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Fairfax 5-Day CSCP Workshop, October 2017

Instructor: Irvin Varkonyi, CSCP, PLog, MBA
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Nov 2

Matt Lowans

Presentation about the Redneck Outlaws Inc.
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Dec 2

LDI Workshop, Dec 2-3, 2017

Joni Holeman & Yu-Cheng Chien, Facilitators
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Apics News

Loyola University wins International Student Team Competition at APICS 2017
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New SCOR 12.0 Model Launched at APICS 2017, Advancing the Global Standard for Supply Chain Excellence
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APICS Advances Supply Chain Careers with Global Student Competition in Collaboration with Deloitte
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APICS Honors Johnson Controls and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals with its 2017 Awards of Excellence
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The APICS Advantage

Supply chain and operations management is one of the fastest growing professions globally, creating great demand for top notch, highly competent professionals. APICS research, education and certification advances supply chain professionals to excel in the profession and become the leaders who will transform supply chain organizations for peak performance.  APICS DC Metro Chapter is here to create exciting possibilities for current and future supply chain leaders to deliver, innovate and impact our world.

APICS Vendor Webcast - October 2017

Blockchain, the Internet of Things and Cognitive Analytics: Transforming the supply chain

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Presented by:

Shari Diaz
Ecosystem and Innovation Leader, Watson Supply Chain

Rob Allan
Program Director for Watson Supply Chain's Supply Chain Insights Platform

Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. ET
Price: Free


Blockchain, the internet of things and cognitive analytics (or artificial intelligence) are forces for change in the supply chain. But IBM recognizes that there is so much uncertainty about the implications these forces have on supply chain practitioners and their organizations. Join Shari Diaz and Rob Allan from IBM as they share IBM’s point of view on each of these forces, what companies need to consider as they think about the impacts on their organizations and IBM’s ongoing effort to transform its own supply chain by leveraging Watson’s Cognitive Analytics.



Aerojet CPIM Part 2 Teleclass, Oct 2017-Mar 2018

October 20, 2017
8:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

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Online Teleclass


Joni Holeman, Instructor

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CONUS CSCP and CLTD Schedule 2017 - Friday and Full Week

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Scope:  CSCP takes a broad view of the SCM field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the links throughout a value network—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer—and how to effectively integrate, manage, and innovate these processes to optimize trading partner performance.  A full suite of Web tools with an online dictionary, e-flashcards, and pre- and post-tests are included with each Participant Learning System.

Who Should Attend?  Operations or IT specialists holding a bachelor degree, an APICS or ISM certification, or five years of business experience qualify to sit for the CSCP certification Exam.  CSCP’s designation is ideal for ERP systems analysts, consultants engaged by DOD, large retailers, distributors, manufacturers, or those engaged in logistics, international trade or financing, ERP or BPR projects. Substantial reading assignments must be completed before every session, including the first.

Registration  Deadline

Course Dates

Full Day/Full Week


Sep 22, 2017

Oct 06 - Dec-06, 2017


City of Fairfax Public Library

Sep 29, 2017

Oct 16-20, 2017

Full Week

GMU Mason Enterprise Center


Certified Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

Scope:  CLTD covers concepts, tools and processes which illustrate the supply chain-wide system perspective of logistics.  CLTD emphasizes the microanalysis of logistics, distribution and transportation services. Managing a logistics systems requires oversights of transportation, order processing, inventory and the combination of warehousing, material handling and packaging.  All these components are integrated through a network of facilities with a goal to support customer service, manufacturing and purchasing operational requirements.

Who Should Attend?  Industry newcomers, logistics professionals, importers and exporters, 3PLs and 4PLs will learn the latest technologies and LTD trends.  Anyone active in daily management of warehousing or working within a multi-level distribution network will benefit from the best practices presented in this workshop, as will anyone involved in the transportation modes of trucking, rail, ocean, airline or pipeline operations.

Registration  Deadline

Course Dates

Full Day/Full Week


Oct 09, 2017

Oct 30 - Nov 03, 2017

Full Week

GMU Mason Enterprise Center






DC Metro Global Work Expands...

Last year, your DC Metro Chapter assisted the Beijing Brain Management Consulting (BBMC) become an APICS International Channel Partner (ICP) in China's capital city. Our global network continues to expand.  Here's the latest newsletter from SIMC in Shenzhen, Guandong Province.  SIMC's CEO Ms. Linbeil Qi has listed three of DC Metro's trainers as Master Instructors for their ICP submittal, currently under review by APICS HQ.