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2018

September 18th
Tue, 6:00p
PDM
Mexico, Tariffs, Trade, & Changes in Govt
Nichole Schude
Fountain Blue Restaurant

September 29th
Sat, 8:00a
CLTD Class
Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distrib
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago

October 23rd
Tue, 6:00p
PDM
Inventory Stratification Optimizes Results
Gurram Gopal
Fountain Blue Restaurant

October 27th
Sat, 8:00a
CPIM Class
CPIM Part 2
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago

 
       




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There is still time to register - but not for much longer
Sep 30 - Oct 2, Conference APICS2018
APICS2018 - The 2018 APICS International Conference & Expo will be held in CHICAGO. Attend Conference and sleep in your own bed. Have you wondered why people who have been to Conference say it is so great? This is your chance to find out - No Excuses - Make this your Conference - Register for Conference - Sep. 30 to Oct. 2
Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace. Register for Conference NOW. Do not let 2018 go by without attending Conference in your home town!

September 14, CLTD Class - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
CLTD CLASS - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution - The CLTD program provides information needed to meet today's challenges. Setting the standard for logistics best practices, CLTD focuses on eight modules covering the following critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview; Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation Management; Global Logistics Considerations; Logistics Network Design; Reverse Logistics and Sustainability. Classes will be held on six (6) Fridays at Governors State University.
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September 15, 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 (6) Saturdays at APICS HQ Chicago.
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September 18, PDM Mexico: A Study in Business Practices, Tariffs, Trade and Changes in Government
Martin Caro, Nichole Strude, Alfredo Arroyo
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Understanding global trade is an important aspect in managing world-wide Supply Chains. Each trading partner has its own intricacies. Mexico, which is our #3 trading partner, and is in close proximity to the U.S., is an important example of a relationship that we need to understand. Please join us on Tuesday, Sept 18th when we will be joined by members of Organization for Women in Trade (OWIT) for a presentation covering the challenges of doing business in Mexico, and a review of the current issues that are dominating American-Mexican trading relations, as well as issues that also effect our current trade with other countries. This event will be held at the Fountain Blue Restaurant in Des Plaines.
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September 18, Transformed CPIM v 6.0 Class - CPIM Part 1
Transformed CPIM V 6.0 CLASS - CPIM Part 1- The Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) has been REPLACED as an introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates by CPIM Part 1. The newly designed CPIM Part 1 course delivers the same knowledge and skills in a focused program and updated format that still provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through, and out of an organization. This updated course emphasizes the relationships among activities and functions that occur in the supply chain as goods, services, and information move from vendors/suppliers on the supply-side of the chain to the customers/consumers on the demand-side of the chain. Classes will start at 6:00PM and will be held on eight (8) Tuesday Evenings utilizing our NEW Online Format.
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September 20, CLTD Class - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
CLTD CLASS - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution - The CLTD program provides information needed to meet today's challenges. Setting the standard for logistics best practices, CLTD focuses on eight modules covering the following critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview; Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation Management; Global Logistics Considerations; Logistics Network Design; Reverse Logistics and Sustainability. Classes will be held on thirteen (13) Thursday Evenings utilizing our NEW Online format.
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September 29, CLTD Class - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
CLTD CLASS - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution - The CLTD program provides information needed to meet today's challenges. Setting the standard for logistics best practices, CLTD focuses on eight modules covering the following critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview; Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation Management; Global Logistics Considerations; Logistics Network Design; Reverse Logistics and Sustainability. Classes will be held on six (6) Saturdays at APICS HQ, Chicago.
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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 - www.apics.org

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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