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.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)

Individual APICS certification exam preparation courses are available at Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Langley Campus through Continuing and Professional Studies.