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APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. APICS Pittsburgh is the local partner of APICS, providing local professional networking and training in the APICS Body of Knowledge to Supply Chain professionals for over 50 years.

CHAPTER MISSION

To enhance the development of operations professionals in the Pittsburgh region through education, networking, and professional development opportunities; and to assist local businesses by providing community outreach and support.

President’s Message

News:

APICS Pittsburgh Breakfast Event- Panera Bread, Wexford, Monday, September 18th from 7:30- 9:00 am

Join members of the APICS Pittsburgh Chapter for a breakfast event on Monday, September 18th from 7:30- 9:00 am at the Panera Bread, Wexford.   Have breakfast on us while you learn more about what APICS certification has to offer.

This event is open to anyone interested in Supply Chain & Operation Management.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=iotbtyiab&oeidk=a07eelpctes796c04ec


APICS Pittsburgh Chapter Social Event- Bahama Breeze in Robinson Township. Wednesday, October  4th from 5:00- 7:00 pm

Join members of the APICS Pittsburgh Chapter for a Social Gathering on Wednesday, October  4th from 5:00- 7:00 pm at the Bahama Breeze in Robinson Township.  We’ll buy the appetizers… you buy your beer or cocktail.     This is an informal opportunity to get to know others interested in Operations Management

This event is open to anyone interested in Operation Management.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=iotbtyiab&oeidk=a07eejezbck06b7114a



University of Pittsburgh Takes First Place at APICS Mid Atlantic District Student Case Competition

The APICS Mid Atlantic District hosted its eighth annual student case competition in Pittsburgh, PA on February 24 and 25, 2017. Using “The Fresh Connection” web-based value chain simulation, 22 teams from 10 district universities began virtual preliminary rounds competition in November.  The Fresh Connection has been experienced by more 10,000 professionals in 500 companies and in over 100 universities across the world. Congratulations to University of Pittsburgh winning the competition. The team will represent the Mid Atlantic District this October in San Antonio, TX at APICS 2017 International Student Case Competition. Teams from the University of Maryland took 2nd place and 3rd place.

FIRST PLACE: University of Pittsburgh L to R: Varun Ajmani, Priyank Khanna, Dr. Parkash Mirchandani (advisor) Anirudh Kothari; Visal Anand


APICS announces the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Credential Program (CLTD)

The CLTD designation program brings best practices and industry standards to logistics managers around the world


Saint Vincent College in Latrobe announces their Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence program.

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