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November 13th
Tue, 6:00p
Automated Data-Driven Planning Decisions
Jefferey Esenberg
Fountain Blue Restaurant

December 6th
Thu, 5:30p
Holiday Event
Jing Zhao
RAM Restaurant


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Upcoming Classes & Events

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November 13, PDM - Automated Data-Driven Planning Decisions by Jefferey Esenberg, Senior Manager, West Monroe Partners
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Does your current planning process ensure that data & information from all systems & calculation engines effectively drives optimization in operations planning and execution? Jefferey Esenberg from West Monroe Partners will discuss his teams recent experience with prescriptive analytics tools, and the use of automated data-driven planning to assist in dynamically planning optimal, system-wide production and transportation. This event will be held at the Fountain Blue Restaurant in Des Plaines.
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December 6, Holiday Event
All Professional Welcome - Network & Have Fun
Network with other professionals while enjoying some holiday cheer - and pizza. (Only $12.50, a portion of which supports our donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository), cash bar available. This event will be at the Ram restaurant - 9520 W. Higgins, Rosemont
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January 15, Transformed CPIM v 6.0 Class - CPIM Part 2
Transformed CPIM V 6.0 CLASS - CPIM Part 2 - further streamlines  the certification experience for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates. This newly designed single course replace four courses - Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Strategic Management of Resources delivering the same knowledge and skills in a focused program and updated format. Additionally, transforming these four courses into the main topics of CPIM Part 2 has enabled APICS to combine four exams into one. Classes will start at 6:00PM and will be held on thirteen (13) Tuesday Evenings utilizing our NEW Online format.
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January 16, 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 start at 6:00PM and will be held on thirteen (13) Wednesday Evenings utilizing our NEW Online format..
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January 24, PDM Economic Outlook 2016  Dr. Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics, Northeastern Illinois University
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Economic Outlook 2019, will look at the forces that are likely to shape the economy in the year ahead. Dr. Stuart will combine serious economic insight with a touch of humor as he explains the economic machinations and uncertainties that continue to reshape the Economic and financial landscape. This event will be held at Gino's East South Barrington (formerly the Millrose Restaurant).
Click Here for more information, to register for this event, or for directions to Gino's East South Barrington, which when using the Barrington Rd. exit, is conveniently located just north of the Jane Adams Memorial Tollway (I-90).

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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

As a Supply Chain Professional, what is your vision for your future? Does your future include being a problem solver, receiving recognition, advancing in your profession? If you are looking for a way to make your vision reality, a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation after your name can be an important place to start! Further, APICS-Chicago's exclusive one-price all-inclusive pricing is designed to make pursuing your CSCP goal easier than ever - by making it easier to budget for, to pay for, and where applicable, easier to get reimbursed for pursuing this coveted and widely recognized CSCP Designation

APICS-Chicago offers 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 Racine/Kenosha; and APICS-Rock Valley. To receive the member rate, Members of ISM Chicago, APICS-Fox River, APICS Racine/Kenosha, and APICS-Rock Valley interested in registering need to contact the Chapter Administrator.

Computer Based Testing (CBT) for the Certified Supply Chain Professional's (CSCP) exam is offered through Pearson VUE under the auspices of APICS.

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.

*To Register - After your Eligibility Application has been submitted and your eligibility is confirmed, to take the test, you must first complete the registration and payment process on the APICS website -

You can Click Here to go to the APICS website CSCP  page, which has a links to all of the CSCP information including a link to information on Eligibility, which will have a link to the Eligibility Application. The CSCP page also offers links to information on: Preparing for the CSCP Exam; the CSCP Exam Process; and for Scheduling Your CSCP Exam.

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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) Considerations:
 • Start or Continue toward a CPIM Click Here to view Course offerings.
 • Maintain your CPIM Certification Click Here to download CPIM Maintenance Bulletin with Journal and Application

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APICS builds knowledge and skills in operations management professionals to enhance and validate abilities and accelerate careers. We help our members and their organizations successfully compete and build a stronger global economy.
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