APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. — apics.org
With APICS at GVSU, you have the opportunity to network with operations and supply chain professionals from every field and job title, right here in Grand Rapids. We host plant tours, speakers and other professional development meetings throughout the year to give you the edge you need to launch yourself into a successful career.
The APICS-Grand Rapids professional chapter provides cutting-edge monthly professional development meetings at a discounted rate to students. They also offer training for two APICS certifications — CPIM and CSCP. It is recognized that persons with professional certifications earn $20,000 more a year.
Joining APICS and participating with the student and local chapters provides access to what you need to launch into a career. Join APICS at only $25/year at the discounted student rate — we will pay $15 of that, so it only costs you $10. To find out how to join, contact us to talk to one of our current members. Joining APICS is an immediate resume builder — join now!