Retail Demand Forecasting Introduction - Self-Study Course

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This course provides a comprehensive tour of the Retail Demand Forecasting GUI, the process of creating a workbook via template wizards and its entire component parts, including worksheets and Measures. This training provides a solid learning foundation for further in-depth study of the individual RPAS Retail Demand Forecasting applications.

Learn To:
  • Perform tasks using the core RDF application
  • Perform tasks using the Grade plug-in
  • Apply RDF as a retail solution
  • Perform tasks using the PROMOTE plug-in
  • Navigate the user interface
  • Perform tasks using the Curve plug-in

Audience
  • Administrator
  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Implementer
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Consultants
  • SAP Administrator
  • Sup…

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This course provides a comprehensive tour of the Retail Demand Forecasting GUI, the process of creating a workbook via template wizards and its entire component parts, including worksheets and Measures. This training provides a solid learning foundation for further in-depth study of the individual RPAS Retail Demand Forecasting applications.

Learn To:
  • Perform tasks using the core RDF application
  • Perform tasks using the Grade plug-in
  • Apply RDF as a retail solution
  • Perform tasks using the PROMOTE plug-in
  • Navigate the user interface
  • Perform tasks using the Curve plug-in

Audience
  • Administrator
  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Implementer
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Consultants
  • SAP Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • End Users

Course Topics Overview of Concepts
  • Identify the market challenges that affect retail planning.
  • Describe the role of demand forecasting in the retail planning process
  • List the challenges to successful demand forecasting.
  • Explain how RDF provides solutions to these challenges.
  • Summarize the benefits to retail planning provided by RDF.
RDF as a Retailing Solution
  • What is Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting?
  • Time-Series Forecasting
  • Oracle Retail: Integrated Process Workflow
  • Oracle Retail Integrated Solutions
  • Overcoming Data Sparsity
  • Selecting The Best Forecast Method
  • Forecasting Overview
  • Simplifying Forecast Analysis to Improve Accuracy
Navigating the RDF User Interface
  • Summarize the typical RDF user roles
  • Describe the RDF User Login process
  • Explain the concurrent log-in feature
  • List the RDF Workbook Template Groups
Optional Components: Curve® PROMOTE® and Grade®
  • Describe the business function of the Curve module.
  • List the Curve workbooks and worksheets.
  • Describe the business function of the PROMOTE module.
  • List the PROMOTE workbooks and worksheets.
  • Describe the business function of the Grade module.
  • List the Grade workbooks and worksheets.

Course Objectives
  • Explain how Explain the role of demand forecasting in the retail planning process.
  • Identify challenges to forecasting demand and how RDF provides solutions.
  • Describe how RDF integrates with other Oracle Retail software applications.
  • List the steps in the RDF business process flow.
  • Navigate the RDF user interface.
  • Describe the function of RDF optional components: CURVE and PROMOTE.
  • Summarize the steps necessary to generate and review a sample demand forecast.

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