The "Certified Forecaster and Demand Planner" (CFDP) certification is internationally accredited by the IISB (ISCEA International Standard Board). It guarantees that its bearer is familiar with quantitative, qualitative and causal forecasting models that will maximize profits by providing a balance between demand and supply.


A "Certified Forecaster and Demand Planner" (CFDP) is able to understand different perspectives within the organization to reach forecast consensus whie maintaining demand plans aligned with strategic objectives.

MODULE 1 - 5 

01. Supply chain management essentials

02. Inventory planning fundamentals

03. Bullwhip effect

04. Introduction to sales and operations planning / integrated business planning - S&OP / IBP

05. Consensus, prioritization and integration with strategic planning

MODULE 11 - 15

11. Causal and qualitative forecasting models

12. New product forecasting

13. Forecast performance

14. Demand driven supply chain framework

15. Demand sensing

MODULE 6 - 10

06. Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR)

07. Forecasting myths, realities and challenges

08. Forecasting based on historical data

09. Seasonal demand forecasting

10. Intermittent demand forecasting

MODULE 16 - 21

16. Supply chain response

17. Introduction to Demand Driven Materials Requirement Planning– DDMRP

18. Improving forecasting with POS data and demand sensing

19. Principles of data analysis

20. Improving forecasting with Machine Learning

21. Improving forecasting with Six Sigma

Perfect Program For

  • Forecasters

  • Demand Planners

  • Professionals coordinating the planning processes within their organization.

  • Organizations in need to improve their balance between supply and demand.

  • Proactive professionals looking to stand out in the eyes of recruiters or current employers.

Course Includes

21 online modules tutored by an experienced supply chain expert.

Discussion panel to interact with tutor.

Study guide with all course slides.


Excel examples and exercises.

Self assesment quizes in each module.

About Course 



Delivery Methodology 



Course Language 

English and Spanish

Workshop & Exam Session Fee

US$ 1,195 


Your credentials with the ISCEA make you an industry expert. Therefore, ISCEA requires that all its certification holders participate in continuing education to keep up with ever changing global supply chain body of knowledge and practice. You have invested time and money to obtain the ISCEA Credential. It is up to you to protect your investment by renewing your certification with ISCEA every three (3) years.