Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) Course

The business results from Integrated Business Planning are impressive. But knowing how to align all company plans to achieve those benefits may seem daunting.

The purpose of Oliver Wight’s IBP course is to show how to implement a best practice process and align functional plans every month. It introduces each step of the process.

Class participants learn what it takes to successfully implement the process. They will also understand how top companies use IBP to identify gaps in business performance with enough time to avert a crisis.

What Is the Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) Course

This course takes participants through each step of a best practice IBP process. Participants learn how to make each review step in the monthly IBP cycle worthy of business leaders’ time.

The class addresses what it takes to align product, demand, supply, and financial plans over at least a 24-month planning horizon. Participants also learn the decision-making process to close gaps between the latest plans and the business strategy and goals.

What You Learn

The instructors have long experience in guiding companies to implement Integrated Business Planning. Using their wealth of experience, they share insights on the nuances of IBP in both single division and multi-division companies.

Participants will learn:

  • Best practices for structuring each step in the IBP process
  • Management and the executive team’s roles in the process
  • How Integrated Reconciliation is used to align functional plans and create a picture of the company’s future position in one integrated plan
  • How to revise and optimize company plans in the face of changing business conditions
  • How to assess demonstrated performance as the realistic basis for forward projections

To learn more about this course, download the detailed course description.

Value of the Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) Course

This course provides the foundation for structuring an Integrated Business Planning process. Participants learn the pitfalls to avoid in setting up the process. They also learn an approach for quickly implementing IBP – and realizing the business and financial benefits from the process in a short amount of time. What is Integrated Business Planning?

What Clients Say

“I got a lot out of the real-life examples from the instructors who lived the problems and created solutions.”  Tom Allen, Director of Supply Chain Planning, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC

“There was hands-on applicability and plenty of coverage on the how and why.”  Mark Arthun, OpEx Leader, Abbott Laboratories

Promotion Codes Available

Early Bird Discount:

Register 60 days prior to course:

use EarlyBird for 20% off

Team Incentive:

send 3 people for the price of 2- use 3for2

Attend Two Courses Discount:

use Tracks for 25% off


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Integrated Business Planning (Nov 16-17, 2021) Orlando, FL
$ 2,195.00
Integrated Business Planning (Dec 6-9, 2021) VIRTUAL
Virtual Course Times: 10am-2pm Eastern
$ 1,600.00

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior executives and all members of the leadership team who are involved in the IBP process
  • People responsible for implementing the process or improving an existing process
  • Direct reports to senior leaders who are involved in preparing for specific review steps
  • Analysts that create what-if evaluations and scenarios for the executive team


During in-person course registration, please indicate your hotel needs.  While hotel accommodations are not included in the cost of the course, we will be happy to make a reservation on your behalf.


In Person: (2 Days)

Day One 8:00am-5:00pm

Day Two 8:00am-4:00pm

Virtual: (4 Days)

10:00am – 2:00pm Eastern each day