APICS

APICS Certification

This training focuses on the areas of prioritizing and sequencing of work, executing work plans and implementing controls. Topics include techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, quality initiatives and continuous improvement, inventory control, authorizing and reporting activities for push / pull systems, and evaluating performance.

You can start at any module until all five are completed to receive your CPIM certification. One module is done a semester.

  • Module 1: Basic Concepts of Supply Chain Management
  • Module 2: Master Planning of Resources
  • Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations
  • Module 5: Strategic Management of Resources

An APICS training schedule can be customized to meet your organization's needs. Contact us at 417-447-8901 or cwd@otc.edu for details.

Course Information Cr Hrs
APICS Module 1: Basic Concepts of Supply Chain Management

This module covers basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in supply chain. In basics you get a complete overview of material flow, from internal and external suppliers, to and from your organization.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDQ 255 Jan 16-Mar 27; F 1-4pm CWD $995

APICS Module 2: Master Planning of Resources

Explore the processes used to develop sales and operations plans and identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements. The course focuses on the importance of producing achievable master schedules that are consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints.

 Course  Dates 
 WDQ 256  Check back for later times or call 417-447-8888 for customized training.

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APICS Module 3: Detailed Schedule & Planning

Focus on the various techniques for material and capacity scheduling. Study detailed descriptions of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning.

 Course  Dates & Times
 WDQ 257  Check back for later times or call 417-447-8888 for customized training.

APICS Module 4: Execution & Control of Operations

Focus is on the areas of prioritizing and sequencing work, executing work plans and implementing controls, reporting activity results, and providing feedback on performance. The module explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans, and the control and handling of inventories.

 Course  Dates & Times
 WDQ 258  Check back for later times or call 417-447-8888 for customized training.

APICS Module 5: Strategic Management of Resources

This module explores the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to manufacturing strategy and supply chain-related functions. The course addresses three main topics: aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating operating processes to support the strategic plan, an implementing change.

Topics include:

  • Competitive Market Issues
  • Choices Affecting Facilities, Supply Chain, Information Technology, and Organizational Design
  • Configuring and Integrating Internal Processes
  • Evaluating and Managing Projects

 Course  Dates & Times
 WDQ 259  Check back for later times or call 417-447-8888 for customized training.