Atlas Training Online - Atlas Planning Platform

6 Sessions from January 18th to February 3rd

Join planners and team leaders from across many industries for live, online, in-depth training with the Atlas Planning Platform. This complete 6-session course gives you a thorough understanding of: Atlas Planning concepts and terminology, online user interface and basic admin functions Forecasting & Demand Management Inventory Management and Supply Management

The curriculum, taught by John Galt's own expert Services Team, ensures you make the most of your investment. Through these classes your company representatives are taught how to make full use of all Atlas Planning features. Your planners are given the knowledge and tools they need to solve any current or future planning challenges, and your company saves money in the long run by shortening your implementation or upgrade project(s).

Beyond the complete 6-day package, limited 4-day and 2-day training packages are available to attendees who have previously mastered specific topics. Contact your account representative to review program details and determine which option is a best fit for your organization.


Atlas Planning Overview

  • Session 1: Tue, Jan 18, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central
  • Session 2: Thu, Jan 20, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central

Demand Management

  • Session 3: Tue, Jan 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central
  • Session 4: Thu, Jan 27, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central

Inventory Management & Supply Management

  • Session 5: Tue, Feb 1, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central
  • Session 6: Thu, Feb 3, 9:00am - 1:00pm Central


  • Complete Atlas Public Training (Sessions 1-6): $2,000
  • Sessions 1-2 only: Atlas Planning Overview, Online User Interface: $1000
  • Sessions 1-2 PLUS 3-4 (Demand Management): $1500*
  • Sessions 1-2 PLUS 5-6 (Inventory Management & Supply Management): $1500*

*Note: If you are taking Sessions 3&4 or 5&6, you must also take Sessions 1 &2 (total cost for 4 sessions is $1500)

Training Topics

Atlas Planning Overview

  • Atlas Platform concepts and terminology
  • Atlas user web interface
    • Login and login options
    • Basic Atlas interface
    • Customizing the interface
    • Managing data views
    • Finding data
    • Adjusting plans
    • Notes and assumption management
  • Basic admin functions
    • Managing filters
    • Managing ABC rankings
    • Managing display sets
    • Managing exceptions
    • Managing conversions
    • Managing hierarchies

Demand Management

  • Statistical forecasting basics
    • Statistical forecasting concepts
    • Statistical models used in Atlas
    • Analyzing statistical forecasts
  • Adjusting statistical models
    • ForecastX Methods
    • Reforecasting options
  • Demand shaping
    • History overrides
    • Outliers
    • Event management
  • Product lifecycle management
    • Lifecycle concepts
    • Retagging
    • Profiles
    • New product curves
  • Measuring forecast accuracy
    • Forecast accuracy concepts
    • Types of accuracy metrics
    • Atlas accuracy reports & live views

Inventory Management & Supply Management

  • Inventory management concepts
  • Inventory management parameters
    • Order size
    • Safety stocks
    • Demand type
    • Other parameters
  • Action messages
    • Action message types
    • Finding action messages
  • Order Launcher & execution
    • Order launcher concepts
    • Order launcher rules & releasing orders
  • End-to-end planning
    • Networks
    • Bill of material
  • Capacity planning
    • Basic views
    • Resources
    • onstraints
    • Balancing rules


Atlas Public Training is designed for any Atlas user using the web interface including:

  • Demand Planners and Inventory Managers
  • Business Process Consultants
  • Supply Chain Collaborators
  • Supply Chain or IT Project Managers
  • Support Resources

Training Topics Available Upon Request

  • Getting Started in Supply Chain Planning
  • Moving from ForecastX to Atlas
  • Adding Demand Collaboration to Demand Planning
  • Moving from Consensus Planning to S&OP
  • Best Practices in S&OP
  • Optimizing your Supply Chain Network
  • Expanding Inventory Visibility to Customers and Suppliers