APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, announced legendary management expert, businessman and best-selling author, Jack Welch as the keynote speaker for the APICS 2015 conference, taking place Oct. 5 – 7, 2015 at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. read more
Friday, April 24, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
River Rat Brewery
1231 Shop Road
Columbia, SC 29201
Come join our End of Year Celebration and Tour. We will get tour of the Brewery and Q&A on how River Rat Brewery got started, plan their production, and built their Supply Chain and Distribution system. Then we will retire to the deck which we reserved for sandwiches and refreshments and member recognition’s. The chapter will cover the food but it will be “Buy Your Own Beer”. See you there for a great night.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Ever visit Sandhills and smell the aroma of coffee in the air? It is coming from Pontiac Foods, which grinds coffee and spices and is owned by Kroger. We have a unique opportunity to visit their facility. March 11, 2015
Pontiac Foods is a GMP-required facility so no Jewelry, Watches, Cellphones, Cameras, recording devices etc. or open- toed shoes allowed in Production Areas. Hair nets/ Beard Nets and smocks as well as Earplugs will be required as well as long as we are in the production areas. An info sheet will be provided to those who sign up.
813 Bookman Rd
Elgin, SC 29045
APICS PDM – Leaders vs.Managers: What You Need to Know!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
Darla Moore School of Business
1014 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
This session is focused on the critical role both leaders and managers play in the future success of the business. We outline the key operational differences between leaders and managers, and how to develop leaders at all levels of the organization, which becomes increasingly important during times of rapid and complex change. Given the complexity facing organizations today, this information is timely and relevant.
Participants will understand the specific traits and roles of “leaders” versus “managers” and how they complement one another in a successful organization
- We will outline the need to have leaders at all levels of the organization, and how individuals can be both leaders and managers within an organization
- Participants will learn how to assess the correct balance of leaders vs. managers within their organization based upon the rate and complexity of change occurring within their environment
Organized by the USC APICS Student Organization
Supply Chain Panel
- Joshua Tallon, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
- Steve Hainey, Jarden Applied Materials
- Rod Taylor, Bose Corporation
- Steve Rudnicki, Westinghouse
- Dr. Manoj Malhotra, Chairman of the Moore School’s Management Science
- Jamey Friel, Roche Pharmaceuticals
APICS MidCarolina – Professional Development Events
Top Management Panel
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
“NEW” Darla Moore School Of Business
1014 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208
Q&A panel with top managers of local companies on their career paths and thoughts on global supply chain. Event will also have networking with USC students from the Global Supply Chain and Operations Management program.
Our next Professional Development Meeting will be in January
Our next Professional Development Meeting will be a Plant Tour.
Please register here
November 12, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Colite International, LTD (HQ)
5 Technology Circle
Columbia, SC 2920
Colite International implements national and global sign programs for some of the best known brands in the world. We ensure brand integrity for an impressive roster of clients, including Holiday Inn, Cisco, IBM, Tiffany & Co., Dior, HSBC and Siemens.
In today’s global marketplace, brand integrity is crucial. Colite has the experience, the products, the people and the technology to enhance and protect your brand globally.
Come join us for a tour of one of Columbia’s newest employers and manufacturing plants!
Plant Tour – Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Register at APICS MidCarolina – Current Events
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
4500 12th Street Extension
West Columbia, SC 29172