World-Class Integrated Business Planning

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World-Class Integrated Business Planning

Course Description

Cost-to-Serve analytics provides a holistic view toward supply chain performance and supports effective supply chain management. You’ll learn how to handle the challenges of today’s operating environment with “Big Data,” best practices in building a cost-to-serve solutions, and analytics that create actionable insights for developing smart strategies for financial improvements. Best practices will be applied in an interactive exercise using the results from the latest innovative software.

Course Content


  • The power of analytics and data
  • Typical company situation


  • Defining Cost-to-Serve (CTS)
  • CTS analytics tools


  • Net Landed Profit (NLP) introduction
  • CTS and NLP resources
  • Documenting actionable strategies
Requirements & Materials


  • Course notebook

Session Details

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for chief financial officers; supply chain finance, marketing, or sales executives (managers, directors, vice presidents, executive vice presidents); supply chain and logistics managers, consultants, supervisors, planners, and engineers; supply chain education and human resource management personnel; inventory planners; procurement and sourcing analysts and managers; and transportation planners, managers, and engineers.

Supply chain professionals learning in classroom

What You Will Learn

  • The fundamentals for building a cost-to-serve model tailored to individual company environments
  • How to apply the tailored approaches to drive sustained performance improvements
  • How to leverage Big Data techniques to quickly identify cost and profit improvement opportunities
Supply chain professionals collaborating in warehouse

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the steps needed to build a cost-to-serve model tailored for their company’s operating environment.
  • Champion the need for cost to serve analytics for cross-functional activities.
  • Distinguish the value of cost-to-serve analytics in developing specific strategies and measuring their impact.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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