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Association for Operations Management (APICS)

Mission of Organization

APICS is to provide 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.)

Free Membership; members must attend monthly meetings or notify officers of absence in advance. All majors are welcomed.

List of 2014–15 Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

September 25

October 2

November 7

December 4

February 5

March 5

April 3

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

List of Events/Activities

First Meeting (September 25th) Meet and Greet and APICS overview

Team Building Exercise in October

Prospective Tours: Norma Group, Walmart Distribution, PepsiCo Bottling facility, Harley Davidson, Sheetz

Member Quotes about the Value of the Organization

“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.” 

Advisor Dr. Richard Sandbothe
Advisor Dr. Ramesh Soni
President Cassidy Neal
Vice President Stacie Eberly
  • 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.