San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
CDDP - Certified Demand Driven Planner
Workshop and Exam Session
CDDP - Certified Demand Driven Planner Session:
Day 1 - CDDP Workshop : 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Day 2 - CDDP Workshop : 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Carol Ptak is co-founder and Partner at the Demand Driven Institute (DDI). Carol recently co-authored the ground-breaking third edition of Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning (McGraw-Hill, 2011). Prior to DDI Carol spent five years at Pacific Lutheran University as Visiting Professor and Distinguished Executive in Residence. Ptak has served as the vice president and global industry executive for manufacturing and distribution industries at PeopleSoft. There she developed the concept of Demand Driven Manufacturing (DDM) as an overall product and marketing strategy to align product development, market awareness and demand generation. Her innovative approach is credited with significantly i mp roving the co mp any’s position in the manufacturing industry software market and earned her national recognition in publications such as CFO Magazine and the New York Times. Prior to her acco mp lished record at PeopleSoft, Ptak spent four years at IBM Corporation starting as a member of the worldwide ERP/SCM solutions sales team and quickly rising to the position of global SMB segment executive. Additionally, Carol is a past President and CEO of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). She has authored several book on a variety of topics including MRP, ERP, Lean and Theory of Constraints.
Chad Smith is co-founder and Partner at the Demand Driven Institute (DDI). Chad recently co-authored the ground-breaking third edition of Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning (McGraw-Hill, 2011). Additionally, he is co-founder and Managing Partner of Constraints Management Group (CMG), a services and technology co mp any specializing in pull-based manufacturing, materials, and project management systems for mid-range and large manufacturers. Chad and his partners at CMG have been at the forefront of developing and articulating the methods and technology behind Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP). Chad is also an internationally recognized expert in the Theory of Constraints (TOC) learning and working under the direct tutelage of the late Dr. Eli Goldratt. Chad has worked with organizations of all sizes in a wide array of industries around the globe including Unilever, Intel, Boeing, Siemens, Roseburg Forest Products, Ditch Witch and LeTourneau Technologies. Additionally, Chad is currently serving as the Program Director of the Certified Demand Driven Planning (CDDP) Program for the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA).
Program attendees should review Chapters 1-4 and 22-29 and Appendices B & C of
Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning 3/E (Ptak and Smith, McGraw-Hill, 2011).
Please contact ISCEA Global Desk with any questions: GlobalDesk@iscea.com