About Central Indiana APICS
APICS® is an international organization offering a full range of
programs and materials on the latest business management concepts and
techniques. The materials, developed under the direction of management
experts, are available at the local, regional, and national levels.
Since 1957, APICS members have been at the forefront of such management
and manufacturing achievements as the widespread use of material
requirements planning (MRP) in the workplace and the introduction of
dynamic philosophies that effect all areas of manufacturing management.
APICS’ internationally recognized certification in production and
inventory management (CPIM) program is a standard by which companies
gauge individual knowledge and understanding of the production and
inventory control concepts and methods. APICS administers more than
60,000 CPIM exams around the world annually.
Answering the need for a more cross functional. integrated workforce,
APICS developed the certified in integrated resource management (CIRM)
educational and self-assessment process. In conjunction with the CIRM
process, APICS offers a variety of educational programs and services
that provide information regarding the interdependencies of all business
In addition, members receive the monthly APICS-The Performance Advantage
and the Quarterly Production and Inventory Management Journal.
APICS has earned the respect and reliance of more than 60,000 individual
and corporate members as the primary source for management education
products and services. For more information contact APICS Customer
Service at (800) 444-2742.
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The Association for Operations Management
APICS—The Association for Operations Management is a not-for-profit
international educational organization respected throughout the world
for its education and professional certification programs. With more
than 70,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies
worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business
APICS is recognized globally as:
- the source of knowledge and expertise for manufacturing and
service industries across the entire supply chain in such areas as
materials management, information services, purchasing and quality.
- the leading provider of high-quality, cutting-edge educational
programs that advance organizational success in a changing,
- a successful developer of two internationally recognized
certification programs, Certified in Production and Inventory
Management (CPIM) and Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
- a distribution center for hundreds of business management
publications and educational materials
- a source of solutions, support, and networking local chapters,
workshops, symposia, and the annual APICS International Conference
Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control
Society, APICS has since expanded its focus to include a full range of
programs and materials on individual and organizational education,
standards of excellence, and integrated resource management. To reflect
this new direction, we are now known as APICS—The Association for
NOTE: Thanks to our friends at the
APICS-Twin Cities chapter for the above text.