Professional Development Meetings
“Value Added Business Forecasting”
May 13th PDM Speaker:
for SAS forecasting software
Accuracy is largely determined by the nature of what is being forecast — its "forecastability." Even costly and heroic efforts may not yield the level of accuracy management desires.
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We will be honoring Dave Lehman, CPFIM, CIRM, CSCP, with a cake reception after the May13 professional presentation to honor Dave’s years of service, instruction, mentoring and leadership with the Piedmont Triad Chapter of APICS.
Professional Development Meetings 2013-2014 Chapter Year
The Volvo Communications Center
It is not too early to mark your calendars and be inviting friends and co-workers to
attend one of the best events for training, education and networking available in the
area. Preparation for the future and your professional career is no longer optional,
it is critical. The APICS PDMs can help you with both unplanned and planned transitions.
09/10 – Natty Greenes Operations Mgmt in Micro-Brewery Industry
10/08 – Nussbaum Center – Sam Funchess - Best Practices for Small Business
11/12 – Student Recognition Night
12/10 – Simply Sue - Sue Falcone
01/14 – Tour of Harris Teeter Distribution Center – Challenges of grocery warehousing and transportation
02/11 – Cogent Management – James Tate - "Constraints Management, Lean Principals, Six Sigma- Which is Best?"
03/11 – John D. Hudson, Jr - "Much better Project Management, for Sustained Productivity and Quality"
04/08 – Leigh Spencer, Director of Materials Management Advanced Home Care - "Health Care Supply Chain"
05-13 – Michael Gilliland, Product Marketing Manager SAS - “Value Added Business Forecasting”
Platinum Award Recipient
Piedmont Triad Chapter, APICS is a recognized APICS Platinum Award Recipient
Recognized throughout the world as the leading authority on integrated resource management for industry
APICS brings new dimension to your career through its many educational
programs, including its industry-essential certifications.
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Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 75,000 manufacturing professionals
on essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement
and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales
and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships,
quality control, and continuous improvement.
The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and
certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain
The CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to
encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain—from the supplier, through the
company, to the end consumer—and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage
the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain.
APICS Piedmont Triad Chapter
WHO WE ARE:
The Piedmont Triad Chapter is the local affiliate of APICS The Association for Operations
Management 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.
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.
- We do what we say we will do
- Continually deliver value
- Validation of professional skills through certification
- Continuing professional development
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Southeast District Events
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This is a new section providing an easy link to the Southeast District web page.
You will find additional events and opportunities that are available to our
membership to enhance your professional development. Some of our events are
also highlighted on the page.
Keep up to date on Piedmont Triad Chapter, APICS events and
We provide Operations Management education classes and related
See our Calendar
for the current schedule and details.
Professional Development Meetings are typically held monthly. Local,
regional and national speakers are featured presenting assorted topics of
interest to today's operations professionals.
Seminars & Workshops
Time too tight for extended classes? Attend a part or full day seminar
to pickup new knowledge on areas of interest to you and your company.
Seminars & Workshops are held periodically on topics of Operations Management
and Production and Inventory Control.
Our plant tours feature leading companies from across our region and provide the
opportunity to learn by seeing how theory is put into practice. They also
provide benchmarking opportunities and foster the sharing of best practices and
We offer on-site training in a variety of formats.
Registration & Payment
Advance registration and payment is accepted online via our
Major charge cards are accepted with online receipts provided. Advanced
registration & Membership discounts are available.