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February 4th
Thu, 12:10p
Economic Outlook 2016 Webinar
Dr. Edward F Stuart,

February 11th
Thu, 9:00a
Principles of Sales and Operations Planning
Anthony Zampello
APICS-HQ Chicago

February 18th
Thu, 8:30a
MetaOps TOP Facilitator Program
Ron Crabtree
APICS-HQ Chicago

February 23rd
Tue, 6:00p
Women in Operations Management
Panel Discussion
Northeastern Illinois Univ.

March 4th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Execution and Control of Operations
APICS-HQ Chicago


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January 27, 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 6:00P and will be held on 11-Wednesday evenings at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register for classes.

February 4, Webinar - Economic Outlook 2016 Dr. Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics, NEIU
WEBINAR - Economic Outlook 2016 expands points brought up in Dr. Stuart's January PDM presentation including China, the Dollar, the Fed Hike and the possibility of inflation. Take advantage of this lunch time Webinar to gain insights on economic direction during the year ahead, Join Us for Economic Outlook 2016 - the Webinar. This web meeting will be held 12:10 - 12:55P Online at No Charge. However, you must register to receive log-on information.

February 11, Seminar Principles of Sales & Operations Planning Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - Principles of S&OP attendees will participate in exercises and discussions on the elements of data collection, demand and supply planning, and conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings. The presenter will lead attendees through sales and marketing planning, resource requirements planning, distribution planning and more. Click Here for more information, directions to the APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for this event.

February 18 & 19, Seminar MetaOps TOP Facilitator Program Ron Crabtree, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, MLSSBB, SCOR-P
SEMINAR - MetaOps TOP Facilitator Program two-day workshop is designed to help you master the facilitation skills needed to engage learners and teams. This highly experiential workshop program is designed to teach best practices associated with facilitation and presentation skills for leaders, change agents, trainers, project managers and others. Click Here for more information, directions to the APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for this event.

February 23, PDM Women in Operations Management Panel Discussion
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Women in Operations Management, panel of Operations Professionals will discuss non gender specific issues from a gender specific perspective, as well as discussing Operations/Supply Chain Management career and advancement barriers and opportunities. Join us on the campus of Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to NEIU, or to register for this event.

March 4, CPIM Class - Execution and Control of Operations
CPIM CLASS - Execution and Control of Operations - focuses on three main areas: prioritizing and sequencing work; executing work plans, implementing controls, and reporting activity results; and evaluating and providing feedback on performance, thereby explaining techniques for scheduling and controlling production and process operations. Classes will be held on three (3) Fridays at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, 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 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:

  • March 19, 2016 - May 7, 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:
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