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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, the Florida West Coast Chapter serves the Tampa Bay area of Florida area including Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco counties.


ERP Systems Implementation -

The Dos and Don'ts

Professional Development Meeting

September 9, 2014


APICS Tampa Bay invites local supply chain, operations management, transportation and logistics professionals to our Professional Development Meeting on September 9, 2014 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at Bascom's Chop House, 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater FL 33762.  This will be a joint Meeting with the Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG). 

Our speaker is Ms. Carissa Brown, CPIM, President of the Pantologic Group, Inc. a systems and management consulting firm specializing in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems implementation and education.  She will be speaking on the topic of ERP Systems Implementation - The Dos and Don'ts.

There is a proven methodology for implementing ERP systems successfully, whether you are implementing for the first time, converting, upgrading or re-vitalizing.  If your ERP implementation was less than stellar, Ms. Brown presents  concrete advice for post implementation fixes using a 5S approach to ERP.  The good news is that everything can be fixed.  This presentation is for you too, if you are implementing or in the planning stages and want to learn what NOT to do!  

Join us for this event and learn more about the dos and don'ts of ERP systems implementation! Register at: http://www.tinyurl.com/atb-090914

APICS Education

Upcoming Courses

APICS Tampa Bay is offering the following APICS body of knowledge courses through its education provider, Quality Management Solutions, Inc.:
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) course: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 23, November 6 from 1 PM to 5 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of September 2, 2014.
  • Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) course: Mondays, September 8, 15, 22, 29 from 10 AM to 2 PM Eastern Time with a registration deadline of September 2, 2014.
  • Execution and Control of Operations (ECO) course: September 9, 16, 23, 30 with a registration deadline of September 2, 2014.


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.

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September 9, 2014

ERP Systems Implementation - The Dos and Don'ts
5:30-8:00 PM
Bascom's Chop House
3665 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater FL 33762
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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
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