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APICS

APICS has partnered with Douglas College for classroom led programs starting in September 2020.

APICS is part of ASCM (Association of Supply Chain Management) and is a leader in supply chain and operations. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With over 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners globally, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. APICS Vancouver offers workshops, certification courses and monthly networking opportunities on a regular basis. Workshops and networking opportunities are scheduled throughout the year. Memberships are available for added value.

For more information please visit: www.apics-vancouver.org or the parent organization www.ascm.org

Certifications:

APICS courses are taught by experienced industry professionals who have completed additional coursework to become certified to teach APICS courses and are dedicated to helping students understand the material from a theoretical and practical point of view.

CPIM Certification: Certified in Production and Inventory Management, is internationally recognized. Terminology, core concepts and strategies provided by this certification has become common knowledge amongst industry professionals involved in production and inventory management.

This course is offered in-person.  Class sizes will be reduced to allow for social distancing protocols.  The College is monitoring information and recommendations about COVID-19 from regional and provincial medical health officers and responding accordingly.  Should in-person classes need to be discontinued, the delivery mode will change to virtual sessions that will take place in during the original scheduled class times.  To participate in virtual sessions, student will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

Instructor:

Manly Sitter

CRN:

31138

Dates:

12 Sessions: September 22 – December 8, 2020

Time:

6:30 pm- 9:30 pm

Fee:

$800.00 plus textbook

Textbook:

Materials are required for the APICS certification classes. They can be purchased from the APICS website at https://apics-vancouver.org/catalog.php. Limited copies may be available from the instructor directly. It is highly recommended that you purchase the course materials prior to the start date to enable advance reading.

CSCP Certification: Certified Supply Chain Professional, focuses on providing a detailed understanding of the entire supply chain. With this knowledge, you will be able to effectively plan how to boost productivity, encourage better collaboration and improve your organization’s bottom line. CSCP helps you become a better problem solver, you will be able to positively influence the supply chain.

This course is offered in-person. Class sizes will be reduced to allow for social distancing protocols. The College is monitoring information and recommendations about COVID-19 from regional and provincial medical health officers and responding accordingly.  Should in-person classes need to be discontinued, the delivery mode will change to virtual sessions that will take place in during the original scheduled class times.  To participate in virtual sessions, student will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.   

Instructor:

Roberta McPhail and Arda Akoglu

CRN:

31139

Dates:

14 Sessions: September 9 - December 16, 2020

Time:

6:30 pm- 9:30 pm

Fee:

$850.00 plus textbook

Textbook:

Materials are required for the APICS certification classes. They can be purchased from the APICS website at https://apics-vancouver.org/catalog.php. Limited copies may be available from the instructor directly. It is highly recommended that you purchase the course materials prior to the start date to enable advance reading.

CLTD certification: The NEW CLTD Certified in logistics, transportation and distribution program sets the standard for logistics certification. As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations. 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. This 42 hour program will appeal to those leading 3PL or in a logistics leadership function.

This course is offered in-person. Class sizes will be reduced to allow for social distancing protocols. The College is monitoring information and recommendations about COVID-19 from regional and provincial medical health officers and responding accordingly. Should in-person classes need to be discontinued, the delivery mode will change to virtual sessions that will take place in during the original scheduled class times.  To participate in virtual sessions, student will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

Instructor:

Daniel Trejo and Roberta McPhail

CRN:

31140

Dates:

14 Sessions: September 17 – December16, 2020

Time:

6:30 pm- 9:30 pm

Fee:

$850.00 plus textbook

Textbook:

Materials are required for the APICS certification classes. They can be purchased from the APICS website at https://apics-vancouver.org/catalog.php. Limited copies may be available from the instructor directly. It is highly recommended that you purchase the course materials prior to the start date to enable advance reading.

How to get a certification:

To obtain your professional certification you must pass a certification exam(s). For CPIM there are 2 exams and for CSCP and CLTD there is 1 exam to complete for each. Certification examinations are conducted at external testing centres throughout GVRD.

Please Note: completion of a course at Douglas is preparatory only and does not result in a certification.

The process is: 1) Register for the class. 2) Purchase the learning system materials. 3) Take the certification exam.

Materials:

Materials are required for the APICS certification classes. They can be purchased from the APICS website at https://apics-vancouver.org/catalog.php. Limited copies may be available from the instructor directly. It is highly recommended that you purchase the course materials prior to the start date to enable advance reading.

Study materials contain: printed text book, downloadable pdf texts, 1000’s online quizzes, practise exams, additional case work and learning resource centre.

Registering for any APICS course authorizes Douglas College to provide your complete contact information to APICS, Vancouver Chapter. The information will be used to register you in the appropriate non-credit program, monitor your academic progress and send you information about College or Institute programs. If you have any questions or requests about the collection and use of this information please contact Douglas College Continuing Professional Education at: 604-527-5607 or email APICS at: education@apics-vancouver.org.