Certified Professional Forecaster (CPF)2018-07-28T14:58:22+00:00

IBF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL FORECASTER (CPF)

01)  What you Need to Know about Demand Planning, Forecasting, and S&OP

Role of Forecasting & Planning in Decision Making
Demand Planning (Demand Sensing, Shaping, & Creating)
Forecasting & Planning Process
Consumption (POS Data) Based Forecasting & Planning
Consensus Forecasting & Planning
Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Process
Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting, & Replenishment (CPFR)

02) Data Management and time Series Forecasting Modeling

Data Analysis & Treatment
Fundamentals of Models & Modeling
Types of Models
Time Series Models
Model Selection
Metrics: Measuring Forecast Error and Performance

03) Reporting, Presenting, new Product Forecasting and Planning

Forecast Reporting & Presentation
Forecast Communication
Winning Support and Confidence of Management
Getting Buy-in from Stakeholders