Association for Operations Management

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Association for Operations Management

An organization that provides education, certification, and training on methods to improve efficiency in a company's operations, especially in manufacturing. It was established in 1957 and is based in Chicago. It is also called APICS.
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A sought-after writer and speaker, Lisa has spoken at the Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, the APICS International Conference and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Southern California's Entrepreneurial Program.
Transportation Journal is one example of how coming together, APICS and AST&L have more capabilities to address two of the most important topics in the global economy today--developing talent across the entire supply chain and elevating supply chain performance.
We ve drawn extensively from the APICS body of knowledge to improve the efficiency and overall quality of our operations and supply chain management capabilities.
Adding APICS to that education resource list will help that investment improve your business, as well as the employee.
Program: Wayne Gerbrandt, CPIM, will conduct a nine-week APICS CPIM review course that covers operational prioritizing and sequencing of work.
The online membership management area allows APICS to interact with its membership much more effectively by "streamlining our processes and making them more efficient by greatly reducing our manual data entry," states Sherry Martin, director of information services at APICS.
Our members will greatly benefit from the CM certification program," said Sue Nelson, CFPIM, CSCP, Vice President, Education, Santa Clara Valley Chapter, APICS.
Landis+Gyr incorporates the APICS body of knowledge into their business culture," said Greg Lutkauskas, President, APICS Atlanta.
Companies will take away a clearer understanding of the talent of these students from the Farmingdale State College, Hofstra University and Stony Brook APICS Student Chapters.
This year's Technology Partnership Excellence submissions demonstrate the tremendous value of tightly aligned vendor/customer relationships and the quantifiable impact of innovative technology solutions on operations management categories such as supply chain, logistics and inventory," said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE.
To learn more about the PwC-APICS study on sustainable supply chains, register for the APICS Webinar: Sustainable Supply Chains: Making Value the Priority on Wednesday, May 14 at 1:00 p.
aPriori, the leading provider of Enterprise Cost Management solutions for discrete product and manufacturing companies today announced that they will be exhibiting and presenting at the APICS 2007 International Operations Management Conference in Denver Colorado from October 21-23.