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Demand Driven Planner Workshop - Boston, MA

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


 


FAQs


 


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.