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January 13, 2016 Professional Development Meeting


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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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CONGRATULATIONS to APICS Grand Rapids 2014-15
Organization of the Year:  Grand Valley State University
Instructor of the Year:  Shridhar Bhat, CPIM, PMP, Steelcase Inc
Member of the Year:  Robert Thompson, T&T Tools Inc

"Harvesting Operational Efficiency at AGCO"
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May 31

Execution & Control of Operations

CPIM Certification Review Course CP585
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Jul 19

Strategic Management of Resources

CPIM Certification Review Course CP590
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Aug 9

Master Planning of Resources

CPIM Certification Review Course CP575
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Oct 25

Detailed Scheduling & Planning

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Jan 3

Strategic Management of Resources

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May 11

May 11, 2016 PDM

Sree Rajagopalan - Cloud Computing ERP - "Aspirin for Supply Chain Headaches!"
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Capacity Management Step-by-Step Seminar

Debra L Smith CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP & Randall S Schaefer, CPIM, Presenters
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May 12

APICS Principles and Practices of MRP

APICS Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois

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Principles and Practices of Demand Management

Held at APICS Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois

May 26

"Optimizing the S&OP Supply Review Process" - An APICS Seminar

Held at APICS Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois

Jun 17

SME Chapter 38 Swing Into Spring 2016 Golf Outing

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