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Workshop Attendee Testimonials

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Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Workshop & SAP APO 1-Day Workshop, Chicago, IL Oct 16-18, 2014

"Great mix of conceptual and technical learning. I learned some key terminologies and best practices that I think we can put into practice at my company. Dr. Chockalingam and his team are very knowledgeable and presented the material in an easy to understand format. I would recommend this workshop to any demand planner who wants to learn more about the best practices and ways to improve the demand planning process in their organization."

Demand Planning Analyst at ACH Food Companies

"Good content and good presentation. Mark is able to blend demand planning expertise with strong APO-DP knowledge to give succinct, practical guidance on how to use Demand planning most effectively."

Sr. Director Planning and Network Optimization at White Wave Foods

"The workshop provided a good baseline training. I definitely learned a lot of things which I can apply in my everyday job. Great overview for new users and those who don't have much training on stat modeling in APO."

Demand Planning Analyst at ACH Food Companies

Practical Sales & Operations Planning 2-Day Workshop & Demand Driven Forecasting Workshop - Boston, MA Sep 16-18, 2014

"It was an informative, yet fun seminar. I have learned quite a few things and think that I can own the S&OP process."

Purchasing Coordinator at La Cuisine International

"Great Seminar! Participated in the seminar to bring our S&OP to the next level."

Head of Marketing and Business Development at La Cuisine International

"I loved the workshop and gained a number of valuable insights from it."

Mgr. Production Planning and Forecasting at Benjamin Moore

Demand Planning and Sales Forecasting 2-Day Workshop & SAP APO 1-Day Workshop - Boston, MA May 21-23, 2014

"Excellent presentation, good lectures, and a good balance between practical and theory."

Demand Manager at LACIPC

"Best one day workshop of APO DP concepts and tool knowledge I've attended. A very good hands-on experience of stat forecast tool in APO DP, which covered all the large concepts. DPLLC team took time to explain concepts besides the tool."

Process Lead - Demand & Supply at Mead Johnson Nutrition

"Opened a whole new horizon of knowledge of what I can do with APO."

Sr. Demand Planner at Oakley

"Very helpful in understanding kep concepts for forecating."

VP Operations at Cupfsa

"Excellent material given to us during the workshop. This information and new concepts will help us reorganize how our models are being applied to group of items to improve forecast accuracy and reduce forecast errors."

Demand Planner at Cupfsa

"This course was well organized and targeted the basic to most advanced users. Speakers are very knowledgeable to answer questions about real business situations."

Regional Supply Chain Manager at Future Electronics

Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Mumbai, India Feb 20-21, 2014

"The workshop was interactive and insightful. Learned new and practical concepts in forecasting ,which I would love to implement in my business."

Demand Planner at Henkel India

"A lot of brainstorming and ideas into statistical demand forecasting. A very important value add for business and demand planner role. A great exposure and learning platform."

Demand Planner at ITC

"Attending the workshop has given me the required knowledge and skills to address burning issues related to demand planning in my company."

Manager Business Strategy and Planning at Smiths-Medical

"Excellent work in teaching all aspects of demand planning and various other tools to measure the performance. Outstanding experience!! "

Manger Demand Planning at Glenmark Pharmaceutical Ltd

"Session was  very interactive with a mix of both theory and practical. Learned many new things which will add value in my function and also add value to my organization."

Sr.Manager Demand Planning at UPL Ltd

" Enriching experience with examples across different industry. Discussions in the session were simply great enabling us to relate with different scenarios"

Demand Planner at Henkel India Limited

" Excellent workshop about statistical modeling and importance of interaction with sales and marketing to forecasting process."

Demand Planner at Avon Beauty Products India Ltd

Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Workshop & SAP APO 1-Day Workshop Boston, MA Sep  18-20, 2013

"I found this workshop to be very helpful and beneficial. Exceeded my expectations ,would be interested in attending more workshops. "

Inventory and Demand Planning Analyst at Maclean Power Systems

"For someone new to the forecasting industry the workshop provide a great opportunity to acquire new skills and network with my peers."

