Market Forecasting Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Good Excel or other Spreadsheet knowledge

Solid Maths and Statistics knowledge

Overview Overview

Audience

This course has been created for analysts, forecasters wanting to introduce or improve forecasting which can be related to sale forecasting, economic forecasting, technology forecasting, supply chain management and demand or supply forecasting.

Description

This course guides delegates through series of methodologies, frameworks and algorithms which are useful when choosing how to predict the future based on historical data.

It uses standard tools like Microsoft Excel or some Open Source programs (notably R project).

The principles covered in this course can be implemented by any software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Statistica, MINITAB ...)

Course Outline Course Outline

Problems facing forecasters

  • Customer demand planning
  • Investor uncertainty
  • Economic planning
  • Seasonal changes in demand/utilization
  • Roles of risk and uncertainty

Time series methods

  • Moving average
  • Exponential smoothing
  • Extrapolation
  • Linear prediction
  • Trend estimation
  • Growth curve

Econometric methods (casual methods)

  • Regression analysis using linear regression or non-linear regression
  • Autoregressive moving average (ARMA)
  • Autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA)
  • Econometrics

Judgemental methods

  • Surveys
  • Delphi method
  • Scenario building
  • Technology forecasting
  • Forecast by analogy

Simulation and other methods

  • Simulation
  • Prediction market
  • Probabilistic forecasting and Ensemble forecasting
  • Reference class forecasting

Bookings, Prices and Enquiries

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
From $4880
(409)
Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $4880 $3580
2 $2765 $2065
3 $2060 $1560
4 $1708 $1308
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
CA, Sacramento - Promenade CircleWed, Jun 7 2017, 9:30 am$3580 / $5590
RI, Providence - Westminster SquareWed, Jun 7 2017, 9:30 am$3580 / $5430
Edison, NJMon, Jun 12 2017, 9:30 am$3580 / $5720
CA, San Francisco - Golden Gate - 75 BroadwayMon, Jun 12 2017, 9:30 am$3580 / $5140
SD, Sioux Falls - CNA BuildingTue, Jun 13 2017, 9:30 am$3580 / $4880

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