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The Demand Driven Leader (DDL) program equips senior and mid-level operations and supply chain managers with the ability to design, implement and sustain a Demand Driven Operating Model including parameter settings through Demand Driven S&OP (DDS&OP).  Designed by the leading authorities on Demand Driven methods at the Demand Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Leader program is comprised of 7 modules of in-depth Demand Driven education. The DDL Program is the official preparatory course for the DDI Demand Driven Leader Professional Certification test.

DDL course content

Module 1: Today’s Organizational Challenges

  • Part 1: The Rise of Complexity
  • Part 2: Leadership’s Challenge
  • Part 3: Flow as the Purpose
  • Part 4: The prerequisites for Relevant Information
  • Part 5: Conventional Distortion to Relevant Information

Module 2: Conventional Challenges to Flow

  • Part 1: Variability and Its Impact to Flow
  • Part 2: Distortions to relevant information and materials – Planning Systems
  • Part 3: Distortions to relevant information and materials – Finance
  • Part 4: The Need for Thoughtware

Module 3: A New Management Model Emerges

Module 4: The Demand Driven Operating Model

  • Part 1: Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP)
  • Part 2: Part 2: Demand Driven Scheduling and Shop Floor Execution

Module 5: Flow-Based Metrics

Module 6: Demand Driven Sales and Operations Planning (DDS&OP)

  • Part 1: Tactical Configuration & Reconciliation
  • Part 2: Tactical Review
  • Part 3: Tactical Projection
  • Part 4: Tactical Exploitation
  • Part 5: Strategic Recommendation
  • Part 6: Adaptive Sales and Operations Planning (Adaptive S&OP)

Module 7: The Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise Model Development Path

Included in Workshop Registration fee

  • 2 day workshop with experienced Supply Chain Practitioner
  • Workshop Materials

Price :

SAPICS Member : R9,500 (Excl. VAT)

Non-Member : R11,000 (Excl. VAT)

NB Should you wish to become an Internationally Certified Demand Driven Leader Professional by DDI you will be required to sit the examination in order to become a DDLP*

* additional cost of $250 (USD)