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Integrated Business Planning Excellence

From basic demand and supply balancing to Strategic Management Excellence.

10 & 11 March 2016, Singapore

Why should you attend?

The course explains how IBP/ES&OP process works to provide the latest view of the business and enable re-optimisation in the light of changing circumstances (including going into recession and/or getting ready to reap the benefits to be amongst the first coming out of slow down times). It will provide an overview of the supporting processes of Product Management, Demand Management, and Supply Management along with roles that Marketing, Sales and Finance play for benefit of the company as a whole.

So whether companies are in the early stages of assessing the value of IBP to align their supply chain with company’s financial goals, or starting the transformation of IBP into an Integrated Business Management process deeply embedded in their corporate culture, this course will provide valuable tools and assessment to get them to the next level of your IBP journey.

This course is designed for senior executives and all members of the leadership team who are involved in elements of the Integrated Business Management process for their company. It is also an excellent opportunity for a team implementing this process to ensure that the senior management to whom the team reports understands what is being done and how it benefits them. 

Key Benefits:

Typical benefits of IBP/ES&OP:

  • Reduced working capital by up to 30%
  • Improved forecast accuracy at the item level by up to 20%
  • Increased company pretax operating income
  • Increased accuracy of financial plan
  • Ability to set financial and operational performance plans for multiple years


  • Scorecards – 3 different approaches to Scorecard measurements – case study
  • IBP/S&OP Policy
  • Conquering the Seven Deadly Challenges of IBP – Gartner Research White Paper
  • The top 10 myths and realities of IBP – team discussion input
  • Sampler of IBP/S&OP spreadsheets
  • Food Supplements Manufacturer – Strategic Value Assessment Case Study
  • Gartner Research IBP/Demand Management - Case Study and Methodology


Who should attend?

From across all industries

CEOs, COOs, EDs, Directors, SVPs, VPs, General Managers, Senior Managers of:                                        

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Demand Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Logistics
  • Merchandising
  • Collaborative Planning