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APICS Certificate courses and Short courses Starting June.

Posted: May 19th, 2017

Virtual classes, APICS Certification courses, 1 Day courses and a CSCP instructor led Saturday class.

Virtual Classes starting June 2 on Sales Forecasting(9am-11am), and Certified in Sales and Operations Planning (1pm-3pm) – each class will be held over four 2 hour sessions.

APICS SMR module commencing on June 24.

CSCP class starting on Saturday July 1.

Making Sales & Operations Planning Produce Real Benefits – 1 Day class June 26 (Mulgrave) and July 10 (Campbellfield).

Achieving Accurate & Balanced Inventories – 1 Day class June 27 (Mulgrave) and July 11 (Campbellfield).

Rather an in-house session using your premises or our own? Contact us for a quote. www.asci.org.au (previously apicsAU).

APICS CPIM classes commencing in April in the Melbourne CBD at Karstens.

Posted: February 28th, 2017

I invite you to join me at Karstens in Melbourne to complete the APICS CPIM modules DSP(Detailed Scheduling and Planning) and SMR(Strategic Management of Resources) for exam preparation or just to learn more about Supply Chain Management.

DSP starts Saturday, April 22 and SMR commences Saturday, April 27. Both courses run on a fortnightly basis. What an opportunity – 2 modules completed within 2 months!

Contact apicsau at www.apicsau.org.au to www.asci.org.au for registrations or more details.

 

Basics of Supply Chain Management course – 5 Day, BLOCK session: March 27-31.

Posted: February 28th, 2017

I am happy to announce I will be facilitating the APICS Basics of Supply Chain Management module at ENVIROSTORE, 43B Nathan Drive Campbellfield from Monday March 27 to March 31. Yes, here is your opportunity to complete the BSCM module in 5 straight days. Contact apicsAU for details or email me if you have any queries.

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/apics-basics-supply-chain-management-block-class-term-2-vic

 

Certified in Sales & Operations Planning – Australia wide virtual class commencing November 15. Held over 4 weeks by two hour sessions.

Posted: October 5th, 2016

Interested in learning about S&OP or gaining the CS&OP qualification? Time poor? This virtual class runs over 4 consecutive Tuesdays commencing on November 15, 2 hours per session. Contact apicsAU or use the following link. Get qualified before Christmas!

 

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/certificate-sales-operations-planning-virtual-class-november-2016

 

Principles of Inventory Management 4 Day Course starting on Monday October 10 in Clayton at the QAD offices.

Posted: October 5th, 2016

Do you have some new staff within your Supply Chain area that need to start their Inventory Management education? If so this 4 Day Course is ideal to introduce supply chain personnel to the latest techniques without the concern of an exam. S&OP, MPS, MRP, RCCP, DRP, are just a few of the techniques covered with material sourced from the pioneers and leaders in this field, for example Tom Wallace and Bob Stahl, authors of the top selling text on S&OP – S&OP The How To Book. Contact www.apicsau.org.au or use this link.

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/apics-principles-inventory-management-vic-october-2016

Also, check out the Virtual Classes that apicsAU will be offering in the coming months.

Certified Supply Chain Professional, every second Tuesday in Melbourne starting 30/08.

Posted: August 15th, 2016

Join me in this CSCP class starting August 30 in Clayton Victoria. Contact www.apicsau.org.au for more info.

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/certified-supply-chain-professional-vic-semester-2-2016

 

Basics of Supply Chain Management 5 Saturdays commencing August 27.

Posted: August 15th, 2016

If you don’t have time to study for your CPIM during the week then here is your opportunity to study for the first module of CPIM, Basics of Supply Chain Management. This will be a small group studying in a relaxed atmosphere, every second Saturday starting August 27.

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/basics-supply-chain-management-vic-term-4-2016-0

 

e-Course in Sales & Operations Planning commencing Friday August 19. 4 two hour sessions.

Posted: August 15th, 2016

Join me this Friday.

Contact www.apicsau.org.au for details.

