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Demand Driven Planner Workshop - Houston, TX


Demand Driven Planner Workshop - Houston, TX

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


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.


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.

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