Welcome to the CPIM Basics of Supply Chain Management Class website.

October 20, 2016

Assignment for 12th and last meeting

1. Complete Post Assessment before Oct 20th  - OnLine CPIM Tool
2. Complete performance check for session 10 and email to InstructorCPIM@gmail.com before Oct 20th
3. Bring your 2nd textbook for the Performance Check exercise
4. Bring your smart device - phone or tablet to access Participol -
5. Bring your answer sheet from the Oct 13th test taken in class
6. Consider scheduling your national CPIM BSCM exam date before Thanksgiving.
7. Volunteer to have your testimonial video taped during the break or before class starts if you are available.   A 2 minute [or so] testimonial answering any or all of the topics below
    a. what do you think is the major benefit of taking these APICS class
    b. what do you like the most about the Basics in Supply Chain Management class at PDC
    c. what do you think you can immediately apply from what you have learned

October 13, 2016

Assignment for 11th meeting

1. Complete performance check for session 9
2. Complete reading and preparing for Session #10
3. Consider scheduling your national CPIM BSCM exam date before Thanksgiving.
4. Login to apics.org and visit your CPIM OnLine Tool to make sure you are able to access Post Assessment since you need to complete this before Oct. 20.
5. Bring #2 pencil on Oct 13 and Oct 20.
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October 6, 2016

Assignment for 10th meeting

1. Complete performance check for session 8
2. Complete reading and preparing for Session #9 and Session #10
3. Consider scheduling your national CPIM BSCM exam date before Thanksgiving.
4. Login to apics.org and visit your CPIM OnLine Tool to make sure you are able to access Post Assessment since you need to complete this before Oct. 20.
5. Bring #2 pencil on Oct 13 and Oct 20.
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September 29, 2016

Assignment for 9th meeting
1. Consider  joining Advanced Bionics Plant tour - register here
2. Complete performance check for session 7
3. Please complete 2 minute midterm survey if you have not done so.
4. Complete reading and preparing for Session #8 and Session #9
5. Consider scheduling your national CPIM BSCM exam date before Thanksgiving.
 Read exam bulletin. and test taking tips.

September 22, 2016

Assignment for 8th meeting
1. Complete performance check for session 6
2. Please complete 2 minute survey
3. Complete reading and preparing for Session #7 

September 15, 2016

Assignment for 7th meeting
1. Complete performance check for session 5
2. Complete mid-term answers
email both #1 and #2 by close of business Wednesday Sept 14 latest
3. When you receive an email survey, please fill up 2 minute survey immediately

September 08, 2016

Assignment for 6th meeting

1. Complete reading and preparing for Session #5 and Session #6 [at least 1st half]
2. Complete the performance check at the end of Session #4 [questions & vocabulary/crossword] and email answer workbook to InstructorCPIM@gmail.com.  Include your name in the file name.
3. Revisit this side on Wednesday Sept 7 to download the mid term answer workbook


Assignment for 5th meeting

1. Complete reading and preparing for Session #4 and Session #5 [at least 1st half]
2. Complete the performance check at the end of Session #3 [questions & vocabulary/crossword] and email answer workbook to InstructorCPIM@gmail.com.  Use the same workbook.
3. Bring to class your name tent, participant guide and [optional] a regular calculator for the exercises.

August 25, 2016

Assignment for 4nd meeting

1. Complete reading and preparing for Session #3 and Session #4 [at least 1st half]
2. Complete the performance check at the end of Session #2 [questions & vocabulary/crossword] and email answer workbook to InstructorCPIM@gmail.com.  Use the same workbook.
3. Find out from your Production Control or Planning Department what planning horizon(s) your company uses.August 18, 2016

Assignment for 3nd meeting

1. Complete reading and preparing for Session #2
2. Research and be ready to share how your company currently determines demand [if employer policy allows you to discuss in class]
3. Complete survey emailed to you.  You may be getting an advance email requesting you to verify your email address.  You will need to respond to this email first before the survey will be sent to you.  If you have not received the survey email by Sunday, August 14 - let me know.

4. Download the self-checking excel answer workbook - 
5. Complete the performance check at the end of Session #1 [questions & vocabulary/crossword] using #4 and email answer workbook to InstructorCPIM@gmail.com

August 11, 2016


Assignment for 2nd meeting

1. Activate your CPIM OnLine Tool  and complete the Pre-Assessment before our next meeting.
2. Complete reading and preparing for Session #1.
3. Start reading and preparing for Session #2
4. Download the Learn It app from the home page and familiarize yourself with how to use same
August 4, 2016
Assignment for 1st meeting
1. Activate your CPIM OnLine Tool  and complete the Pre-Assessment. If your Internet Explorer version is lower than 9.0, if possible, use a different browser.  Email a print screen that shows you have completed the Pre-Assessment.  Do not be concerned with your % rating, this is just a pre-assessment that you can use as a benchmark.
2. Read the digital copy of Session 1 of the Participant Guide emailed to you.
3. At our first meeting, each participant will make a 2 minute presentation on the assigned company shown on the last column of the matrix below.  Focus on any aspect of the company that you feel is most important to share.
assignment

Assignment for November 11, 20151. Use the emailed excel self checking workbook to answer the performace checkAssignment for August 11, 20161. Try the download page and when prompted to login, select non-member2. Use username shown in the table below and the password given at the class3. Download the #1 spreadsheet and watch the #2 procedure4. Read the rest of Session 1 which we will complete next meeting questions in Session 1 and the crossword.

on the home page of apics-sfv.org

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