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Awarded Platinum       for 17 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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Deadlines Coming up !

December 31, 2017 - last day to purchase legacy CPIM BSCM exam and last day to take the APICS CSCP exam with retake promotion 

CSCP Free Exam Retake Promotion

Take your APICS CSCP exam between October 1, 2017 and December 31,2017 and earn a free exam retake!  A savings of up to $450*.

You've prepared, you've studied and now you're ready to earn your APICS CSCP.  What's holding you back? APICS is so confident you're ready to take the exam that we're offering this special free retake promotion.  Proceed to promotion.

Latest Trends 

Professional Development Meeting - January 18, 2018

To start off the new year, we are offering a presentation by Lisa Anderson to encapsulate the latest trends in Manufacturing Technology and Business trends. Did you want to learn a bit about 3D printing? How about cloud computing? Last mile delivery? Artifical Intelligence?  Our presenter, Lisa Anderson, was with us last July to discuss the Amazon impact on delivery. Come join us this January and pick up some pointers for improving your company in 2018.

Lisa was recognized as the 16th most influential supply chain influencer by SAP, was named a top 100 supply chain blogger worldwide by SupplyChainOpz and she has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, ABC News and the Los Angeles Times.

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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


Legacy CPIM BSCM Certification exam Deadline

Are you taking the legacy CPIM BSCM certification exam? Last day to purchase the exam is coming up.  Take advantage of the special pricing provided by the APICS San Fernando Valley Chapter to both members and non-members.  Click on the Catalog quick link.

UpComing 2018 CPIM, CSCP, Principles Classes, Professional Development Meetings, Seminars and other events

 Date  Event
Jan 18  Latest Trends - Professional Development Meeting
Jan 24 APICS CPIM Detailed Scheduling and Planning @ PDC
Feb 5  APICS CPIM Part 1 - Basics of Supply Chain Management @ COC
Feb 6 APICS Principles of Inventory Management @ COC
Feb 20 APICS CPIM Part 2 - @ Wesco Aircraft
Feb 21 APICS Principles of Procurement @ COC
Feb 22 APICS CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professiona @ COC
Feb 23 Student Case Competition  or contact


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.

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

Latest Trends

Come join us this January and pick up some pointers on the latest manufacturing & business trends.
January 18, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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SFV Detailed Planning and Scheduling @ PDC

SFV Detailed Planning and Scheduling
January 24, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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APICS CPIM Part 1 - Basics of Supply Chain Management
February 05, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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SFV Principles of Inventory Management

SFV Principles of Inventory Management
February 06, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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February 20, 2018 | 5:00 PM

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SFV Principles of Procurement

SFV Principles of Procurement @ COC
February 21, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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SFV CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional

SFV CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional @ COC
February 22, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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BOD Dec 2017

December 14, 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

Monthly SFV Board of Directors Meeting

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