This course introduces the fundamentals of Business Forecasting by imbibing practical application and real world samples
Understand the basic principles of planning & forecasting
Have an overarching understanding of various forecasting techniques
Understand the key components of the forecasting process and their respective contributions.
This course is the introductory one in our series on Demand Planning.
At just over half an hour, this course is a sequence of lectures for those who want to dip their toes into Business Forecasting. It covers all the fundamentals, answers the big questions and explains the need for business forecasting to be carried out
The opening lecture defines the term plan and forecast. The second lecture covers the need for planning and forecasting. The third details the various components of Supply Chain Flow and Forecast Hierarchy. The fourth recounts the 4Ws of Forecasting and the last lecture provides an Introduction to Forecasting Techniques.
Course Published By Anamind Business Consulting (Average rating- 4.0/5, Total Ratings- 11 )
Short Biography of Instructor:
Anamind helps organizations build business planning and forecasting capability. With simplicity at the core of our approach we offer a world class planning system – PLANAMIND, process consulting services, and training for business planning.
The courses are taken by different members of our team from all over the world.
Rishi Trivedi, CEO, is a professional in Business Forecasting with expertise in Demand Planning and Integrated Business Planning. Over 15 years of work experience includes companies like Apple, Hewlett Packard and Intel Security.
He is a Chartered Accountant (ICAI, New Delhi), a Certified Professional Forecaster (IBF, USA), has a Masters in Economics (Pune University), and Management Certification (IIM Calcutta)
Dr. Steve Miller, Vice President, has significant expertise in Data Mining, Statistical Analysis, Data Modeling and Project Management. Over 40 years of work experience includes Goodyear, consulting and teaching in Akron University and Herzing University. He got his Bachelors & Masters Degree in Mathematics (Akron University, USA) and Doctorate in Theology (Andersonville Theological Seminary, USA)
Free Introduction to Business Planning and Forecasting course