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/certificate-sales-operations-planning-virtual-class-august-2016

 

Basics of Supply Chain Planning conducted over 5 Saturdays commencing August 27 in Clayton

Posted: August 12th, 2016

Go to www.apicsau.org.au for more information or copy and paste the following link:

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/basics-supply-chain-management-vic-term-4-2016-0

 

Sales & Operations Planning – Making real Benefits. A One Day Course in melbourne on July 26.

Posted: June 27th, 2016

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/making-sales-and-operations-planning-produce-real-business-benefits-vic-26-july-2016

Accurate and Balanced Inventories. A One Day Class in Melbourne on July 25.

Posted: June 27th, 2016

https://www.apicsau.org.au/events/accurate-and-balanced-inventory-vic-25-july-2016

Educational opportunities at apicsAU during August and December.

Posted: August 3rd, 2015

Do not miss out on the many education opportunities scheduled from August to December. CS&OP, CSCP, CPIM, Purchasing an Demand Planner modules all scheduled so don’t miss out.

www.apicsau.org.au

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xhsect87pzn9j8x/apicsAU-Mailout-July-2015-web.pdf?dl=0

apicsAU-Mailout-July-2015-web

 

 

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) starting in August, Melbourne & Sydney

Posted: July 15th, 2015

CSCP classes are scheduled to start in August so contact apicsAU to register for this broad, supply chain course. Sit the exam and obtain an internationally recognised qualification. Starting in Melbourne on August 21 and Sydney August 20. Contact epics at www.apicsau.org.au 

apicsAU courses starting in August. Register now!

Posted: July 14th, 2015

apicsAU has several courses commencing in August so now is the time to take your qualifications to the next step. Certified in Sales & Operations Planning (CS&OP), is a one day course that not only covers S&OP but the one day class can also be used as preparation for the CS&OP exam. The Purchasing Diploma has been running for many years now and is ideal for students who prefer assessment and experienced based qualifications rather than exam based. You probably have the experience, now get a qualification. Basics of Supply Chain Management, ECO and DSP are also available and these modules would be a great way of finishing off this year and tackling SRM in the new year.  Contact apicsAU HQ at www.apicsau.org.au and register before the year has gone.

Improve your Operations and Supply Chain Planning skills.

Posted: June 17th, 2015

apicsAU has a variety of courses plan for the balance of 2015 ranging from the new Certified in Sales & Operations Planning qualification (CS&OP), CPIM, CSCP and Principles courses designed for people not wanting a qualification just yet.

If you are interested in improving your knowledge to manage your supply chain better, or better utilise that expensive ERP system, review the epics web site, or the brochure below and register now before 2015 disappears.

Cut and paste these links into your browser go go to www.apicsau.org.au

http://apicsau.org.au/RunScript.asp?Poll_ID=39&p=ASP%5CPg0.asp

https://www.dropbox.com/s/0fc1n226vjxaqnq/apicsAU-Mailout-May-2015-A4-web%202.pdf?dl=0

 

 

Certified in Sales & Operations Planning 2015 courses August 5 and August 12.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014

If you would like to learn about S&OP and consider obtaining the S&OP qualification through the SOP Institute then I will be facilitating the course in Sydney on August 5 and the second course in Melbourne on August 11. Contact the Sydney or Melbourne apicsAU offices to register. This course is also available on an in-house basis.

S&OP CERTIFICATION COURSE 

This course is designed specifically to prepare people for the CS&OP exam with a view to becoming Certified in Sales and Operations Planning.

Practitioners not concerned with certification but simply wanting to benefit from best practice S&OP processes and principles taught in the course are welcome.  An apicsAU Certificate of attendance will be issued to these attendees.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

S&OP is cross-functional and collaborative.  To be effective, it involves Sales/Marketing, Operations/Supply Chain, Product Development, Finance and General Management.  The course is therefore beneficial to people from these functional areas.  It will be particularly beneficial to those involved in: 

S&OP Processes

Forecasting

Achieving High Customer Service

Managing and reducing inventory

Sales and Marketing

Demand and Distribution Management

New Product Introduction

Master Scheduling

Setting Safety Stocks


COURSE CONTENT

 S&OP defined – what is it?

