Courses

As an APICS CLTD designee, you will have the skills and knowledge it takes to get noticed by employers and stand out from your peers. Earning the APICS CLTD certification will demonstrate your commitment to advancing both your career and your company's operations. Certification designed with you in mind!


April 15, 2021 to June 10, 2021, VIRTUAL CLASS
September 16, 2021 to November 11, 2021, VIRTUAL CLASS
Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain Certification focuses solely on Supply Chain. (LS3C) is a fresh new perspective to improve Supply Chain process flow while utilizing tools that Lean Six Sigma offers. Focusing entirely on Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Transportation and Procurement enables the practitioner to analyze current trends and follow-thru implementation. Supply Chain has proven results with improved customer service while reducing errors to zero.Optimizing Supply Chain Lean Six Sigma tools, helps maximize supplier partnerships within the Supply Chain that facilitates a shortened "time to market" with new product introduction. The efficient integration of identifying the "8 Wastes" within the Supply Chain builds visibility so the organization can begin to reduce or eliminate the non-value added activities that cost organizations loss revenue and disappoint customers. Six Sigma methods will include project planning and various statistical tools to equip the student to be green belt certified and a practitioner of Lean Six Sigma at their organization.


March 27, 2021 to May 8, 2021, VIRTUAL CLASS
September 4, 2021 to October 16, 2021, VIRTUAL CLASS
Level 1: Principles of Distribution & Logistics - Time 32 hours (Self Study and Instructor Led). Price $1200, 100% Online. Student would be awarded "Principles of Distribution & Logistics" certification upon successful completion.


February 5, 2021 to February 4, 2022, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
Level 1: Principles of Manufacturing Management - Time 32 hours (Self Study and Instructor Led). Price $1200, 100% Online. Student would be awarded "Manufacturing Management" certification upon successful completion.


February 5, 2021 to February 4, 2022, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
Level 3: APICS Certified in Production, Inventory Management (CPIM) - Time 80 hours & Price $4000 (Self Study and Instructor Led), Price $4000. 100% Online. Student would be awarded Certification in Production, Inventory Management with a passing score from Pearson Vue. Exam fee included. Prerequisites: 3 yr experience or Bachelor's degree or international equivalent.


February 5, 2021 to February 4, 2022, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
This course includes; Level 1: Principles of Distribution & Logistics; Level 2: Lean Six Sigma for Supply Chain LS3C; and Level 3: APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)


February 5, 2021 to February 4, 2022, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
This course includes; Level 1: Principles of Manufacturing Management; Level 2: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification; Level 3: APICS Certified in Production, Inventory Management (CPIM)


February 5, 2021 to February 5, 2022, Online Self-Paced Via Black Board
SCPro Level One is the only industry certification that covers the comprehensive supply chain, from end-to-end, and requires candidates to demonstrate their knowledge of the eight Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management via a multiple-choice exam. It was developed in partnership with supply chain experts and academics and is recognized by both companies and educational institutions as the most comprehensive certification available in the industry.


