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2018

April 19th
Thu, 9:00a
Seminars
Principles of Sales and Operations Planning
Anthony Zampello
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 19th
Thu, 5:30p
PDM
Midwest Regional Sustainability Awards & Tour
Award Recipients
Goose Island's Barrel House

April 20th
Fri, 9:00a
Seminars
Sales and Operations Planning Workshop
Anthony Zampello
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 25th
Wed, 9:00a
Seminars
Managing for Supply Chain Excellence Workshop
Peter Bolstorff
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 28th
Sat, 8:00a
CPIM Class
CPIM Part 2
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 10th
Thu, 9:00a
Seminars
Principles and Practices of Demand Management
Maryanne Ross
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 17th
Thu, 9:00a
Seminars
Principles and Practices of Inventory Accuracy
Maryanne Ross
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 17th
Thu, 5:30p
PDM
Blockchain in the Supply Chain - Executive Night
Quentin Samelson CFPIM CIRM
Marriott Suites Deerfield

May 22nd
Tue, 10:00a
Plant Tour
10:00A Huron Paper Tour
Rich Gendon
Huron Paper Stock Co

May 22nd
Tue, 11:15a
Plant Tour
11:15A Huron Paper Tour
Rich Gendon
Huron Paper Stock Co

       




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Upcoming Classes & Events

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April 12, PLANT TOUR Testa Produce, Inc.
Interested in furthering Sustainable efforts within your organization? Then you should go on the Testa Produce Facility Tour before attending the Midwest Regional Sustainability Awards & Tour. Testa Produce offers tour attendees a detailed look at a state-of-the-art LEED Platinum refrigerated facility. Not interested in Sustainability, but you are interested in Supply Chain Management and Operations? Then you should go on this Facility Tour. The Testa Produce Facility Tour will afford attendees the a first-hand ook at the positive effects of integrating sustainable practices, operational improvements, and strong functional controls to form a well-run profitable business.
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April 19, PDM Midwest Regional Sustainability Awards & Tour
Award Winning Chicago Area Companies
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING (PDM) - Midwest Regional Sustainability Awards & Tour, will provide attendees with important information on furthering sustainable initiatives, as part of the Midwest Regional Sustainability Awards event, award winning companies will be making presentations that detail the actions they took that led to the Award, as well as discussing future plans for additional Sustainability initiatives. This PDM will include dinner. Additionally, there will be a 20 minute tour of the 603 N. Sacramento Blvd Barrel House facility. Join us at Goose Island's Barrel House. This event is held in joint with ISM Chicago.
CLICK HERE for more information, directions to Goose Island's Barrel House, or to register for this event.

April 19, Seminar Principles of Sales & Operations Planning APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
Presenter Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - APICS Principles of S&OP seminar provides managers and planners a comprehensive review of the principles and functions 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.
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April 20, Seminar Sales & Operations Planning Workshop APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
Presenter Anthony Zampello, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - APICS S&OP Workshop - The one-day S&OP Workshop fills the gap between understanding S&OP and being able to work the 5 Step S&OP process by providing participants an opportunity to perform a simulated S&OP process from beginning to end. Based on a company case study, participants will be using excel spreadsheets and graphs to conduct the 5 Step S&OP process in make-to-stock and make-to-order environments. The focus is on S&OP teams who will be responsible for defining product families, developing the demand and supply plans, and problem solving.
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April 25, Seminar Managing for Supply Chain Excellence Workshop APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
Presenter Peter Bolstorff, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
SEMINAR - Managing for Supply Chain Excellence Workshop - This one-day Executive Level Program will take participants through: How to put structure around key performance drivers that must be formalized, managed and implemented to truly lead business-impacting supply chains; How to utilize a framework to assimilate supply chain strategy, network, resource management and talent development with the top and bottom lines of the business; and What to do next with an actionable check list to gauge supply chain maturity, incorporating the overall Supply Chain Strategy, Network, Process Blueprint and Resources.
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April 28th, Transformed CPIM v 6.0 Class - CPIM Part 2
Transformed CPIM V 6.0 CLASS - CPIM Part 2 - further streamlines  the certification experience for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates. This newly designed single course replace four courses - Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Strategic Management of Resources delivering the same knowledge and skills in a focused program and updated format. Additionally, transforming these four courses into the main topics of CPIM Part 2 has enabled APICS to combine four exams into one. Classes will start at 6:00PM and will be held on five (5) Saturday Classes at APICS HQ.
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May 17, PDM Blockchain in the Supply Chain - APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Blockchain in the Supply Chain APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night, will feature Quentin Samelson, Senior Supply Chain Consultant at IBM, who will provide a timely, straightforward examination of what Blockchain is, what Blockchain does, as well as when & how to use Blockchain. Could your company benefit from an approach that leverages Blockchain technology? Join us - Please note: On 'Executive Night' - treat your boss to this PDM/Dinner. Call Kim Petit, Chapter Administrator, 630 338-7158 or email at communications@apics-chicago.org and make arrangements to have your supervisor/manager 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

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APICS2018 - No Excuses - The 2018 APICS International Conference & Expo will be held in CHICAGO. Attend Conference and sleep in your own bed. Have you wondered if Conference will provide value? This is your chance to find out. Make this your Conference - Reserve Sep. 30 to Oct. 2
Click Here for more information -- Business happens at an ever more demanding pace. Plan your Conference attendance NOW. Do not let 2018 go by without attending Conference in your home town!

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

As a Supply Chain Professional, what is your vision for your future? Does your future include being a problem solver, receiving recognition, advancing in your profession? If you are looking for a way to make your vision reality, a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation after your name can be an important place to start! Further, APICS-Chicago's exclusive one-price all-inclusive pricing is designed to make pursuing your CSCP goal easier than ever - by making it easier to budget for, to pay for, and where applicable, easier to get reimbursed for pursuing this coveted and widely recognized CSCP Designation

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 Racine/Kenosha; and APICS-Rock Valley. To receive the member rate, Members of ISM Chicago, APICS-Fox River, APICS Racine/Kenosha, 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 offered through Pearson VUE under the auspices of APICS.

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.

*To Register - After your Eligibility Application has been submitted and your eligibility is confirmed, to take the test, you must first complete the registration and payment process on the APICS website - www.apics.org

You can Click Here to go to the APICS website CSCP  page, which has a links to all of the CSCP information including a link to information on Eligibility, which will have a link to the Eligibility Application. The CSCP page also offers links to information on: Preparing for the CSCP Exam; the CSCP Exam Process; and for Scheduling Your CSCP Exam.

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Seminars

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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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