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Main Goals of This Section
To understand Demand Planning as an accurate forecasting tool in the APO context.
To know Demand Planning main features, in concrete:
Its architecture, data storage and representation attributes
Its main tools (Planning Toolbox, Planning Environment, Accuracy Analysis…)
The different forecasting methods available
To visualize how DP applies to a real case (Sara Lee).
To be aware of main considerations and complexity factors when implementing Demand Planning.
To get familiar with the look of DP and its basic functions through a demo and practising withsimple exercises.