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Speaker Series: David Jackson

Wednesday, March 30, 11:30 a.m. | Award-winning photographer David Jackson.

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3/31/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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4/1/2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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National Agriculture Day Celebration & FFA Career Development Event

On Friday, April 1, FVTC is hosting the statewide celebration for National Agriculture Day, in conjunction with the FFA Career Development event.

 

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4/9/2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Waupaca Spring Extravaganza

Saturday, April 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Waupaca Regional Center | Take up to four fun classes for under $25!

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4/19/2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Speaker Series: Carissa Phelps

Tuesday, April 19, 11:30 a.m. | Author, attorney and advocate for sexually exploited runaway children and homeless youth

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4/30/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Aviation Fly-In & Open House

Either fly in or drive in for breakfast and explore the aviation training hangar and labs, visit with faculty and try out our full-motion Redbird flight simulators. If you're considering a career in aviation, this event is for you!

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5/2/2016
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Open Registration for Summer Term

Community registration for Summer 2016 classes starts Monday, May 2.

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5/3/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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On Campus: Grand Canyon University

Thinking of transferring to Grand Canyon University?

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5/5/2016 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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On Campus: Lakeland College

Thinking of transferring to Lakeland College?
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Business & Industry

Focus on Workplace Training: APICS

Focus on Workplace Training: APICS

Spring 2014

Apr 3, 2014

APICS, the global leader in supply chain and operations management training and education, relies on Fox Valley Technical College to provide online prep classes for its certification exams. The company offers industry-standard credentials, including Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certifications.

To develop the online courses, APICS Director of Professional Development, Bob Collins, has worked closely with Anne Haberkorn, FVTC’s dean of information technology and distance learning. “Fox Valley Technical College is the only partner we allow to offer online prep courses,” Collins says. “APICS exams are rigorous certifications required for employment or advancement.”

The need for supply chain management stems from an increasingly large number of companies that are employing lean-related principles in order to thrive in a global economy. Supply chain management plays a large role in the process of moving a product or service from supplier to customer.

Under Haberkorn’s leadership, FVTC began developing the first APICS online course in 2004 with prep courses for five CPIM modules. In 2008, FVTC launched the CSCP program. The option of taking courses online has helped APICS expand its market to those who cannot attend typical face-to-face classes.

“The Fox Valley Tech advantage lets students get online at any time to do their work,” says Collins, “and instructors are available to answer questions through email or Skype. It’s the best of both worlds.”

Today, FVTC instructors are helping more than 9,000 online students from around the globe in places like Australia, China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Japan, Italy, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, England, Vietnam, and more.

Learn more about APICS & Supply Chain training at Fox Valley Technical College >>

What's in a Name?

Some of the companies that rely on FVTC’s online APICS prep courses:

  • Boeing Company

  • Bridgestone/Firestone

  • Caterpillar

  • Coca-Cola

  • Department of the Army and Air Force

  • DuPont

  • ExxonMobil

  • Ford Motor Company

  • Fujitsu America

  • General Motors

  • General Mills

  • IBM

  • Jim Beam

  • Johnson Controls

  • Johnson & Johnson

  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Kraft Foods

  • Mercury Marine

  • Motorola

  • Pepsi

  • Pfizer, Inc.

  • Rolex Corporation

  • Sara Lee Food & Beverage

  • Toyota

  • Walmart