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.
Here for more information, directions to Fountain Blue Restaurant,
or to register for this event.
December 6, Holiday Event
All Professional Welcome -
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
for more information, directions to the Ram restaurant,
or to register for this event
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
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more information, or to register for classes.
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
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more information, or to register for classes.
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).
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).
Check the Calendar of Events
for Event Information and for Class and Event Dates and Times.
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
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
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 -
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.
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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