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2014

September 12th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Basics of Supply Chain Management
Martin Gartner CFPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

September 16th
Tue, 12:10p
Webinar
Change Management
Bill Seliger CPIM
Online

September 18th
Thu, 5:30p
Plant Tour
DB SCHENKER USA Facility Tour
DB Schenker

September 20th
Sat, 8:00a
CSCP Class
Certified Supply Chain Professional
Eric Schaudt CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

September 23rd
Tue, 5:30p
PDM
ERP Implementation Lifecycle
Robert Frazier
Fountain Blue Restaurant

October 10th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Execution and Control of Operations
Eric Schaudt CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago


        APICS 2014
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        OCTOBER 19-21, 2014
        NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

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Upcoming Classes & Events

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September 6, 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. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for classes.

September 10, 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 6:15P 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.

September 12, 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 4 Fridays at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register for classes.

September 16, Webinar - Change Management a Key Element for Supply Chain innovation Bill Seliger , CPIM, CSCP, PMP, Director of Supply Chain, RR Donnelley A robust design, and a well laid-out Supply Chain improvement plan are not enough. Effective change management is one of the critical functions necessary to be able to put improvement plans in place. September's Have Lunch with APICS-Chicago Webinar will provide examples of major supply chain improvement projects and how applying Change Management principles supported Supply Chain Innovation, and led to successful implementations., Join Us for Change Management a Key Element for Supply Chain innovation Webinar. This web meeting will be held 12:10 - 12:55P Online.

September 18, PLANT TOUR DB SCHENKER USA Facility Tour This tour will give attendees the opportunity to look at the Operations of one of the world’s leading logistics companies in action. Click Here for more information, the address of DB SCHENKER USA Facility in Des Plaines, or to register for this event.

September 20, 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, September 20th at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

September 23, PDM ERP Implementation Lifecycle Robert Frazier,Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Considering a new ERP System? Looking at merging Systems or converting to one ERP System? Are you facing a major upgrade to your current ERP System? If any of these situations are in your future, you should attend September's PDM, ERP Implementation Lifecycle - Building Your ERP Implementation Roadmap to learn about building an Implementation Roadmap, Segmenting Capabilities, Business Transformation Methodology... and more. This event will be held at the Fountain Blue Restaurant in Des Plaines. Click Here for more information, directions to Fountain Blue Restaurant, or to register for this event.

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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:

  • November 1, 2014 - December 20, 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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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:
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 • Maintain your CPIM Certification Click Here to download CPIM Maintenance Bulletin with Journal and Application

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