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APICS Tampa Bay


Welcome to APICS Tampa Bay!  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.  


Founded in 1985 as the Florida West Coast Chapter, we serve the Tampa Bay area of Florida including Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Please contact us if we can serve you in any way.

APICS Education

Upcoming Courses

 
APICS Tampa Bay is offering the following APICS body of knowledge courses through its education provider, Quality Management Solutions, Inc.:
 
  • Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) course: Mondays, November 3, 10, 17, 24 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of October 27, 2014.
  • Strategic Management of Resources (SMR) course: Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18, 25 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of October 28, 2014.
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) course:
    Thursdays, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, & 3/12/2015 from 1 PM to 5 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of 1/15/2015.

 

All courses are comprehensive on-line 100% synchronous, instructor-led delivered in virtual sessions. For more information on course content and costs please visit Quality Management Solutions, Inc. at  http://www.qmsincus.com or contact Jerry Kilty at (727) 725-7674 or qmsjerry@tampabay.rr.com.

 

Team Collaboration -

The Spaghetti Game

 
Professional Development Meeting

November 8, 2014

 

APICS Tampa Bay invites local supply chain, operations management, transportation and logistics professionals to our Professional Development Meeting on November 8, 2014 from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM at the War Veteran's Memorial Park, Shelter #1, 9600 Bay Pines Terrace, St.Petersburg, FL 33708.  This will be a joint meeting with the American Society For Quality (ASQ) Section 1508 St. Petersburg - Tampa.


Our speaker is Jaime Villafuerte who will be speaking on the topic of Team Collaboration - The Spaghetti Game.  Mr. Warren Alford will also speak on the topic of Quality Today (ISO 9000). This lunch meeting will be outdoors under a pavilion and catered by Sonny's Real Pit BBQ. Please dress appropriately! 

Register at http://www.tinyurl.com/atb-110814  and join us as we celebrate ASQ National Quality Month! 

Workshop:  Inventory Replenishment
and Accuracy Performance

November 15, 2014



APICS Tampa Bay invites all local supply chain, procurement, operations management, transportation and logistics professionals to our "Inventory Replenishment and Accuracy Performance" workshop on Saturday November 15, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at Aerosonic Corporation, 1212 N. Hercules Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33760.  

Companies of all types often face challenges determining what items to carry in stock and how to manage their operations to support inventory accuracy.  Too often the wrong items are provisioned and the system inventory records don't match the physical inventory status.  Improving both parameters will absolutely boost your customer service levels and reduce operational costs, both benefiting the company's bottom line.  Thiscomprehensive, one-day, eight-hour on-site workshop will cover APICS Body of Knowledge content of:

  • Inventory replenishment methods for independent demand to maximize customer service and profit while minimizing inventory and operations costs.
  • Techniques for improving and managing inventory accuracy to support management inventory performance goals.

Register at http://www.tinyurl.com/atb-111514 by 11/08/14.  Grow your career and your company's bottom line with APICS education! 

The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE) would like to invite you to the Manufacturing Day 2014 screening of American Made Movie from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, October 16th, 2014. This event is being hosted by Middleton High School, the Pre-Collegiate STEM Academy for Hillsborough County Public Schools. 
This compelling documentary explores the impact of American manufacturing on both ordinary citizens and the national economy. View the American Made Movie theatrical trailer at the following link:  http://vimeo.com/lifeismymovie/americanmademovie
The screening will be followed by an expert panel discussion and Q&A session about manufacturing in the Tampa Bay area. 
Tampa Bay area students, parents, educators, and business leaders are encouraged to participate and promote student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professions in the manufacturing industry. Proceeds from this event will benefit students in STEM education. Registration is open at http://www.stem101614.eventbrite.com. 
Manufacturing Day 2014
American Made Movie Screening and Expert


October 23rd Job Seeker Symposium
and Manufacturing Career Fair 
Are you a challenged job seeker? Are you looking for your next career? Are you tired of the unanswered telephone calls to recruiters?...
If you are a Manufacturing professional and answered yes to any of the above, then the APICS / ISM / BAMA / UTBMA Manufacturing Day 2014 Job Seeker Symposium and Career Fair may be right for you! 
Tampa Bay area Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality, Procurement, Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Machining, Technician and Assembly job seekers are invited to the APICS / ISM / BAMA / UTBMA Manufacturing Day 2014 Job Seeker Symposium and Career Fair.  This event takes place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 8:00 am to 4:30 PM in the Building 12 Lecture Room at the Pinellas Technical Education Center, 6100 154th Avenue North, Clearwater FL 33760. Our sponsors have partnered to bring you a full day of job seeker education, accountability, and support.
In recognition of Manufacturing Day 2014, this community outreach event is being sponsored by APICS Tampa Bay (APICS), Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Upper Tampa Bay Manufacturers Association (UTBMA), Pinellas Technical Education Center (PTEC) and Transitioning Professionals of Tampa Bay (TPT).  There is no cost to participate and a light lunch is included!  Please note: space is limited and pre-registration is required!
 
If you want to energize your job search and get on the right track, register at http://www,tinyurl.com/atb-102314 for this symposium and career fair for learning job search strategies, meeting with recruiters and interviewing with employers!  
Note: If you are an employer and would like to participate in the Career Fair please register at http://www.bama-fl.org/event-1745019. 
October 23rd Job Seeker Symposium
and Manufacturing Career Fair 
Are you a challenged job seeker? Are you looking for your next career? Are you tired of the unanswered telephone calls to recruiters?...
If you are a Manufacturing professional and answered yes to any of the above, then the APICS / ISM / BAMA / UTBMA Manufacturing Day 2014 Job Seeker Symposium and Career Fair may be right for you! 
Tampa Bay area Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Quality, Procurement, Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Machining, Technician and Assembly job seekers are invited to the APICS / ISM / BAMA / UTBMA Manufacturing Day 2014 Job Seeker Symposium and Career Fair.  This event takes place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 8:00 am to 4:30 PM in the Building 12 Lecture Room at the Pinellas Technical Education Center, 6100 154th Avenue North, Clearwater FL 33760. Our sponsors have partnered to bring you a full day of job seeker education, accountability, and support.
In recognition of Manufacturing Day 2014, this community outreach event is being sponsored by APICS Tampa Bay (APICS), Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Upper Tampa Bay Manufacturers Association (UTBMA), Pinellas Technical Education Center (PTEC) and Transitioning Professionals of Tampa Bay (TPT).  There is no cost to participate and a light lunch is included!  Please note: space is limited and pre-registration is required!
 
If you want to energize your job search and get on the right track, register at http://www,tinyurl.com/atb-102314 for this symposium and career fair for learning job search strategies, meeting with recruiters and interviewing with employers!  New October 23rd Job Seeker Symposium


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Tuesday Mornings
 
Transitioning Professionals of Tampa Bay
9:30 - 11:00 PM EDT

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11201 Corporate Circle North, #140
St. Petersburg,FL 33718
 
EDUCATION CLASS
November 3, 2014

Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)
Registration Deadline:  October 27, 2014
 
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NEXT MEETING

November 8, 2014

Team Collaboration - The Spaghetti Game
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
War Veteran's Memorial Park
9600 Bay Pines Terrace
St.Petersburg, FL 33607
 
INVENTORY WORKSHOP
November 15, 2014

Inventory Replenishment and Accuracy Performance
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Aerosonic Corporation
1212 N. Hercules Avenue
Cleawater, FL 33760