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April 19th
Wed, 5:30p
Goose Island Tour and Sustainability Awards
Awards Presentation
Goose Island Beer Co.

April 19th
Wed, 6:00p
CPIM Class
Strategic Management of Resources
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 21st
Fri, 9:00a
Plant Tour
Grayhill Inc. Facility Tour

Grayhill Inc.

May 4th
Thu, 9:00a
SCOR Overview
Peter Murray
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 5th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Execution and Control of Operations
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 23rd
Tue, 6:00p
Executive Night
Transportation Executive
Marriott Suites Deerfield


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Upcoming Classes & Events

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April 19, PDM Goose Island Tour and Sustainability Awards
ISM Chicago will be presenting awards
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Goose Island Tour and Sustainability Awards - The Goose Island Brewery Tour and Sustainability Awards, held in joint with ISM Chicago, will start with a tour of the brewery followed by presentations of award winning projects by the winners of ISM Chicago's Second Annual Sustainability Awards. Join Us at this event, which will be held at the Goose Island Brewery on Fulton.
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for more information, directions to Goose Island Brewery on Fulton St, or to register for this event.

April 19, CPIM Class - Strategic Management of Resources
CPIM CLASS - Strategic Management of Resources - explores the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to manufacturing strategy and supply chain-related functions. The course addresses three main topics: aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating operating process to support the strategic plan, and implementing change. Classes will start at 6:00PM and will be held on nine (9) Wednesday Evenings at at APICS HQ Chicago.
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April 21, PLANT TOUR Grayhill Inc. Corporate Headquarters
From their headquarters just outside of Chicago, and multiple state-of-the-art facilities around the world, Grayhill Inc. designs and manufacturers intuitive human interface solutions that make life simpler, safer and more efficient. Standard products include optical encoders, rotary switches, keypads, joysticks and pushbuttons. Grayhill specializes in creating ergonomic panels and product shells that integrate various interface technologies, including displays, touch technology and motion sensing. Please Note: This tour, which starts at 9:00AM, is designed to give busy professionals the opportunity to go on a facility tour, and then continue with their workday. Click Here for full information (including dress restrictions), the address of Grayhill Inc. Headquarters in La Grange, or to register for this event.

April 28, 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 four (4) Fridays at APICS HQ, Chicago.
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May 5, 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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APICS2017 - October will happen sooner than you think. Now is the time to put the 2017 Conference into the budget. The 2017 APICS International Conference & Expo will be held October 15 - 17, in San Antonio, TX . Have you wondered if Conference will provide value? Ask anyone who has been to Conference. Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace. Plan your Conference attendance NOW. Do not let 2017 go by without attending Conference.

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 4, 2017 - May 6, 2017

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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