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APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Exam Preparation Program  – Accelerated Program!

Increase your knowledge, credibility and earning potential by earning the APICS CPIM designation, the leading industry certification.  This designation is essential if you are involved in production and inventory management, operations, supply chain management, procurement, materials management or purchasing.  You’ll master essential terminology, concepts and strategies to increase your functional knowledge plus feel more confident and better prepared to successfully pass the exam.  This program is co-sponsored by the Boston Chapter of APICS.  Course fee includes books; certification exam not included.  Courses for APICS members discounted; fees noted are for non-members.  For more information on this program, the CPIM, APICS, and course fees for APICS members, please go to the APICS Boston website at  http://bostonapics.org/index.php.   Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Instructor: R. Bruce Murphy, CPIM, PMP, with extensive experience in operations, purchasing, inventory/materials management and supply chain management

Execution and Control of Operations

Focuses on the areas of prioritizing and sequencing work, executing plans and implementing controls, reporting activity results, and providing feedback on performance.  Explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans and the control and handling of inventories.  Topics include prioritizing and sequencing work, executing plans and implementing controls, authorizing and reporting activities for push and pull systems, and evaluating performance and providing feedback.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 4 weeks, 9/10 to 10/1 + 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1 week, 10/8

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $409 fee

CRN: 544 Course Number: MGMT1046 Section: RWA

Strategic Management of Resources

Explore the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to manufacturing strategy and supply chain related functions.  The course addresses aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating operating processes to support the strategic plan and implementing change.  Topics include competitive market issues, choices affecting facilities, supply chain, information technology, and organizational design, configuring and integrating internal processes and evaluating and managing projects.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 4 weeks, 10/29 to 11/19 + 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1 wk, 12/3 (no class 11/26)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $409 fee

CRN: 549 Course Number: MGMT1047 Section: RWA

Detailed Scheduling and Planning*

Basics of Supply Chain Management*

Master Planning of Resources*

*Offered Winter/Spring 2017

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Supervisory Skills Toolkit

This jam-packed, interactive two-day workshop provides new as well as seasoned managers and supervisors with the critical skills and knowledge to effectively lead their organization.  Topics include motivating and coaching for improved performance, improving employee work habits, preparing for change, communicating effectively, dealing with conflicts, team building and more!

Instructor: Gerard Bruno, President, Gerard Bruno Associates, with extensive experience as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and author

Course Information: Select One

Course One

Dates/Times: Thursday/Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 2 days, 10/27 & 10/28

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $228 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 540 Course Number: MGMT1034 Section: RWC

Course Two

Dates/Time: Thursday/Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 2 days, 12/8 & 12/9

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $228 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 541 Course Number: MGMT1034 Section: RWD

More information

Contact: Diane Zold-Gross at 978-659-1221 or Dianne Lahaye at 978-659-1222

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