Where does S&OP fit in the company – who is involved?

Quantifying the benefits of S&OP

S&OP basic logic – understanding the relationship with other tools and processes

A better way – addressing information display

 Defining the process for decision making

 Demand planning principles and radical thoughts

 Managing demand and new product introduction

Mastering supply planning

Pre-Meeting and Executive Meeting Management

–  Clarifying the purpose and identifying the players

–  Addressing conflict

–  Identifying key success factors for executive meetings

 Optimising S&OP for risk management and disruption

Effective S&OP principles

–  Basics principles

–  Managing people and corporate behavioural change

–  Defining a three phase implementation path

Fixing broken S&OP processes

 
KEY OUTCOMES

By mastering the S&OP Processes that are covered in this Certificate, you will be able to:

Assist your company improve customer service, inventory turns, financial planning, new product launches, forecasting, supply chain performance and more

Evaluate your current S&OP processes rigorously and identify areas for improvement

Introduce best practice S&OP processes into your operation

Become a more valued team member

 Improve your professional credentials and recognition for future career investment

 

THE CS&OP CERTIFICATION

This course is designed to support students in mastering the content that is tested in the S&OP Certification exam.  apicAU is an authorised educator for the Institute in Australia.  Further course material and the CS&OP examination need to be purchased directly from the Institute. 

The Certified in Sales & Operations Planning designation is awarded by The S&OP Institute and the Centre for Operational Excellence at The Ohio State University.  The Certificate is International and an individual successfully passing the S&OP Certification Exam will be designated as Certified in Sales & Operations Planning and authorised to use the designation CS&OP following his or her name.

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FORM: S&OP Certification course –rsvp by 24 JULY 2015

To register, fax to apicsAU on 03 9328 1100, email to victoria@apicsau.org.au or call 03 9328 4477 for more information. RSVP

 

* Please note non-member rates include 1 year apicsAU Professional membership

All registrations will be acknowledged by email. Please note cancellations cannot be processed within 10 days of the course.

 

 

 

 

Accurate & Balanced Inventory – 1 Day Course full of practical advice: June 17.

Posted: May 12th, 2014

 

Accurate & Balanced Inventory.

June 17 at the apicsAU Victorian office at Suite 8, 75-79 Chetwynd Street North Melbourne 3051.

  How much inventory do I need? How much will it cost? How accurate is it?

Develop your skills

In this 1-Day session we look at how to implement a quick and easy approach to balancing inventories using a simulation approach adjusting safety stock “triggers” and batch sizes. The software is yours to take home and use

It is also appropriate for anyone involved in stock record accuracy who would like to eliminate the need for repetitive physical stocktakes

Various techniques will be covered including the Four Step approach to achieving accuracy through Cycle Counting and using more efficient approaches than the old “ABC” methodology.

WORKSHOP CONTENT
Topics covered in this workshop will include:

  1. Why inventory records must be accurate – covering the ‘why’ of accurate processes, particularly with end-to-end software systems
  2. Assuring record accuracy – keeping the system lean mean and above all accurate
  3. How to design the inventory process—covering process   mapping and which situations need it, and why
  4. Cycle Counting – cycle counting versus physicals; popular methods, procedures and     organisation, plus how to conduct one last accurate   physical stocktake
  5. The Four Step approach to record accuracy – a straightforward, proven and practical methodology used by thousands of organisations around the world
  6. Measuring Accuracy – How to enable accurate, effective and efficient measurement processes on a daily basis. Popular items from the Lean tool box will also be covered
  7. Rebalance safety stocks and batch sizes with Spreadsheets – using spreadsheets and scenario simulations to develop an approach to rebalancing safety stock triggers and reducing overall average inventories

 

BENEFITS

Managers and financial personnel involved in ERP/MRPII/IBM/S&OP Projects and Teams who need accurate inventories for a computer based management system to be of use to the company; plus Stores, Logistics , Purchasing, Supply Chain, Inventory Managers and Planning personnel.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Managers and financial personnel involved in ERP/MRPII/IBM/S&OP Projects and Teams who need accurate inventories for a computer based management system to be of use to the company; plus Stores, Logistics , Purchasing, Supply Chain, Inventory Managers and Planning personnel.

