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2015

April 14th
Tue, 6:00p
PDM
Creating a Vision for Customer Service
Sandy Evett
Crowne Plaza Northbrook

April 16th
Thu, 9:00a
Seminars
Supply Chain Risk Management
Apics
APICS-HQ Chicago

April 21st
Tue, 12:10p
Webinar
Improving Supply Chain Performance through Quality
Eric Rodriguez
Online

April 29th
Wed, 6:15p
CPIM Class
Detail Scheduling and Planning
Kerry Fechner CFPIM CIRM
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 1st
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Strategic Management of Resources
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 1st
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Execution and Control of Operations
Ralph Kuhn CPIM
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 9th
Sat, 8:00a
CSCP Class
Certified Supply Chain Professional
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago

May 20th
Wed, 6:00p
PDM
Zap the Gap!
Meagan Johnson
Fountain Blue Restaurant

May 29th
Fri, 8:00a
CPIM Class
Detail Scheduling and Planning
TBD
APICS-HQ Chicago


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Upcoming Classes & Events

APICS Chicago is pleased to announce its collaboration with ISM Chicago. Welcome to ISM Chicago members - and for those interested in ISM Chicago events, please click on "Links" on the side menu.

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April 14, PDM APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Creating a Vision for Customer Service APICS Chicago's Annual Executive Night, will feature forward-thinking senior manager and leading executive Sandy Evett, Vice President, Customer Service & Logistics, Kraft Foods, discussing what Customer Service means when doing business in the 21st century. --Additionally, on April 14, this year's Company of the Year award will be presented. 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 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 Crowne Plaza Northbrook, or to register Click Here

April 16, Seminar Supply Chain Risk Management APICS in collaboration with APICS-Chicago
SEMINAR - Supply Chain Risk Management. Participants will engage in hands-on exercises and in-depth discussions, attendees will go over the definition of risk management, techniques and tactics successful in mitigating risk, and profiles of early adopters of risk management.
For more information, location, time Click Here

April 21, Webinar - Improving Supply Chain Performance through Quality Eric Rodriquez,1factory expands on points brought up during the Improving Supply Chain Performance through Quality Improvement March PDM presentation, providing a path to enable your organization to address 21st century challenges with 21st century technology. Take advantage of this lunch time Webinar to gain insights into Supply Chain Management from a Different Perspective, Join Us for the Improving Supply Chain Performance through Quality Webinar. This web meeting will be held 12:10 - 12:55P Online.

April 24, CPIM Class - Detailed Scheduling and  Planning
CPIM CLASS - Detailed Scheduling and Planning - focuses on material and capacity scheduling and planning explaining capacity requirements planning in detail and introducing other capacity-planning techniques, including process-dominated scheduling. Classes will be held on three (3) Fridays starting at 8:00 AM, April 24th at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

April 29, CPIM Class - Detailed Scheduling and  Planning
CPIM CLASS - Detailed Scheduling and Planning - focuses on material and capacity scheduling and planning explaining capacity requirements planning in detail and introducing other capacity-planning techniques, including process-dominated scheduling. Classes will be held on nine Wednesday evenings starting at 6:15 PM, April 29th at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

May 1, 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.

May 1, 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 Fridays at at APICS HQ Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

May 9, 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.

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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:

  • July 11, 2015 - August 29, 2015

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:
 • 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 Chicago Chapter

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