As the global economy becomes more complex, the Demand for a more agile and responsive approach to supply chain management has never been greater. This is where the Demand Driven Planner (DDP) Classes come in. These classes give participants the knowledge and tools they need to manage their supply chains effectively and efficiently in today’s fast-paced business environment.
In this article, we will discuss what you can expect from the upcoming DDP Classes of Patrick Rigoni that will take place in Zurich on June 22 and 23. We will provide an outline of the lessons and information on how you can sign up for the classes.
Demand Driven Planner (DDP) is a program that focuses on developing a dynamic and responsive supply chain management approach. This program provides professionals with a deep understanding of the Demand Driven methodology, an innovative approach that uses real-time data to optimize supply chain performance.
The DDP program is designed to equip supply chain professionals with the tools and techniques to manage supply chains more effectively and efficiently. This advanced training program provides a comprehensive overview of the Demand Driven methodology, including Demand Driven Planning, Demand Driven Scheduling, and Demand Driven Execution.
Patrick Rigoni’s DDP classes consist of 13 modules designed to help individuals learn the in-depth concepts of Demand Driven Planning comprehensively and engagingly. Throughout the course, Patrick will use various teaching methods to ensure that participants understand the material and can apply it to real-world situations. The modules equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to improve their company’s supply chain management. Here’s how Patrick will teach each module:
Module 1: Planning in the Modern World
Patrick will explore how traditional planning is no longer sufficient in a world characterized by increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. He will discuss the challenges of modern planning and provide solutions for adapting to the new environment.
Module 2: The Importance of Flow
In this module, Patrick will emphasize the concept of Flow and Plossl’s law, “All benefits will be directly related to the speed of flow of material and information.” He will explain the significance of Flow in company ROI and introduce the concept of “Relevance.” Patrick will interpret the Bullwhip Effect as distorting relevant information and materials.
Module 3: Unlocking a Solution – Decoupling
Patrick will analyze and determine the cause of the bullwhip effect and inventory misalignment. He will address a key element of the solution: decoupling. He will explain how decoupling works and its benefits to the supply chain.
Module 4: Becoming Demand Driven
Patrick will discuss what it means to be Demand Driven and introduce the Demand Driven Operating Model. He will introduce DDMRP and its 5 components.
Module 5: Strategic inventory positioning
Patrick will conduct a deep dive into the first of the 5 components of DDMRP, Strategic inventory positioning. He will discuss the six factors to consider when selecting the positioning of decoupling stock buffers. He will introduce the concept of Decoupled Lead Time and how to analyze a Bill of Material to identify optimal leverage points.
Module 6: Distribution Network Positioning
In this module, Patrick will continue the discussion on buffer positioning, focusing on the distribution network. He will explain how buffer positioning is critical for managing inventory and ensuring the right stock level.
Module 7: Buffer Profiles and Levels
Patrick will explain the functions of the different buffer zones (red, yellow, and green) and what parameters are used to calculate the size of the zones. He will also provide the formula for the calculations.
Module 8: Dynamic Buffer Adjustment
Patrick will explain how to adapt buffers to cope with the constant change in demand and supply events. He will introduce the third component of DDMRP: Dynamic Buffer Adjustment.
Module 9: Demand-Driven Planning
In this module, Patrick will introduce the core equation of DDMRP: the Net Flow Equation. He will explain how the equation triggers replenishment orders and how dependent Demand is propagated through the Bill of Material in DDMRP (Decoupled Explosion). Patrick will also explore the technique of Prioritized Share.
Module 10: Highly Visible and Collaborative Execution
Patrick will teach students how to manage priorities in DDMRP. He will explain how every open order comes with a clear priority and how to use current and projected buffer status alerts, synchronization alerts, and lead time alerts.
Module 11: DDMRP and the Operational Environment
Patrick will discuss the impact of DDMRP on scheduling and WIP priority management. He will provide insights into how to apply DDMRP to different operational environments.
Module 12: Demand-Driven Sales and Operation Planning
In this module, Patrick will introduce DDMRP-specific metrics that allow companies to understand how the model is performing and how to adapt it and its parameters to improve performance. He will also discuss how to project model performance into the future.
Module 13: Recap of the Program
At the program’s culmination, Patrick will summarize the benefits of DDMRP in measurable terms and provide a roadmap to initiate the implementation of DDMRP. Additionally, we will discuss the preparation process, registration procedure, and strategies to pass the DDPP certification exam successfully.
Taking the DDP classes by Patrick Rigoni is an excellent investment for supply chain professionals looking to stay ahead in today’s fast-paced business environment. Here are some reasons why you should consider taking the DDP classes by Patrick Rigoni:
The DDP program is ideal for supply chain professionals like Planning Managers and Directors, Demand and Supply Planners, Purchasing Managers and Directors, Operations Managers and Directors, and Operational Excellence (Six Sigma/Lean/ToC) specialists, who are looking to improve their skills and knowledge in supply chain management. It is particularly useful for professionals looking to optimize their supply chain performance and improve customer satisfaction.
To register for the Demand Driven Planner (DDP)™ Program in Zurich on June 22 and 23 by Patrick Rigoni, follow these steps:
Please note that the registration fee must be fully paid to complete the registration process. Also, the registration deadline is before June 8 to receive a full refund in case of cancellation.
The DDP class by Patrick Rigoni is an excellent opportunity for professionals who are looking to improve their supply chain management skills and stay ahead in today’s fast-paced business environment.
By attending the classes, participants will understand the Demand Driven methodology comprehensively, including Demand Driven Planning, Demand Driven Scheduling, and Demand Driven Execution. They will also learn how to implement DDP in their organizations and measure its effectiveness. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the field and take your supply chain management skills to the next level.
Sign up today and join the DDP Classes of Patrick Rigoni in June 2023.