COVID-19 has had a profound impact on supply chain demand planning and forecasting: Over 80% of companies have reported severe supply chain disruptions, 60% have highlighted decreased demand forecasting accuracy and 40% have faced disruptions to production and delivery schedules. In light of these challenges, it is clear that companies need to improve their demand planning and forecasting processes to increase their ability to respond to changes and ensure the resilience of their supply chain operations.
This Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) program is designed to give you the essential knowledge and hands-on skills to become an expert in demand planning and forecasting and address the challenges faced by supply chain leaders because of the pandemic. Led by Dr. Mark Rogers, an award-winning professor with Rutgers Business School and supply chain expert, this program will teach you advanced demand planning and forecasting strategies including leveraging statistical methodologies such as regression analysis and exponential smoothing to transform your supply chain data into meaningful intelligence that can boost your inventory management and planning. Through real-world examples, you will master the art of using quantitative tools and techniques to analyze and optimize supply chain operations. With a deep understanding of the managerial implications of various demand planning policies covered in this program, you will be well-positioned to drive supply chain excellence and achieve optimal business outcomes.
Upon completing this program and passing the Chartered exam, you will earn the Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) designation. The CSCD™ designation is recognized as a prestigious and highly sought-after credential in the field of demand planning, forecasting and modeling in supply chain.
By earning the CSCD™ certification, it will position you as a leader in the supply chain field and establish your expertise in optimizing your organization’s inventory management through effective demand planning and forecasting strategies. This designation will also help you open doors to new opportunities and unlock your career progression as you demonstrate to your employer, peers and clients that you have the underlying demand management expertise to plan and forecast your organization’s inventories.
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This Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) program is a mark of excellence and distinction that signifies a fully qualified supply chain professional with demand planning and demand forecasting expertise and skill sets. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all members. The CSCD™ charter is a trademarked charter available only to professionals who have completed and passed this program. The certification is governed and maintained by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications with over 90,000 members around the world. It is also endorsed by prominent associations and organizations worldwide.
The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles.
Do you want to achieve the same success as Motorola Solutions in reducing your inventory carrying cost and lead time? With the unpredictable nature of products and the rapid pace of technological change, demand forecasting and inventory management can be a daunting challenge. But with a demand planning solution that harnesses the power of advanced analytics and machine learning, you can overcome these obstacles just like Motorola Solutions. They were able to reduce their inventory carrying cost by 10% (from 15%) and lead time by 30% (from 90 to 60 days), all while improving their demand forecasting accuracy to 85% and reducing stockouts from 20% to just 5%.
This Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) program is designed to provide you with powerful learning experience and turn you into an expert in demand planning and forecasting. The program will equip you with the knowledge to master the art of demand planning and forecasting, including the latest statistical models and techniques such as regression analysis and exponential smoothing. With a comprehensive understanding of how to gather data from all relevant stakeholders in the supply chain, you will be able to use powerful tools such as Exponential Smoothing (ETS) and Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) to accurately predict sales and meet customer demand. You will learn how to build meaningful key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of your demand planning and forecasting processes, and how to streamline supply chain processes to increase efficiency and boost performance. Furthermore, you will gain the skills to turn your Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) data into actionable insights that drive customer satisfaction and success.
By the end of the program and upon passing the Chartered exam, you will have earned the Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) designation that will equip participants with the knowledge and skills in the field of demand planning, forecasting and modeling in supply chain. The CSCD™ program is a highly regarded certification in the field of supply chain. By earning the CSCD™ certification, participants will demonstrate their expertise and commitment to their careers, making them more competitive in the job market and opening up new career opportunities.
Globally demanded and recognized, this designation is also an industry-recognized trademarked charter developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and has lifelong validity. The content of the program has also been independently accredited and certified by CPD as conforming to continuing professional development.
Dr. Mark Rodgers is an award-winning Assistant Professor for the Supply Chain Management Department of the Rutgers Business School and over 15 years of experience in leadership and advisory roles. With a focus on power grid expansion planning, simulation-based optimization, and quantitative methods to assess supply chain disruptions and risk, Dr. Rodgers' research has been widely recognized and presented at numerous academic conferences. His passion in supply chain and teaching has led him to be awarded several research and teaching awards that include Junior Faculty Teaching Award in addition to being awarded the NJ Small Business Development Center Grant and NJDEP Recycling Enhancement Grant.
At the end of the program, there will be a Chartered exam comprised of 50 multiple choice questions. Upon passing the exam, you will be accredited with your Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) designation.
If you have challenges passing the exam, you can secure assistance from our team and faculty leader to help you pass the exam.
After completing the program and passing the exam, you will be awarded the Certified Supply Chain Demand Planning & Forecasting Professional (CSCD™) designation that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This designation is a global trademark and industry-recognized with lifelong validity.
Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will help you distinguish your demand management skillset and demonstrate that you have attained expertise in effective demand planning and demand forecasting execution.
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