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Akron Chapter earns Platinum award again (5th time in 5 years) from APICS HQ for 2015-2016!
Professional Development Meetings
Professional Development and Dinner Meetings
For more information about professional development meetings, please click the Programs tab.
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Congratulations Univ. of Akron Student Case Team!
University of Akron team wins Grand Prize in the 2014 APICS Student Case Competition
We are very proud that the University of Akron team earned recognition as the 1st place and Grand Prize winner for the 2014 competition. This superb accomplishment is a wonderful follow-up to the team winning First Place in the 2013 competition.
Please go to Student Case Competition
for more information, and a team photo.
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Do you have a LinkedIn account? If you are interested in linking up with other Akron APICS members, please join our group on LinkedIn. Follow this link to the group: http://www.linkedin.com/e/vgh/1810937/
Welcome North Coast Ohio and Canton Members
We would like to welcome the North Coast Ohio and Canton-area members of APICS to the Akron Chapter. We plan to have events at various locations to make the merger beneficial to all members.
Education for Certifications
We are offering multiple CPIM classes. Please click on Education to see all of our courses.
CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) Classes and Materials
CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) certification preparation courses meet for 5 days spread out over a 2-3 month period. These classes are highly recommended, and include additional content (beyond the standard APICS study materials) that can be on the APICS CSCP exam.
Spring 2017 classes are scheduled to start in May, and Fall 2017 classes are scheduled to begin in October, with both a Friday course and a Saturday course being offered. Class dates (including the date of the first class) are chosen to minimize scheduling conflicts for students. Also, participants also get to choose between attending classes on Fridays or Saturdays, or a combination of both. Classes run from 9am - 4:30pm, and meet at the Akron General Wellness Center West, 4125 Medina Road, Akron (right by the Route 77 exit ramp; 15 minutes south of the Route 480 & 77 interchange). APICS CSCP study materials may be purchased at a discount to the price charged by APICS International.
To obtain more information about these classes, provide input on which dates class should be held, or to register, please email CSCP@AkronAPICS.org or call 330-668-6084.
Lean Enterprise Workshop
Our chapter held the Lean Enterprise Workshop three times recently, and received excellent feedback from all the students. We are currently offering this course to local companies as a customized in-house workshop.
More information about this valuable course is located on our Lean Workshop page!
The APICS 2017 international convention will be October 15 - 17 in San Antonio, TX. For more information, please visit
Due to the current state of the economy, we have created a new link for unemployed members where they can find out more details about what we are doing as a chapter at this difficult time. Unemployed Members
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