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May 17th
Thu, 9:00a
Principles and Practices of Inventory Accuracy
Maryanne Ross
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 17th
Thu, 5:30p
Blockchain in the Supply Chain - Executive Night
Quentin Samelson CFPIM CIRM
Marriott Suites Deerfield

June 12th
Tue, 9:00a
Principles of Sales and Operations Planning
Anthony Zampello
APICS-HQ Chicago

June 13th
Wed, 9:00a
Sales and Operations Planning Workshop
Anthony Zampello
APICS-HQ Chicago


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Upcoming Classes & Events

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May 17, PDM Blockchain in the Supply Chain - APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Blockchain in the Supply Chain APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night, will feature Quentin Samelson, Senior Supply Chain Consultant at IBM, who will provide a timely, straightforward examination of what Blockchain is, what Blockchain does, as well as when & how to use Blockchain. Could your company benefit from an approach that leverages Blockchain technology? Join us - Please note: On 'Executive Night' - treat your boss to this PDM/Dinner. Call Kim Petit, Chapter Administrator, 630 338-7158 or email at and make arrangements to have your supervisor/manager attend this event as your guest...and ours - Bring your boss to dinner and we'll pick-up his/her tab.
For PDM EVENT information, times, directions to the Marriott Suites Deerfield, or to register Click Here

June 12, Seminar Principles of Sales & Operations Planning APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
Presenter Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - APICS Principles of S&OP seminar provides managers and planners a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of S&OP. Attendees will participate in exercises and discussions on the elements of data collection, demand and supply planning, and conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings. The presenter will lead attendees through sales and marketing planning, resource requirements planning, distribution planning and more.
For more information, location, time Click Here

June 13, Seminar Sales & Operations Planning Workshop APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
Presenter Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - APICS S&OP Workshop - The one-day S&OP Workshop fills the gap between understanding S&OP and being able to work the 5 Step S&OP process by providing participants an opportunity to perform a simulated S&OP process from beginning to end. Based on a company case study, participants will be using excel spreadsheets and graphs to conduct the 5 Step S&OP process in make-to-stock and make-to-order environments. The focus is on S&OP teams who will be responsible for defining product families, developing the demand and supply plans, and problem solving.
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APICS2018 - No Excuses - The 2018 APICS International Conference & Expo will be held in CHICAGO. Attend Conference and sleep in your own bed. Have you wondered if Conference will provide value? This is your chance to find out. Make this your Conference - Reserve Sep. 30 to Oct. 2
Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace. Plan your Conference attendance NOW. Do not let 2018 go by without attending Conference in your home town!

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 Chicago Chapter

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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