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Welcome to APICS Ventura County Chapter


We are dedicated to bring to life at the local level APICS' goal of being the leader in operations and supply chain management by supporting the professional development and growth of members, affiliates, customers and the economic well being of the business community and local industry. To visit APICS click here.

We put a big emphasis on training and education. We offer courses to prepare for the certification exams (CPIM and CSCP) in coordination with the University of La Verne - Extended education. For registration and more details about the classes, go to the Education page.

APICS has a number of events, being the most important of the year the International Conference and Expo. This year it is scheduled for October 5-6 at Las Vegas, Nevada. for more information click the following link:
APICS 2015 International Conference and Expo

Additional to the APICS international and regional events, the Ventura County Chapter holds a Monthly
Professional Development Meeting. To see details, please go to the PDM page. You don't need to be a member to attend.

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If you are not a member a APICS, we strongly recommend you to join. For a detailed list of benefits of membership, please click here.

Upcoming Events



Professional Development Meetings

  • Join us for our February 2016 PDM on Tuesday the 9th Understanding & Improving Yields, Scrap & ReworkPresented by Alan G. DunnScrap and yield are different measurements that tell us different things about our production processes.  Measuring and monitoring them precisely (and individually) is an important component of any process improvement initiative.  If these values get commingled in the measurement procedures, underlying root cause analysis is certain to result.This evening I will present the CORRECT definitions of yield, scrap and rework.  The proper use of these terms as well as how each is calculated and monitored will be demonstrated.  Specifically, we will address:How to PROPERLY measure yields… why is “yield” different from scrap?How to PROPERLY measure and account for scrap… what does scrap REALLY cost?Why yield and ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 4:26 PM by Victor Granados
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FAQ

How do I join APICS?

Memberships are directly handled by APICS. You can look for more information at our page Join us, or directly at APICS at www.apics.org/community/membership


Who can attend the Professional Developmet meetings?

Everyone who is interested in professional growth, networking with professionals of Operations Management, Supply Chain, interested on learning about the topic of the presentation and/or enjoy a great meal. 
Register to attend the meeting, bring a friend a colleague and your boss. Everyone is welcome.

How much does it cost?
 
For a small $25 fee ($22 if you pay on-line), you will enjoy an evening of networking, learning and dining. A more than excellent value!
For students and out-of-work attendees, the fee is just $10
For attendees not be able to make it on time for dinner, presentation-only fee for the PDM is $10.
Plant tours are usually free. In the event that there is catering for a plant tour, the cost of dinner will be announced in advance.

How do I register?

It's easy to register. Just follow this link to go to the registration page.


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Please visit our Jobs List page. If you have more job openings that you would like to see posted in this website, please e-mail Victor Granados. For more job openings and postings, please check  APICS Southwest District.

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APICS is a not-for-profit society. This chapter adheres to that concept. If any chapter member would like information on this chapter's current annual budget, performance to budget, chapter expenditures and revenues, you are invited to attend a Chapter Board of Directors meeting. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.  Please contact the Chapter President for meeting location and time.