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Oracle Demantra 7.3.1 Demand Management Fundamentals

Course Details
Code: D77269GC10
Tuition (USD): $1,954.00 • Classroom (2 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $1,541.56 • Classroom (2 days)

This Demantra Demand Management training is an intensive course that teaches you about the Oracle Demantra Demand Management product. Expert Oracle University instructors will deep dive into demand planning--the collaborative process of projecting and managing the likely future demand of your products.

Learn To:

  • Understand demand management.
  • Navigate the Collaborator Workbench and worksheets.
  • Understand series and time.
  • Understand levels.
  • Filter and customize worksheets.
  • Understand forecasting methods.
  • Understand forecast accuracy and exceptions.
  • Use configure to order.
  • Work offline.

Benefits to You

By taking this course, you’ll learn how successful demand planning is a crucial function for improving operational plans, resulting in optimal resource allocation, reduced inventory levels, and improved customer satisfaction.

The knowledge you gain will help you achieve optimal results using accurate forecasts of key value drivers.

You’ll walk away from this training with the ability to use the optimal combination of statistical techniques and judgmental overrides.

Explore the Analytical Engine

You will learn about the Demantra Analytical Engine, an advanced statistical engine capable of multidimensional forecasting with mixed modeling techniques. You’ll see how, when you run the Analytical Engine, it executes multiple forecasting models to generate the best forecast.

Use the Collaborator Workbench

Worksheets are the primary way that you view data in Demantra. This course gives you a chance to practice using and customizing the Collaborator Workbench, the launch point for viewing forecasts and running simulations, as well as adjusting and approving them.

Skills Gained

  • Navigating Collaborator Workbench
  • worksheets
  • and views
  • Understanding series
  • time
  • and levels
  • Understanding filters
  • Creating embedded worksheets and content panes
  • Analyzing forecast accuracy
  • Setting exception filtering
  • Understanding workflows
  • Using configure to order
  • Working offline
  • Understanding demand management
  • Understanding forecasting and analytics in demand planning

Course Details

Understanding Demand Management

  • Understanding Demand Driven Adaptive Planning
  • Understanding Where Demand Management Fits and Interacts With the Oracle Value Chain Planning Solution
  • Understanding the Elements of the Demantra Solution
  • Understanding the Demand Management Process

Navigating the Collaborator Workbench and Worksheets

  • Using the Collaborator Workbench
  • Navigating Within Worksheets and Views
  • Interpreting Data Shown in Worksheets
  • Analyzing Results at Different Levels of Aggregation
  • Changing Data in a Worksheet
  • Creating a New Worksheet and Personalizing the Collaborator Workbench

Understabnding Series and Time

  • Describing Series
  • Describing Demantra Base Tables
  • Describing Server and Client Expressions
  • Describing How Demantra Aggregates and Disaggregates Data
  • Describing How Demantra Uses Proportional Calculation Series
  • Describing Time Options in Worksheets
  • Using the Worksheet Designer to Customize Series and Time in a Worksheet

Understanding Levels

  • Describing Levels
  • Understanding Where Levels are Created and Modified
  • Using the Worksheet Designer to Customize Aggregation Levels in a Worksheet

Understanding Filtering and Exceptions and Formatting the Worksheet Display

  • Understanding the Behavior of Filters and Learn How to Apply Filters to Worksheets
  • Understanding the Open/Open With Right-click Menu Options
  • Understanding the Relationship of Embedded Worksheets to Their Container Worksheet, Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Creating an Embedded Worksheet
  • Customizing the Layout of Worksheets
  • Creating Content Panes
  • Changing Placement of Content Modules in the Collaborator Workbench

Understanding Forecasting

  • Understanding the Role of Forecasting in Demand Planning
  • Understanding the Differences Between Batch and Simulation Engines
  • Adjusting a Forecast and Running Simulations to Perform What-if Modeling
  • Adding Notes to Combinations/Levels in a Worksheet
  • Reviewing a Worksheet Audit Trail
  • Sharing the Forecast with Other Users
  • Approving the Forecast

Understanding Forecast Accuracy and Exceptions

  • Analyzing the Forecast Accuracy in Worksheets
  • Setting Exception Filtering
  • Running Exception Filtering
  • Understanding Workflows
  • Understanding a Sample Exception Workflow

Using Configure to Order

  • Describing What Configure to Order (CTO) Is and How it Fits Within the Oracle VCP Product Line
  • Understanding the CTO Forecasting Process
  • Understanding the Demantra CTO Worksheets, Series and Levels
  • Changing Demand in a CTO Worksheet and Generating Forecasts

Working Offline

  • Setting up Your Offline Environment
  • Exporting Worksheets
  • Working Offline
  • Uploading Changes to the Server
  • Exporting Worksheet Combination Data to Excel
  • Sharing Worksheets by URL