VICS Offers CPFR Certification Program

The Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association is offering a two-day certification program in collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR). The program will be held November 8-9, 2011, at the headquarters of GS1 US in Lawrenceville, N.J.

Joseph Andraski, president & CEO of VICS and a member of MH&L’s Editorial Advisory Board, and Stephan Brady, VICS associate and founder of Supply Chain Innovations Today, will lead the session.

The VICS CPFR Certification is focused on“Essences,” “Principles” and “Practices.” Essences focus on topics such as change management. Principles include supply chain management fundamentals and a close examination of the CPFR Process model. Practices involve case studies that show a practical approach to doing CPFR on your own.

The two-day program also offers a perspective on the linkage of sales and operations planning and CPFR.

The course fee for VICS members is $1,500 and $1,800 for non-members.

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