APICS

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

Supply Chain Procurement Certificate (SCP)

The Supply Chain Procurement Certificate program is a foundational education program designed to help both entry-level and experienced supply chain professionals expand their procurement knowledge and skills. The program provides an overview of procurement fundamentals, sourcing strategies, supplier relationship management, negotiations, evaluation metrics, and more. You’ll be better equipped to:

  • Develop a strategic sourcing strategy
  • Establish effective procurement policies
  • Effectively score supplier capabilities and select optimal suppliers
  • Engage in more effective contract management negotiations
  • Trace the purchase order flow from requirements identification to purchase order close-out
  • Review supplier and internal procurement organization performance using data and metrics
  • Engage in sustainable and ethical sourcing

The program includes 20 hours of education and a comprehensive final exam within an interactive online platform. You will also have access to flashcards, video clips, practice questions and more to help cultivate a stronger understanding of each topic.

After passing the exam, you will earn your certificate and a digital badge that you can display on your LinkedIn profile and within your email signature.

Instructor:Catherine Steel
CRN:31379
Dates:4 Wednesdays: November 22 to December 13, 2023
Time:6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fee:$350.00
APICS Access Fee:

$825.00

After registering with ϼ, click to purchase APICS Supply Chain Procurement Certificate Bundle. This is required to take part in the course.

The bundle includes 20 hours of education and a comprehensive final exam within an interactive online platform, as well as required course materials. Please see the following for more details::

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

CPIM 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 during the original scheduled class times. To participate in virtual sessions, students will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

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$800.00 plus textbook

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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 youpurchase the course materials prior to the start dateto enable advance reading.

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

CSCP 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 during the original scheduled class times. To participate in virtual sessions, students will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

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Roberta McPhail and Arda Akoglu

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$850.00 plus textbook

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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 youpurchase the course materials prior to the start dateto enable advance reading.

Certified in logistics, transportation and distribution (CLTD)

The new CLTDprogram 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 during the original scheduled class times. To participate in virtual sessions, students will need high speed internet, video cam and microphone.

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Daniel Trejo and Roberta McPhail

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$850.00 plus textbook

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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 youpurchase the course materials prior to the start dateto enable advance reading.

About APICS

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

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.

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. Limited copies may be available from the instructor directly. It is highly recommended that youpurchase the course materials prior to the start dateto 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 ϼ 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 ϼ Continuing Professional Education at:604-527-5607 or email APICS at:education@apics-vancouver.org.