Some places are still available for Lancaster's course starting on 2-3 December with a second two-day block by arrangement. Some experience in forecasting is assumed. The course will consist of hands-on-training (using mainly MS Excel) on:

  • Fundamentals of forecasting
  • Statistical forecasting methods
  • Limitations of Naive methods
  • The effect of moving & weighted averages
  • Selecting and Parameterising Exponential Smoothing methods
  • Econometric methods
  • Understanding single regression
  • Extending information to multiple regression
  • Building dynamic regression including dummy variables & seasonality
  • Forecast evaluation through unbiased forecast errors
  • Role & adequate use of judgement in forecasting
  • Examples of Forecasting software etc.

Visit the website or download the brochure for additional information.