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SCL Course: Integrated Business Planning


This course provides a holistic view toward corporate profitability and supports effective complexity management. Participants will learn about the challenges of today's operating environment with "big data," cross-functional consensus and strategies that impact profitability. Integrated Business Planning (IBP) building blocks will be provided that solve these challenges. Break-out sessions will allow participants to apply these IBP concepts with an interactive tool.


  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Financial Professionals
  • Marketing or Sales Executives (Managers, Directors, VPs, EVPs)
  • 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
  • Transportation Planners, Managers, and Engineers


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop a solid understanding of Integrated Business Planning in terms of definition, challenges and competitive benefits
  • More effectively champion the need for Integrated Business Planning cross-functional activities
  • More effectively champion the value of IBP in developing specific strategies and measuring their impact


  • Learn about the fundamentals for building an innovative and competitive approach to Integrated Business Planning
  • Learn how to apply IBP techniques in individual company environments to drive sustained performance improvement
  • Learn how to leverage Big Data techniques to identify opportunities, solutions, and consensus


  • The difference between Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) activities
  • The value of IBP to increase profitability and decrease Net Landed Cost to Serve by developing and implementing targeted operating strategies (e.g. customer/product segmentation activities)
  • How decision makers can make smarter decisions and create laser-specific strategies using detailed and actionable performance insights
  • The three main building blocks for creating an effective IBP solution

Event Details

Tuesday, 2 June 2020 - 1:00pm to Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 5:00pm

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343