APICS/Design

QPS understands there is more to customer needs and making a quality product than meets the eye. We know and understand business systems, world class quality and the voice of the customer—it’s what has defined our success to date. Where do you source your raw material or from whom do you outsource services? Your final customer wants on-time and perfect—requiring companies to manage more than ever in their business supply chain. QPS will help you to go beyond customer expectations and deliver the best value for your money.

Course Name
Course No.
Days
Dates
Locations
237
5
Starts every 6 weeks, please contact for schedules
Boston/Marlborough, MA
Hartford, CT
Woodbridge, NJ
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APICS - Certified Supply Chain Professional Certification Preparation Course

Course No. 237

This course has been designed to prepare APICS CSCP certification. The course covers all the required areas of the body of knowledge, as specified by APICS. This certification will enhance your supply chain competency and the career.

Course Benefits

Instructor will test the participants and they will learn all areas of the BOK. 350 questions/answers will be covered in the class.

Prerequisites:

None for the course

Duration:

Five Days

Cost:

$4000 Includes materials, certificate of attendance. The material includes Book, CD with questions and materials.

Topics Covered:
See APICS Body of Knowledge Module 1: Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  1. Supply Chain Management Concepts
  2. Supply Chain Alignment with Business Strategy
  3. Supply Chain Design and Improvement Considerations
  4. Inventory Management
  5. Logistics Fundamentals
  6. Market Segmentation
  7. Demand Planning
  8. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Concepts
  9. Supply Management Concepts
Module 2: Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance
  1. Sustainability
  2. Risk Management
  3. Globalization
  4. Logistics
  5. Managing the Supply Chain
  6. Technology
  7. Influencing and Prioritizing Demand
  8. Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  9. Supplier Relationship management (SRM)
  10. Inventory Planning and Control
Module 3: Implementation and Operations
  1. Supply Chain Dynamics
  2. Managing Supply from Internal Sources
  3. Managing Supply from External Sources
  4. Implementation of Demand Plans
  5. Continuous Improvement
Exam: Sample Exam and Final Exam
Who Should Attend?

Professionals who are looking to obtain the CSCP certification or enhancing knowledge in Supply Chain.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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242
8
Contact for schedules
Boston/Marlborough, MA
Hartford, CT
Woodbridge, NJ
Portland, ME
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APICS – CPIM Certification Prep

Course No. 242

This course has been designed to prepare students for the APICS CPIM certification and learn all aspects of planning, scheduling, procurement, purchasing, supply chain and Systems. The course covers all the required areas of the body of knowledge, as specified by APICS. This certification will enhance your manufacturing and production control competency and the career.

Course Benefits

Participants will learn all areas of the APICS Body of Knowledge (questions/answers will be covered in the class.) including case studies.

Prerequisites:

None

Duration:

Four Days per certification

Cost:

$5000

Topics Covered:
Details of Body of Knowledge at www.Apics.org
  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Master Planning of Resources
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • Execution and Control of Operations
  • Strategic Management of Resources
Instructor:

The instructor is an APICS – CPIM certified with 20+ years of industry experience.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who are looking to obtain the CPIM certification or enhancing knowledge.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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243
5
Contact for schedules
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Hartford, CT
Woodbridge, NJ
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APICS – Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

Course No. 243

This course has been designed to prepare students for the APICS CLTD certification and learn the aspects of logistics and supply chain, including capacity planning and demand management. Students will learn all phases of logistics, from the warehouse inventory to transportation, as well as global logistics networks and sustainability.

Prerequisites:

None

Duration:

Five Days

Cost:

$3000

Topics Covered:
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  • Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  • Order Management
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Global Logistics Considerations
  • Logistics Network Design
  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
Instructor:

The instructor is APICS – CLTD certified with 20+ years of industry experience.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who are looking to earn an CLTD certification or enhance their logistics and distribution knowledge.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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241
5
Contact for schedules
Boston/Marlborough, MA
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AutoCAD

Course No. 241

This course is designed to provide a background on AutoCAD, prepare students to create 2D Drawings in AutoCAD, and provide knowledge on AutoCAD fundamentals and architecture. This course provides the standard tools and features a host of tools to greatly increase speed and efficiency. It covers basic, intermediate, and advanced AutoCAD. This is a hands-on course.

