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DDMRP (Demand Driven Materials Requirements Planning) is a formal planning and execution method designed to correct the inadequacies and inappropriate rules of conventional Material Requirements Planning (MRP) given today’s more volatile, complex and service orientated supply and manufacturing scenarios.

About the programme

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 Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDLP)™ endorsement certification test.

Target Audience

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 (DDOM) including parameter settings through Demand Driven S&OP (DDS&OP).  

DDL programme 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 Thought ware


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

Designate Status

The Demand Driven Leader (DDL)™ Program is official preparatory education for the Demand Driven Leader Professional (DDLP)™.  The Demand Driven Leader Professional (DDLP)™ is a professional endorsement certification offered by the Demand Driven Institute, the global authority for Demand Driven education, training, certification and compliance.  The DDLP™ demonstrates that an individual can apply the concepts of the Demand Driven Operating Model, analyze and evaluate an environment according to the principles of the Demand Driven Operating Model and the tactical components of Demand Driven S&OP.


Workshop duration

2 Days 


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