APICS Purpose:  To develop and provide frameworks, improvement methodology, training, certification, and benchmarking tools to facilitate improvements in the supply chain performance industry.

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 Oct 13, 2015

Professional  Development  Event and Tours

"Big Data Analytics for Product Performance Intelligence"

Finding the link from customer complaints to supply chain cause is no simple task. 

Join as our speaker, Karim Lokas, Senior Vice President, Products, Marketing & Value Realization at Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc., Digital Factory Division as he explains how big data analytics can simplify tracking and tracing fragmented data across a global supply chain.  In this session, we will explore the requirements necessary for big data analytics platforms to transform customer to supply chain trails into the product performance intelligence you demand. 




PTC Professional Development Meeting Oct 13, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
CSCP Exam Preparation Workshop: 343-CSCP151601-DCL-Sat
Saturday, October 17, 2015
CPIM FasTrak: Basics of Supply Chain Management Exam Preparation Workshop
Saturday, October 31, 2015
PTC Professional Development Meeting Nov. 10, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Workshops

  Did you know?

CSCP by the Numbers


You can gain your CSCP designation and start living the numbers with the PTC CSCP exam preparation workshops.  There are four classes scheduled in a variety of formats during this program year.  For more information about the program and a view of this years schedule of classes CLICK HERE.

Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) Workshops

   Did you know?

CPIM by the Numbers

The Piedmont Triad Chapter offers CPIM exam preparation workshops in a wide variety of formats to meet your needs.  See below to decide which format works best for you.

The CPIM FasTraK is designed for those who want to accelerate the entire CPIM program down to about 8-9 months.  These are daytime classes and pre-enrollment work is required.  To review this years schedule of classes and to register CLICK HERE.
In partnership with GTCC we offer CPIM evening classes at the East Wendover Campus in Greensboro.  Beginning in January we will also offer these classes at the New Cameron Campus off NC-68.  Classes are 10-11 weeks depending on the module. To register for these classes you must go to the GTCC website. Register at GTCC
The chapter will be hosting evening classes on Patterson St. near the Greensboro Coliseum beginning September '14.  These class modules will take 9-11 weeks each and program completion should take about 15 months.  For more information and a schedule of classes CLICK HERE 


  • Dec PDM _ CAT _ V. Bhasin - Complexity Mgmt
  • Dec PDM _ Networking Before Presentation
  • Feb PDM _ T. Burriss - Social Media Top 10
  • April PDM _ Presentation of Annual Award
  • April PDM _ General Swann - Leadership Appreciation
  • May PDM _ Stratasys - 3D Parts Display
  • May PDM _ Certification Awards


The Piedmont Triad Chapter is the local affiliate of APICS serving North-central North Carolina and South-central Virginia area. The chapter is working to achieve its vision of "Creating sustainable excellence in Supply Chain and Operations Management in a dynamic environment”. We bring value to individuals, organizations and our communities by providing leading-edge educational and networking opportunities that support continued personal and organizational growth. For more information check out  About Us.

APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and 287 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. To learn more about APICS, visit www.apics.org
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