Simplifying S&OP | Practical Online Course

Join a five-session engaging webinar series and learn how to overcome challenges and lead your organization to a successful S&OP process.

5 Online sessions

Sessions length: 3 hours, total of 15 hours

Upcoming course starts in Q3

Instructed by 3 experienced leaders

About the Course
Course Agenda
  • Best-practice theory & effective training materials
  • S&OP meeting templates
  • S&OP analytics that, focus on business value
  • Actual use-cases
  • Knowledge sharing & discussion
Where and When?
  • Tuesdays, 09:00AM-12:00PM, EST
  • Online webinar
  • Contact us for dates and more info

Our Instructors

Roei Aviram

CEO & Founder, Intelichain

S&OP is a dance between demand and supply, orchestrating the perfect rhythm of demand driven inventory and fulfilment

  • Former Head of Supply Chain Planning & Operations (SC&O) at EY Israel
  • Supply Chain Planning Lecturer at department at Azrieli College of Engineering in Jerusalem
  • Sr. Director of Global Supply Chain at AL Group
  • Plant manager (GM) experience – Automotive Industry, South Carolina, USA
  • Supply chain management leadership roles at TEVA Pharmaceuticals
  • Acknowledged as the top 5 global influencers in Supply Chain Planning in 2023 by CIO VIEWS
  • Master Degree in Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • Excellence in Supply Chain Management Program, Coller School of Management, Tel-Aviv University
  • Senior Management Executive Program at EY, Orlando, USA
  • Lean-Six Sigma/ OpEx IWS certified
  • Bsc. Industrial Engineering

Chris Turner

S&OP Expert & Founder StrataBridge

Designed properly S&OP/IBP offers a platform to connect strategy development, deployment and delivery, establishing the capability to both deliver now and grow tomorrow
  • Innovator, educator, adviser and coach on developing ‘S&OP/IBP’ as a means of connecting decision-making across organizations and building the capabilities for change and growth
  • A highly respected facilitator, Chris has a unique ability to understand and simplify complex issues and opportunities and translate these into coherent action
  • Consults with organizations around the world; across industries, countries, and cultures
  • Regular speaker and facilitator at international conferences, corporate retreats and workshops
  • Founded StrataBridge in 2000, advising leaders in fast-moving, growth-oriented organizations – we all need to be now! – on strategy, innovation, change and growth
  • Prior to forming StrataBridge, formerly part of leadership team of Oliver Wight EAME, 1989-2000

Eric J. Tinker

Managing Principal, Nexview Consulting, LLC

S&OP is the enterprise platform for leadership development and continuous improvement
  • Consulting leader with 25+ years of experience helping global and midmarket clients achieve large-scale change within their organizations
  • Consulted and taught S&OP and supply chain including the supporting processes, systems, and organization improvement techniques across 5 continents
  • Client documented results from projects exceed $500MM USD
  • Industry experience in Consumer Goods, Chemicals, Life Sciences, High Tech, and Energy among others
  • Conference speaker and author of several published articles
  • Author Sales & Operations Planning RESULTS and S&OP Jumpstart!
  • Former leadership roles at Deloitte & Touche, Celerant Consulting, other consulting firms, and Hughes Aircraft
  • MBA University of Southern California, MS Mechanical Engineering California State University, BS Aerospace Engineering Syracuse University
  • Certified Public Accountant, Six-Sigma Black Belt

Course Syllabus

Portfolio Planning

  • Introduction to S&OP / IBP process
  • S&OP best practices
  • S&OP use cases & benefits
  • Portfolio planning foundations
  • Assortment review
  • NPI & EOL management
  • Promotions & events
  • Portfolio meeting simulation using best practice templates

Demand Planning

  • Demand planning foundations
  • Demand segmentations
  • Forecasting KPIs
  • Consensus demand forecast
    (practical approach for unbiased consensus)
  • Demand planning process

Supply Planning

  • Supply planning foundations
  • Inventory optimization
  • Supply planning 5 leading strategies
  • Master Planning (build a feasible production plan)
  • Supply KPIs
  • Supply planning process
  • Supply meeting simulation using best practice template

Pre & Executive S&OP

  • How to dollarize product units to financial units
  • Scenarios planning (Demand & Supply imbalances to be mitigated)
  • KPIs Root-cause analysis
  • Risks & Opportunities mapping
  • Data-driven decision-making & effective data visualization
  • Pre-S&OP meeting simulation using session best practice template

Use-Cases & Wrap-Up

  • An exercise using a case-study with real data where participants and instructor will execute a demand plan S&OP panel experts involving guest speakers
  • S&OP panel experts involving guest speakers discussing key challenges, success stories & failures in their S&OP Journey

Course Benefits

  • The course training materials will be given free of charge by the end of the course
  • Participants are provided with a 2-hour valuable consultation upon request with one of our expertsfree of charge 

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