The Demand Driven Institute provides The Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP)TM, the global authority on Demand Driven education, training, certification, and compliance. An individual who can use demand-driven principles, analyze and evaluate an environment utilizing the Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) methodology earns the (DDPP)™. An individual receives a (DDPP) endorsement after passing a rigorous test. Following successful completion of the test, the Demand Driven institute grants an endorsement certificate, and the individual will be able to use the abbreviation DDPP in their professional title. In addition, the user will receive an electronic certificate and badge to use with their social media sites.
Bloom’s Taxonomy’s more advanced phases: Apply, Analyze, and Evaluate, is the basis of the (DDPP)™ test. The examination is an open book test, so the individuals taking this test can use the notes and the references. The test taker has 180 minutes (3 hours) to answer 50 multiple-choice questions about specific scenarios and some categories like DDMRP Positioning, Buffer Profiles and Level, Dynamic Adjustments, Demand-Driven Planning, Demand Driven Execution, DDMRP Analytics.
After completing the course, you will receive an email with instructions on obtaining your electronic badge and certificate. Your certificate and badge are valid for three years.
After knowing about the details of the examination, many questions arise in the mind of the individuals:
You will get the answers to all of your questions by the end of this article. This leads us to discuss the available career opportunities after receiving the DDMRP Education and Certification.
One who can apply the methodologies of DDMRP effectively will be successful in their career. The field of DDMRP has led to high-paying jobs, especially in supply chain professionals. After completing the Demand Driven Planner Program (DDPP)™, a person can get various jobs. Some of them are :
One of the prime career aspects that becomes available after the DDMRP certification is becoming an Instructor, Endorsed by DDI. To keep their endorsement, instructors must undergo a rigorous qualification procedure and stay current. All instructor candidates must have substantial experience as professional trainers to be taken seriously. The following are the requirements for becoming a DDI Endorsed Instructor:
If you want to be a DDI Endorsed Instructor, you can complete these standards (now or in the future) and contact the Demand Driven Institute.
In this job, the Purchasing / Planning Assistant assists the Purchasing and Planning departments with ordering, expediting, planning, and clerical tasks. The key responsibility of this job is to examine the system recommendation and create the MRP and DDMRP jobs to match the organizational demand. The person who wants to get in this job can easily manage the responsibility if he takes the (DDPP)™ certification. Some of the other duties include:
The salary insights of this job are also impressive, ranging from 35000$ to 45000$ per annum.
This job is offered by the large companies that include the likes of, Johnson & Johnson. The Senior Manager (Supply Chain Integration) has to establish and oversee the entire IBP (Integrated Business Planning) process, including process design, technology development, and reporting suite.
One of the requirements of this job is to integrate Demand Planning (DP), Supply Network Planning (SNP), Production Planning, and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) with business process design, including IBP S&OP, Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP). It is a high-paying job with a salary ranging from 126000$ to 160000$ per annum.
Some of the responsibility of this role is to:
One of the primary skills required for this role is a strong understanding of the ideas, processes, techniques, and tools related to IBP S&OP, Demand, Response, Supply, Inventory, DDMRP, and Control Tower. This job also has a competitive yearly package of 60000$ to 100000$.
SAP IBP Functional experts should have competence in one or more functional demand planning tools, such as IBP Demand, APO, OMP, Demand Signal Management, and DDMR, Inventory Planning tools, such as IBP Response and Supply, MM, PPDS, SAP MPS, Ariba Direct Material S&OP, SIOP, Supply Chain Strategy, Financial Planning.The annual package of this job ranges from 28000$ to 45000$.
These are just some of the jobs related when one has achieved a DDMRP education. These jobs will be easier for a person who would take the (DDPP)™. Furthermore, it is necessary for the candidate to have prior knowledge in DDMRP Product Planning to be able to obtain these jobs. Thus, having a (DDPP)™ certification will help you stand out from the other candidates and increase your chances of getting hired.
The DDMRP is revolutionizing the FMCG sector whether it be from reducing cumulative lead time to producing constantly and thus managing inventory more accurately. Reach out to Demand Driven expert Patrick Rigoni to learn more about what DDMRP can do for you and your team!