Upcoming Classes & Events
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November 18, PDM Transportation Today: Challenges and Opportunities
A Workshop Session which will be led by Pete Alle, VP, Supply Chain at Oberweis Diary
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING (PDM) - Transportation Today: Challenges and Opportunities,
workshop session is designed with participants interaction in mind. The presenter will provide examples from his
experience, and will encourage and facilitate sharing by participants --
In today's competitive environment, to be successful it is imperative that Supply Chain leaders understand,
and make visible, the various levers that are available to maximize transportation effectiveness in delivering business results.
This workshop session will examine several aspects of these levers.
This event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Northbrook.
Here for more information, directions to the Crowne Plaza, or to register for this event.
December 2, PLANT TOUR Ferrara Candy Company Distribution Center
Since Ferrara Candy Company was created through the merger of Ferrara Pan Candy, Inc. with
Farley's & Sathers Candy, Inc. it has been innovating and growing its capabilities.
This facility tour of the state-of-the-art Distribution Center in Bolingbrook is an opportunity to examine
an operation that has been rapidly brought online as a key part of Ferrara Candy's ability to continue to
grow and to sustain itself as the largest non-chocolate candy manufacturer in the U.S.
Click Here for more information, the address of
Ferrara Candy Company's Distribution Center in Bolingbrook, or to register for this event.
December 15, Holiday Event
All Professional Welcome -
Network with other professionals while enjoying some
holiday cheer - and pizza. (Only $12.50, a portion of which supports our donation to
the Greater Chicago Food Depository), cash bar
available. This event will be at the Ram restaurant - 9520 W. Higgins, Rosemont
Here for more information, directions to the Ram restaurant,
or to register for this event
January 15, 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 (3) Fridays starting at 8:00 AM, January 15th at APICS HQ Chicago.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.
January 21, PDM Economic Outlook 2016
Dr. Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics, Northeastern Illinois University
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Economic Outlook 2016,
will look at the forces that are likely to shape the
economy in the year ahead. Dr. Stuart will combine serious economic
insight with a touch of humor as he explains the
economic machinations and uncertainties that continue to reshape the financial
landscape. This event is held in joint with the Highlands APICS Chapter at the Millrose Restaurant, South Barrington
Here for more information, directions to the Millrose Restaurant,
or to register for this event.
January 23, 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.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register
January 27, CPIM Class - Basics of Supply Chain
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 6:00P and will be held on 11-Wednesday evenings at APICS HQ, Chicago.
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more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register
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for Event Information
and for Class and Event Dates and
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
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
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.
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:
- October 31, 2015 - December 19, 2015
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).
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
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