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Demand Driven Leader (DDL) - Online

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 supply chain. The program spans Planning, Operations, Distribution and Finance. Designed by the leading authorities on the Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise at the Demand Driven Institute, the DDL program is comprised of 7 modules. The DDL Program is THE official preparatory course for the (DDLP)™ certification test.

 Export to Your Calendar 2019/05/15 to 2019/07/02
When: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Where: Online
South Africa
Contact: Claire-Maree Shale

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The class will be taught personally by Chad Smith and Carol Ptak live every Wednesday starting on May 15 from 8 am - 10 am PT (Los Angeles time). Each class is recorded and available through DDI's ONDEMAND site for your later review. After you have registered for this program you will receive the information on how to access the class. Please also register for DDI's ONDEMAND membership at: Membership is free. All courseware and videos will be delivered through ONDEMAND.

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

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