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Association for Supply Chain Management - APICS

 

Supply Chain is one of the fastest growing disciplines worldwide. The APICS certification and training programs help you demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a broad range of Supply Chain Logistics topics to set you apart from your peers — proving your high level of knowledge and skills, no matter where you are in your career.

The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer County Community College has collaborated with OFI Enterprises and APICS to help you get the training needed to get your credentials so you can participate in this growing industry.

Professionals across all industries benefit from earning these credentials. The program is designed with the following people in mind

  • Consultants
  • Logistics managers/engineers
  • Materials managers
  • Operations managers
  • Reverse logistics managers
  • Supply chain analysts
  • Supply chain logistics managers
  • Traffic managers
  • Transportation/fleet managers
  • Warehouse operations/distribution managers

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional focuses on the entire end-to-end supply chain from a strategic and operational perspective. The program includes strategy and tactics for international trade, environmental, green supply chain, continuous improvement, and many other factors. From manufacturing companies to service providers, supply chain effectiveness in the global economy is increasingly critical for business and professional success. Customer expectations and employer are high with a CSCP certification you can demonstrate your skills and be ready for the challenges of a modern supply chain.

Course cost includes all textbooks and the computer-learning tool that gives you supplementary exercises to improve your skills and practice exams to get you ready for the certification exam.

 

Certification Exams are taken at a designated testing facility and scheduled at your convenience.

Note: Students must have one of the following to be eligible for the CSCP Certification

  • Three years of supply chain experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent
  • Currently hold another APICS Certification, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, SCOR-P, CIRM, CTL or possess a CPM, CSM or CPSM certification

 

Who should purse CSCP?

  • Professionals and leaders who want an improved vision of strategic Supply Chain Management with a global view
  • Leaders looking to improve lead time, working capital, productivity and the bottom line
  • Innovators seeking to make step-change improvements in their chain strategies and effectiveness
  • Anyone looking to move forward in their supply chain careers and improve their competitiveness.

Cost: $2,295

NCBUS-CS074-01

Cost: $1,995 (*APICS members only; students must call to register)

NCBUS-CS074-02

*Current proof of membership must be submitted to raoj@mccc.edu prior to registration

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 19

Apr 13

13 Sa 9:00am-12:00pm Peter J. Blok, PhD

 

Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation provides a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices, and standards for those in the logistics, transportation, and distribution industries. Earning the CLTD credential makes you a recognized expert in the logistics, transportation, and distribution fields. Certification demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of topics to set you apart from your colleagues buy providing you with high level of knowledge and skills. The CLTD will make you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s global economy.

Course cost includes all textbooks and the computer-learning tool that gives you supplementary exercises to improve your skills and practice exams to get you ready for the certification exam.

The APICS CLTD is designed for logistics professionals across all industries, especially:

  • Logistics managers/engineers
  • Supply chain logistics managers
  • Traffic managers
  • Transportation/fleet managers
  • Warehouse operations/distribution managers
  • Reverse logistics managers

 

Certification Exams are taken at a designated testing facility and scheduled at your convenience.

Note: Students must have one of the following to be eligible for the CLTD Certification

  • Three years of supply chain experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent
  • Currently hold another APICS Certification, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, SCOR-P, CIRM, CTL or possess a CPM, CSM or CPSM certification

Cost: $2,295

NCBUS-CS073-01

Cost: $1,995 (*APICS members only; students must call to register)

NCBUS-CS073-02

*Current proof of membership must be submitted to raoj@mccc.edu prior to registration

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 14

Apr 15

13 M 6:00-9:00pm Peter J. Blok, PhD

No Class Jan 21


 

APICS Principles is a complete education and training program focused on providing a solid foundation of knowledge in the field of supply chain and operations management for those interested in gaining a background in this area. These modules are designed for the individual that are looking for cross-functional training; foundational training for someone new to operations or looking for their first operational job; or targeted training to address specific gaps in your background.

It includes five course modules:

  • Principles of Inventory Management and Control (Spring 2019)
  • Principles of Distribution and Logistics (Spring 2019)
  • Principles of Managing Operations (Upcoming Semester)
  • Principles of Manufacturing Management (Upcoming Semester)
  • Principles of Operations Planning (Upcoming Semester)

 

 

Who should attend APICS Principles of Operations courses

  • Individual looking to break into the supply chain fields
  • Managers looking for cross functional training and to gain insight on overall business operations
  • People needing training in the foundations of operations
  • People looking to fill in gaps in their training and experience so they can prepare for the next step in their career

Required Background

There is no specific background or experience required. Students should be prepared to do background reading and practice exercises. Some basic mathematical skills are helpful.



Principles of Operation Management - Inventory Management and Control

In this course, you will be provided with a functional knowledge and understanding of inventory and purchasing management principles, roles and responsibilities, and techniques. Textbook included.

Topics include:

  • Inventory management fundamentals
  • Ordering techniques
  • Replenishment policies
  • Purchasing management
  • Just-in-time and lean methodologies
  • Inventory performance measurement

This instructor-led online course will be delivered via web conferencing technology.

Students should have access to an internet connection – broadband, wired or wireless, speakers and a microphone, a webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in

Cost: $800

NCBUS-CS075-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 16

Feb 13

5 W 6:30-8:30pm Peter J. Blok, PhD

Principles of Operation Management - Distribution and Logistics

In this course, you will be introduced to the foundations and operations of supply channel inventory, warehousing, and transportation operations.  Textbook included.

Topics include:

  • Operations management foundations
  • Introduction to distribution and logistics
  • Distribution channel design
  • Inventory management
  • Distribution requirements planning (DRP)
  • Warehouse management
  • Packaging and material handling
  • Transportation management
  • Transportation operations

This instructor-led online course will be delivered via web conferencing technology.

Students should have access to an internet connection – broadband, wired or wireless, speakers and a microphone, a webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in

Cost: $800

NCBUS-CS076-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 6

Apr 3

5 W 6:30-8:30pm Peter J. Blok, PhD


 
 
 
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