"Empowering your Supply Chain".
Since 1973, the Australasian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) has been a professional support structure for leaders in Australia and Asia/Pacific who work at the cutting edge of one of the most exciting areas in business today – Supply Chain Excellence.
With more than 80,000 members worldwide, the APICS body of knowledge supports people who are committed to personal, professional and industry growth by the continual upgrading of knowledge and skills through APICS services: education, certification, plant visits, best practice groups, member activity nights, conferences and symposia.
Typically our members are interested in, however not limited to:
Supply Chain excellence
Integrated Business Management
Integrated Business Planning management techniques and tools
Class A MRP II, DRP, Lean / Agile and ERP
Sales & Operations Planning
World Class manufacturing
Forecasting and Demand Management
Achieving and maintaining critical data to support the planning processes
Achieving integration across all functions including sales, marketing, finance, new product development, purchasing, distribution, logistics, human resources, engineering and stores
Obtaining internationally recognised certification through the CPIM program
Pursuing ongoing certification from CPIM/CFPIM to Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Masters Degree of Supply Chain Management
Introducing employees to basic fundamentals of inventory management in manufacturing, distribution and service organisations
Production planning and control
Obtaining procurement qualifications through the new purchasing certificate
Personal and leadership development
Sharing Best Practices in the Supply Chain field
20-23 August 2006Venue
own Promenade Hotelhttp://www.apicsconference.com.au/