Spring is finally here and with it comes the much anticipated new CPIM reconfiguration.

 

With an effort to align with other education products and reduce content overlap, the CPIM certification is reconfiguration from 5 modules to a 2 module exam scope as the core content will remain consistent. In relation, January  7, 2018 will be the last day to take the legacy BSCM exam as other legacy modules exams will be available until Dec. 31, 2018 and then discontinued. APICS is confident this change is in best interest to its members and students as below are key dates and a link for additional information  click here to read more

New Exam Content Manual will be available June 1, 2017
Part 1 and Part 2 exams will be available for purchase November 1, 2017
Cut Score for Part 2 exam ratified December 1, 2017
Last day to take the Legacy BSCM exam January 7, 2018
Legacy BSCM ATTs and ECs expire January 7, 2018
Part 1 and Part 2 exams will be delivered on-demand beginning January 8, 2018
Other legacy exams: MPR, DSP, ECO, and SMR will be available until December 31, 2018 and then discontinued

** For CPIM students studying and taking exams in the middle of the CPIM reconfiguration, please note students passing the BSCM and M2 exams would allow a student to earn a CPIM certification.

APICS brings new dimension to your career through its many educational programs, including its industry-essential certifications.  When you join APICS, you become a member of an elite organization recognized throughout the world as the authority in supply chain and operations management. CPIM, CSCP and CLTD public classes are posted. Dream big and resolve to do something life- or career-changing.

I look forward to seeing each of you and visiting at our North Texas APICS 2017 activities.

Glen Fullerton

President, NTX APICS

 

 

The APICS North Texas board is planning for the next board year and is looking for chapter volunteers to join the board.  We are a fun group and hope you are interested in giving back and making APICS North Texas even better.

Please email Mike Milosevich (president_elect@ntxapics.org) if you are interested or ask a board member at the next PDM if you are interested.  We would also welcome you to join the next board meeting (3rd Thursday of each month at UT Dallas) which is free to attend.  Just make a reservation on the chapter web site.

You can learn more about the board and which areas we are looking for help for the next board year. 

We look forward to seeing you at a board meeting and at the next PDM!

Mike Milosevich

President-Elect

Chapter Programs

Professional Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings are typically held monthly.  Local, regional and national speakers are featured presenting assorted topics of interest to today's operations professionals.
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Seminars & Workshops

Time too tight for extended classes?  Attend a part or full day seminar to pickup new knowledge  on areas of interest to you and your company.  Seminars & Workshops are held periodically on topics of Operations Management and Production and Inventory Control.

Plant Tours

Our plant tours feature leading companies from across our region and provide the opportunity to learn by seeing how theory is put into practice.  They also provide benchmarking opportunities and foster the sharing of best practices and professional networking. If your organization would like to host a plant tour,  contact info@ntxapics.org
 

In-House Courses

We offer on-site training in a variety of formats. For more information, contact info@ntxapics.org

Registration & Payment

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Education

 

CPIM

Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 75,000 manufacturing professionals on essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control, and continuous improvement.
 

CSCP

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field.

The CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer—and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain.

CLTD

The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides you with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges.

Created by APICS with a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution.

Recognition

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