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8/2/2017 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Campus Tour: Manufacturing, Public Safety, Transportation

Come check out Fox Valley Technical College this summer.

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8/4/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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8/8/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Explore Intellectual Assets

Come and learn about the development of intellectual assets in business development on Tuesday, August 8 at 6-9 p.m. 

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8/15/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Explore Intellectual Assets

Come and learn about the development of intellectual assets in business development on Tuesday, August 15 at 6-9 p.m. 

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8/16/2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Explore the Fab Lab, Appleton

Wednesday, August 16, 4-5:30 p.m., D.J. Bordini Center | Come see what the FVTC Fab Lab has to offer.

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8/19/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Public Safety Day

Join us for this free family-friendly event! Saturday, August 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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8/21/2017 - 8/23/2017
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8/21/2017 - 8/23/2017
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9/6/2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Explore Starting a Business, Waupaca

Wednesday, Sept. 6 | This complimentary session provides an inside look at what it takes to launch a small business.

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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