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Association for Operations Management (APICS)

Association for Operations Management provides students with networking and knowledge exchange opportunities in the field of operations management, as well as assisting them in obtaining widely sought certification through active cooperation with APICS. Membership in this organization is open to all members of the IUP community.

Requirements of Members (Membership Fees, Attendance, etc.)

Membership is $10 per semester; members must attend monthly meetings or notify officers of absence in advance. All majors are welcomed.

List of 2015–16 Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

  • September 17, 2015
  • October 1, 2015
  • November 5, 2015
  • December 3, 2015
  • February 4, 2016 
  • March 3, 2016 
  • April 31, 2016

All meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month, at 6:00 p.m. 

List of Events/Activities

  • First Meeting (September 17th) Meet and Greet and APICS overview 
  • Team Building Exercise in October 
  • Prospective Tours: Norma Group (Saltsburg), Walmart Distribution, PepsiCo Bottling facility (Johnstown), Harley Davidson (York), Sheetz, Fastenal (Homer City)

Member Testimonials

“We cannot be expected to do a job until we understand all of the processes of business. Real experience within organizations such as this is what will separate us from our peers. This is an opportunity to learn and observe real world functions of business that cannot be found in a textbook.” 



Dr. Richard Sandbothe


Dr. Ramesh Soni


Stacy Eberly

Vice President

Dave Ball  

  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
  • Office of Undergraduate Student Services
    208 Eberly
    664 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3215
  • Fax: 724-357-7996
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.