Education

APICS Fraser Valley Chapter Offerings

Whether you are starting out as an operations assistant, or you are a senior manufacturing expert with years of mechanical systems or vendor management experience, APICS will

  • keep you up-to-date and industry-savvy on current news and events.
  • give you the leverage you need to advance your career.
  • enhance your operations and supply chain management skills.
  • make you a valued leader within your organization.

 

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

APICS CPIM program highlights:

  • Topics that cover everything inside your organization’s four walls.
  • The APICS CPIM certification is required by thousands of employers around the world—and is the proven industry standard.
  • Benefit from a reputation that is 40 years strong.


Ideal APICS CPIM program candidate:

  • You are seeking validation or accreditation for future career growth.
  • You have 2 or more years of experience in your field.
  • No bachelor’s degree is required.

Learn more about the APICS CPIM program

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

APICS CSCP program highlights:

  • Topics cover end-to-end supply chain requirements from the first supplier to the end customer—the only certification of its kind in the industry today.
  • Helps supply chain professionals handle much more than ever before.
  • Get frequent updates based on current regulations.


Ideal APICS CSCP program candidate:

  • You are seeking to improve your organization’s cash flow, and to understand the ins and outs of the entire supply chain.
  • You have 5 or more years experience in your field.
    OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years experience are required.

Learn more about the APICS CSCP program

APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

The CLTD designation will help you:

  • Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry
  • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to bring new ideas to your organization
  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments
  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert
  • Provide you with the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction


Eligibility requirements:

  • 3 years of related business experience
    OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*
    OR
  • CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, CTL, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations


Learn more about the APICS CLTD program

Post-secondary Institution Offerings

If you have not yet begun your career, or are looking to upgrade your career, you may be interested in full-time or part-time study options at the following local post-secondary institutions.

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

The BCIT School of Business offers four full-time diploma programs, six part-time certificate programs, and two part-time associate certificate programs. Individual courses are also available for part-time studies, including APICS certification exam preparation courses.

University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program offers an Operations Management/Management Information Systems concentration as part of the third and fourth year courses.