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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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The Shift from Descriptive to Predictive Analysis
Speaker: Sina Talebian, Data Scientist/MIS Engineer
Professional Development Meeting
August 16, 2018    5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

It used to be that whoever had the fastest machines, better products & services would make the most profit in the market; then entered Airbnb, Netflix, and Facebook. Dr. Edward Deming (Japan's post-war architecture) used to say "In God we trust, all others bring data" but what data and what do we do with it?

Are you interested in understanding how data can benefit your business and most importantly supply chains and manufacturing lines? Do you like learning more about Big Data and how this is being used to improve online business? Then join us for a great evening with Sina Talebian.
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Principles of Inventory Management

September 20, 2018   5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center

This course provides participants with an operational knowledge and understanding of inventory management principles and techniques. Among the topics presented are inventory management fundamentals, ordering techniques, replenishment policies, and inventory performance measurement. Basic methods of planning and controlling inventory in manufacturing, institutional, distribution, and retail environments are covered. The questions of what to stock are addressed through an examination of current and evolving technologies of inventory management.

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Earn your Certification this year by taking advantage of aggressive discounted pricing from the San Fernando Valley Chapter. Check out these great deals!

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

 Date  Event
August 16 The Shift from Descriptive to Predictive Analysis
Sep 10 Principles of Supply Chain and Operations Management
Sep 20 Principles of Inventory Management


APICS Certification - What is it worth? 
2018 APICS Supply Chain Compensation and Career Survey Report

A 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 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: for more information.

Job Postings
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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:
Dec 15, 2018   Last day to purchase exam retakes
Dec 31, 2018   Last day to take MPR, DSP, ECO and SMR exams

SFV Principles of Inventory Management

SFV Principles of Inventory Management
September 20, 2018 | 5:00 PM

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SFV Principles of Supply Chain and Operations Management

September 10, 2018
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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Professional Development Center, Glendale Community College
2340 Honolulu Avenue
Montrose, CA 91020

SFV Principles of Supply Chain and Operations Management

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PDM's & Seminars



Education Committee Quarterly Meeting

September 27, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Aerospace Dynamics Inc.
25540 Rye Canyon Road
Valencia, CA 91355

Education Committee Quarterly Meeting for Instructors

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