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PDM Survey – Please give us your opinion!

APICS San Gabriel Valley hosts educational events called Professional Development Meetings (PDM) on weekday evenings featuring presentations and discussion by supply chain and manufacturing excellence experts. Dinner is included and you do not need to be an APICS member to attend. In order to serve you better, we would like your feedback on two matters:

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Case Study: How Big Box Retail Sales Practices Derailed a Quality Product

This three-part case study describes how a client’s retail customer was inadvertently derailing the client’s sales, the investigation to determine the exact factors and what was done to fix it. Results: Not only did the client become much higher profile to the customer’s retail staff, but going that extra mile – providing meaningful sales training

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Winter 2016 Training Classes – New Dates

Please note that our three Winter 2016 CPIM class start dates have changed. Class Name New Start Date Day of Week # of Sessions Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) Jan. 25, 2016 Mondays 10 Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP) Jan 26, 2016 Tuesdays 9 Execution and Control of Operations (ECO) Jan 27, 2016 Wednesday

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