 

 

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Phil Heenan has been a member of APICS since 1978. He has held positions such as National President and President of apics Victoria. As Group Logistics Manager and Full Time MRPII/DRP Project Manager for The Beatrice Confectionery Group (a division of Cadbury) he was the first in Victoria (1988) to achieve class A in MRPII/DRP/S&OP.

He is a leader in many APICS courses, Master CSCP & CPIM Instructor, conducting public and in- house courses to all levels of management in companies throughout Asia Pacific.

 

FEES

apicsAU Members: $715

Non-members: $935

Registration Form: ACCURATE AND BALANCED INVENTORY –RSVP 30 MAY 2014

Please fax call apicsAU VIC ON 03 9328 4477 or email victoria@apicsau.org.au    

 

All registrations will be acknowledged by email. Please note cancellations cannot be processed within 7 days of the course.

 

 

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Certified in Sales & Operations Planning course Sydney March 18.

Posted: March 5th, 2014

Join us at the Parramatta office of apicsAU on March 18 and learn about the Sales & Operations Planning philosophy. This course also prepares attendees for the CS&OP exam administered by the S&OP Institute through the Fisher College of Business – Ohio State University. To my knowledge it is the only S&OP qualification in the world so get in fast. For information on dates in other Australian States contact www.apicsau.org.au or ring Maria or Maryanne on 02 9891 1411.

2nd Annual Sales & Operations Planning Conference March 17-19.

Posted: February 11th, 2014

The Rendezvous Grand Hotel will be hosting the above Conference March 17-19, 2014. Go to: www.akolade.com.au for details or call: 61 2 9247 6000. I’ll be doing a half day workshop on March 19. Look forward to seeing you there.

 

Sales & Operations Planning courses: 18/2, 7/3, 18/3, & 8/5 organised by apicsAU.

Posted: February 5th, 2014

If you would like to learn about Sales & Operations Planning and consider sitting the CS&OP exam through the S&OP Institute I will be facilitating preparatory classes in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth in the first half of this year. These classes are being organised by apicsAU chapters with the first course being held in the North Melbourne office on February 18. However, there are only two places left for this one so if you are interested in attending please call Sandra immediately on 03 9328 4477. Information on the other classes may be obtained by visiting www.apicsau.org.au or discuss your options with Sandra. I believe this class was the most popular apicsAU short course for 2013. If you are not an apicsAU member you may like to consider joining as the body of knowledge it has access to via APICS USA, particularly; S&OP,LEAN & SCM, is growing rapidly.

Essentials of Inventory Management, October 21 & 22, North Melbourne – Last Chance to register.

Posted: October 8th, 2013

If you have personnel who are just starting out their Supply Chain career this is a course that could greatly benefit them. All the basic principles and techniques are included in the base level course including practical takeaways such as a sales forecasting system, a safety stock simulator and fundamental and advanced process checklists. Contact Vera or Sandra on 1300 957 952 without delay.

Master Scheduling & Rough Cut Capacity Planning 1 Day Course October 10 – Parramatta apicsAU Office.

Posted: September 27th, 2013

There are still places available for MPS/RCCP on October 10 at the apicsAU Parramatta Office Suite 1 Ground Floor 111 Phillip Street. Contact enquiries@apicsau.org.au for further information. At this stage the CS&OP Class on October 11 is booked out but please contact us if you would like to attend a CS&OP class and we will do our best to accommodate.

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Forecasting & Demand Management November 15 apicsUA Victoria chapter 79 Chetwynd Street North Melbourne

Posted: September 18th, 2013

I will be facilitating the Sales Forecasting course on November 15, at the Victorian Chapter Headquarters of apicsAU. Come along and learn about  proven processes and take away practical tools to help not only improve Sales Forecasts but also: get rid of unwanted businesses or products, improve demand management and customer service by knowing where to focus your forecasting and safety stock efforts, see the effects of simulating safety stocks and the effect on your inventory dollars. 

