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Awarded Platinum       for 19 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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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. 

Questions: email [email protected]

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

 Date  Event
1/27/2020 CPIM Part 1 at PDC
1/29/2020 Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) COC
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 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 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

CPIM Part 1 @ PDC starts Jan 27th

Start 2020 by achieving your CPIM!
January 27, 2020 | 5:30 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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Professional Development Meetings

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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Los Angeles Port Tour - April 2019
In addition to San Fernando Valley Chapter members and guests, attendees were from APICS chapters from Puerto Rico, Florida, South Carolina and Twin Cities.