Southern Willamette Valley Chapter - Education

The Southern Willamette Valley Chapter recommends that all persons taking
the CPIM or CSCP course take the Certification Test to become certified.

Congratulations to this members who completed their CSCP class:
Summer Bautista, Nich Landrith, Zachery Landrith, Hannah Lawyer,
Rex O’Conner, Mercia Petewon, Christine Riggs, Melissa Roth.

About APICS Supply Chain Council

APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC) is the world’s largest unbiased nonprofit supply chain organization that advances supply chains through research, benchmarking, and publications. Business leaders, academia and global enterprises gain valuable insights, information and actionable data through APICS SCC’s unrivaled supply chain network, frameworks and resources.

APICS SCC maintains the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model, the supply chain management community’s most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and performance. APICS SCC, was formed through the 2014 merger between APICS and the Supply Chain Council. APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and APICS SCOR-P credentials define the industry standard.


APICS SCC is governed by the APICS Supply Chain Council Board of Directors. Peter Bolstorff is the executive director of APICS SCC. The APICS SCC board is a subsidiary of the APICS Board of Directors and the APICS staff fully supports the efforts of APICS SCC.

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Celebrating 10 Years

Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) and APICS are celebrating 10 years of collaboration in May 2014. FVTC has been our trusted online partner for certification review course delivery and rely on them to provide our certification candidates and with an exceptional learning experience. Over these 10 years, hundreds of professionals have completed their preparation courses through FVTC’s online learning environment, and they give FVTC consistently high ratings on their experience.

FVTC understands the needs of APICS members and has shaped its programs accordingly, like the corporate cohort program that enables students at locations across the country to participate in a course simultaneously. The online delivery format provides 24/7 access, and also reduces ancillary expenses associated with training such as travel, housing, meals and time away from the office. This is especially relevant when supply chain and operations teams are dispersed across the country or around the world.

APICS Director of Corporate Services, Dominic Longo, CSCP, works with organizations to implement training, education and certification. He says, “The team at FVTC does a great job for our corporate clients who opt for private online training for the CPIM and CSCP programs. Supply chain leaders all see the need for professional development, but some just can’t afford to have employees away from their desks four to six days per class. Other clients find the courses to be a great way to pull together individuals who are geographically dispersed and create an online community for training. Great instructors and flexible course timelines have made FVTC an integral part of our delivery strategy.”

FVTC was joined by APICS Director of Professional Development, Bob Collins, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, at their anniversary celebration in Appleton, WI on May 14.

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SCOR® Professional Training

SCOR Professional training provides an in-depth understanding of the latest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model, widely recognized as the global model for supply chain efficiency. Participants learn the SCOR model’s framework, how to interpret SCOR, and how to organize a typical SCOR project.

This training introduces attendees to the full scope and contents of the APICS SCOR framework. Attendees will learn the major process components of the framework (Plan, Make, Source, Deliver, Return, Enable) from a supply chain perspective. Participants also will learn how to:

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CPIM Testing

Testing and registration take place at a Pearson VUE site. Plan ahead and reserve in advance – Pearson VUE testing sites have a finite number of seats for each day the tests are offered. These are the locations of a Pearson VUE site:

Salem Pearson Professional Centers
VA Outpatient Clinic Bldg
1660 Oak St SE
Suite 250 Salem , OR 97301

Beaverton Pearson Prof Ctr
10700 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy Park Plaza W Bldg 3
Suite 595 Beaverton , OR 97005

Medford Pearson Prof. Ctr
3560 Excel Drive / Suite 105
Medford , OR 97504

Request an Authorization to Test (ATT)

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To make the testing process easier for all of our candidates, APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) exams will be offered exclusively in computer-based testing (CBT) format worldwide as of November 1, 2013. Exams in North America are scheduled with Pearson VUE, and exams outside of North America are scheduled with Prometric.

To schedule your exam appointment with our test vendors, you will need to request an Authorization to Test (ATT). Before you submit a request, please verify that your first and last names in your APICS profile match the identification that you will present at the test center. A list of valid forms of identification are listed below. You can view your profile in My APICS. There, you have the ability to change your last name. If you must update your first name, you can contact APICS Customer Service at, 1-800-444-2742 or 1-773-867-1777

Required Identification

You will need to bring two forms of identification to the testing site. The first and last names on the primary and secondary identifications presented at the test center must match the first and last names identified here in order to receive admittance to the testing center. If you do not bring the required forms of identification on exam day or the name you register with does not match your identification, you will be denied admission to the examination and will forfeit the exam fee.

Acceptable forms of primary identification must include a recent photograph and signature. Examples are listed below:

Acceptable secondary forms of identification must include your signature. Examples are listed below:

To find test preparation courses in your area and partner events, go to our APICS Partner and Event Finder page.
Please note that Authorizations to Test are nontransferable between candidates and nonrefundable.

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