Private Courses

Oliver Wight private courses produce results in the shortest time. Our private courses are designed to help you overcome the common roadblocks and problems that can delay your projects. When people understand how the process needs to work and how people need to support the process, they are more likely to make the changes to improve performance.

A private education program is individually tailored by Oliver Wight instructors to meet your special needs and requirements and held at your on-site location. The courses listed in the Public Courses section can be taught in their entirety or tailored according to the needs of the attendees and the goals of the company.

It has commonly been said: Demand plans and forecasts are not wrong. It is the assumptions about the business that prove to be inaccurate. The challenge is how to develop and manage assumptions – and be sure they are considered…

With the COVID-19 pandemic, scenario planning has never been more important. In this virtual hands-on workshop, we’ll show you how to create scenarios that address the recovery from the pandemic. The skills learned in the workshop can be applied to…

Tired of inventory problems that never seem to go away? An increasing number of business leaders are resolving chronic inventory problems by thinking differently about inventory and how it is managed. It’s called Inventory Governance. This workshop shows how to…

How reliable are your suppliers? How would your suppliers rate your company’s reliability? Do you believe suppliers’ costs are higher than they should be? This course focuses on developing win-win relationships with suppliers. Led by seasoned purchasing professionals, your team…

Is the hot list or your spreadsheet more accurate than your planning and scheduling system? Yet, it is still a struggle to create stable plans – for even a day? This course is structured around the types of problems companies…

The planner’s role may be one of the most misunderstood positions in a company. What is the planner expected to do? What should planners allow the computer to do? And why are there chronic problems with having the right material…

Um método para alcançar a gestão integrada do negócio Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) presented in Portuguese No mundo atual de mudanças rápidas, é vital que executivos e gerentes sênior contem com processos robustos de gerenciamento, que lhes permitam detectar…

Una práctica para hacer realidad la planeación integrada del negocio Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) presented in Spanish Este curso explica cómo el proceso de la Planeación Integrada del Negocio (Integrated Business Planning) es la “Mejor Práctica” para generar y…

Data integrity can be under-regarded by managers. So, too, is the impact of data being wrong. Material and parts are routed to the wrong locations. Inventory is not available in the volume the computer says is on hand. Bills of…

Much has been written about the advantages of optimizing the extended supply chain. But actually realizing that potential is a challenge. This course shows supply chain partners how to design the extended supply chain in a way that drives business…

When businesses are hit with a downturn, the executive leadership team is on the “hot seat.” An outside perspective on how to navigate the downturn can be invaluable. This practical course introduces a management approach that involves critical thinking, scenario…

Companies should not tolerate inaccurate inventory records. Errors are expensive. Sales are missed and too much cash is tied up in inventory. This nuts-and-bolts course shows how to implement an inventory accuracy program in 90 days or less. Participants learn…

El estándar aceptado para el entendimiento de las mejores prácticas para la integración y mejoramiento de los procesos del negocio Este curso provee a los ejecutivos de hoy una última visión general del camino a la excelencia. El provee la…

ERP Successful Implementation Course The implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning is a major investment. Often times, the return on investment is disappointing or takes several years to fulfill expectations. The objective of this course is to map out how to…

Como establecer procesos formales y crear el sentido de propiedad de los datos, para asegurar que los datos sean considerados como activos de la compañía y que estos se mantengan en control y que creen valor. Este curso es un…

How well are company processes performing? How well are they integrated? Where are the gaps? Where are the opportunities to drive greater business and financial results? Discovering the answers to these questions, guided by an outside perspective, is the objective…

It is not unusual for the “system” to be blamed for planning “errors.” The culprit often is not the system, but inaccurate data that the system relies upon to make planning calculations. For 50 years, companies have relied upon this…