Demand Driven DDPP

The Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP) ™ programme is designed to teach the new planning and execution technique for industry and distribution: DDMRP.

Designed by the leaders of DDMRP at the Demand Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Planner programme is composed of 12 modules. The DDP programme is the official preparatory course for the Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP) ™ certification exam. This training is at the heart of the Demand Driven Operating Model.

Training with Citwell

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• Learn the principles of Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP)
• Discover how the DDMRP principles can create a lasting competitive advantage for a production or distribution business

The programme

  • • The MRP Revolution
    • Evidence of a Problem
    • The New Normal

  • • Plossl’s First Law
    • Demonstrate Flow’s importance in industry
    • Plossl’s Law Caveat
    • The Bullwhip Effect

  • • MRP versus Lean” Conflict
    • What “Demand Driven” really means
    • Demand Driven Operating Model
    • Demand Driven MRP

  • • Six Positioning Factor
    • Decoupled Lead time
    • Matrix Bill of Material

  • • Unique Distribution Positioning Factors
    • Compare and contrast demand driven to push and promote
    • Positioning across a supply chain

  • • Inventory – Asset or Liability
    • Buffer Profiles
    • Buffer Zones
    • Calculating Buffer Levels

  • • Recalculated Adjustments
    • Planned Adjustments
    • Manual Adjustments
    • Factors for Planning Adjustment Factors

  • • 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

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

  • • 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

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

  • • Program Summary
    • Expected Benefits of DDMRP

Training modalities


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Participants profile

Supply Chain professionals, operational excellence professionals, students, consultants

Required knowledge

Minimum of one or two years of management experience. No technical prerequisites.

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