Reflections on the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process
[WLO: 1] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Read and reflect on Implementing a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process (Links to an external site.) and Chapter 4, Section 4.13: Sales and Operations Planning: Where is it Going? in Business Forecasting: Practical Problems and Solutions.
In one to two pages, address the following prompts:
- Explain what S&OP is, how it works, and why it is important.
- Provide your reflections on the article
- Select an organization of your choice.
- Explain how S&OP is applied.
- Provide your views and insights on their S&OP model.
- Explain why their S&OP model is effective and delivers needed results, or why it is not effective and what steps in the model could be improved on.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.