Wednesday, December 26, 2007

APICS certifications

APICS offers three certification programs, Certified in Production and Inventory Management, Certified Supply Chain Professional, and Certified in Integrated Resource Management.

APICS certifications are recognized worldwide as standards of professional excellence and quality within the manufacturing and service industries.

Certified Supply Chain Professional
APICS has created a new industry certification—the Certified Supply Chain Professional designation—to meet the rapidly changing educational needs in the field of supply chain management.

Is APICS CSCP Right for You?

Earning an APICS certification can take you from a qualified candidate to a sought-after expert. Around the world, APICS certification designees are recognized, promoted, hired, and paid more.

Especially in today’s growing and changing supply chain management field, to maintain your competitive edge, you must continuously increase your knowledge, skills, and expertise. Stay competitive with the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional certification.

What is the APICS CSCP?

The APICS CSCP brings your company’s entire value chain into perspective. By giving you a truly end-to-end view of the supply chain, you become the expert, not just within your organization’s walls—you become the global expert.

From manufacturing to service, in business and consumer markets, the increasingly important role of effective supply chain management affects all organizations. Customer expectations are high—with the APICS CSCP, you can ensure that your company not only meets, but exceeds them.

What Do These People Have In Common?

Nick Testa, CFPIM, CIRM
Nick changed his career path from engineering to a management focus, establishing himself in the manufacturing community. As a vice president of operations, he increased company output by 50 percent. He has now started his own company, Acuity Consulting Inc. managing a staff of 10.

Mike Moody, CPIM, CSCP
Mike joined a Fortune 500 company and was promoted to purchasing manager. He later became director of materials and successfully reduced inventory, maintaining inventory accuracy. He initiated a formal cycle counting program at five plants, reducing the total days on hand from near 40 to the low 30s and still decreasing.

Maryanne Ross, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP

Maryanne tripled her income due to APICS knowledge and networking opportunities. She changed her career path from material handling to a series of more advanced positions. She currently owns her own business.

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