Testimonials From The Pharma Forecasting Course
The below testimonials are from participants of the live ONLINE course.-
Very valuable information given during the course, which will help me to challenge the future forecasts in terms of structure and output.
Amomed PharmaIbrahim Abouzeid, Head of Business Development - Austria - October 2020
The online format was used in a great way - a good alternative to F2F meetings these days.
BiotestJonas Alfermann, Head of Market and Pricing Insights - Germany - October 2020
The below testimonials are from participants of the F2F course.-
Comprehensive knowledge and know-how of CELforpharma staff made it great and useful.
JanssenMarko Kleoncic, Customer Marketing Manager - Croatia - December 2019
Gary is a great presenter and I was glad to learn from his expertise. The course is very interesting.
Advanced Accelerator ApplicationsRomy Abou Zeid, Product Manager - France - December 2019
Gary is very experienced and offers a great overview on forecasting. I'd like to attend an advanced course with our own case.
RocheVictor Agassiz, Product Specialist - Switzerland - December 2019
It is a very helpful and insightful course for professionals with or without statistical / forecasting knowledge, covering topics that look at forecasting in different methods. It is also a great way to gather in-depth information about the pharmaceutical industry, and a good opportunity to meet and network with other professionals in the field.
JanssenShirlina Ang Rosén, Nordic Senior BI Analyst - Sweden - September 2019
I highly valued the models of forecasting, ready to implement it in my daily routine/work/job. Recommended!
ServierYuliya Samchenko, Business Development Manager - Ukraine - September 2019
This course was very useful with techniques, tools, and tips for launches of new products.
VetoquinolJean-Luc Aubel, Sales Forecast Manager - France - September 2019
Great learning for a 2-day course! Gary is a very knowledgeable and pragmatic facilitator. I also highly valued the practical insights.
FerringArnaud Jaccoud, Global Strategic Lead, Business Planning and Market Analysis, Market Intelligence and Value Planning - Switzerland - June 2019
Inspiring course. You feel ready to go home and go over your forecast.
RocheJoeri Nieuwinckel, Product Manager - Belgium - June 2019
The Pharma Forecasting Course was great. Thank you, Gary Johnson!
JSC GrindeksAnete Eliņa, New Product Project Manager - Latvia - June 2019
This is a fantastic course which helps to open your mind and to avoid common biases. I'll make this course mandatory for all of my team.
ItalfarmacoAlejandro Alonso Delgado, VP Business Development & Exports - Spain - April 2019
The course was a good balance between theoretical models and practical tools. I also highly valued the true experience of Gary.
ServierDavid Marcoux, Project Manager Global Coordination & Business Intelligence - France - April 2019
Before the seminar, I thought I was a professional / expert of forecasting, after the seminar I really am one.
Merz PharmaceuticalsAnja Schneider, Head of Global Market Intelligence & Pricing - Germany - December 2018
I appreciated the course very much. I found it very clear and well prepared with the right balance between theory and practical - and usable! - examples.
ChiesiChiara Ragni, Global Brand Leader - Italy - December 2018
Thanks to Gary and C.E.L.forpharma! Great insights into forecasting!
Kyowa KirinFranz Eck, Business Commercial Analyst - Germany - December 2018
Gary's breadth and depth, together with a wide disease knowledge range, has helped bring the course to life.
NorgineShailesh Mistry, Senior Brand Manager - United Kingdom - December 2018
Highly practical content that can be used on every forecast opportunity. Very comprehensive theoretical content with a combination of useful practical exercises.
JanssenGabriela Gonzalez-Koch, Sr. Business Insights and Analytics Manager - Germany - October 2018
Very accessible training which starts from the basics but quickly goes to in-depth forecasting principles.
AbbVieGuillaume Van Dael, Finance Manager - Belgium - October 2018
As a beginner in the Pharma field I was afraid it would be too complicated to follow a course with such a topic as forecasting. I was very nicely surprised by the way of presenting the topic (clear and informative) as well as by other participants - I really enjoyed it!
SotioMarkéta Škereňová, Bio-Analyst Associate - Czech Republic - October 2018
Great course for new and experienced forecasters.
FreseniusOrestis Mavroudis-Chocholis, Senior Manager, Business Intelligence - Switzerland - October 2018
The forecasting course can be of interest for a broad audience. Professionals with vast experience and newcomers will find useful information. The course is well-structured, has a friendly language and explains quite difficult subjects with simple language and great examples.
ServierAlexander Nozdrachev, Business Development Director - Russia - June 2018
Thank you for the intense and rewarding 2-day training on sales forecasting!
