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December 8th
Thu, 5:30p
Holiday Networking Event
APICS Chicago
RAM Restaurant


January 19th
Thu, 5:30p
Economic Outlook 2017
Dr. Edward F Stuart
Millrose Restaurant

January 21st
Sat, 8:00a
CSCP Class
Certified Supply Chain Professional
APICS-HQ Chicago


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December 8, 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 19, PDM Economic Outlook 2017  Dr. Edward F. Stuart, Professor of Economics, Northeastern Illinois University
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEETING - Economic Outlook 2017, 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 are and will be part of the transition to a new administration. 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.

January 21, 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.

January 25, 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 nine (9) Wednesday Evenings at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, or to register for classes.

February 3, 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 be held at APICS HQ, Chicago on three (3) Fridays. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ Chicago, or to register for classes.

February 9, CLTD Class - Certified Supply Chain Professional
NEW CLTD CLASS - Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution - The CLTD program provides information needed to meet today's challenges. Setting the standard for logistics best practices, CLTD focuses on eight modules covering the following critical areas in logistics, transportation and distribution: Logistics and Supply Chain Overview; Capacity Planning and Demand Management; Order Management; Inventory and Warehouse Management; Transportation Management; Global Logistics Considerations; Logistics Network Design; Reverse Logistics and Sustainability. Classes will be held on thirteen (13) Thursday Evenings at APICS HQ, Chicago. Click Here for more information, directions to APICS HQ, Chicago, or to register for classes.

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APICS2017 is more than a year away. Now is the time to put next year's Conference into next year's 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 Chicago Chapter

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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