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APICS Risk Management
On-Demand Webinars

APICS offers a comprehensive, forward-looking program that will prepare you to participate in the development of a global risk mitigation strategy. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting your employer from supply chain risk and your ability to balance rewards and risks in the decision-making process.

In addition to seminar and conference offerings, APICS offers webinar presentations as a means for completing the certificate. Up to 4 contact hours may be purchased for on-demand viewing of the following APICS webinars: 

Your Shockproof Value Chain
Scott Stallbaum
Consultant | Wilson Perumal & Company

Every operation, interaction, and transaction within a value chain is an opportunity to deepen your understanding of how your organization can prepare for and respond to unanticipated failures. During this presentation, the speaker will illustrate a different approach to risk—one that enables businesses to transform themselves into high-reliability organizations.

This educational session qualifies as RME4 Vulnerability Assessment as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program.

Identifying and Eliminating Supplier-Derived Risk

Alan Dunn, CPIM
President | GDI Consulting and Training

Are some of your critical suppliers performing poorly and creating unreasonable risk for your company? Are you concerned about your suppliers’ economic viability? Are your current supplier-evaluation methods inadequate? This presentation will help you develop and execute a comprehensive supplier performance and risk assessment and discover how to more effectively evaluate your most important suppliers.

This educational session qualifies as RME3 Assessing Currency Risk and Mitigation Strategies as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program.

Resiliency via Supply Chain Preparedness
Joseph Walden, CFPIM
Lecturer | University of Kansas

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions—supply chain and operations management professionals must understand these risks and develop effective plans to prevent disruption. Preparedness is essential, as it takes security one step further in order to ensure companies are always aware and ready. This session will detail proven assessment and preparedness tools for preventing interruption and improving customer support and profitability.

This educational session qualifies as RMC3 Business Continuity Planning as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program. 

Globalization—A World of Opportunities
Louis R. Ferretti
Project Executive, Integrated Supply Chain | IBM

Globalization has made it easier to access an increasing variety of goods and services, improve transparency, and take advantage of the benefits of worldwide sourcing and more competitive pricing. Yet, as a result, supply chains are experiencing increased complexity and unparalleled challenges. This presentation will share valuable tools and processes to help you maximize the opportunities of global sourcing while expertly managing risk.

This educational session qualifies as RMC2 Developing Risk Assessment Tools as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program

Humanitarian Logistics and the Military—Evolving Roles in a Volatile World (Free Webinar)
Jeffrey Brown
Commander (Retired) | US Navy

Irvin Varkonyi, CSCP, PLog
Supply Chain Operations | Preparedness Education

The US military has increasingly become the go-to organization for logistics support for domestic and international humanitarian disasters. Supply chain stakeholders benefit from better understanding of the military’s involvement and best practices.
  • What are the challenges of the interaction between military and civil authorities during disaster response?
  • Are there differences in the military’s logistics role in a disaster whether it is malicious, accidental or an act of Mother Nature?
  • What are the best practices employed by the military in humanitarian logistics?
Attendees of this webinar will learn more about the value of collaboration among disaster stakeholders in the commercial and public sectors including information sharing and inventory management.

For more information on the APICS Risk Management Education Certificate, visit