BayerCéline Starck, Forecasting Manager - Germany - June 2018
This course moves participants from guestimating to estimating with higher forecasts as a consequence.
LEO PharmaJeppe Tafdrup, Global Senior Director, Bio Dermatology - Denmark - June 2018
During the course, I have learned more about forecasting than I thought was possible. Thank you!
AmgenMargriet Sofie Snoeijs, Associate Business Analysis and Info - The Netherlands - June 2018
The course is highly relevant, thought-provoking and delivered by a very engaging tutor. I am confident I will be applying my learnings as soon as I get back to the day job, and referring back to the content from now on.
Daiichi SankyoNiki Harris, Digital Health Innovation Manager - United Kingdom - June 2018
Great course! It is helpful and a lot of practical insights get shared.
Gilead SciencesThomas Wetzel, Business Analyst - Switzerland - June 2018
The course has been really useful to understand the depth and breadth of forecasting principles. There's been a good balance between theory and practice. Thank you!
CelgeneAna Matarredona, Business Insights Manager - United Kingdom - March 2018
All you need to know for bringing more science into the art of forecasting.
UCBAnke Sieg, Value Strategy Lead - Belgium - March 2018
It’s a good walkthrough of universal principles and teaches applicable methods.
Novo NordiskMarkus Schultz, Business Analyst - Denmark - December 2017
Good course overall, with a good balance between work and breaks. The content was useful and understandable.
Novo NordiskSophie Robinson, Logistics Controller - United Kingdom - December 2017
Very rich and instructive course that embraces the different variables to include in a forecasting process. I will apply a lot of methods and tools in my daily job.
AbbVieMarc Lacampagne, Reporting and Consolidation Manager - Belgium - October 2017
Very valuable course with a top expert and concrete examples.
ServierEmilie Court, Project Manager - France - October 2017
Very useful learnings that can be applied for people at all levels.
PfizerColm Crowley, Regional Marketing Manager - Ireland - October 2017
Very useful and practical course, whether for novice or more expert users.
ServierEugénie Bauer, Senior BI Project Manager - France - October 2017
Very helpful pharma forecasting course that I can apply in my daily work! Good balance of theoretical and practical sessions. I would recommend this course to my colleagues.
AlmirallJacob González, Innovation & New Product Planning Manager - Spain - March 2017
Both Gary and Hannah ran an excellent course that has really enhanced my knowledge of Pharma Forecasting.
AstraZenecaPaul Maloney, Enterprise Demand Excellence Development Lead - United Kingdom - March 2017
Great first experience with C.E.L.forpharma! I really have the feeling to have learnt something and that I will be able to use it afterwards.
Unither PharmaceuticalsElise Dal, Market Analysis Manager - France - March 2017
Very valuable course. It simplified my understanding of the structure I use for Forecasting methodologies.
CelgeneSowmya Ramesh, Finance Manager - United Kingdom - March 2017
Straightforward and to the point for practitioners who not only need tools, but also understand the nature of such tools, their usability and limits.
AngeliniWalter Frosecchi, Licensing Out Manager - Italy - March 2017
A nice structured learning session on forecasting ranging from epidemiology to final market share and also from various perspectives including originator, generics, biosimilars, etc.
SanofiEmir Yetisener, Strategic Initiatives Specialist - Turkey - December 2016
Great course for someone relatively new to forecasting. Not too scientific and highly insightful.
Novo NordiskNika Lapkina, Business Information Diabetes & Obesity Manager - Germany - December 2016
A valuable and highly worthwhile course that I would recommend attending no matter what your role in pharma is.
SanofiScott Symes, NHS Key Account Management Director - UK - December 2016
Finally a Forecasting course which can be applied to my daily work!
GrünenthalIsabel Boo, Business Intelligence & Commercial Opportunities Manager - Spain - October 2016
The practical exercises we have done were very close to some real-life cases. Thanks to this course I feel more comfortable with structuring a forecast, choosing the proper models and finding the best data sources.
ChiesiIva Kacheshmarova, Product Specialist - Bulgaria - October 2016
Very insightful 2 days of workshop. The practical tips in combination with the theoretical foundation make this course tremendously valuable!
Boehringer IngelheimNick Meilinger, Forecaster Cardiovascular & Respiratory Products - Germany - October 2016
Great experience! Useful content and nice practical examples.
AlmirallNuria Amador, M&A and Corporate Development Manager - Spain - October 2016
For me, the course was very useful and I enjoyed it a lot. It was a great honour for me to get to know and to learn from such a big professional as Mr. Gary Johnson. I would highly recommend this course.
ServierTatiana Kamel, BD Projects Coordinator - Russian Federation - October 2016
Gary Johnson is obviously a very experienced professional who has a wealth of knowledge in this area.
