Introduction to Sales and Operations Planning Workshop

Looking for Certified Sales & Operations Planning (CS&OP) training?  Find out more. 

This one-day Introduction to Sales and Operations Planning will explain the principles of S&OP at a foundation level and is the optimal training for preparing your Demand or Supply Planning team for Sales and Operations Planning. This is the ideal development opportunity for team members at various levels in an organization, from VPs to demand or supply planners. 

Course attendees will experience the importance of cross-functional collaboration and come to appreciate the challenges of Sales and Operations Planning in their organization. Introduction to Sales and Operations Planning will familiarize delegates with the importance of a robust S&OP process on the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s supply chain.

This course serves as an introduction to Sales and Operations Planning for professionals not quite ready for S&OP certification.

Topics Covered in the Workshop

Sample topics covered in the Workshop include:

  • Fundamentals of Sales and Operations Planning – S&OP planning inputs and outputs, understanding different S&OP grids, five step S&OP process, benefits of S&OP, aggregate planning with S&OP.
  • The introduction to S&OP will provide an opportunity for practical exercises.

Who should attend? 

S&OP is highly cross-functional and multi-level discipline within any organization. The workshop will be an ideal development opportunity for members at various levels in sales, production, operations, finance, marketing and planning.  Looking to implement Sales and Operations Planning at your company?  This training is a must!

Please note:  If you have intermediate or advanced knowledge, of Sales and Operations Planning, we highly recommend that you seek certification by attending Certified Sales & Operations Planning Certification Review workshops.  


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Classes provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas with peers.  Classes are offered periodically throughout the year (see schedule above) or can be offered at a private or public setting by submitting an interest form here.