APICS Grand Rapids September 2014 PDM



APICS Grand Rapids Chapter Summer Planning Session

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APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.    

The APICS membership community of over 200 local APICS chapters and international partners support nearly 40,000 members in over 200 countries. By joining APICS, professionals keep up-to-date on industry best practices, new technologies and techniques and gain access to exclusive members-only resources, networking, and cost savings on educational materials. Employers who endorse APICS membership for their employees create a more capable, knowledgeable, and productive workforce.

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Upcoming CPIM Education Events

Basics of Supply Chain Management
CPIM Certification Review Course CP505
October 21, 2014 6:00 PM to December 23, 2014 9:00 PM
Execution and Control of Operations
CPIM Certification Review Course CP585
December 04, 2014 6:00 PM to February 12, 2015 9:00 PM
Master Planning of Resources
CPIM Certification Review Course CP575
January 06, 2015 6:00 PM to March 03, 2015 9:00 PM
Strategic Management of Resources
CPIM Certification Review Course CP590
March 05, 2015 6:00 PM to April 30, 2015 9:00 PM

Upcoming Conference

APICS 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 19, 2014 7:00 AM to October 21, 2014 7:00 PM


Upcoming Plant Tours

"Waste to Energy" - Covanta Energy Plant Tour & Public Works Recycle Plant
Plant Tour - Randy Inman (Covanta); Ann Kaiser, Public Works
October 08, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Custom Profile Plant Tour
Plant Tour - Jenny Redes
November 12, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Upcoming Seminars

World Class Cycle Counting
Randall S. Schaefer, CPIM - Presenter
October 14, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Accounting for Non-Accountants - Basic Overview of Accounting
Darrell Vande Hoef, Presenter
November 04, 2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CE107: Capacity Management Step-By-Step
Debra Smith, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP & Randall Schaefer, CPIM - Presenters
November 11, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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