Education

Welcome to APICS DC Metro's Learning Center!

Thank you for visiting us!  APICS DC Metro is passionate about developing your organization's only renewable resource - its human capital.  We want this Education page to become your Go-To reference for local
training news and learning events.  Please bookmark us and check back often!
Jamie Smith
Vice President Education, APICS DC Metro Chapter

 

 

Meet Our Instructors

Jessica Flory, CPIM-F, CSCP-F, CLTD, MBA   

Jessica has worked in production control, demand planning and material planning in the heavy equipment manufacturing and automotive supply industries. She has provided workshops and consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Currently she delivers APICS CPIM, CLTD, and CSCP training, enhancing the curriculum to provide hands-on and engaging experiences for all students.

Yu-Cheng Chien MBA, CSCP, CPIM, CLTD

Yu-Cheng has more than 25 years of manufacturing experience in automotive and telecommunications, with special expertise in global sourcing. Mr. Chien holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering plus an MBA from Strayer University, with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. Post graduate studies include certificates within the APICS Risk Management and MWCC's Lean Facilitator programs.
He travels extensively to the Far East, visiting more than 25 vendors per year. Yu-Cheng was a featured speaker at APICS’ Shanghai conference in April 2015. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese. Yu-Cheng was instrumental in chartering the student chapter at the University of Maryland’s R.H. Smith Graduate School in 2014, growing its membership to the fourth-largest ASC within the Mid-Atlantic District of APICS. 

Dr. Kandis Y. Boyd, PMP, CLTD

Kandis has over 25 years of experience in federal government project management where she spearheaded acquisition and procurement activities for scientific and technical projects. She has provided workshops and consulting services to senior service executives (SES), academic researchers, corporate boards, entrepreneurs and small business owners. She has served as a trainer in both her professional and personal endeavors for over 20 years. Currently she delivers APICS CLTD, training, enhancing the curriculum to provide hands-on and engaging experiences for all students.