Which APICS Certification is right for you?
Are you considering pursuing an APICS Certification to advance your supply chain career or deepen your knowledge base? APICS Certifications are well-recognized industrywide to show that you have the proper knowledge base to handle an organization's supply chain.

The Philadelphia Area Network Chapter of APICS is offering courses beginning in January for the CPIM, CSCP, and CLTD. Do you have 3 or more representatives from your company looking to take a course? Let us know - we may be able to offer a discount!

All courses are being held at the Temple Ambler Campus.
CPIM - Certified in Production Inventory Management
The premier certification for internal supply chain operations, the CPIM offers the opportunity to master an organization’s internal operations and obtain in-depth understanding of materials management, master scheduling, forecasting, production planning.

The APICS CPIM credential offers growth, advancement and recognition. This credential is based on global research involving employers and practicing operations professionals at all levels to ensure APICS maintains an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in our ever-evolving business environment. 

Becoming a CPIM proves your internal operations knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your CPIM certification defines you as an internal operations expert and leader. 

Typical professions of CPIM participants: Buyer, Planner, Product Planner, Material Manager, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Inventory Analyst, Demand Analyst, Supply Chain Manager

If you have already passed the Basics of Supply Chain Management, we are offering a course that will give you the opportunity to complete your CPIM.

Sign up for a class today!. Deadline is Jan 9th!
CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional
The premier certification for end-to-end supply chain, the CSCP offers the opportunity to master the extended supply chain, from organizations’ suppliers through to the end customers. This is more of a "10,000 foot view" of the supply chain in comparison to the CPIM.

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is the first and only supply chain certification that encompasses the end-to-end global supply chain. APICS CSCP designees gain the skills to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors, and customers located around the world.

Earning the CSCP credential makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

The CSCP curriculum covers the following:
  1. Supply Chain Design
  2. Supply Chain Planning and Execution
  3. Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Typical professions of CSCP participants: Consultants, Materials Manager, anything with Supply Chain in title, Analysts, Director, Logistics Manager, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Buyer, Project Manager

If you have 3 years of related business experience, a Bachelor's Degree, or another APICS Certification, sign up for an instructor-led class today! We are offering a Saturday class and a Wednesday class offering for those with different schedules.

Sign up for a class today!. Deadline is Jan 10th!
CLTD - Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
The CLTD is the must-have certification for logistics and transportation professionals as it provides the opportunity to gain the essential knowledge and skills needed for logistics, transportation, and distribution careers.

Companies count on logistics experts—one of the fastest-growing professions in the world—to get their products to customers on time and on budget. By earning the APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation, you learn how to implement innovative logistics strategies and concepts to reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction and perform at a higher level.

The CLTD credential makes you a recognized expert in the logistics field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

The CLTD curriculum covers the following:
  1. Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  2. Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  3. Order Management
  4. Inventory and Warehouse Management
  5. Transportation
  6. Global Logistics Considerations
  7. Logistics Network Design
  8. Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

Typical professions/job responsibilities of CLTD participants: Logistics Manager, Logistician, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Planner/Specialist, Distribution Manager, Global Sourcing, Import/Export, Inventory and Logistics, Supply Chain Logistics, Traffic Analyst/Manager, Transportation/Fleet Manager, Vendor-Managed Inventory, Warehouse Operations Manager, Warehousing Distribution, Reverse Logistics

If you have 3 years of related business experience, a Bachelor's Degree, or another APICS Certification, sign up for an instructor-led class today! We are offering a Saturday class that begins in January.

Sign up for a class today!. Deadline is Jan 19th!
S&OP Seminar
Join us for a Principles of Sales & Operations Planning Seminar on November 15th, 2018.

Located at the Doubletree Hotel, participants will receive 7 credit hours towards the APICS S&OP Education Certificate.

Use code PHSAVE25 to save $25!
Questions? Email vp-education@pan-apics.org