Through exclusive education certificate programs and an extensive agenda of industry conferences, APICS Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advances supply chain and operations management innovation through research, publications, education and talent development, provides professionals with critical skills in sales and operations planning (S&OP) and supply chain risk management, two programs fundamental to a company’s ability to optimize their supply chains.
Analyst Insight: In order for businesses to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace, they must find new ways to add value. At John Deere, that means collaborating with dealers to expand the brand from selling equipment to offering solutions that improve the productivity of farming. For leaders in supply chain management, it means developing strategies that create value across the supply chain through innovation, responsiveness and agility.
- Robert D. Boyle, Director, John Deere Chair, APICS The Association for Operations Management