Earn your Certification in Sales & Operations Planning

The S&OP Institute offers the ONLY trademarked certification in Sales and Operations Planning to make you better equipped for today's business world and serves certification seekers worldwide. 

Sales and Operations Planning is a set of decision making processes that balance demand and supply, integrate financial and operational planning, and link high-level strategy to ongoing, day-to-day operations. Our educational resources provide a wealth of information on S&OP, sufficient to become certified given a proper level of study.

Benefits of S&OP Certification

  • Help your company improve customer service, inventory turns, financial planning, new product launch, supply chain performance and more – via increased effectiveness in its S&OP processes
  • Evaluate your current S&OP processes rigorously and identify areas for improvement
  • Introduce best practice S&OP processes into your company
  • Become a more valued player in your organization
  • Enhance your professional stature and thus your future

CSOP designation authenticates your expertise
in Sales & Operations Planning
.

The S&OP Institute is proud to announce the CS&OP Academic Affiliate:

http://www.marshall.usc.edu/faculty/centers/cgscm

The Certification Package includes all the study materials needed to pass the exam. You do not need to attend a class to prepare.

The Study Guide outlines the exam content and includes practice questions & FAQs.

The S&OP exam has been written by Tom Wallace, one of the leading fiqures - some say the leading figure – in the S&OP field. Tom is highly regarded for both his knowledge of S&OP and also his ability to communicate in a clear and easily understood manner. Tom also has responsibility for maintaining the Exam over time as the S&OP field evolves.


Preparation Materials are available:
http://www.mcssl.com/store/s-op-institute

 

Certification Review Classes Offered by:

  France: 

http://www.mgcm.com/fr/diplome/certified-sales--operations-planning


  Australia: 

Click on the Partner name above to access course offerings

In-House Classes are available by contacting 
Sue Nelson: (866) 698-7389 info@sopinstitute.com

The S&OP Institute's Advisory Board


MEL NELSON, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CS&OP
Principal, The S&OP Institute
M.N. Nelson & Associates, Inc.

SUE NELSON, CFPIM, CSCP, CS&OP
Principal, The S&OP Institute
M.N. Nelson & Associates, Inc.

NICK VYAS
Executive Director, Center for Global Supply Chain Management, MS GSCM Professor of Clinical,
Data Science and Operations
USC Marshall School of Business

JOYCE LEWIS, CPIM, CSCP, C.P.M.
VP Business Development, The S&OP Institute
Director of Clinical Operations, SCNM  
President, APICS Los Angeles Chapter 

TOM WALLACE, CS&OP
Exam Developer, Author and Teacher
T.F. Wallace & Co., LLC.

FRED BAUMANN
Vice President Industry Strategy JDA Software Group, Inc.

ALAN MILLIKEN, CFPIM, CSCP, CPF, CS&OP
Senior Specialist - Supply Chain Education
BASF

STEPHAN KOLASSA
Director, IIF
International Institute of Forecasting