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APICS Certification - What is it worth?

A 2016 APICS Operations Management Salary and Employment Report provides important information on the impact of an APICS certification to your career.  Proceed to the 2016 Salary Report

Global Student Case Competition Registration starts Oct 1, 2017

Students are encouraged to organize their teams and register for the APICS case competition.  Universities and Colleges are welcome to join this flagship event where students develop and present solutions to challenging supply chain management problems.   This year, the case competition will be in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP. Team registration and submissions are open from Oct 1 through Oct 31, 2017.

Go to: to learn all about the NEW Student Case Competition!

Watch a webinar about the new case competition here. (21 minutes).  Still have questions? Contact APICS at:

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.

UpComing CPIM, Principles Classes, Seminars and events

 Date  Event
Nov 7 PDM: Professionalism and Essential Skills for Today's Jobs @ CSUN
Feb 2018 Student Case Competition  or contact


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.

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:
Jan   7, 2018   Last date to take the BSCM legacy exam
Jun 30, 2018   Last day to purchase MPR, DSP, ECO, SMR exam credits, ATTs, courseware and study tools
Dec 15, 2018   Last day to purchase exam retakes
Dec 31, 2018   Last day to take MPR, DSP, ECO and SMR exams

Education Events

PDM's (Dinner Meetings & Tours)

Professionalism & Essential Skills for Today's Jobs

November 07, 2017
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Orange Grove Bistro at CSUN
Orange Grove Bistro on Matador Road, Enter on Zelzah, just north of Nordhoff. Before parking, go to Information booth on Lindley and get a "GUEST" parking pass.
Northridge, CA

Where is your current career trajectory going to land you in five or ten years from now? Do you have the training, talents, and skills necessary to guide you through the job market or in your current company?

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Nov 2017 BOD Meeting

November 02, 2017
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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College of the Canyons-Dr. Diane Van Hook University Center
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

November Monthly Board of Directors Meeting-Open to the public!

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CPIM Class Testimonial