Schedule & Courses
Participants earn a Certificate in Operations Resource Management by successfully completing each of six core courses. Each course meets one evening per week over ten weeks. The National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) has approved each course for three points toward a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation.
Classes meet Tuesday nights from 6-9pm
Core Courses: Select Course Link to View Course Description, Schedule, and Registration
|Course Name||Start Date|
|Manufacturing Management||January 12, 2016|
|Global Sourcing Supply Chain Management||April 5, 2016|
|Distribution and Logistics Management||June 21, 2016|
|Managing Operations||September 6, 2016|
|Operations Planning||November 22, 2016|
|Inventory Management||February 28, 2017|
The APICS Principles of Managing Operations imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of operations processes, the function of project management, product and process design, quality management, process improvement, and organizational management and performance.
• Processes and Operations
• Project Management
• Product and Process Design
• Total Quality Management
• Statistical Quality Control
• Process Improvement and Optimization
• Organizational Management and Performance
The APICS Principles of Operations Planning course covers the fundamentals of basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical.
• Planning Foundations
• Business Planning
• Basics of Forecasting
• Sales and Operations Planning
• Master Scheduling
• Capacity Management
• Operations Systems
The APICS Principles of Inventory Management covers the operational knowledge and understanding of inventory management principles and techniques, roles and responsibilities, and the impact that inventory can have on a business.
• Inventory Management Fundamentals
• Ordering Techniques
• Replenishment Policies
• Purchasing Management
• Just-in-Tme and Lean Methodologies
• Inventory Performance Measurement
The APICS Principles of Manufacturing Management course aims to provide fundamental knowledge and understanding of the core concepts necessary to effectively manage activities related to planning, scheduling, and controlling manufacturing processes.
• Manufacturing Management Fundamentals
• Manufacturing Product Structures
• Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
• Capacity Planning and Management
• Production Activity Control
• Advanced Scheduling
• Lean Production Management
Global Sourcing Supply Chain Management
It is a global marketplace and the APICS Global Sourcing Supply Chain Management course will help you navigate the complex and changing landscape of international business. Companies and organizations need skilled operations management and supply chain professionals in today's intensely competitive global marketplace. The course provides a comprehensive study of the critical competencies and challenges associated with international sourcing and procurement.
• Global Suppliers
• Cultural Relationships
• Logistics Requirements
• Supply Chain Management
• International Procurement
Distribution & Logistics
The APICS Principles of Distribution and Logistics program will provide fundamental knowledge of operations management and understanding of the core concepts necessary to effectively manage an organization's supply chain.
• Introduction to Distribution, Logistics and Channel Design
• Inventory Management
• Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
• Warehouse Management
• Packaging and Material Handling
• Transportation Management and Operations