This series of five online modules is an introduction to in-season forecasting and how trading decisions and actions can optimise departmental performance. A WSSI is a key in-season management tool, and best practice in using this is shared along with considerations, tips and techniques that support proactive and reactive ways to optimise departmental performance.

  • £200 plus VAT
  • 5% discount if you buy 3+ courses
  • 10% discount if you buy 5+ courses
  • Contact us for large group quotes
£ 200.00 £ 100.00 plus VAT

What you will learn

What you will learn

  • Why retailers re-forecast sales in-season
  • The techniques retailers use to forecast
  • The impact of forecasting for over and under performance
  • How you can manage end-of-season sales and stock to safeguard profit
What the course covers

Modules in more detail

  1. What is in-season management? – an introduction to in-season management and why and how retailers forecast
  2. The WSSI as an evaluation tool – how the WSSI is used as a tool to evaluate in-season performance
  3. The WSSI as a forecasting tool – the different forecasting techniques and how to use the WSSI to re-forecast in-season
  4. Taking action – tangible in-season management actions and how these might differ at various points and for over and under performance situations
  5. Managing end of season product – managing terminal stock and seasonal product to maximise profit
Who it is suitable for

Who it is suitable for

  • Intermediate merchandising or planning roles involved with the management of in-season performance and reforecasting, particularly assistant levels with first time responsibility for this
  • Anybody wishing to refresh and validate their in-season management skills
Price

Price

  • £200 plus VAT
  • 5% discount if you buy 3+ courses
  • 10% discount if you buy 5+ courses
  • Contact us for large group quotes

At a glance...

At a glance
  • Five online modules
  • Total learning time = 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Gamified self-led learning
  • Works across PC, tablet and phone
  • Currency choice: sterling, euros, dollars or rands
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Video and eLearning format
  • Digital activities, quizzes and action plans
  • Practical application of best practice
  • Full access for 6 months
  • Developed by retail B&M professionals
  • Aligns to current apprenticeship standards
  • Digital certificate on completion