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Essentials of Slim4 Training – International Programme Get started with Slim4!

Is Slim4 completely new to you or do you want to refresh your Slim4 knowledge? Join our Essentials of Slim4 training and learn all about our supply chain optimisation platform!

What can you expect?

During this training course, you will discover how to take full advantage of the features & functionalities within Slim4.

The training is specially designed to support the operational and tactical aspects of your day-to-day work. Together, we will explore how Slim4’s workflow-driven approach can help you with daily planning tasks and effective decision making as well as underpin tactical supply chain processes.

In essence, this training is designed to help you understand the bigger picture, your role in the supply chain and how Slim4 can support you to drive more effective planning decisions.

At the end of the training, you will be able to organise operational tasks in the ‘to do’ dashboard in Slim4. You will also understand which functionalities you can use to support all phases of your inventory planning process.

As the first step of your development journey, the Essentials of Slim4 certificate will allow you to attend more advanced Slim4 training courses.


The Essentials of Slim4 training lasts four days. During the programme there is sufficient room to discuss specific issues.

Shaping the battlefield

Tasks & responsibilities

Key processes & workflows

Stakeholders and reporting

Recurring tasks and activities

Plan your day


Priorities and focus

Work routine

Assortment planning



Product life cycle management

Demand planning


Enrich the demand plan


Inventory & supply

Inventory strategy

Purchasing & replenishment

Supplier management

Course requirements

The Essentials of Slim4 training is intended for novice Slim4 users. Some knowledge of inventory management is desirable but not necessary. An understanding of your own business will underpin the learning process.

We offer these training courses in a blended learning format combining the vibrance of a classroom environment with supported self-study and access to our e-learning platform.

The training will conclude with a test. Upon successful completion of the Slim4 exam, you will receive a certificate.

Course dates & Locations

Training course 1 | February 2023 | Americas & EMEA

  • 7th February – 13:00-17:00 (GMT)
  • 14th February – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 21st February – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 28th February – 13:00-17:00 (GMT)

Training course 2 | April 2023 | EMEA & APAC

  • 6th April – 08:00-12:00 (GMT)
  • 13th April – 09:00-11:00 (GMT)
  • 20th April – 09:00-11:00 (GMT)
  • 27th April – 08:00-12:00 (GMT)

Training course 3 | June 2023 | Americas & EMEA

  • 6th June – 13:00-17:00 (GMT)
  • 13th June – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 20th June – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 27th June – 13:00-17:00 (GMT

Training course 4 | September 2023 | EMEA & APAC

  • 6th September – 08:00-12:00 (GMT)
  • 12th September – 09:00-11:00 (GMT)
  • 19th September – 09:00-11:00 (GMT)
  • 26th September – 08:00-12:00 (GMT)

Training course 5 | November 2023 | Americas & EMEA

  • 2nd November – 13:00-17:00 (GMT)
  • 9th November – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 16th November – 14:00-16:00 (GMT)
  • 23rd November – 13:00-17:00 (GMT)


The costs to participate in the Essentials of Slim4 Training is €1800 excl. VAT. For full-service customers (21% maintenance), this training is free for up to 2 employees per year.

Can’t attend a training? We kindly but urgently ask you to inform us three working days before the start of the training via . If you cannot cancel in time, we reserve the right to charge a no-show fee of €85.

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