Value of ASCM Membership for Supply Chain Professionals

Value of ASCM Membership for Supply Chain Professionals


Are you a supply chain professional in the Greater Detroit area looking to advance in your career?

Read our latest article below on the value of membership in the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) as part of your career management strategy.


APICS Greater Detroit serves the local Supply Chain community by providing education and information needed to stay competitive and is proud to be part of the ASCM network as a premier channel partner.

Per the Forbes article titled, How Engaging With An Industry Association Can Energize Your Job Search, Senior leaders frequently cite their engagement with industry associations as an essential component of their career management. At its essence, active involvement in associations makes you more valuable internally and more marketable externally.”

If you are a supply chain professional in the Greater Detroit area, you have an opportunity to join the premier association for supply chain management by joining ASCM and APICS Greater Detroit chapter.

Becoming a member of ASCM is an investment in your future. A globally respected educational society, we offer career-enhancing certification programs and opportunities to develop your leadership skills. When you join ASCM, you become part of a network of over 45,000 professionals.

Top 10 Benefits of Membership

  1. APICS Certification – Fast-track your career with world-renowned credentials. There’s a reason employers ask for APICS certifications. We set the standard for supply chain management. PLUS members receive free exam content manuals and discounts on prep courses, learning systems and exams.
  2. APICS Certification Maintenance – ASCM members receive six maintenance points per year.
  3. Savings – on Detroit area courses, events and certification exams!
  4. Local Networking – Build your professional network and get involved through local chapters/partners.
  5. Job Board – Members get first access to the top jobs and internships in supply chain. Looking for candidates? Members get discounts on job postings.
  6. APICS Dictionary – Stay current and improve productivity, consistency and knowledge across the supply chain with the 15th edition of the APICS Dictionary. Members get free digital access.
  7. SCM Now Magazine – Online access to the award-winning publication from ASCM.
  8. Comparative Analysis Tools – Measure your performance and make well-informed decisions to advance your supply chain with members-only access to the Manufacturing and Distribution Comparative Analysis reports.
  9. Supply Chain Channel – Gain insight and knowledge from your peers and grow your online professional network through ASCM online discussion community, for members-only.
  10. The APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBOK) Framework – defining the scope of the operations management field.

As a member affiliated with the APICS Greater Detroit Chapter, you will be kept up-to-date on our latest opportunities such as social and professional events, meetings, plant tours, and workshops. Prices and discounts can be found below. Learn more…

Learn more about APICS Greater Detroit and join us on February 6th to hear from Adient’s VP of Global Commodity Procurement share his thoughts on Strategic Procurement! Learn more…

UPCOMING January and March 2020 Certification Classes:

Looking forward to seeing you in 2020!

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