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CPIM Part 1 @ PDC starts Jan 27th

This course is part 1 of a 2-part series intended for Operations and Supply Chain professionals who want to improve their knowledge and skills in Operations and Supply Chain Management, gain practical knowledge and skills that can be used immediately in their job and master the APICS Body of Knowledge terminology and concepts with the intent to pursue certification. There are no pre-requisites for this course. 
The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in Part 1. This module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur. 

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) @ COC starts Feb 5th

The CSCP Prep Program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer—and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company’s value chain

Certified Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) @ COC starts Feb 12th

Calling all shipping managers and supervisors, and inventory/warehousing managers and supevisors! New Certification course now focused on the shipping, distribution and transporation aspects of an organization. 

This new course provides participants with a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD class prepares individuals for the CLTD Exam. Only 1 exam is required to become certified in CLTD


Questions: email [email protected]

UpComing 2020 CPIM, CSCP, CLDT, Principles Classes, Professional Development Meetings, Seminars and other events

 Date  Event
1/27/2020 CPIM Part 1 PDC
2/5/2020 Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) COC
2/11/2020 Seminar: A New Style of Management: Shifting from 'Me' to 'We' Thinking & Action - COC
2/12/2020 Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) COC
2/12/2020 Principles of Inventory and Distribution - PDC
2/15/2020 Symposium: Supply Chain Risk Management at Reagan Library
2/18/2020 CPIM Part 2 COC
3/24/2020 Lean Enterprise Workshop COC
4/21/2020 Principles of Supply Chain and Operations Management PDC
4/28/2020 Principles of Purchasing for Beginning & Intermediate Buyers COC
5/4/2020 CPIM Part 2 PDC


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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? 

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 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.

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

Professional Development Meetings
Educational Offerings

CPIM Part 1 @ PDC starts Jan 27th

Start 2020 by achieving your CPIM!
January 27, 2020 | 5:30 PM

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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) @ COC

Become a Supply Chain Expert and get certified!
February 05, 2020 | 5:00 PM

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Certified Logistics, Transporation, and Distribution (CLTD) @ COC

Do you work in the "Deliver" and "Return" part of your company? Then this class is for you!
February 12, 2020 | 5:00 PM

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Principles of Inventory and Distribution @ PDC

Improve your inventory and distribution skills and knowledge!
February 12, 2020 | 5:30 PM

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

6-Hour Interactive Workshop: reveals teamwork blind spots and introduces the Deming Philosophy
February 11, 2020 | 9:00 AM

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Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) 1/2 Day Symposium

1st Annual SCRM Symposium with keynote and panel plus free attendance at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library!
February 15, 2020 | 8:00 AM

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Other Meetings 
CSUN APICS Student Chapter Presentation (here)  at Student Chapter October 2019 Meeting on globally recognized APICS certifications and opportunities for students.
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