Training (MENA)


Forecasting Techniques

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 - DUBAI

US$422.59

non-member US$528.24
Forecasting Techniques

Understand and apply key forecasting concepts to better manage demand

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the rationale for forecasting and some of the limitations
  • Demonstrate several elementary and more advanced forecasting techniques
  • Apply forecasting techniques to the business environment
  • Be capable of managing the forecasting process.

    Audience

    Is it right for me?

    Building upon the learning in Introduction to forecasting techniques and inventory management, this course provides a greater focus on the subject of forecasting, assisting you to better manage and  react to fluctuations in demand. It explores elementary techniques in finer detail and also examines more advanced techniques to apply in your working role.

    Programme

    What key points will  the training cover?

    • Forecasting approaches
    • Elementary techniques
      - Subjective judgement
      - Moving averages
      - Exponential smoothing
      - Adoptive forecasting
    • Advanced techniques
      - Causal models
      - Advanced statistical models
      - Scenario modelling
      - Trends and seasonality
    • Forecasting process.

    Speakers

    CIPS Direct Associates

    CIPS Direct Associates are appointed for their extensive knowledge and experience in the procurement and supply sector.  The tutor for this course has been specially selected for their particular skills and expertise in the subject area. This is a crucial part of CIPS ongoing commitment to ensure all of our delegates have a high-quality, informative and enjoyable learning experience. 

    Venue

    Tuesday 2 Oct - DUBAI

    The Fairmont Dubai
    33rd Floor
    Sheikh Zayed Road
    DUBAI
    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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    02 October 2018

    33rd Floor, DUBAI

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