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.

Our Vision

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.

Our Mission

Providing opportunities by expanding knowledge and individual growth through education, networking and Professional Development Meetings as well as interfacing with the local business community for further advancement of operations and supply chain management.

We put a big emphasis on training and education. We offer courses to prepare for the certification exams (CPIM and CSCP). For registration and more details about the classes, go to the Education page.

September 16-18, 2019 Las Vegas, Nevada
September 16-18 Las Vegas, Nevada

Additional to the APICS/ASCM 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.

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Professional Development Meetings

  • Join us for our January 2019 PDM SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENTPresented by Greg Hutchins PE CERMChallenge:“… , it is questionable whether fragile globalized supply chains can thrive at all in an environment where the world’s two largest economies are disinclined to play by the rules, even their own.”Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2018Response:Greg Hutchins PE CERM addresses the critical business and risk issues raised in the Wall Street Journal article regarding China.  Greg’s central message is that current sourcing models will have to be based on risk-based, problem-solving and risk-based, decision making more often than traditional cost, delivery, service, and quality factors.Greg discusses:+ How geopolitics and geo-economics are emerging a global risk factors+ Trade war and ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2019, 10:34 PM by Victor Granados
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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.

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

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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.