Upcoming Classes & Events
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October 23, PDM - Inventory Stratification Optimizes Results
with Katherine Olsen, CPIM, CSCP, & Gurram Gopal, Ph.D.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING -
If you are a Supply Chain manager or senior Supply Chain executive working toward improved
inventory control, what is happening to the costs associated with inventory management
- and, importantly, are those efforts toward inventory optimization really
optimal in terms of inventory performance results? Based on their study at Castle Metals,
as documented in the April 2018 issue of APICS Magazine, our October presenters will illustrate
the application of the Analytical Hierarchy Process to effect inventory improvement.
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.
October 25, Webinar -
APICS2018 - The Best of the Great -- The
2018 APICS Conference in Review
WEBINAR - A Look Back by APICS-Chicago -
The 2018 APICS International Conference Review Panel Discussion
APICS2018, which was held in here
in Chicago, is over. Our panel will bring you "The Best of the Great" - the
Brightest of the Bright Spots that occur at Conference. The 2018 Conference recapped and
condensed into take-aways you can use. If you
missed this year's Conference, or you were there, but missed some events
(with so much going on is hard not to do), don't
miss this recap - take the time during your
lunch hour to
Join Us for The 2018 APICS Conference in Review Panel Discussion.
ALERT: There will be
BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS regarding
both APICS and Next Year's Conference.
This web meeting will be held 12:10 - 12:55P Online.
Have Lunch with APICS-Chicago. This online webinar
will be held at No Charge - However, you MUST
REGISTER to receive the log-in information.
October 27th, 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 8:00AM and will be held on 5 Saturdays at APICS HQ Chicago.
Click Here for
more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register
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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