APICS offers a comprehensive, forward-looking program that will prepare you to lead risk management activities or participate in the development of global risk mitigation strategy.
Individuals who hold the APICS Risk Management certificate have received 12 educational contact hours in core and elective risk management topics. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting your employer from supply chain risk—and balancing anticipated rewards and risks in the decision-making process.
How to earn the APICS Risk Management certificate
To earn the certificate, you must complete 12 hours of education that is approved by APICS on the topics listed at right—such as conference, seminars, workshops, and more.
Ways to complete educational hours:
- APICS Risk Management seminars
Taught by risk management guru Greg Schlegel, adjunct professor, Supply Chain Risk Management, Lehigh University, these seven-hour events give you a comprehensive look at managing, mitigating, and planning for risk at your organization.
Topics covered in this seminar include: risk assessment; Strategic, tactical, and operations risk mitigation tactics; scenario planning and risk response plans; organizational structure and new risk metrics; governance, risk, and compliance; New enterprisewide risk management (ERM) framework; and new supply chain maturity model.
Tip: These events comprise more than half of the educational hours required to earn the certificate. Seminars are offered throughout the year.
- APICS International Conference & Expo
By attending key risk sessions at the 2013 APICS International Conference & Expo, you can earn up to 10 hours of education.
Tip: Plan to attend this annual event to complete the remaining required hours.
- Other APICS conferences
Attend hand-picked sessions at APICS educational conference such as the Best of the Best S&OP Conference or APICS Asia Supply Chain & Operations 2013.
Tip: Check apics.org/conferences for information on upcoming APICS conferences.
- Pre-approved educational events not produced by APICS
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain approval for specific events.
Tip: Request approval prior to attending for events to be eligible.
Measuring your progress toward the APICS Risk Management certificate
If you attended an APICS Supply Chain Risk Management seminar
By attending the full seminar, you have seven hours toward your APICS Risk Management certificate and need to complete five additional hours on topics listed below. You can complete the remaining hours at the 2013 APICS International Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida, USA, or at other educational events.
If you attended risk management sessions at the 2012 APICS International Conference & Expo but DID NOT attend an APICS Supply Chain Risk Management seminar or workshop
By attending these sessions, you have completed up to ten of the twelve required hours to earn this certificate. To complete the required hours, you can attend future APICS conferences, such as the 2013 APICS International Conference & Expo, the Best of the Best S&OP Conference, and APICS Asia Supply Chain & Operations 2013. You also may attend APICS Supply Chain Risk Management seminars offered in 2013.
To receive a transcript of the educational hours recorded at the 2012 APICS International Conference & Expo, contact email@example.com.
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