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December 5th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Strategic Management of Resources
Eric Schaudt CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

December 11th
Thu, 5:30p
Holiday Event

RAM Restaurant


        OCTOBER 5-7, 2015

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Upcoming Classes & Events

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November 20, PDM Is S&OP Delivering Value for You?
Danny Smith, VP Industries, Steelwedge
S&OP has been around for 30+ years, but surprisingly most companies rank themselves poorly on S&OP capabilities and struggle with reaching their true potential. Join Danny Smith, VP Industries at Steelwedge, to discuss the current state of S&OP in the market, current challenges many companies are facing, and what can be done to fully realize the value of S&OP. November 20, join with us for Is S&OP Delivering Value for You? at the Elks Lodge in Des Plaines. For more information, times, directions, or to register Click Here

December 5, 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 8:00AM and will be held on 4 Friday's at at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

December 11, Holiday Event
All Professional Welcome - Network & Have Fun
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 Click Here for more information, directions to the Ram restaurant, or to register for this event

January 7, CPIM Class - Master Planning of Resources
CPIM CLASS - Master Planning of Resources - focuses on: developing and validating a plan of supply, relating management of demand to environment; and developing and validating the master schedule. Processes used to: develop sales and operations plans; identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements; and effect an achievable master schedule consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints are examined and explained with the objective of presenting how these discrete, but related processes can be directed to form the cornerstone of an integrated business planning process. Classes will start at 6:00P and will be held on 8 Wednesday evenings at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

January 15, PDM Economic Outlook 2015  Dr. Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics, Northeastern Illinois University
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Economic Outlook 2015, 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 Click Here for more information, directions to the Millrose 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 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:

  • 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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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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