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Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP)

Program Overview

The Certified Demand Driven Planner exam preparation is comprised on 18 modules of in-depth demand driven supply chain education. The CDDP program is the official preparatory course for the ISCEA’s Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) certification which is internationally accredited by the IISB (ISCEA International Standard Board). The Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) exam preparation is designed for Professionals, Managers and Planners responsible for implementing & maintaining Demand Driven Model.

Course Outline
Who Should Attend ?
Course Prerequisites
Learning Methodology
Course Duration
Course Outline

Course Modules:

  1. Module: Supply chain management essentials
  2. Module: Introduction to Sales and Operations Planning - S&OP
  3. Module: Traditional inventory planning fundamentals
  4. Module: Bullwhip effect
  5. Module: Demand driven supply chain framework
  6. Module: Demand sensing
  7. Module: Supply chain response
  8. Module: Data analysis relevance in the DDSC
  9. Module: DDMRP foundations: The need for MRP evolution
  10. Module: DDMRP foundations: Traditional MRP and DRP
  11. Module: DDMRP foundations: Lean Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints
  12. Module: DDMRP inventory positioning
  13. Module: DDMRP buffer sizing and buffer profile
  14. Module: DDMRP buffer adjustments
  15. Module: DDMRP buffer replenishment
  16. Module: DDMRP buffer replenishment distribution network considerations
  17. Module: DDMRP execution alerts
  18. Module: DDMRP Buffer performance and S&OP implications
  19. Module: Demand Driven Supply Chain Technology
Who Should Attend ?

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for:

  • Strategic Decision Makers, Managers & Planners of Production & Distribution.

  • Manufacturing, Warehousing & Logistics Professional, Materials Managers & MRP implementers.

  • Demand Planners & Inventory Controller, IT Architects in SCM.

Course Prerequisites

Course Prerequisites


Learning Methodology

Learning Methodology

The learning methodology is highly interactive, consisting of a balanced mix of short presentations,  the Course Director’s extensive experience in this specialized field, handouts containing key articles and topic support, dialogue about leading practice, delegates’ own ideas, experiences and Q&A, sharing of knowledge, discussions, feedback, scenarios, case studies, practical examples, individual and group exercises designed to assist the participants to gain a working knowledge of the topics taught and to embed the skills.

Course Duration

Course Duration: 

6 hours per session, one session per week for 3 weeks to a total of 18 hours.