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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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Member Appreciation Night: Bring a guest

June 21, 2018   5:30 PM to 9:00 PM  Orange Grove Bistro at CSUN
Membership Appreciation Night 
We invite you to spend a fun and eventful evening with us networking with fellow APICS members, young professionals, and students in the field of Operations and Supply Change Management.  In our April CSUN Evening with Industry event, Managers from Marvin Engineering and Aerospace Dynamics International - both major players in the Aerospace industry - met and eventually hired CSUN students from the event.  Between the two companies, four CSUN SOM/SCM graduates were hired, with Marvin Engineering having three additional CSUN students on board for summer internships.  Don't miss this opportunity to expand your network with Professionals in your chosen fields and broaden your career choices.

This will be a once a year opportunity for our San Fernando Valley chapter to thank you for the continuous support over the years. 

During the event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet Operations and SCM professionals in this area.
  • Employers - Share job opportunities.
  • Potential employees – Share your resume and experience.
  • Exchange ideas or solutions to problems you face in the workplace.
  • Tell us how our chapter can provide value to you as a member.
  • Learn about APICS Certifications and education.   
  • Expand your professional network.

Evenings Events:

  • Fun networking and team building activities!
  • Delicious food provided!
  • Networking event!
  • Raffle prizes including a Grand Prize!
  • Update on Chapter events and Certification!


The San Fernando Valley Chapter of APICS is focused on providing education and validation in the field of supply chain and operations management.  Please take a moment to pass this notice on to colleagues and professionals who will benefit from this enjoying an entertaining evening with like-minded professionals looking to improve their company’s operations.



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
Jun 21 PDM: Member Appreciation Night at Orange Grove Bistro at CSUN
Sep 12 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
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:
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

Jun 30, 2018   Last day to purchase MPR, DSP, ECO, SMR exam credits, ATTs, courseware and study tools

SFV Principles of Inventory Management

September 12, 2018
5:00 AM to 9:00 AM
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Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
University Center Dr. near Rockwell Canyon
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

SFV Principles of Inventory Management

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PDM's & Seminars

Member Appreciation Night: Bring a guest

Come join us for a night of fun and get to know your fellow APICS members
June 21, 2018 | 5:30 PM

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education committee 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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