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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

Execution and Control of Operations
CPIM Certification Review Course CP585
February 19, 2015 6:00 PM to April 16, 2015 9:00 PM
Basics of Supply Chain Management
CPIM Certification Review Course CP505
March 16, 2015 6:00 PM to May 18, 2015 9:00 PM
Detailed Scheduling & Planning
CPIM Certification Review Course CP580
March 24, 2015 6:00 PM to May 19, 2015 9:00 PM
Strategic Management of Resources
CPIM Certification Review Course CP590
April 30, 2015 6:00 PM to June 25, 2015 9:00 PM
Master Planning of Resources
CPIM Certification Review Course CP575
June 01, 2015 6:00 PM to July 27, 2015 9:00 PM

Upcoming CSCP Education Event

CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional Course
CSCP Certification Review Course
February 17, 2015 5:30 PM to April 21, 2015 9:30 PM

Upcoming Seminars

Accounting for Non-Accountants - Basic Overview of Accounting
Darrell Vande Hoef, Presenter
April 14, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
World Class Cycle Counting
Randall Schaefer, CPIM - Presenter
April 28, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
CE107: Capacity Management Step-By-Step
Debra Smith, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP & Randall Schaefer, CPIM - Presenters
May 12, 2015
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Upcoming PDM

Joint Professional Development Meeting with ISM & CSCMP
Speaker: Sime Curkovic, Western Michigan University
February 10, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Upcoming Plant Tour

Feeding America Plant Tour
Dena Rogers, Volunteer Coordinator
March 12, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Upcoming Conference

12th Annual Midwest Supply Chain Conference
GVSU Eberhard Center
March 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Upcoming Golf Outing

APICS Grand Rapids Annual Golf Outing
June 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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