S&OP Seminar

ASCM is partnering with ASCM Los Angeles to present the Principles of S&OP Seminar. This seminar gives managers and planners a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of sales and operations planning (S&OP). Attendees will participate in exercises and discussions on the elements of data collection, demand and supply planning, and conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings.

Please note:  This seminar qualifies for seven certification maintenance points and for seven hours towards the APICS S&OP Education Certificate but does not qualify a candidate for Certified Sales & Operations Planning (CS&OP) Certification offered by the S&OP Institute through ASCM Los Angeles.  This seminar is a certificate program (attendance only) not a certification program (demonstration of knowledge). For more information on the CS&OP offering, visit:  CS&OP Certification 


Topics Covered in this Workshop

Attend this seminar to learn:

  • How data elements are calculated on the S&OP planning grid
  • How the S&OP process translates into production and inventory plans
  • The inputs needed to effectively develop S&OP
  • S&OP process outputs
  • The impact of S&OP output on the distribution plan

Attendees will gain an abundance of practical tools to enable their organizations to run more efficiently, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. This is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone wanting to advance their S&OP knowledge. 

Who Should Attend

S&OP is highly cross-functional and multi-level discipline within any organization. The workshop will be an ideal development opportunity for members at various levels in sales, production, operations, finance, marketing and planning.

Earn seven certification maintenance points and qualify for seven hours toward the APICS S&OP Education Certificate when you attend this seminar.


Workshop Schedule
Course Description
 Starts / Ends  
 Early Registration
 S&OP Seminar May 1, 2015  Friday      9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST ASCM Los Angeles Training Facility See registration website.

Course registrations are limited to
40 attendees only per course.

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 Individual Late Registration Individual Early Registration Company Late Registration Company
ASCM Member* $ 495.00 $ 595.00 $ 445.00 $ 545.00
Non-Member* $ 595.00 $ 695.00 $ 545.00 $ 645.00
ASCMLA Student Chapter Member* $ 350.00 $ 450.00  N/A  N/A
Individual and Company course fees include course instruction by a qualified APICS Principles and The Fresh Connection Instructor and: 
  • Workshop Participant Guide
  • Admittance to one (1) designated Chapter Professional Development Meeting (PDM), provided the attendee pre-registers for the PDM before the early registration deadline. Course Attendees must register separately for each event and select the payment option “Current Course Attendee - $0.00” option.
Company course fees apply per attendee for companies sending three or more attendees.  Registration and payment for a participant may be transferred to other company employees without cancellation penalty. 

Registration Process

Step 1. Register.   Must register by early registration deadline noted above for discounted early registration fees.
Step 2. Pay course fees and materials through PayPal.  Your PayPal receipt is your proof of registration. 


ASCM Los Angeles Training Facility 3121 Skypark Drive, Suite 232-2060 Torrance, CA 90505 (213) 444-3102
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 Workshop: $100.00 processing fee
  • No refunds are issued on the day of workshop.  Attendee substitutions are accepted up to the First Day of workshop for Company course fees.