Free software and my famous Giveaway DVD.

Venue: Suite 8, 79 Chetwynd Street North Melbourne, 3051.

Call Sandra or Vera on 03 9328 4477 if you are interested or email to enquiries@apicsau.org.au

Additional Certified in S&OP course scheduled for October 11 at Parramatta office of apicsAU.

Posted: August 29th, 2013

As the August 27 class was booked out we have scheduled an additional session for October 11. However, there is an overflow, and places are filling fast for the remaining seats so please register as early as you can to secure your attendance. Email me at phil@heenan.com.au or enquiries@apicsau.org.au for a brochure outlining the content and how you can attain this new qualification-CS&OP, and learn how to improve profits for your company through better; forecasting, planning, inventory management, data accuracy, customer service, safety stocks, purchasing & structured communication practices.

Certified in Sales & Operations Planning (CS&OP) courses through apicsAU.

Posted: August 8th, 2013

I will be facilitating the following public CS&OP preparation courses through apicsAU.

Adelaide: August 14. Sydney: August 27. Victoria: September 4. Brisbane: September 24.

Please call apicsAU on 02 9891 1411 or Email: enquiries@apicsau.org.au or call me if you have any queries.

Be advised that we can also run these courses on your own premises if preferred.

For any enquires on S&OP books, DVDs, self-assessing or externally assessed checklists, or S&OP in general please feel free to contact me.

Certified in Sales & Operations Planning 1 day course scheduled for August 14 in Adelaide.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013

I will be facilitating the 1 Day S&OP Certification course on August 14, in Hackney SA. Come along and learn about  proven processes and take away practical tools to help not only improve S&OP but this class also prepares those students who wish to prepare for the CS&OP qualification through the S&OP Institute.

Call 1300 557 175 if you are interested or email to enquiries@apicsau.org.au

Sales Forecasting 1 day class in Adelaide on August 13.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013

I will be facilitating the Sales Forecasting course on August 13, and the S&OP Certification course on August 14, in Hackney SA. Come along and learn about  proven processes and take away practical tools to help not only improve sales Forecasts but also: get rid of unwanted businesses or products, improve demand management and customer service by knowing where to focus your forecasting and safety stock efforts, see the effects of simulating safety stocks and the effect on your inventory dollars. 

For those of you who are interested in learning about S&OP, or preparing for the exam for the first S&OP qualification available in Australia (CS&OP) come along to our session on August 14.

Call 1300 557 175 if you are interested or email to enquiries@apicsau.org.au

Sales & Operations Planning Certification Class July 18 – Goodearth Hotel Perth.

Posted: May 8th, 2013

I will be facilitating the S&OP Certification course scheduled for July 18 at the Goodearth Hotel in Perth. If you are interested in learning about  S&OP or preparing for the exam for the first S&OP qualification in Australia (CS&OP) then why not come along to this one day session being held by apicsAU WA Chapter. Call 1300 557 175 if you are interested or email to enquiries@apicsau.org.au

apicsAU, WA Chapter Forecasting Focus presentation Perth, July 17.

Posted: May 8th, 2013

There will be a presentation on Forecasting at the Goodearth Hotel, 195 Adelaide Terrace, Perth on July 17 commencing at 5.45pm concluding at 8.00pm with drinks to follow. If you are interested in attending contact apicsAU on 1300 557 175. 

Sales Forecasting course, August 13 & CS&OP course, August 14, at The Hackney Hotel South Australia.

Posted: May 7th, 2013

I will be facilitating the Sales Forecasting course on August 13, and the S&OP Certification course on August 14, in Hackney SA. Come along and learn about  proven processes and take away practical tools to help not only improve sales Forecasts but also: get rid of unwanted businesses or products, improve demand management and customer service by knowing where to focus your forecasting and safety stock efforts, see the effects of simulating safety stocks and the effect on your inventory dollars. 

For those of you who are interested in learning about S&OP, or preparing for the exam for the first S&OP qualification available in Australia (CS&OP) come along to our session on August 14.

Call 1300 557 175 if you are interested or email to enquiries@apicsau.org.au