BUS307 Week 4 Journal

 

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.

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