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PDM - "The Lean Demand Forecasting Process - Really!"

March 07, 2018
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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FairBridge Hotel & Conference Center Somerset-Bridgewater (was Holiday Inn)
195 Davidson Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
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Central Jersey APICS Professional Development Meeting

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018  
Central Jersey APICS  Presents:

"The Lean Demand Forecasting Process - Really!"

Speaker:  Janice Gullo, CPFIM, CSCP,SCOR-P, CPF 

Matching demand with supply depends on the coordination of plans from Marketing & Sales with those in Operations. Better known as Demand Management, the robustness of the process sets the pace of the entire supply chain. When the forecast is always wrong how can we make it less wrong? Inaccuracy in the demand forecast is the leading cause for excess inventory. Stock outs due to inaccurate forecasts cause waste throughout the supply chain. The elimination of defects and waste are opportunities for continuous improvement.

3 Things you will learn:

  • A brief overview – Lean Six Sigma

  • How using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies can reduce the waste in the demand management process to improve forecast accuracy

  • Learn how to make the forecast less wrong!

 

3 Take-aways:

  • Understanding of Demand Management

  • How to recover from inaccurate forecasts

  • Continuous improvement within your organization

 

Who should attend?

  • All Supply Chain Professionals

  • Supply Chain Business and Finance Students

  • Marketing and Sales Professionals

 

FairBridge Hotelformally Holiday Inn- 195 Davidson Ave. Somerset, NJ

5:30 – 6:15    Registration & Networking – Complimentary Wine & Beer
6:15 – 6:30    President’s Welcome – APICS Chapter Business
6:30 – 7:15    Dinner & Discussion – Plated Dinner
7:15 – 8:15    Presentation & Discussion

 WITH Reservations: $40     Students: $25      Register: www.APICS-CJer.org

Janice Gullo

  • Senior Supply Chain Consultant and Instructor

  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with 15+ years of progressive achievements in supply chain management and operations at a Fortune 100 company

  • Experience focuses on the improvement of Supply Chain Processes using a Lean Six Sigma approach for Demand Management, Manufacturing, Sales and Operations  Planning, Supply Chain Management, and Product Development.

  • B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo
      
  • Served as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for APICS Body of Knowledge Committee

  • Presented multiple times at APICS International Conferences and the Conferences

  • Janice is a certified instructor for all APICS certification offerings including SCOR-P

Tickets

$40.00 Member of another APICS chapter

$40.00 Non-Member Ticket

$25.00 Full-Time Students

$40.00 Central Jersey Chapter Member Ticket

 


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