Certified Sales and Operations Planning (CSOP) Certification Review Workshop

The Certified Sales and Operations Planning (CS&OP) Certification Review Workshop is for professionals and business leaders who want to solidify and reinforce their skill sets with a unique certification focused on the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) strategic planning process.  

Not quite ready for certification?  Check out our Introduction to Sales & Operations Planning workshop. 

Note: 
https://www.sopinstitute.com
This S&OP Certification is provided by the S&OP Institute and USC-Marshall's Center for Global Supply Chain Management and is not an APICS Certification Program. 
 
S&OP Certification validates your expertise in a set of decision-making processes to balance demand and supply, to integrate financial planning and operational planning, and to link high level strategic plans with day-to-day operations.  S&OP has emerged as an essential management tool in the age of rapid change, increasingly demanding customers, and supply chains that extend a world away.  It's rightfully been called "top maagement's handle on the business."
 
This certification review course will take you through the ABC's of the S&OP process and guide you with tips on taking and passing the S&OP Certification exam offered by the S&OP Institute.  The compressed one-day workshop 

Course Description
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Location

Early Registration *
Certified Sales & Operations Planning Certification Review Workshop  8/19/2016 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. USC Center for Global Supply Chain Mgt
1149 S. Hill, Suite 954
Los Angeles, CA  90015
 July 19, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PST

 Certified Sales & Operations Planning Certification Review Workshop 11/4/2016 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. USC Center for Global Supply Chain Mgt
1149 S. Hill, Suite 954
Los Angeles, CA  90015
 TBD
 Certified Sales & Operations Planning Certification Review Workshop 1/20/2017 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. USC Center for Global Supply Chain Mgt
1149 S. Hill, Suite 954
Los Angeles, CA  90015
 TBD

Must register and pay by early registration deadline noted above for discounted early registration fees.

http://www.lapics.org
Must register by early registration deadline noted above for discounted early registration fees.   APICS Members:  Use Promo Code APICS2016 to take advantage of APICS Member Savings. 
 

Looking for other courses?  Click the course below or submit a course interest form.


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http://www.lapics.org/education/cscp http://www.lapics.org/education/CPIM
SCOR Supply Chain Operations Reference Workshops

Classes provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas with peers.  Classes are offered periodically throughout the year (see schedule above) or can be offered at a private setting by submitting an interest form here.
 
Course Fees
Take advantage of special discount rates for early registration:     
Course Description Early Registration*  Regular Registration Late Registration
APICS/ISM/ASQ Member* $ 700.00 $ 800.00 $ 900.00
Non-Member* $ 795.00 $ 895.00 $ 995.00
LAPICS Student Chapter Member* $ 700.00 $ 800.00 $ 900.00

Must register and pay by early registration deadline noted above for discounted early registration fees.

Workshop fee includes course instruction by an APICS Instructor participating in the APICS IDP program or a qualified CS&OP instructor and the following materials:
  • Participant Workbook 
  • Sales & Operations Planning: The How-To Handbook by Tom Wallace
  • Tom Wallace's latest book:  S&OP:  Beyond the Basics
  • CS&OP Exam Content Manual
Additional exam study materials may be purchased to support study program.  Please note the CS&OP exam is available for purchase during exam registration as a separate fee. 


This workshop is intended for:
S&OP is highly cross-functional and multi-level.  Therefore, attendance is encouraged for people at the manager, director, and executive levels in Sales/Marketing, Operations/Supply Chain, and Finance, and any employee responsible for managing or directing the activities of Sales & Operations Planning.
 

Registration Process

http://www.lapics.org
Must register and pay by early registration deadline noted above for discounted early registration fees.   APICS Members:  Use Promo Code APICS2016 to take advantage of APICS Member Savings. 
 

Location

See above course
 
Cancellations
Cancellation requests are submitted online and are subject to the following fees:
  • Before the early registration deadline: $35.00 processing fee
  • Before the First Day of Class: $100.00 processing fee
  • No refunds are issued on the day of class.  Attendee substitutions are accepted up to the First Day of Class.
Topics Covered in this Workshop
Sample topics covered in the study course and workshop include:
  • Basics of Sales & Operations Planning - Display of information, Monthly S&OP meeting, Benefits, etc.
  • S&OP Implementation - S&OP software, Change management, Implementation methodology, etc.
  • Beyond the Basics - Global S&OP, S&OP and Risk Management, Lean & S&OP, etc
Topics Covered in this Workshop
S&OP is highly cross-functional and multi-level.  Therefore, attendance is encouraged for people at the manager, director, and executive levels in sales/marketing, operations/supply chain, and finance.
 
S&OP Exam
The S&OP Certification Exam is a web-based, at home test that can be taken when the attendee is ready!  The exam is 120 questions that must be completed in 2 1/2 hours at a 70% accuracy level.