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Chapter News

CPIM Reconfiguration

CPIM is being rebranded (Part1  and Part2). Part1 is a beefed up Basics (or BSCM) and Part2 is an amalgamation of the other 4 modules (i.e., MPR, DSP, ECO, and SMR).  

Click here for reconfiguration timeline

Click here for running commentary blog

Focused Workshop Update

Lean Inventory and Production Management Focus Workshop

Are you ready to succeed?
This one-day workshop will focus on Lean Production Management and Lean Inventory

  ** April 29, 2017 **

Click here to see details

CSCP Course Update
Your Hamilton Chapter is pleased to announce that we will be offering another CSCP course in the beginning of 2017 (if we can get enough enrollment).  So if you're wanting to take this course try to encourage friends and colleagues to join you.

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Global Exam Delivery
Effective November 1st (2013), APICS has launched their Global Exam Delivery process. CPIM and CSCP candidates in North America will continue to use Pearson Vue to write their certification exams. Payment, however, will now be done by requesting an “authorization to test” (ATT) through APICS.

( servicing the Golden Horseshoe )
New Blog Site

What is APICS?

APICS, The Association for Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in Operations Management, including Production, Inventory, Supply Chain, Materials Management, Purchasing, and Logistics.  Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.  The APICS membership community of 270 local APICS chapters and 33 International Associates supports nearly 60,000 ...
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The Golden Horseshoe is?

Hamilton and the surrounding Golden Horseshoe facts ...

  • Major cities within Golden Horseshoe are: Hamilton; St. Catherines; Oakville; Burlington; Niagara Falls
  • The area stretching from Niagara Falls to Hamilton is one of Canada's major wine producing regions
  • Hamilton is known as "The Hammer" or "Steeltown" to locals because it produces 60% of Canada's steel
  • The Niagara Escarpment, a United Nations World Biosphere - runs through the region stretching all the way north to the Bruce Peninsula
  • The Welland Canal connects Lake Ere to Lake Ontario
  • Long settled by native aboriginals they called the waters of Hamilton harbor: "Macassa" which translates to "beautiful waters"
  • Hamilton's airport, "John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport" is a cargo / freight hub for global distribution
  • Stoney Creek's Battlefield Park is famous for the Battle of Stoney Creek between the Britsh and Americans during the War of 1812
  • Dundurn Castle, built by Sir Allan MacNab in 1835, is a magnificent 18,000 square foot mansion
  • Hamilton, founded by George Hamilton in 1816 (and became a city in 1846), is known as "The Waterfall Capital of the World"