Preconference seminars

APICS will host seminars on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18. Attend one of these intensive, daylong programs to advance professionally and address your specific business challenges. Seating is limited and an additional fee is required. You can register for a seminar while registering for the supply chain conference. However, if you would like to attend a seminar without a full conference registration, please register via phone at 800-974-3084 or 847-996-5876. Agents will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST.

Friday, October 17

Principles of S&OP*
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Gain a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of sales and operations planning (S&OP). Presenter Anthony Zampello will lead attendees through exercises and discussions about the elements of data collection, performing demand and supply planning, conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings, and more.

Member Pricing: $399
Nonmember Pricing: $499

Supply Chain Risk Management**
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This seminar provides participants with a review of the global supply chain risk landscape. Presenter Greg Schlegel, CPIM, will share definitions of risk management, new techniques and tactics to mitigate risk, and profiles of early adopters of risk management.

Member Pricing: $399
Nonmember Pricing: $499

Principles and Practices of MRP
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This seminar helps beginning and experienced planners learn how to use a materials requirements planning (MRP) system and acquire a firm understanding of the principles and functions of MRP. Presenter David Ross, Ph.D., CSCP, CPIM, will give attendees an in-depth review of the role and activities performed by the MRP planner.

Member Pricing: $299
Nonmember Pricing: $399

Saturday, October 18

Principles of S&OP*
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Gain a comprehensive review of the principles and functions of sales and operations planning (S&OP). Presenter Anthony Zampello will lead attendees through exercises and discussions about the elements of data collection, performing demand and supply planning, conducting the pre- and executive S&OP meetings, and more. 

Member Pricing: $399
Nonmember Pricing: $499

*This seminar qualifies for 7 core contact hours toward the APICS S&OP Education Certificate. Learn more at apics.org/sop.
**This seminar qualifies for 7 core contact hours toward the APICS Risk Management Education Certificate. Learn more at apics.org/risk

Earn an APICS education certificate

By attending the risk management or S&OP seminar, you will have completed the seven contact hours needed to obtain their respective education certificates. Select educational sessions at APICS 2014, which will be noted in the conference program materials, will cover additional contact hours toward the certificate. Learn more at apics.org/risk and apics.org/sop


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