Benefits

APICS' main membership categories include professional, group or enterprise, and student memberships. We also offer Retired Membership to those who qualify.

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Group (Corporate)


Professional Membership Benefits

Some of the main benefits of professional membership are

1. Certification Programs
2. APICS Magazine
3. Local Chapters
4. APICS Learning Communities
5. APICS Career Center

6. APICS Web Site
7. Ask APICS
8. APICS Bookstore
9. Educational Events

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Certification Programs

Enhance skills and career mobility through APICS certification programs. APICS members pursuing certification enjoy savings averaging 25 percent on certification preparation classes, review materials, and testing fees. Members can more effectively work through the certification process by taking chapter review courses and participating in study groups. Our certification electronic discussion lists are also helpful preparation tools.
(Note: These benefits do not apply to international and international members at large, who do not belong to chapters.)

APICS Magazine

Stay current on industry trends and developments with our monthly, award-winning magazine, APICS, free to members. It features innovative ideas and real world strategies for inventory, materials, production, and supply chain management; planning and scheduling; purchasing; logistics; warehousing; and e-business solutions for professionals at every level of an organization. Read feature articles and previous issues online.

Local Chapters

If you live within 95 miles of a local chapter, you can become a chapter member. Chapters offer localized services which may include educational programs, certification review courses, career placement opportunities, plant tours, and networking. Use the Chapter Locator for dues and contact information you can use to determine a particular chapter's offerings.
(Note: These benefits do not apply to international and international members at large, who do not belong to chapters.)

APICS Learning Communities

APICS Learning Communities are forums where members can gather regularly to share ideas, develop best practices, and find solutions to everyday challenges in operations management. APICS Learning Communities provide a communications tool to enhance knowledge sharing among APICS members to strengthen individuals in their work and the association as a whole. Join a community now.

APICS Career Center

Members have full access to the online APICS Career Center. Only members can apply for jobs online and post their résumés for review by potential employers. In addition, only members can subscribe to the job alerts service which provides e-mail alerts to members when new listings are posted that meet specific criteria. Members also receive discounts on job posting packages.

APICS Web Site

When you become an APICS member, you gain exclusive access to members-only content on the APICS Web site. Members can use the site to

  • research pressing issues using the searchable Publications Database
  • stay abreast of industry terms and definitions using the online APICS Dictionary (members can request a single, free printed copy of the APICS Dictionary online or through APICS Customer Support.)
  • obtain white papers and other valuable industry information
  • access Free APICS Webinars On-Demand on operations management topics.

Ask APICS

Ask APICS is a hotline service that provides personalized, real-time solutions to business challenges in operations management. It's like having a free research staff at your disposal. Contact the Ask APICS staff with your query. .

APICS Bookstore

Members save 25 percent on certification materials, multimedia, courseware, and training aids available through the APICS Bookstore.

Educational Events

Members save more than $100 when registering for the APICS International Conference and Exposition and they receive a free copy of the conference proceedings on CD-ROM upon request through APICS Customer Support. This premier event is attended by more than 3,000 professionals who come together to explore the latest industry trends and techniques. Members save an average of 20 percent on APICS Workshops designed to build and expand skill sets. A number of remote access APICS Webinars are also available, at member savings and free of charge.

Student Membership Benefits

Empower yourself with knowledge you can use to work toward your production and inventory management career goals. Read the student category of membership information for an overview of how student membership works. Join as a student member now.

Benefits of student membership include:

1. Affiliated Student Chapters
2. Scholars Education Program
3. Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation
4. Members-Only Content
5. APICS Career Center
6. Conference

7. Certification Programs
8. APICS Magazine
9. Electronic Discussion Lists
10. APICS Bookstore
11. Unique Services and Discounts
12. Ask APICS

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Affiliated Student Chapters

APICS has more than 170 affiliated student chapters on college campuses throughout North America. A student chapter's affiliation with a parent chapter provides students with access to educational programs, networking opportunities, certification exams, and other resources that will help build a stronger career. Scholarships are awarded by APICS parent chapters based on participation in APICS activities as well as academic achievement. For the APICS parent chapter nearest you, visit the APICS Chapter Locator.

Scholars Education Program

The APICS Scholars Education Program selects students to attend the APICS International Conference and Exposition to serve as educational session aides with expenses fully or partially paid by APICS. Students have the opportunity to attend presentations and meet with featured and educational session speakers, network with conference attendees, and visit the APICS exposition.

Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation

The APICS Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation offers many opportunities for students to expand their résumés. Students are eligible for

Members-Only Content

Student members gain access to the Members-Only Web site. They can use the site to

  • research pressing issues using the searchable Publications Database
  • stay abreast of industry terms and definitions using the online APICS Dictionary (members can request a single, free printed copy of the APICS Dictionary by requesting one through APICS Customer Support)
  • obtain white papers and other valuable industry information
  • access Free APICS Webinars On-Demand on operations management topics.

APICS Career Center

Student members have full access to the APICS Career Center. They can use the site to get a jump start on their career by applying for jobs online and posting their résumés online for review by potential employers. Student members can also subscribe to the job alerts service which provides e-mail alerts when new listings are posted that meet specific criteria.

Conference

Students pay just $99 to attend the APICS International Conference and Exposition. This premier event is attended by more than 5,000 professionals who come together to explore the latest industry trends and techniques. Student members also receive a free copy of the conference proceedings on CD-ROM upon request through APICS Customer Support.

Certification Programs

Not only can students pursue an APICS certification program to expand their skill set and become more marketable, they receive college credit for doing so. APICS members pursuing certification enjoy savings averaging 25 percent on certification preparation classes, review materials, and testing fees. Members can more effectively work through the certification process by taking chapter review courses and participating in study groups and on electronic discussion lists. Interesting Fact: According to a recent APICS salary survey, respondents with a CPIM credential earned up to 29 percent more than non-certified professionals.

APICS Magazine

Students stay current on industry trends and developments through the free monthly, award-winning magazine APICS. It features case studies, best practices, and solutions for professionals involved in enterprise management, supply chain management, logistics/warehouse management, and production/inventory management.

Electronic Discussion Lists

Share challenges and solutions with other professionals electronically through APICS' 10 targeted electronic discussion lists. These online forums provide a quick means to post questions and receive valuable feedback from thousands of other subscribers via e-mail.

APICS Bookstore

Members save 25 percent on more than 800 publications, certification materials, multimedia, courseware, and training aids available through the APICS Bookstore.

Unique Services and Discounts

Only members have access to unique education financing, credit card, car rental, and express shipping services available through organizations which partner with APICS.

Ask APICS

Ask APICS is a hotline service that provides personalized, real-time solutions to business  challenges in areas from software selection to production activity control. It's like having a  free research staff at your disposal. Contact the Ask APICS staff with your query.


Group (Corporate) Membership Benefits

APICS group membership enables up to five employees at the same company location to have full APICS membership privileges, including member publications, access to members-only Web content, and savings on APICS products and services. Group memberships are company-owned and transferable from one employee to another at the same location. A company may purchase multiple group memberships. Group members enjoy the convenience of a single billing contact.

Organizations that support APICS group membership

  • Improve productivity. Develop a highly trained workforce through APICS education, training, and certification programs.
  • Gain a competitive advantage. Your employees stay up-to-date on the latest trends and solutions through APICS publications, APICS Learning Communities, and comprehensive resources.
  • Retain employees. Enhance employee satisfaction by providing professional development opportunities.
  • Enhance the bottom line. Apply APICS' best practices and solutions to improve quality and gain efficiency throughout your organization.
  • Save on training expenses. Members save up to 30 percent on educational events and 25 percent on certification review courses and study aids.

Join APICS

To join APICS as a group member, download and complete the Group Membership Application. For questions, contact APICS Customer Support at (800) 444-2742 or (703) 354-8851.

Enterprise Memberships

APICS enterprise membership is designed for organizations with 50 or more employees at more than one location. The APICS enterprise membership enables your organization to provide training and resources to a broad base of employees cost effectively. Enterprise members obtain full access to APICS members-only resources, networking, and customized benefits.

The membership is retained by your organization rather than the individual, allowing your organization to transfer an individual membership to another employee within the organization at any time. Enterprise members enjoy the convenience of a single billing contact.

A dedicated APICS representative will assist you in coordinating your organization's education and training needs.

Enterprise membership entitles your organization to enjoy all the advantages of group membershipas well as value added benefits such as:

  • Cohort training groups tailored to suit your objectives
  • Member pricing to participate in the Accenture Supply Chain Academy
  • An exclusive online community of practice for faster knowledge sharing

To find out how enterprise membership can benefit your organization, contact APICS Customer Support at (800) 444-2742 or (703) 354-8851.