Accredited Demand Driven Planner Training
Supply chain planners contend with complexity and volatility every day. Forecasts are evermore less reliable, supply chain complexity has increased, customer willingness to wait has decreased and inventory is more often than not is in a critical condition; lots excess and shortages with very few parts at an optimum level. Traditional planning systems simply do not support organizations to meet the needs of their customers while driving down inventory in today’s New Normal. Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ training will provide your team with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate a Demand Driven Supply Chain in the 21st Century.
Developed by our industry partner,Driven Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Planner training provides the theory behind Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP) that is rapidly becoming the world standard for Demand Driven supply chain methodologies in planning, scheduling, and execution of the entire supply chain from retail and distribution to manufacturing and multi-tiered suppliers. DDMRP is the core of the Demand Driven Operating Model that provides companies with the operational planning and execution tools to revolutionize their supply chains, right-sizing inventory at strategic locations throughout the entire supply network enabling visibility, control, responsiveness, and agility.
DDP education is a fundamental part of your DDMRP implementation providing your team with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate a Demand Driven Supply Chain.
Two Day Training Program
The Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ is designed for planning, purchasing and supply chain personnel responsible for implementing and maintaining a DDMRP implementation. Designed by the leading authorities on DDMRP at the Demand Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Planner is a 2-day program comprised of 13 modules of in-depth DDMRP education.
On conclusion of this training program, each participant will receive a certificate of completion from the Demand Driven Institute. The DDP Program is the official preparatory course for Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP)™ endorsement.
Achieving Professional Certification
The Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP)™ is a professional endorsement certification offered by the Demand Driven Institute, the global authority for Demand Driven education, training, certification and compliance. The DDPP™ is earned by an individual who can apply the Demand Driven concepts, analyze an environment and evaluate an environment using the Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) methodology.
Once an individual has completed the 2-day Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ training workshop, the DDPP™ endorsement is awarded following the successful completion of a 3-hr examination.
Attend one of our Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ public training workshops and join supply chain professionals from a variety of companies and industries.
Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ Training Curriculum
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
Demand Driven Institute - Affiliate
As an Affiliate to the Demand Driven Institute, High Impact Coaching & Strategies abides to maintain strict standards in the delivery of education, training and implementation of Demand Driven MRP, the Demand Driven Operation Model and the Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise Model.
High Impact Coaching & Strategies has decades of experience promoting Demand Driven strategies across our customers’ factories and global supply chains. As a provider of Demand Flow Technology (DFT) consulting and education, combined with our supply chain education, consulting and software services we provide our customers with the capabilities to create flow, compress lead times and reduce inventory generating sustainable bottom-line benefits.
We provide our customers with cutting-edge Demand Driven solutions focused on enabling flow through the entire supply chain. Our world-class service and thought leadership mixed with a blend of real-world experience and practical training techniques will help you achieve your financial objectives.
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