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Awarded Platinum       for 17 consecutive years

Chapter Management Excellence is an integral component to enhancing the member experience. Successful APICS chapters provide their members with opportunities for stellar education, career development, and networking.

The APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Recognition (CBAR) program recognizes chapters that have exceeded minimum standards and exemplify excellence in overall 
chapter management. We are proud to announce the APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter received the 2017 CBAR  Platinum Award designation, an admirable accomplishment for an APICS chapter.

As a member of an APICS Platinum Award designation Award Winning Chapter, the CBAR designation signifies your chapter’s commitment to providing an exceptional membership experience.


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Women in Manufacturing APICS-SFV Panel

Professional Development Meeting
October 18, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Orange Grove Bistro at CSUN

October is manufacturing month and APICS-SFV is celebrating the women who have worked and currently work in manufacturing. We will have a panel of professional women who will share with us their experiences of the past and will give us advise on the future.

This meeting is a great opportunity to hear a different point of view and to learn of the challenges and rewards of working in manufacturing. Come to learn how to navigate the world of manufacturing and learn the skills necessary to be successful.

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APICS Principles of Inventory and Distribution

November 7, 2018 Wednesdays 5:30-9:30 10 weeks ending January 30, 2019
Professional Development Center, Glendale Community College
APICS Recognized CPIM Instructor:  Paul Filder, CPIM

This course provides participants with an operational knowledge and understanding of inventory and distribution management principles and techniques, replenishment policies, conducting physical inventories and cycle counts as well as inventory performance measurement.
Basic method of planning and controlling inventory in manufacturing, institutional distribution and retail environments are studied. Questions on what and how much to stock are addressed through an examination of current and evolving technologies of inventory management.


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UpComing 2018 CPIM, CSCP, Principles Classes, Professional Development Meetings, Seminars and other events

 Date  Event
Oct 18 PDM Women in Manufacturing @ CSUN Orange Grove Bistro
Nov 6 PDM  Essential Skills for Today's Young Professional @ CSUN
Nov 7 APICS Principles of Inventory and Distribution
Feb 20 APICS CPIM Part 2
Mar 5 A New Style of Management: Shifting From "Me" to "We" Thinking & Action


APICS Certification - What is it worth? 
2018 APICS Supply Chain Compensation and Career Survey Report

A 2018 APICS Supply Chain compensation and career survey report provides important information on the impact of an APICS certification to your career.  Proceed to the 2018 Salary Report


Certification Maintenance information here

Raising the Bar on Supply Chain Management

The APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter is offering CPIM, CSCP and Principles courses with partners Professional Development Center and College of the Canyons.  In House classes are available for companies who have multiple departments who need instructor based training.  Courses and seminars on Lean, Cycle Counting and Inventory Management are all delivered by APICS recognized instructors.  

Contact: for more information.

Job Postings
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Companies are invited to post Operations Management and Supply Chain Opportunities.  Proceed to Jobs.

CPIM Legacy 5 Course Certification Key Dates

For those who have been working on their CPIM certification under the 5 course program referred to as the legacy program, take note of the following key dates:
Dec 15, 2018   Last day to purchase exam retakes
Dec 31, 2018   Last day to take MPR, DSP, ECO and SMR exams

Professional Development Meetings

Women in Manufacturing APICS-SFV Panel

Manufacturing means honoring the people who built this country yesterday, supporting those who continue to do so today and giving more Americans the opportunity to do so tomorrow.
October 18, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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Essential Skills for the Today's Young Professionals

This is a panel discussion that will help the young professional and students know what skills are needed in today's market
November 06, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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APICS Principles of Inventory and Distribution

SFV Principles of Inventory and Distribution
November 07, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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CPIM Part 2

February 20, 2019 | 5:30 PM

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A New Style of Management: Shifting From "Me" to "We" Thinking & Action

8-Hour Workshop - An Introduction to the Deming Management Method
March 05, 2019 | 1:00 PM

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Education Committee Quarterly Meeting

October 25, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Aerospace Dynamics Inc.
25540 Rye Canyon Road
Valencia, CA 91355

Education Committee Quarterly Meeting for Instructors

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