Forecasting and Inventory Planning – what goes wrong and how to cure the problems?

Friday 28 February 2020, 1:00pm to 4:30pm


The Work Foundation, London, SW1H 0AD - View Map

Open to

Alumni, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Public, Staff


Free to attend - registration required

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Please contact Teresa Aldren -

Event Details

Linking Forecasting with Operations and Finance

This session will delve into methods for linking strategic,tactical and operational plans. The presentation will cover: Methods for using sales forecasts and forecast variability for procurement, operations, and financial planning; organizational and behavioural considerations; and the role of systems in sales and operations planning.


Dr Anna-Lena Sachs

Management Science, Lancaster University

Graham Malkiewicz

Graham has spent 38 years working in the brewing industry (Scottish & Newcastle (latterly Heineken UK) and C&C Group (Magners Cider & Tennents Lager). In various supply chain (production, materials and demand planning functions) and IT project roles (ranging from major ERP implementation to selecting and deploying planning tools & processes). His last role within C&C was as Head of Planning. He has recently joined Demand Works as consulting project manager.

Professor John Boylan

Management Science, Lancaster University

Contact Details

Name Teresa Aldren

Telephone number

+44 1524 510906