Upcoming Classes & Events
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October 27, Seminar Principles and Practices of Demand Management
- APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
David Ross CFPIM, CSCP, Senior Manager, Professional Development for APICS
SEMINAR - Principles and Practices of Demand Management. This seminar is designed to assist
beginning as well as experienced demand planners to acquire a firm understanding of the principles and
functions of forecasting and customer and demand management. Participants will
come away from this seminar with a basket of
practical tools that can be immediately put to use to make their demand management environments work more smoothly, increase productivity, and reduce operational costs.
For more information, location, time Click Here
November 16, PDM The Economy - US And Worldwide
2 Outstanding Presentations on the Economy
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING (PDM) - The Economy - US And Worldwide 2 Presentations
on the Economy
_ Headwinds/Tailwinds: What is Driving the US Economy? with
Asha Bangalore, Senior VP and Economist, The Northern Trust who will discuss the affect
issues are expected to have on the US economy.
_ Understanding How Markets Interpret Econ Data: A Formula for the Global
Macro Outlook with Rick Santelli, market veteran and CNBC Commentator who will
discuss how the markets interpret the data, and how such interpretations become a formula for
the global macro outlook.
Here for more information, directions to McDonald's Campus, Oak Brook, or to register for this event.
January 21, CSCP Class - Certified Supply Chain Professional
CSCP CLASS - Certified Supply Chain Professional -
The CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond
internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply
chain; from the supplier,
through the company, to the end consumer - providing the knowledge to effectively manage
the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain.
Classes will be held on six Saturdays at APICS HQ Chicago.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register
January 25, CPIM Class - Execution and Control of Operations
CPIM CLASS - Execution and Control of Operations -
focuses on three main areas: prioritizing and sequencing work; executing work plans, implementing
controls, and reporting activity results; and evaluating and providing feedback on performance, thereby explaining techniques for
scheduling and controlling production and process operations.
Classes will be held on nine (9) Wednesday Evenings at APICS HQ, Chicago.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register
February 3, CPIM Class - Master Planning of Resources
CPIM CLASS - Master Planning of Resources-
focuses on: developing and validating a plan of supply,
relating management of demand to environment; and developing and validating the master schedule.
Processes used to: develop sales and operations plans;
identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements;
and effect an achievable master schedule consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints are
examined and explained with the objective of presenting how these discrete, but related processes
can be directed to form the cornerstone of an integrated
business planning process.
Classes will be held at APICS HQ, Chicago on three (3) Fridays 21st.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.
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APICS2017 is more than a year away. Now is the time to put next year's Conference into next year's budget. The 2017 APICS International
Conference & Expo will be held October 15 - 17, in
San Antonio, TX . Have you wondered if Conference will
provide value? Ask anyone who has been to Conference.
Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace.
Plan your Conference attendance NOW. Do not let 2017 go
by without attending Conference.
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Chapter Member pricing on Certified Supply Chain
Professional (CSCP) program classes to the Members
of ISM Chicago and to the Members of
the Greater APICS-Chicagoland Chapters: APICS-Fox River; APICS-Highlands; and APICS-Rock
Valley. To receive the member rate, Members of ISM Chicago,
APICS-Fox River, APICS-Highlands, and APICS-Rock Valley
interested in registering need to contact the
Computer Based Testing (CBT) for the Certified Supply Chain Professional's (CSCP) exam is now being offered through
Pearson VUE under the auspices of APICS the Association for Operations Management.
While the CSCP Computer Based Testing (CBT) is
administered by Pearson VUE, APICS has an eligibility requirement
that must be satisfied in order to take the CSCP CBT
exam. The process for becoming certified is as follows -
To become a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP):
(1) you must complete an
Eligibility Application and have the
application approved; (2) register for the CSCP Exam;
and (3) take and pass the CSCP Exam. To save yourself
time and expense, please do NOT register for the exam
until you are notified that you are eligible. This means
that you should fill-out and submit your eligibility
application as soon as possible.
Click Here to go to the APICS website CSCP page, which has
information on Eligibility and a link to the Eligibility Application.
The CSCP Course schedule has been planned to support
the Computer Based Testing (CBT)
Exam Window of:
- September 3, 2016 - October 15, 2016
You can Click Here
go go to Pearson VUE's website to schedule a date within the exam window for the
CSCP Computer Based Test (CBT).
CPIM Review Classes
Classes are offered throughout the year for
• Basics of Supply Chain Management
• Master Planning of Resources
• Detailed Scheduling and Planning
• Execution and Control of Operations
• Strategic Management of Resources
• and more
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
• Start or Continue toward a
to view Course offerings.
• Maintain your CPIM Certification
to download CPIM Maintenance Bulletin with Journal and Application
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