April 5, 2021 to June 7, 2021, ONLINE
September 13, 2021 to November 15, 2021, ONLINE
Customer service operations is woven into every aspect of the supply chain; therefore, customer satisfaction and customer retention are of paramount importance for every company. When properly implemented, customer service can be an enabling process and strategy to create customer satisfaction which, in turn, creates pleased and loyal customers. Maintaining these relationships is key for continued sales and repeat business. To provide customer satisfaction at every level, customer service should be embedded in the culture of the organization and needs to be the responsibility of every employee.This certification track discusses the basics of customer service; sound communications; advice for dealing with challenging customers; the customer order and return processes (reverse logistics); jobs in customer service; and legal concerns.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
Demand planning is often considered the "engine" that drives a business and requires collaboration and inputs from all departments to be successful. The Demand Planning certification track presents the details necessary to create and utilize a forecast to build an actual demand plan. Forecasting is a process that predicts customer demands. The demand planning process uses the forecast to develop a plan that ensures inventory levels are appropriate to meet the predicted demands. The demand plan is used to create requisitions for the procurement department to obtain the needed goods and services. It is also used to plan manufacturing work orders to turn raw materials and components into finished goods.Analyst and planning positions in a demand planning organization give individuals with a strong foundation of skills to be successful in every aspect of the broader supply chain organization.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Inventory Management certification track provides the details to effectively plan for and manage inventory levels to satisfy customer demands and maximize organizational profitability. Inventory management personnel focus on achieving a balance of sufficient supply to meet customer demand. Ineffective planning can result in insufficient inventory levels, resulting in lost sales or excessive inventory and financial write-offs of obsolete stock. This track also covers the importance and use of inventory in the supply chain; exposure to different types of inventory; techniques for effectively managing and controlling inventory levels; the relationship between forecasting and inventory management; and the financial impacts of inventory investments.Since inventory is a critical aspect within any organization, employers have an ongoing need for skilled personnel to plan, analyze, replenish, and safeguard all assets.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Manufacturing & Service Operations certification track provides a key element of the operations organization in a company. It is chartered to provide and manage resources and to convert raw materials into finished products. This certification track discusses the basics of manufacturing and service operations for effective interface with other elements across a supply chain.This certification track includes the role of manufacturing and service operations; linking market requirements with the selection of manufacturing processes; facility location strategies; facility layouts; the importance of production planning and control in synchronizing operations; the importance of quality management and performance measurement; and the impact of emerging technologies in operations.Some common positions in a Manufacturing & Service Operations organization include assembly operators, machinists, welders, production planners, service technicians, and quality assurance personnel.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Supply Chain Management Principles certification track is a great place to start and is considered to be a 'launch pad' to begin your supply chain educational and certification process. It provides a high-level overview of each of the functions in a supply chain.After you complete this track, you will have a broad appreciation for how each of the individual supply chain functions operate and how they are 'linked' in a chain to enable organizations to plan and execute product and service delivery to achieve customer satisfaction. Since all of the remaining seven certification tracks are introduced at a high level in Principles, this might spark your interest, enthusiasm, and choice for your next track enrollment.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Supply Management & Procurement certification track presents the details of how goods and services are ordered by converting purchase requisitions, created by the demand planning organization, to purchase orders that are issued to suppliers. In this track, specific emphasis is placed on supplier identification, selection and approval, sourcing activities, negotiations with suppliers and the overall systematic selection of goods and services. Technology innovations along with numerous options for transportation modes enable procurement organizations to source items globally to achieve the best value solutions to fulfill their requirements.Numerous positions often exist in procurement organizations and they are referred to as buyers, sourcing analysts, commodity experts, and subcontract administrators.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Transportation Operations certification track provides the details for transporting goods. Transportation of goods often requires multiple modes of transportation. The combination of modes can vary depending on cost, values, dimensions, weights, frequencies, time-sensitive delivery requirements, and other special requirements (e.g., hazardous or refrigerated cargoes).Key elements of this certification track include modes of transportation; transportation technology; company roles and operations within the transportation field; the impact of transportation on the overall economy; sustainability in transportation; and how the field is evolving to meet the projected needs of the future.Numerous positions exist in each of the various modes of transportation; rail, water, air, road, and pipeline. Other key positions also exist in customs, freight forwarding, brokering, and transportation security to support the actual movement of goods.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE
The Warehousing Operations certification track provides the basics of warehousing operations, including distribution centers and fulfillment centers. Key elements of the track include the role of warehousing and distribution centers in the supply chain, and the other key functions of processing goods: receiving, movement, storage, picking, packing, and packaging. Other value-added processes, like cross-docking and kitting, are presented as they are routinely used in warehousing and distribution centers like Amazon and Walmart. Additionally, the Warehouse Management System (WMS) is presented as the back-bone that enables the warehouse to function effectively and efficiently.Warehouses, fulfillment centers, and distribution centers have an ongoing need for personnel in a wide range of functions including material handlers, pickers, packers, forklift operators, and IT specialists for the WMS.


March 1, 2021 to April 12, 2021, ONLINE
May 3, 2021 to June 14, 2021, ONLINE
July 5, 2021 to August 16, 2021, ONLINE
September 6, 2021 to October 18, 2021, ONLINE
November 1, 2021 to December 13, 2021, ONLINE