Education Services
Getting Started

Getting starting can be hard. Blue Yonder provides the following quick guides to help navigate our product trainings to simplify your journey to elevate your knowledge and grow your expertise.

Education Services Onboarding

Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Category Knowledge Base through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE
2209: Open Access Fundamentals

SAMPLE TOPICS COVERED IN CURRICULUM

  • Understand database and CKB fundamentals
  • Learn to modify and add new objects
  • Understand how to group objects in a hierarchy
  • Comprehend object versions in CKB
  • Interact with Space Planning and Floor Planning
  • Make global changes across CKB
  • Utilize reports, charts, printing in Data Manager

LEARN HOW TO

  • Significantly boost efficiencies and save resources by automating the product attribute and image update process for new and existing products
  • Efficiently create, store, manage, analyze and share your space and category information as the central hub for Blue Yonder providing fast, wide-scale access to your company data within one system.
  • Save hours of time by eliminating tedious, manual processes, instantly making changes across thousands of planograms and hundreds of floorplans

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Demand through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE
Ideal for project teams, end users, and executives

4625: Demand

4110: Overview of Blue Yonder Demand Classification

4166: Demand 360 Functional Certification

KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Explain demand models and their benefits
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of a demand planner
  • Understand demand data
  • Understand product lifecycle management
  • Methods to include additional market intelligence
  • Evaluating forecast performance
  • Utilize the following Demand models:
  • The Fourier Model
  • The AVS Graves Model
  • The Lewandowski Model
  • The Moving Average Model

LEARN HOW TO

  • Support seasonal profiling with lifecycle creation to model new products with little or no history, end-of-life or short lifecycles
  • Enable end-to-end promotion and event management, including price-sensitive forecasting, understanding and reacting to customer or end-consumer buying behavior
  • Perform consensus forecasting and collaboration to align processes and plans with automated collaboration on key data among internal stakeholders and external trading partners

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Enterprise Planning through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

1857: Enterprise Planning Strategic Concepts Training Curriculum
Ideal for Project Teams

2280: Enterprise Planner Certification Curriculum
Ideal for end users and administrators

OTHER COURSES
Ideal for functional or technical administrators

LEARN HOW TO

  • Leverages consumer demand to create sales and inventory goals that maximize profitability, optimize inventory and minimize financial risk across every channel and key product area
  • Utilize unified commerce intelligence, enabling accurate planning of both channel-specific and shared inventory
  • Align markdowns and inventory transitions with seasonality and clearance strategies increases margin accuracy and inventory productivity

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Enterprise Supply Planning through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

7433: Enterprise Supply Planning Level I

7411: Enterprise Supply Planning Strategic Concepts

7543: Mater Data Setup: Defining SKUs and Resources

ADDITIONAL COURSES AVAILABLE

Ideal for functional or technical users

LEARN HOW TO

  • Optimize performance across multiple supply chain partners and diverse activities such as procurement, manufacturing, distribution and inventory
  • Enable high visibility and accurate master production planning — with the ability to rapidly update the plan on demand in response to events — across complex supply and delivery networks
  • Prioritize demand by product, margin, customers, market segments and/or company specific goals

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Floor Planning through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

CUSTOM TOPICS AVAILABLE

  • The import of CAD DXF trace files
  • Creation of fixtures from scratch and from the source trace file
  • Create and edit departments
  • Add planograms to fixtures to create sections
  • Joining, splitting and combining fixtures
  • Create and work with a fixture library
  • Import performance data to then analyze utilizing tables, charts and highlights
  • Maneuvering the floorplan in 3D
LEARN HOW TO
  • Maximize selling-space effectiveness
  • Boost productivity and accuracy
  • Simplify collaboration with store designer teams
  • Reduce costs by modeling stores and destination categories
  • Optimize category space allocation
  • Increase sales and inventory turns
  • Improve headquarter and store communications
  • Integrate with Blue Yonder® Space Planning and Blue Yonder Category Knowledge Base

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Fulfillment through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

4247: Fulfillment v2019.1 

4215: Fulfillment - Order Optimization Certification

SAMPLE TOPICS COVERED IN CURRICULUM

LEARN HOW TO
  • Create demand and replenishment plans based on real world execution constraints
  • React to events and disruptions with iterative planning and execution
  • Reduce inventory, labor and transportation costs while improving on-time, in-full customer deliveries, creating profitable operations and competitive advantage
  • Leverage cloud deployment for optimal agility, visibility, consistency and return on investment

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Sales and Operations Planning through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

5510: Sales and Operations Planning Level I

5512: Sales and Operations Planning Level II

TOPICS COVERED IN CURRICULUM

  • Introduction to Blue Yonder Sales and Operations Planning
  • DA S&OP Excel client navigation
  • Handling action items and exceptions
  • Blue Yonder S&OP calendar
  • Approval workflow
  • S&OP data modeling and administration
  • Managing users, user groups, and roles
  • Layout specification
  • S&OP maintenance

LEARN HOW TO

  • Support option mix and volume planning, while respecting capacity and engineering constraints
  • Provide support for audit trails, approval workflows and action items
  • Use features such as Microsoft Excel presentation with centralized session management, an S&OP process calendar and S&OP industry templates, and master management for data cleansing and translations

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Space Planning through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

3120: Space Planning Level 1 Certification

3121: Space Planning Level 2 Certification

TOPICS COVERED IN CURRICULUM

  • Create product libraries from your planograms and learn to use them most efficiently 
  • Building a space to sales report (table) in Space Planning 
  • Import sales data into your planograms from an Excel file and then create a report to analyze that data 
  • Tips and tricks in Space Planning 
  • Create a planogram in Space Planning from an Excel file 
  • Understand how to properly and efficiently use the merchandising x, y, z options to best merchandise your planogram 
  • Working with product images in Space Planning 
  • Building highlights in Space Planning
 

 

LEARN HOW TO
  • Efficiently execute demand-driven category plans
  • Increase agility and streamline planning by concurrently managing multiple planograms and conducting cross-planogram analysis
  • Optimize merchandise space allocations
  • Simplify planogram management and analysis to reduce and improve workflows
  • Use three-dimensional store representations to facilitate smarter decisions and improved accuracy

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Transportation Management Systems through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

5280: Transportation Manager Certification

5285: Transportation Planner

5262: Transportation Modeler

LEARN HOW TO
  • Manage the entire transportation execution lifecycle
  • Support global logistics and street-level routing
  • Manage both the customer and carrier side of any move
  • Provide integrated containerizations and inventory constrained load building
  • Use the powerful solving engine to transform order fulfillment, procurement and replenishment plans into cost optimized transportation plans

Education Services Onboarding

Navigating the numerous training choices Education Services Training improves customer productivity by providing extensive training solutions. We provide a foundational understanding of Warehouse Management Systems through our standard trainings and build on that foundation with custom training options to achieve your desired outcomes. Our offerings include:

ONBOARDING PACKAGE

5701: Warehouse Management Subscription

4601 WMS Product Introduction Curriculum

4603: Setup Workshop Certification


LEARN HOW TO
  • Optimize warehouse operations using appointment scheduling, yard and dock management, and cross docking, receiving and put away, inbound service and reverse logistics/returns processing
  • Manage inventory more effectively through supplier collaboration, asset management, slotting, inventory and replenishment strategies
  • Outbound operations efficiencies across numerous methodologies

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