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How You Can Use APICS Research

APICS has been learning and recording practitioner insights, research findings and the writings of operations management industry thought-leaders for years. You can access the vast APICS research archive to help you improve performance, take your next professional step, or hire and develop skills in qualified employees.

Many APICS research resources are available to APICS members only. Be sure to join APICS today to access the most relevant resources in supply chain and operations management.

How you can use APICS research

Supply chain and operations management practitioners

  • Develop your career path
  • Use APICS planning and forecasting resources
  • Improve your performance
  • Keep current with changing industry

Access APICS career resources.
Review APICS folios and research reports.

Hiring managers

  • Identify and interview for key skills and abilities
  • Set salaries appropriately by position and region

Evaluate employee qualifications with APICS career packs.

Access the Operations Management Employment Outlook.

Organizations and senior management

  • Create standardization within your organization
  • Understand the broader picture within industry
  • Stay informed about industry trends that will affect your organization

Understand trends and best practices with APICS folios.
Evaluate employee qualifications with APICS career packs.

Academic professionals

  • Provide informed guidance to students
  • Help creating industry-relevant curricula
  • Validate existing curricula

Find APICS folios and research reports.
Understand necessary qualifications for practitioners.

APICS channel partners

  • Informed conversations about APICS
  • Engaged discussion about operations management
  • Provide content for professional development meetings

Access valuable economic, hiring, and wage data. 
Understand trends in the profession.
Understand skills to advance careers. 

Access roadmaps for operational success. Purchase APICS folios now.

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