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APICS-SFV Partners

CSUN Students - Deadline for submitting applications for APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter 2021 CPIM Part 1 Scholarship Program is March 01, 2021

Start the year 2021 with APICS Education
Sign up for our Essential Skills courses or pursue your APICS Certification with CPIM Part 1, CPIM Part 2, CSCP or CLTD.

Join the San Fernando Valley Chapter and enjoy highly-valued Exclusive Member only benefits, including:

  • Education/Certification training
  • Community Networking
  • Professional Development
  • Management/Leadership experience through volunteering on our board
  • Local Job Postings (have a job, need a job)
  • Exclusive chapter member discounts
  • Certification maintenance points

Failure Without Fear Professional Development Meeting now available on video.

If you missed the February Professional Development Meeting, watch the recording of Yoshio Muki discuss how failure without fear, trust based management will help foster a culture of innovation and professional fulfillment.  Yoshio Muki is a retired Engineering Director with close to 40 years of experience in various engineering fields, from aerospace to medical devices; with a strong emphasis on engineering analysis.  Toward the end of his active career, he managed an analysis organization which spanned multiple sites across the US and in Europe.

CPIM Upgrade coming! Purchase your Exam Credits at a discount before March 28th. 

CPIM is going through a major update in 2021 and upgrading from Version 6 to Version 7.  If you purchased your CPIM materials in 2019, 20, or January 2021, your materials are Version 6.  Check your Learning System materials to confirm the version. Are you interested in taking your CPIM Part 1 or Part 2 Exam? Then read on!

The LAST date to purchase the 6.0 Exam for Version 6 CPIM Part 1 or Part 2 will be March 28, 2021 at a discount from the chapter. After that date, you can still purchase a 6.0 Exam directly from ASCM through Sept. 30, 2021 but at full price. The 6.0 Exam will be available to take until April 1, 2022. After March 28,2021 the chapter will sell only Version 7.0 CPIM Exams that match classes beginning in March 2021 or later. 

Go to apics-sfv.org before March 28th to purchase your discounted exam using our Shopping Cart. You will save $75 off the ASCM standard purchase price.

When you purchase from the chapter, you buy an Exam Credit for an Authorization to Test (ATT).  You have 6 months to redeem your Exam Credit.  Redeeming means that you will pick your test date for up to six months in the future from the time you redeem.

If any questions, please reach out to [email protected]

Attention: Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Professionals

Try a FREE DEMO of the CLTD Learning System here. Still on the fence on taking on CLTD certification? SFV is offering the CLTD Learning System at a special 50% savings over the ASCM price of $895. CLTD Learning System includes two books and one-year access to INTERACTIVE WEB-BASED testing and study tools. These materials are for students who will self-study or use our tutoring services to study for the exam.  Purchase here

Our next CLTD Instructor-led VIRTUAL class begins on April 13, 2021. Click here for registration and full course information. 

Contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

New Courses Announced! Essential Skills for Operations & Supply Chain Management Professionals

APICS SFV is proud to announce our new vocational education series. These short (6-8 week) courses are designed to provide specific training to Manufacturing, Service, and Distribution employees with the essential skills and knowledge needed to survive in today's competitive job market. Courses are designed specifically for Inventory Control, Warehouse & Distribution empllyees, Production Control, and Purchasing employees.

We expect that our students will take the course that relates to their current job or their desired job and then proceed to the capstone course "Essentials of Supply Chain and Operations Management" to broaden their view of their environment. These courses provide students with a strong foundation to move towards APICS Certification. These classes are offered in partnership with our local colleges and we are pleased to announce that these courses will also be available on I-TRAIN for those who are currently unemployed or looking to enhance their current skills or change careers towards Supply Chain related occupations. Classes are starting at both COC and PDC. All classes are virtual. Sign up now.

CLTD (Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution) Self-study for Certification

APICS newest certification, CLTD, which focuses on the strategies and tactics of Logistics, Transportation and Distribution.  We were unable to fill the class with our partner at COC so we would like to offer either Self-study or Limited Tutoring in support of Self Study students who wish to learn the body of knowledge and/or pass the CLTD exam. Save on the cost of materials by purchasing the Learning System and Exam from SFV APICS. LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE!

If you are interested in learning more about our tutoring program, please email [email protected] (Ellen Kane, VP of Education). 


 

UpComing 2021 CPIM, CSCP, CLDT, Essential Skills (Principles) Classes, Professional Development Meetings, Seminars and other events

 Date  Event
3/3/2021 CSCP 1-hr Intro Webinar-4:30 p.m
3/16/2021 CPIM Part 1 @COC
3/18/2021 PDM (Virtual) - Demand Driven MRP - 6:30 pm
3/23/2021 Essential Skills for Stockroom Employees @ PDC-Virtual
3/24/2021 CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) @COC-Virtual 
3/29/2021 Essentials of Operations & Supply Chain Management @ COC
4/13/2021 CLTD (Certified Logistics, Transporation & Distribution) @ COC
4/26/2021 CPIM Part 2 @ PDC-Virtual
6/21/2021 New Course! Essential Skills for Buyers @COC

 

Start your Certification Journey 

Sign up for CPIM and CSCP and CLTD certification courses and earn your globally recognized APICS certification(s).
We are soliciting your input on which additional courses Supply Chain and Operations Management Professionals are interested in.  Complete the Wait List Survey under Quick Links.

 

Earn your Certification this year by taking advantage of aggressive discounted pricing from the San Fernando Valley Chapter. Check out these great deals!

APICS Certification - What is it worth? 

2020, 2019 and 2018 APICS Supply Chain Compensation and Career Survey Report

A 2019 and 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 2020 Salary Report or 2019 Salary Report or 2018 Salary Report


Certification Maintenance information here

Raising the Bar on Supply Chain Management

The APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter is offering CPIM, CSCP, CLDT 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:  [email protected] for more information.

Job Postings
Have you visited our job postings?  We have added links from other sites which may provide you or a fellow professional career advancement opportunities.  Forward this page to them.

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

Educational Offerings 

CSUN APICS Scholarship 2021

Be the first student to become CPIM Certified!
March 01, 2021 | 11:59 PM

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Intro to APICS CSCP Prep Program

Attend a 1-hr Webinar to LEARN about our CSCP Program!
March 03, 2021 | 4:30 PM

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CPIM Pt1 Virtual Class

Join this class to get started on your Certification!
March 16, 2021 | 4:30 PM

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PDC-Essential Skills for Stockroom Employees

Learn & implement best practices in your stockroom!
March 23, 2021 | 4:00 PM

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CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional @ COC

Become a Recognized Expert in the Supply Chain Field
March 24, 2021 | 4:30 PM

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COC-Essentials of Supply Chain & Operations Management

Broaden your Supply Chain knowledge!
March 29, 2021 | 4:00 PM

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COC-Certified Logistics, Transportation & Distrubution (CLTD)

Do you work in the "Deliver" and "Return" part of your company? Then this class is for you!
April 13, 2021 | 4:30 PM

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PDC-CPIM Pt 2 Instructor Led Virtual Class

Complete your CPIM Knowledge with New Version of the materials!
April 26, 2021 | 5:00 PM

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Professional Development Meetings

2021 March PDM - Demand Driven MRP

Learn about Demand Driven MRP
March 18, 2021 | 6:30 PM

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Seminars
Other Meetings 
CSUN APICS Student Chapter Presentation (here)  at Student Chapter October 2019 Meeting on globally recognized APICS certifications and opportunities for students.
Visit/subscribe to the APICS SFV YouTube channel.