NewBridge PharmaceuticalsTasneem El Banna, Business Development & Alliance Manager - United Arab Emirates - April 2016
Thanks to Gary for sharing his deep expertise in pharmaceutical forecasting. And thanks to the C.E.L.forpharma team for making all practical points easy.
Debiopharm InternationalZineb El Fajoui, Scientific Officer Business Intelligence - Switzerland - April 2016
Thanks to Gary Johnson, we left the course with a hands-on ability to forecast.
HasbiotechCan Galip Nemutlu, Senior Foreign Trade Specialist - Turkey - December 2015
I very much enjoyed this well pitched, clear and informative overview of forecasting. Excellent staff and group. I learned a lot!
AstellasLorraine Tweddle, Associate Brand Director - United Kingdom - December 2015
Very valuable training! Excellent teacher.
AmgenErik Maas, Business Planning & Analysis Manager - The Netherlands - October 2015
Gary is a very clear speaker, breaking forecasting down to its most simple and effective techniques. Gary happily shares his wealth of experience. This is a must-attend course!
Will-PharmaMaurienne Will, CEO - Belgium - October 2015
The training was very inspirational and energising. It brought lots of ideas and in-depth knowledge from Gary’s experience and his very practical exercises.
HemofarmMilos Panjkovic, Business Development & Licensing Associate - Serbia - October 2015
Gary is a true professional who pairs entertaining practical examples with crisp insights from his long-standing experience. The information provided is well-structured and instantly helps to create more accurate forecasts. I can recommend this course to anybody who wants to learn or to improve their forecasting skills.
ChiesiPeter Huber-Saffer, Business Development & Alliance Manager - Germany - October 2015
Very good mix between practicing and teaching.
RocheBenjamin Hartmann, Marketing Leader - Switzerland - April 2015
Gary Johnson's course brought a new perspective to my forecasting techniques and will allow me to refine my models.
BialGeorgette Calnan, Business Analyst - Portugal - April 2015
A great course presenting several forecasting models and introducing the market access specifics in biotech. Worthly especially for professionals dealing with marketed products with sales history.
SotioJakub Jarolim, Strategy Analyst - Czech Republic - April 2015
Very good approach with real life cases and studies.
AbbottRui Rebelo, Finance Controller - Portugal - April 2015
Very practical and complete course with the added value of having an expert available to discuss with the audience.
ChiesiDavide Santucci, Junior New Product Planning Manager - Italy - December 2014
Gary is a very knowledgeable and experienced expert. He is able to provide you with very good examples to put in context.
NovartisGonçalo Vasconcelos Dias, Market Research & Business Analytics Manager - Portugal - December 2014
Gary presented complex content with good examples, in a very well structured and pragmatic way. The course, literature and tools all together make the perfect base to work on!
FormyconIris Margraf, Director Business Development - Germany - December 2014
A very clear and useful forecasting course!
ZambonChiara Annamaria Zanetti, Forecasting Manager - Italy - November 2014
Gary's knowledge and experience is impressive and his wide range of practical examples absolutely helped to understand the theoretical models and to transfer it into daily practice. Besides that, Gary is a very confident and entertaining lecturer!
AstraZenecaDoreen Brückmann, Business Development Manager - Germany - November 2014
Excellent if you need an introduction to forecasting.
Abiogen PharmaGabriele Scali, Head of Licensing & Business Development - Italy - November 2014
Gary Johnson is a very good speaker and enjoyable to listen to.
AstraZenecaHenrike Götze, Manager Business Development - Germany - November 2014
Gary has the fantastic ability to make technical things quite simple. I also appreciated his experience and the practical examples he gave. You leave the course with knowledge, experience and a convenient tool to start with. I highly recommend this course!
TherabelManel Saïdani, Business Intelligence Manager - France - May 2014
Quick and easy way to learn how to properly model forecasts in the pharma industry.
Boehringer IngelheimMelissa Felix Figueroa, Global Business Analyst - Germany - May 2014
Gary is a fantastic speaker! Not only did he manage to explain this difficult subject in a smooth and easy understandable way but he was at the same time consistently open for questions. I am grateful to Gary who was always there to help me and answer all my questions! If all my teachers would have been like him, my life would have been much easier!
ProstrakanNela Novakovic, Controller - Germany - May 2014
Very well designed and delivered course. Gary mixes theory with practice in an engaging way and gave me some great tips and tricks on changing my forecasting approach!
ShionogiTarik Djeddour, VP Strategic Planning & Commercial Excellence - UK - November 2013
I highly valued Gary's forecasting course, in particular because he illustrates the theory with many anecdotes and examples!