WSSI: Use and Interpretation

WSSI: Use and Interpretation short course at LCF

WSSI: Use and Interpretation

This WSSI training course is a unique chance to get to grips with this essential merchandising tool - The WSSI (Weekly Sales, Stock and Intake). This computer-based course will show you how to create a WSSI management plan and then use this plan with an existing WSSI spreadsheet...

Taught by: Malcolm Newbery.

Description

This WSSI training course is a unique chance to get to grips with this essential merchandising tool - The WSSI (Weekly Sales, Stock and Intake). This computer-based course will show you how to create a WSSI management plan and then use this plan with an existing WSSI spreadsheet.  

  • Understanding the WSSI layout and formulas
  • Dynamic diminishing stock cover
  • OTB principles and modified approaches
  • Terminal stock
  • Plans, forecasts and actuals using computer simulation examples
  • How does the WSSI fit with open to buy in today's retail environment?
  • The different control requirements of continuity and fast fashion
  • Should delegates always accept the computer generated 'suggested solutions'?
  • Are there new techniques which are making the WSSI redundant?
Suitable for:

Anyone who has recently started using a WSSI.


Booking: 

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.



Tutor information

Malcolm Newbery is an independent consultant specialising in retailing and fashion industry marketing and supply. He has more than twenty-five years' experience of consulting experience in the business planning, marketing and distribution of consumer products. This experience allows him to relate to issues of concern for senior management, particularly in profitability and competitiveness, buying and merchandising and supply chain management. Malcolm works either as a consultant or inside business in an interim manager capacity. As well as consulting, he is involved in writing, public speaking, training and, more recently, teaching at London College of Fashion as an Associate Lecturer.

Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen

As part of your research you will be required to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account.  It is unlikely you will need to spend more than £5.


Details for booking

Alternative Dates and Times

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