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An Executive Guide – Virtual Workshop

An Executive Guide – Virtual Workshop

Workshop overview

It is vital that the executive and management teams in your business are able to anticipate change early, understand key implications and make timely decisions to ensure you manage the business in both normal and in extraordinary circumstances whilst staying ahead of the competition. In today’s world we are being tested in ways that are unprecedented. An effective process that enables business leaders to navigate these challenges and plan their way beyond them is business critical. Integrated Business Planning is that process. But for Integrated Business Planning to drive real success in your business the people involved need a clear-eyed view of what it really is and what it takes to make it work. IBP: An Executive Guide has been designed for leaders and for those who engage with them. Our virtual workshop is your opportunity to explore what IBP can do for your business and deepen your understanding of the process, ensuring you are prepared for the future, whatever it holds.


What is this workshop about?

During our intensive one-day workshop you will be provided with:
  • A comprehensive overview of the IBP process, the critical role of IBP in helping you anticipate and manage the impact of COVID 19 on your business, the huge benefits it can bring and what it takes to make it happen successfully and sustainably in your business. 
  • Guidance from Oliver Wight Partners on how to align your planning processes and business strategy over a 24 to 36 month horizon, including full product portfolio management and financial integration, ensuring you are working to a common agenda with a single set of numbers.
  • An understanding of how IBP can be used to identify gaps in performance far enough ahead for your business to re-optimise in light of changing circumstances and use scenario modelling to deliver the right  results.
  • An appreciation of the links with Integrated Tactical Planning and how that ensures the plans and decisions agreed within the IBP process are managed and executed in the short term.


Who is it for? 

Ultimately everybody in your organisation needs to be engaged with the IBP process since it is the process used to run your business and deploy your strategy. Fundamental to a successful and sustainable IBP implementation is the commitment and active engagement your organisation’s senior leaders. This workshop is designed for those senior executives, general management teams, finance leaders as well as specialists leading the supporting processes of product & portfolio management, demand management and supply management.


Benefits of booking a Virtual Workshop

Save time on travel and book your place on one of our virtual workshops where expert education is delivered directly to you. 


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Cost: £750.00 per delegate + VAT

Date and Time:

Tuesday, 8 September 2020
09.00 – 15.00 BST 

Duration: 1 day

Language: English

Location: Global


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What our delegates said

Both presenters were well prepared and knowledgeable about IBP and clearly have lived and breathed this process with many organisations. Organisations that apply this approach will benefit greatly and join others on the IBP journey to success!

Natasha McPhail, Head of HR,
Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon

A very clear, well explained introduction to IBP methodology with some good practical examples of how this has been implemented in real-world situations across multiple business sectors.

Account and Controls
Integration Manager, Fortune 100 Food Manufacturing Business

Really concise overview of the whole IBP process - perfect for Executives to understand the process, and for others to refresh their memory on some of the key principles.

 S&OP Manager,
Consumer Goods Organisation

When you talk to Oliver Wight about improving your business, we’ll assume you want results, not just better processes - things like increased revenues and margins and greater market share. If you have the ambition, it is possible to make improvements that truly transform the performance of your organization and create more fulfilling roles for the people within it. We believe this can only be delivered by your own people. So, unlike other consultancy firms, we transfer our knowledge to you; knowledge that comes from 50 years of working with some of the world’s best-known companies.


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