Education

Learning materials & exams available at discounted prices

Our chapter sells all of the different ASCM and APICS Learning Systems, bundles, certification exams, and certificate programs at discounted prices (significantly below what is charged at www.ascm.org).  We also include at no additional cost bonus study materials (like PowerPoint slides) not available when purchasing from www.ASCM.org. 

Are you interested?  Please email education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084 for more information. Flexible instructor support is also available.

 

Companies provide in-house training

Diebold, Goodyear and Little Tikes are just a few of the companies in our chapter area who have taken advantage of APICS training for their staff during normal business hours.  The benefits are tremendous and provide common ground for further company growth.  Interested in offering training at your company?  Please contact education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084 for more information.

 

CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management)

Classes and Materials

CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) certification used to require professionals to pass 5 different exams. APICS then transitioned the CPIM certification from 5 exams instead to needing to pass 2 exams.  In early 2023, the CPIM version 8 was introduced, for which you only need to pass 1 exam to become certified.  You do not need a college degree to become CPIM certified. 

More information about the contents of these courses can be found at: CPIM course contents

These interactive classes are being held online with live instruction. All classes are taught by an APICS Master Instructor with decades of practical experience who spends extra time (beyond class time) helping his students learn the material.  These classes are highly recommended, and include additional content (beyond the standard APICS study materials) that can be on the APICS CPIM exams.  Review sessions are also held at the end of the course, which are particularly helpful for students who missed any of the classes.

 CPIM Learning Systems and bundles are sold at a large discount to the cost at ASCM (www.ascm.org).   We also include at no additional cost bonus study materials (like PowerPoint slides) not available when purchasing from www.ASCM.org.

CPIM Version 8 (Parts 1 and 2 combined)

Starting in August, and covering 60 hours of content.

Classes meet once per week, from 6pm-9pm Eastern Time on Wednesday evenings. 

Friday and Saturday timeslots are also being offered.

Location of all classes:  Live ONLINE instruction

Please contact Education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084 to learn more about these CPIM classes or to register for an upcoming course.We will send you a link to a course-specific registration page.

 

CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)

Classes and Materials

CSCP content is broader than the CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) courses, and is covered in one course.   More information about the contents of the CSCP course can be found at:  CSCP contents

You do not need a college degree to become CSCP certified. 

CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) certification preparation classes cover 48 hours of content. These classes are highly recommended, and include additional content (beyond the standard APICS study materials) that can be on the APICS CSCP exam.  All classes are taught by an APICS Master Instructor with decades of practical experience who spends extra time (beyond class time) helping his students learn the material. 

CSCP classes will be very interactive ONLINE classes with live instruction.  Review sessions are held at the end of all courses, which are particularly helpful for students who missed any of the classes.

Starting in August, CSCP classes meet Thursday evenings from 6pm-9pm Eastern Time 16 times (48 hours of content).  Friday and Saturday daytime classes are also available. 

APICS CSCP Learning Systems and bundles are sold at a large discount to the cost at ASCM (www.ascm.org).   We also include at no additional cost bonus study materials (like PowerPoint slides) not available when purchasing from www.ASCM.org. 

To obtain more information about these classes, or to register, please email Education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084.  We will send you a link to a course-specific registration page.

 

CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Tranportation & Distribution)

Classes and Materials

CLTD classes are scheduled to start in August, and all meet ONLINE.  Participants have a choice of attending either Monday evenings from 6pm-9pm Eastern Time or Saturdays from 9am-12noon Eastern Time.

CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution) certification preparation courses cover 42 hours of content spread out over a 3 month period. These classes are highly recommended, and include additional content (beyond the standard APICS study materials) that can be on the APICS CLTD exam.  All classes are taught by an APICS Master instructor with decades of practical experience.  More information about the contents of the CLTD course can be found at:  CLTD contents

Classes will be very interactive online classes with live instruction.  Weekend daytime and weekday evening timeslots are being offered.  Class dates (including the date of the first class) are chosen to minimize scheduling conflicts for students.  Review sessions are also held at the end of the course, which are particularly helpful for students who missed any of the classes.

APICS CLTD Learning Systems and bundles are sold at a large discount to the cost at ASCM (www.ascm.org).   We also include at no additional cost bonus study materials (like PowerPoint slides) not available when purchasing from www.ASCM.org. 

To obtain more information about CLTD classes and study materials, or to register, please email Education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084.

 

CTSC (Certified in Transformation for Supply Chains)

Classes and Materials

CTSC classes and mentoring sessions are scheduled to start in August, All meetings are ONLINE.  Participants have a choice of attending either Tuesday evenings from 6pm-9pm Eastern Time, or daytime sessions on weekdays, or Saturdays.

CTSC certification preparation classes are highly recommended, and include additional content (beyond the standard APICS study materials) that can be on the APICS CTSC exam.  All classes are taught by an APICS Master instructor with decades of practical experience.  More information about the contents of the CTSC course can be found at:  CTSC contents

Classes will be very interactive online classes with live instruction.  Review sessions are also held at the end of the course, which are particularly helpful for students who missed any of the classes.

APICS CTSC Learning System and bundles are sold at a large discount to the cost at ASCM (www.ascm.org).   We also include at no additional cost bonus study materials (like PowerPoint slides) not available when purchasing from www.ASCM.org. 

To obtain more information about CTSC study materials and instruction options, please email Education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084 or visit www.akron.ascm.org/CTSC.htm .

 

Lean Enterprise

Our Akron Area APICS Chapter is pleased to offer the APICS Lean Enterprise Workshop Series, a seven-module course designed to meet the demand for expert knowledge in the marketplace. All classes are taught by an APICS Master Instructor with decades of practical experience.  This four day long course is offered on both weekdays and weekends.  This course is offered both as public classes, and well as in-house classes.

Please visit www.AkronAPICS.org/LeanWorkshop.html for more information about this popular course.

 

Other ASCM materials and courses offered by our chapter are listed below. 

Self-study materials may be purchased at a discount to the price charged by ASCM.

  • Procurement Certificate program
  • Planning Certificate program
  • Resilience Certificate program
  • Technology Certificate program
  • Warehousing Certificate program
  • Foundations of Supply Chain Management
  • Foundations of Inventory Management
  • Foundations of Operations Planning
  • Foundations of Manufacturing Management
  • Foundations of Distribution & Logistics
  • Foundations of Managing Operations
  • Global Sourcing
  • Operational Excellence

   

Please contact education@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084 for more information if you are interested in any of these courses, or you are looking for advice on which course to take first.