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APICS-SFV Principles of Procurement

This NEW 10-week program provides the concrete, practical information you need to thrive in today’s procurement work environment. You will learn about the fundamentals of procurement, sourcing strategies and supply chain performance measurements. Course materials emphasize essential vocabulary, application of principles and concepts, strategic and tactical methods of implementation, and understanding the roles of interdepartmental relationships.  Register  

ISM 2016 Supplier Night

September 14, 2016
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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The Odyssey Restaurant
15600 Odyssey Drive
Granada Hills, CA

Joint ISM / APICS SFV 2016 Supplier Night

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February Events:

APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter conducted a Skill Gaps event attended by CSUN students preparing for the business world.  The discusson centered on what industry professionals expected from those entering the work force. Below is an excerpt from the event.


UpComing Events 2016

 Date  Event
Jun 08 Principles of Procurement at COC
Jun 21 SFV Strategic Management of Resources @ COC
Jul 6 Lean Enterprise Workshop at COC
Jul 12 SFV Basics of Supply Chain Management @ COC


Job Postings
Have you visited our job postings?  Since the San Fernando Valley Chapter provided companies complimentary job postings, every month, companies have posted Operations Management and Supply Chain Opportunities.  Proceed to Jobs.


Michael Thornburg – President July 2015 to June 2017

Dear Members and Friends:

I want to thank each and every one of you for your contribution and participation in the APICS San Fernando Valley chapter (APICS-SFV). 

The APICS organization overall is continuing to evolve with recent mergers with the Supply Chain Council and SCOR benchmark system, and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL).  APICS is increasing their focus on the global needs of businesses.
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APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. To learn more about apics.org

Education Events

APICS Principles of Procurement

NEW Course to improve your Purchasing & Planning Skills
June 08, 2016 | 5:30 PM

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SFV Strategic Management of Resources @ COC

Last CPIM Course only offered once a year! Sign up now!
June 21, 2016 | 5:30 PM

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A multi-session seminar focusing on Lean implementation from culture to execution.
July 06, 2016 | 5:00 PM

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ISM 2016 Supplier Night

Joint ISM / APICS SFV 2016 Supplier Night
September 14, 2016 | 5:30 PM

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June 2016 BOD Meeting

June 02, 2016
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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SIsley Italian Restaurant
24201 Valencia Blvd #101
Valencia, CA 91355

To review officer reports, discuss old and new business and guide the direction of the San Fernando Valley APICS chapter.

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