Integrated Business Planning (IBP) remains a critical enabler of business success for many leading organizations. It continues to ensure the alignment and focus needed for effective response to constant change in an uncertain world. This one-day face-to-face workshop in Melbourne, will provide you with an overview on how IBP works and how it can deliver success, regardless of industry or sector. Combining process foundations with practical insights, this workshop will be valuable for organizations considering implementing IBP, as well as leaders and process owners involved in delivering IBP in their organizations today.
• IBP as a formal management process and its benefits. • How IBP aligns the modern organization, from planning to financial matrix. integration, and how it ensures focused decision-making to deliver the strategy and close gaps between ambition and reality. • How the focus on the right horizon, level of detail, and critical exceptions ensures effective executive alignment, supported by assumption management and responsiveness to change. • The core components of modern IBP – Portfolio, Demand and Supply Chain Management. • The critical requirements, including process, roles, measures and reviews, and the importance of integrated reconciliation, financial integration, IBP facilitation, and the executive Management Business Review. • The challenges and requirements to support the implementation journey.
• Clarity on what IBP looks like and how it is designed to deliver excellence. • An understanding of the foundational principles that support IBP success and how IBP can challenge some of the norms and behaviours in your organization. • Practical knowledge about key process components. • How IBP is evolving and its relevance in a changing world. • The challenges that drive IBP implementations and an understanding of why it is important to focus on behaviour and process in the right way to ensure success. • Real world examples to help guide your journey and challenges.
This workshop is an opportunity to gain a developed view of IBP, ensuring you are prepared for the future, whatever it may hold. You should attend if: • You are struggling to align your organization in an ever-changing world and/or are caught up in a cycle of firefighting and inefficiency. • You are missing budgets and forecasts yet spend a lot of time preparing plans nobody believes. • You are caught in a siloed organization with functional or ineffective decision-making. • You have been introduced to IBP yet want to learn more about the process and how to deliver success for your organization. • You are an organization running an S&OP/IBP process already and feel that it is not delivering the results you expect. • You are an organization considering a major software tool investment to support IBP but need to be sure that you are taking the right approach.
• Executives and business leaders who have been introduced to IBP and want to learn more about how it can work in their organization. • Decision-makers who are thinking about implementing IBP either as a process or a tool journey. • Smaller organizations who are not ready for a full program but are considering implementing IBP. • Managers who are in a business running IBP/S&OP today and want to understand best practices to better execute their roles. • Key stakeholders in businesses who are running or implementing IBP today with Oliver Wight as implementation partners either in the past or present, who require IBP introductory education.
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Doctor Egiziano Iencinella
Supply Chain Director
“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."
Head of European Logistics
“Mind blowing and educational. This workshop clearly defines the strategy and vision of what IBP will bring!”
Planning and Logistics Manager
Industrial Engineering Organisation