Education

 APICS Vancouver Workshop Series: Offering Further Insight

There is always an opportunity to improve your understanding of any topic related to supply chain and operations management. APICS certification courses cover the fundamentals, workshops offer further insight into specific areas (our workshop series is based on what our membership wants to learn, so if there’s a topic you’re interested in, let us know) and our corporate training programs cover core topics (customized programs available).

APICS courses are taught by experienced industry professionals who have completed additional coursework to become certified to teach APICS coursework. APICS Vancouver works with a group of fantastic instructors who are dedicated to helping students understand the material from a theoretical and practical point of view. We want to ensure that the material taught in our courses can have a major impact on your career and your organization’s objectives. Find out more about APICS Vancouver’s instructors.

About CPIM:

APICS CPIM Certification, Certified in Production and Inventory Management, is internationally recognized. Terminology, core concepts and strategies provided by this certification has become common knowledge amongst industry professionals involved in production and inventory management.

With the goal to continuously improve standard production and inventory practices, APICS CPIM covers material related to the following:

  • demand management

  • procurement and supplier planning

  • material requirements planning

  • capacity requirements planning
    sales and operations planning

  • master scheduling

  • performance measurements

  • supplier relationships

  • quality control

  • continuous improvement

Find out more about APICS CPIM Certification (link to CPIM page)

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About CSCP:

APICS CSCP Certification, Certified Supply Chain Professional, focuses on providing a detailed understanding of the entire supply chain. With this knowledge, you will be able to effectively plan how to boost productivity, encourage better collaboration and improve your organization’s bottom line. CSCP helps you become a better problem solver, you will be able to positively influence the your supply chain. Learn More 

About Workshops:

APICS Vancouver Workshop series will begin in January, 2016. In response to workshops held this Fall on the Theory of Constraints with Steve Jackson and Managing & Evaluating Contract Performance with Maureen Sullivan, we are working on plans to hold one to two workshops monthly to further meet the educational needs of our membership. Over the next few weeks we will publish our schedule for the first quarter, if there is a topic you’re particularly interested in, let us know and we’ll see what we can put together. Learn More

About Corporate Training:

Recently, APICS Vancouver launched its Corporate Training Program to meet the growing need of local organizations wanting to provide continuing onsite education for their staff. Headed by industry expert Roberta McPhail, APICS Corporate Training Program covers material outlined in the CPIM and CSCP programs.

Organizations are able to choose either program, whichever is most relevant to their organization, or both, and request additional material to further meet their needs. Corporate Training is a fantastic way to expand your professional scope, whether your background is in supply chain and operations, or something totally different and you happen to work in manufacturing. So far, the response has been incredibly positive, learn more about how to get your organization involved. Request More Info.