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Adaptive Sales and Operations Planning

June 14, 2022

1:00 PM CT

The volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world is here to stay, and it is wreaking havoc on manufacturers, distributors and supply chains throughout the world. Companies are failing at a faster rate than ever before because they are neglecting to adapt to this highly dynamic and risky environment. A new rule has emerged – adapt or die. But how can we drive adaptation when conventional tools and processes aren’t able to keep up with these new challenges?

Related Credentials

Sales and Operations Planning

Topic Areas

S&OP, Planning, Manufacturing, Demand Driven, Distribution, Operational Excellence

Certification Maintenance

Qualifies for Certification Maintenance

This presentation will introduce Adaptive Sales and Operations Planning, an effective bi-directional bridge between strategy and operations enabling adaptation at all levels of the organization in the VUCA world. Adaptive S&OP is the strategic component of the Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise (DDAE) Model.  This webinar is designed as an introduction for executive teams looking to dramatically change the trajectory of their organization and overhaul the way the business connects strategy to operations and operations to strategy.


Carol Ptak

Carol Ptak


Partner, Demand Driven Institute

Carol Ptak, CPIM-F, CIRM is a partner at the Demand Driven Institute, the global authority on demand driven education, training, certification and compliance. Carol is a leading authority in the use of ERP and supply chain tools to drive improved bottom line performance. Serving as a past APICS president as well as a former vice president and global industry executive for manufacturing and distribution industries at PeopleSoft, Carol is considered a demand driven thought leader across the industry and has more recently served as a visiting professor and distinguished executive in residence at Pacific Lutheran University.

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