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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 Sept 15, 2015

Professional  Development  Event and Tours

"Forge Ahead:  Greensboro's First Makerspace to give PTC APICS an Exclusive Tour"

Please join us for our  2015-2016 season opening Professional Development event at the Gibbs One Hundred Micro Brewery in Greensboro.   This event will include recognition of our Members, Member of the Year Award, Company of the Year Award, a briefing on APICS society changes, followed by information and tours of Greensboro's newest innovation and "makerspace"... The Forge and HQ Greensboro 

(Members make sure to sign in before registering for the event.)

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GTCC CPIM: Basics of Supply Chain Management
Thursday, September 10, 2015
GTCC CPIM: Strategic Management of Resources
Monday, September 14, 2015
PTC Professional Development Meeting Sept 15, 2015
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
CSCP Exam Preparation Workshop: 343-CSCP151601-DCL-Sat
Saturday, September 19, 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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