BSCM Course starts Nov 5

Basics of Supply Chain Management is for everyone. Starts Nov 5 in Monrovia, CA. Details on the website http://www.apics-sgv.org/Education.htm#preregister

Professional Development Meeting: The Six Sigma Methodology

Can the Six Sigma methodology help you and your company grow and spring back from this latest depression? Check out our PDM on Wednesday April 18. Relax from Tax Day. This is an event that has already occured. See more information on our past Professional Development Meetings page.

CPIM: BSCM Practice Examination Questions

Hello everyone! Due to popular demand, we have included our next installment of BSCM practice questions.  A big thank you to our friends over at Professional Test Pro as these questions are similar in format to what is offered on their outstanding exam simulators.  Professional Test Pro offers exam simulators for all CPIM and CSCP

PDM Video: Root Cause Analysis

Hello Everyone! Samuel Obara‘s video presentation titled “Root Cause Analysis” from our June 22, 2011 PDM is now available to view below!  Presenter Samuel Obara is an advisor at Honsha and has over 20 years of Toyota Production System (TPS) experience.  As always, we encourage everyone to attend since part of the whole PDM experience

Interested in a CPIM?

The answer is yes to all of you reading this post. We currently have classes Monday and Tuesday evenings at Domenico’s Italian Restaurant in Monrovia. If you are interested in seeing what a class is like, the instructors, the presentation, the sharing of ideas during class drop me a line and I will arrange for

PDM Video: White Collar Lean – Kaizen Events for the Office

Hello Everyone! The below video is from a Professional Development Meeting (PDM) held on May 19th, 2011 at Domenico’s Italian Restaurant in Monrovia, CA.  The PDM was a joint collaboration between APICS San Gabriel Valley and ASQ San Gabriel Valley.  Mike Osterling, Lean expert and co-author of “The Kaizen Event Planner” was the guest speaker

BSCM Sample Questions (July 2011)

Hello Everyone! Below is a list of five sample questions similar to what you may find on the APICS CPIM Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) examination.  Please feel free to give them a try and check your score!  We will try to post up sample questions on a monthly basis for all CPIM modules

2010 APICS Examination Pass/Fail Rates

Hello everyone! Our students often ask us what the pass/fail rates are for the APICS CPIM and CSCP certifications. Some may view that this knowledge may psyche them out when taking the exams; others may find this information valuable for use in their exam preparation. I am of the latter opinion; I believe that this