Business Product Manager at Fujitsu Network Communications

"The technical material learned in this workshop will help our company as we move to modeling in our demand planning. The instructions were extremely knowledgeable in their areas of expertise and were able to offer practical example to apply techniques."

Demand Planning Manager at Topcon Positioning System

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and would recommend to people who are interested in improving their forecast."

Principal Consultant at Arkieva

"Great course. Helped to expand on my base knowledge. Instructions were clear and created a relaxed atmosphere for learning. Looking forward to apply this into my forecasting plan."

 Master Scheduler at Perkin Elmer

"Greatly exceeded my expectations. Great mix of practical and statistical discussion."

Senior Planner at L.L. Bean

"Very well run training good facilities and excellent trainers."

Senior Planner at BYK Inc.

"Wow great training and reference material to fall back on. Worth attending. Excellent hands-on training. I am walking away with techniques I can implement today."

Demand Planning Director at Sargento Foods Inc. 

Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Workshop & SAP APO 1-Day Workshop Boston, MA May  22-24, 2013

"Great workshop. I realized that I previously downloaded your white papers from the web and used them to build some of our tools. "

Sr. Planning Manager at NuVasive, Inc.

"Very good information! Good facilitator, captured my attention. Learned new concepts too."

Demand Manager at AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry

"I would recommend this course to my team as it builds good foundation for Demand Planning."

Sr. Demand Planner  at ConAgra Foods

"Mark was extremely knowledgeable and engaging which make the class fun."

Demand Planning Analyst at Bose

"Very interactive session. Worth attending all 3 days. Valuable for new users of APO/DP."

Demand Planner at Bose

Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Workshop
Dallas, Texas Feb 27-28, 2013

"Thanks Mark for a great workshop. You were a strong presenter and I enjoyed the class. A must for any demand planner. "

Sr. Demand planner at T Marzetti Company

"The sequence and the quality of the material exceeded my expectations. I would recommend Mark's workshops to anyone and I will!"

Demand Planning Specialist at Spectrum Brands

"Fantastic learning materials. Instructor is very knowledgeable to put the material in simple terms of necessity."

Sr. Operations Planning Forecaster at Ebro North America

"The size of the workshop was very conducive to the learning experience and allowed for your seminar to tailor lessons to our specific questions regarding forecasting. I would recommend this workshop to anyone with forecasting model issues and questions."

Demand Planner at T.  Marzetti Company

"Helped me to relook at measurements that had not worked in past or been applicable. Facilities were good. Liked the small size, helped that people were from similar industries."

Demand Planner at Ebro North America

"The content of the course has a good materials that are helpful even for demand planners that are now entering this field. The workshop's leader was willing and able to answer relevant questions. Given the small group size, the session was very interactive."

Demand Planner at Caribbean  Development Company Limited

Modeling and Metrics in SAP APO 1-Day Workshop
Dallas, Texas March 1, 2013

"Mark and Rohan provided a well structured hands on learning environment. They were very open to addressing our individual needs which was ultimately beneficial for the entire group. The distributed materials and in-class exercises were highly relevant and directly applicable to demand planning roles across a range of industries. The value added potential of taking this class is immeasurable and
I recommend this class to anyone interested in getting ahead in their career."

Demand Planning Analyst at Spectrum Brand

"Day 3 by far provided the most valuable information to improving the statistical forecast. The first 2 days provided the necessary background."

Demand Planner at Ebro North America

Demand Planning and Forecasting 2-Day Workshop
Shanghai, China December 19-20, 2012

"I learned so much from this demand planning and forecasting workshop. This course will my company to improve our demand planning process and efficiency."

Planning Manager at TopLink

"This course has been very inspirational to me and can be put in good use for my future work, to better facilitate our company’s sales activities as well as production planning. Many thanks to Mark for your great lessons and teachings."

Sales Manager at Azko Nobel

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