The Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ program is designed for planning, purchasing and supply chain personnel responsible for maintaining a DDMRP implementation. Designed by the leading authorities on DDMRP at the Demand Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Planner program is comprised of 13 modules of in-depth DDMRP education. The DDP Program is THE official preparatory course for the Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP)™ certification test.
Module 1: Planning in the Modern World
The MRP Revolution
Evidence of a Problem
The New Normal
Module 2: The Importance of Flow
Plossl’s First Law
Demonstrate Flow’s importance in industry
Plossl’s Law Caveat
The Bullwhip Effect
Module 3: Unlocking a Solution - Decoupling Module 4: Becoming Demand Driven
“MRP versus Lean” Conflict
What “Demand Driven” really means
Demand Driven Operating Model
Demand Driven MRP
Module 5: Strategic Inventory Positioning
Six Positioning Factor
Decoupled Lead time
Matrix Bill of Material
Module 6: Distribution Network Positioning
Unique Distribution Positioning Factors
Compare and contrast demand driven to push and promote
Positioning across a supply chain
Module 7: Buffer Profiles and Levels
Inventory – Asset or Liability
Calculating Buffer Levels
Module 8: Dynamic Buffer Adjustments
Factors for Planning Adjustment Factors
Module 9: Demand Driven Planning
Part Planning Designations
DDMRP Planning Process
Supply Order Generation for Stocked Items
DDDRP Supply Order Generation Considerations
Supply Generation for Non-Stocked Items
Module 10: Highly Visible and Collaborative Execution
Challenging Priority by Due Date
Buffer Status Alerts
Module 11: DDMRP and the Operational Environment
DDMRP Strategic Buffer Criteria
DDMRP and Safety Stock
DDMRP and Order Point
DDMRP and Scheduling
DDMRP and WIP Priority Management
Compare/contrast MRP, Lean and DDMRP
Module 12: Demand Driven Sales and Operations Planning
Analytics for Master Settings changes and model improvement
DDS&OP protection for critical strategic impacts
Module 13: Program Summary
Expected Benefits of DDMRP
Get Started with DDMRP
What's the refund policy?
There is no refund 14 days before the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not have to bring your ticket
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Yes, your ticket is 100% transferrable
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes, you can substitute anyone from your company
Is the cost of the certification exam included?
No, the cost of the exam is not included. It can be purchased separately after the class if desired.