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August 24th
Wed, 6:00p
CPIM Class
Detail Scheduling and Planning
Ralph Kuhn CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

August 27th
Sat, 8:00a
CSCP Class
Certified Supply Chain Professional
Eric Schaudt CFPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

August 30th
Tue, 6:00p
Intro to CLTD
Eric Schaudt CFPIM
RAM Restaurant

September 20th
Tue, 6:00p
Using Simulation - The Fresh Connection
Larry Simon
Fountain Blue Restaurant


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August 19, CPIM Class - Basics of Supply Chain Management
CPIM CLASS - Basics of Supply Chain Management - This course provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through, and out of an organization emphasizing the relationships among activities and functions that occur in the supply chain as goods, services, and information move from vendors/suppliers to the customers/consumers. Classes will start at 8:00AM and will be held on 4-Fridays at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register for classes.

August 24, CPIM Class - Detailed Scheduling and  Planning
CPIM CLASS - Detailed Scheduling and Planning - focuses on material and capacity scheduling and planning explaining capacity requirements planning in detail and introducing other capacity-planning techniques, including process-dominated scheduling. Classes will be held on three 9-Wednesday Evenings starting at 6:00PM at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

August 27, 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 Saturdays at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for classes.

August 30, PDM Introducing APICS New CLTD Certification Program  Eric Schaudt CFPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P, VP of Education, APICS-Chicago
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - A "Hands-on" Introduction to the Certification in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD), will enable to see the new CLTD Learning System and to find out about the associated course offerings, as well as, the Certification requirements. The Certified Supply Chain Professional Learning System will also be available, as will information on the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Program. This event will be held at the Ram Restaurant, on Higgins Rd. in Rosemont. Click Here for more information, directions to the Ram Restaurant, or to register for this event.

September 20, PDM Using Simulation as a Supply Chain Management Tool 
Laurence Simon CPIM, CSCP, SSGB
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Using Simulation as a Supply Chain Management Tool - The Fresh Connection, will demonstrate why and how simulation can be an effective tool for Supply Chain/Operations Managers. This is a chance to participate in a Fresh Connection simulation that will be led by an experienced Supply Chain/Operations Senior Manager and simulation facilitator.  This event will be held at the Fountain Blue on Mannheim Rd. in Des Plaines. Click Here for more information, directions to the Fountain Blue, or to register for this event.

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Please Note: The 2016 APICS International Conference & Expo will be held September 25 - 27, in Washington DC where you’ll gain relevant knowledge, foster relationships, and explore trends. Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace. Plan your Conference attendance now. Do not let 2016 go by without attending Conference - Take advantage of the ultra value Early Bird rate that is now available.

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

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-Highlands; and APICS-Rock Valley. To receive the member rate, Members of ISM Chicago, APICS-Fox River, APICS-Highlands, 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 now being offered through Pearson VUE under the auspices of APICS the Association for Operations Management.

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.

You can Click Here to go to the APICS website CSCP  page, which has information on Eligibility and a link to the Eligibility Application.

The CSCP Course schedule has been planned to support the Computer Based Testing (CBT) Exam Window of:

  • September 3, 2016 - October 15, 2016

You can Click Here go go to Pearson VUE's website to schedule a date within the exam window for the CSCP Computer Based Test (CBT).

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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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