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Demand Driven Planner Online ENGLISH

This program will be instructed by a DDI Master Instructor. The Demand Driven Planner class includes the DDPP exam. This registration DOES NOT include the Demand Driven Operations (DDO) extension program.

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Demand Driven Planner Online ENGLISH
Demand Driven Planner Online ENGLISH

Time & Location

May 30, 2023, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT

Demand Driven Planner Online ENG

About the class

 This course is offered as an online course over 5 weeks.  The class will be taught live every week starting from 8 am - 11 am PT (Los Angeles time).  Each class is recorded and available through DDI's ONDEMAND site for your later review. Please also register for DDI's ONDEMAND membership at: Membership is free.  All courseware and videos will be delivered through ONDEMAND.   After you have registered for this program you will receive the information on how to access the class.

After registration you will be sent a confirmation with the Goto meeting information to access the live class. 

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
  • Buffer Profiles
  • Buffer Zones
  • Calculating Buffer Levels

Module 8: Dynamic Buffer Adjustments

  • Recalculated Adjustments
  • Planned Adjustments
  • Manual 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
  • Decoupled Explosion
  • Prioritized Share

Module 10: Highly Visible and Collaborative Execution

  • Challenging Priority by Due Date
  • Buffer Status Alerts
  • Synchronization Alerts
  • Execution Collaboration

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

  • DDS&OP
  • Analytics for Master Settings changes and model improvement
  • DDS&OP protection for critical strategic impacts

Module 13: Program Summary

  • Program Summary
  • Expected Benefits of DDMRP
  • Get Started with DDMRP


What's the refund policy?

There is no refund 14 days before the event.

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

Yes, the cost of the exam is included. The voucher code will be provided after the first day of class


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