Forecasting?
Quantitative Forecasting Methods Using Time Series Data