Training course Masterclass Demand Planning / Forecasting

Training course Masterclass Demand Planning / Forecasting

21/09/2022 09:00 - 05/10/2022 17:00 Hotel Den Berg, Londerzeel

The training examines the sub-domains in which the discipline takes place: strategy, processes, organization and systems. As a result, you recognize not only the operational importance of an optimal stock, but also the financial impact that can be realized with skilled employees at crucial positions.

You will learn :

  • How to predict the future demand for your products in a better way
  • How to improve the delivery performance to your customers and reduce your stock levels at the same time
  • How to coordinate sales and production in a more efficient way
  • The importance of a good forecast for the rest of the Supply Chain Planning


non PICS-members
795,00 excl. VAT

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When ?

  • 2022, September 21 and October 5
  • Venue: Hotel Den Berg, Londerzeel

What ?

  • 2-day training course from 9 till 17h
  • Language: English, unless all participants speak Dutch
  • Bring your own laptop !


  • Insight into the knowledge and skills in the field of demand planning and forecasting, based on the current situation at your own employer. You will have also insights in the necessary tools to further develop the knowledge.


Price for this 2 days training

  • PICS–members/ Value Chain subscribers: 715 € + 21% VAT
  • Non members: 795 € + 21% VAT


Day 1

  • Why is Demand Planning/Forecasting important?
  • Demand Planning/Forecasting: the basis for all the other supply chains plans
  • Link between Demand Planning/Forecasting and Inventory Management
  • Which Forecast objects ? How to structure ?
  • Forecasting models and algorithms
  • Exercises

Day 2

  • Why is forecast segmentation so important? What is the approach in relation with segmentation
  • Importance of external factors
  • Forecast Reporting, Forecast Accuracy and how to improve, Forecast KPI’s
  • The Demand Planning process
  • What are the roles within the process? Why is the support of the management so important?
  • Supporting technology: What I need and what is available on the market?
  • Exercises
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