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Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

This course covers the basic concepts in managing the flow of materials through the entire chain from the initial supplier to the end user.
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Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) 

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Introducing Supply Chain concepts and emphasizing basic terminology, the BSCM module traces the complete flow of inbound materials from your suppliers; through planning processes, transformation operations, and materiel management activities; and distribution of outbound end items to your customer.  Get a comprehensive overview of successful operating strategies with functional interfaces and cost trade offs to optimize your firm’s Supply Chain performance.

Who Should Attend?  Every industry newcomer in all companies, supply chain management/logistics professionals, and those seeking to advance into managerial roles and/or handle increased responsibilities should take this course.  Anyone active in daily details of production or repair planning, purchasing, logistics, or operations control will bring home proven techniques to eliminate non-value-added activities, reduce costs and cycle times, and improve Customer Service.

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LEADING THE WAY AT APICS2017

Join us in exciting San Antonio, October 15-17, 2017 for the flagship event from the premier supply chain organization. APICS 2017 is an international event bringing together more than 2,000 attendees, 60+ educational sessions, 12 facility tours, two keynotes and countless networking opportunities.

John Mackey, Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, and Dr. Derreck Kayongo, CNN Hero and founder of the Global Soap Project will keynote APICS2017.

 

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"Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap"

Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap

"Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap: How manufacturers can get their fair share of talented women," is a compilation of findings from surveys of more than 600 women across manufacturing roles. It provides insight into best practices for attracting, retaining. and advancing women in manufacturing careers.

Download "Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap."

 

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"Women in Manufacturing Study"

WomenInManufacturing2015

The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, and APICS collaborated on a joint study that surveyed more than 600 women professionals in the manufacturing industry to gain insight into how companies can effectively recruit, retain, and advance talented women.

Download the "2015 Women in Manufacturing Study."

 

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The James Greathouse APICS Certification Professional Scholarship supports individuals who are seeking the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation, the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation or the Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) designation.

Scholarship recipients are provided with vouchers for APICS CPIM, CSCP, or CLTD courseware and exams. The certification must be completed within two years of the scholarship award. Read More

 

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The APICS Advantage

Supply chain and operations management is one of the fastest growing professions globally, creating great demand for top notch, highly competent professionals. APICS research, education and certification advances supply chain professionals to excel in the profession and become the leaders who will transform supply chain organizations for peak performance.  APICS Tucson Chapter is here to create exciting possibilities for current and future supply chain leaders to deliver, innovate and impact our world.

 

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