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April 18th
Fri, 1:30p
Supply Chain Leadership
Jonathan Thatcher
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 22nd
Tue, 6:00p
Innovations in Logistics
Jeff Silver
Marriott Suites Deerfield

April 24th
Thu, 7:30a
Risk Management-The Human Factor
Timothy Wilson CFPIM CIRM
Egg Harbor Cafe, Lincolnshire

April 25th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Master Planning of Resources
Eric Schaudt CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 3rd
Sat, 8:30a
CPIM Class
CPIM Recertification Review
Eric Schaudt CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 14th
Wed, 6:15p
CPIM Class
Master Planning of Resources
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 17th
Sat, 8:00a
CSCP Class
Certified Supply Chain Professional
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 21st
Wed, 6:00p
Seven Skills to Master Business and Life
Stefan Swanepoel
Fountain Blue Restaurant

Upcoming Classes & Events

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April 10, Webinar - Knowledge at Your Fingertips David Wilkie, CPIM, Principal, TeamReadiness, Inc. expands on points brought up during the When Documentation Isn't Enough March PDM presentation, providing pointers that can be used to employ knowledge capture techniques that create readily usable forms of knowledge transfer. Take advantage of this lunch time Webinar to gain insights into Do It Yourself knowledge transfer methods, Join Us for Knowledge at Your Fingertips Webinar. This web meeting will be held 12:10 - 12:55P Online.

April 18, Special Event - Supply Chain Leadership
SPECIAL EVENT - Interactive Supply Chain Leadership, presents a unique opportunity for those in attendance to provide the first review of APICS research on Leadership types, trends and applications - formal vs. informal; differences between Management and Leadership practices; the areas of Supply Chain most vulnerable to ineffective Leadership, Supply Chain Leadership skill development, and many more interesting topics. Attendees will be able to compare their experience and thinking to that of hundreds of other Professionals worldwide. Registration will be LIMITED to the first 25 Chapter Members. We are sorry, but due to the interactive nature of this presentation we must limit attendance to members only. For SPECIAL EVENT information, times, directions to APICS HQ, or to register Click Here

April 19, 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 eight Saturdays at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for classes.

April 22, PDM APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Innovations in Logistics APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night, will feature pioneering logistics thought-leader Jeff Silver, Chief Executive Officer, Coyote Logistics, LLC. discussing current and future trends that will steer supply chain decisions and direction. Additionally, on April 22, this year's Company of the Year award will be presented. 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 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

April 25, CPIM Class - Master Planning of Resources
CPIM CLASS - Master Planning of Resources - focuses on: developing and validating a plan of supply, relating management of demand to environment; and developing and validating the master schedule. Processes used to: develop sales and operations plans; identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements; and effect an achievable master schedule consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints are examined and explained with the objective of presenting how these discrete, but related processes can be directed to form the cornerstone of an integrated business planning process. Classes will be held on three (3) Friday's starting at 8:00AM, April 25th at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

May 3, CPIM Class - CPIM Recertification Review
CPIM CLASS - CPIM Recertification Review- is designed for those with lapsed CPIM certifications to prepare them for the CPIM recertification exam. The course includes a complete series: APICS CPIM Practice Question Booklet; the 2014 APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual; and the APICS Dictionary 14th edition. Classes will be held on two (2) Saturday's starting at 8:30AM, May 3rd at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

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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 the Association for Operations Management 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 view the APICS CSCP Eligibility Application Guidelines and/or to download a APICS CSCP Eligibility Application Form.

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

  • July 5, 2014 - August 23, 2014

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 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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