Course Benefits

  • Participants will learn various areas of AutoCAD.
  • Access to knowledgeable instructors and comprehensive materials
  • Certificate of course completion
  • Discussion, interaction and class exercises all help understand different aspects of AutoCAD.
  • Extra classes, coaching & mentoring when necessary at no additional charge.

Prerequisites:

None

Duration:

Six Days

Cost:

$3000

Topics Covered:
  • AutoCAD Introduction & Materials Overview
  • AutoCAD Fundamentals
  • Basic Templates & Features
  • Working with a User Coordinate System
  • Exploring the AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Interface
  • Creating Your First Drawing
  • Setting Up & Using AutoCAD’s Drafting Tools
  • Organizing Objects with Blocks & Groups
  • Keeping Track of Layers & Blocks
  • Editing & Reusing Data to Work Efficiently
  • Mastering Viewing Tools, Hatches, & External References
  • Introducing Printing, Plotting & Layouts
  • Understanding Plot Styles
  • Adding Text to Drawings
  • Using Fields, Tables, Dimensions & Attributes
  • Copying Existing Drawings into AutoCAD
  • Advanced Editing and Organizing
  • Layering Out Your Printer Output
  • 2D Drawings
  • Hands–on Exercises
Instructor:

The instructor is an AutoCAD expert with10+ years of industry experience.

Who Should Attend?

Mechanical engineers, mechanical drafters, electro-mechanical technicians, mechanical engineering technicians, and any other professionals who deal with AutoCAD and are seeking certification; mid-career professionals who seek AutoCAD knowledge to further develop their skills where training would enhance securing jobs / promotions.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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234
2
Mar 25-26, 2019
Jun 10-11, 2019
Marlborough, MA
Hartford, CT
Woodbridge, NJ
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Certified Supplier Auditor

Course No. 234

This course has been designed for supply chain and quality personnel that are charged with auditing and improving the suppliers. Supply chain and quality team members should learn best practices to audit suppliers and develop the suppliers for new challenges to receive quality products and services on time at the least cost.

This course involves the exam of two hours at the end. The certification will be based on the passing an exam and active participation in the class, exercises and workshop.

Course Benefits

Provide you with an understanding and gaining knowledge and tools for auditing and improving suppliers. The certification marks the competency in auditing the suppliers.

Duration:

Two Days

Cost:

$995

Topics Covered:
Module 1:
  • Understanding supply chain
  • Fundamentals of Lean Supply Chain
  • Exercise
Module 2:
  • Basic Quality system requirements review
  • Exercise: Identify auditing evidences needed for each requirements
Module 3:
  • Supplier survey process
  • Supplier Certification process
  • Exercise: Develop plan to implement supplier certification for each type of supplier
Module 4: 
  • Auditing concepts including process auditing
  • Preparing for the audit 
 Module 5: 
  • Conducting the audit –System, process and product
  • Workshop: Role Playing
Module 6:
  • Reporting and follow up
  • Workshop: closing meeting, Follow-up meeting
Module 7:
  • Root cause analysis
  • Corrective and Preventive actions
  • Exercise: A specified problem with supplier; doing an effective root cause analysis and CAPA
Module 8:
  • Continual improvement
  • Basic Improvement and auditing tools
  • Exercise: Dealing with suppliers on improvements and using problem solving basic tools
Module 9:
  • Forms and audit checklist
Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for working with suppliers

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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230
2
Mar 18-19, 2019
Jun 3-4, 2019
Marlborough, MA
Hartford, CT
Woodbridge, NJ
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Lean Supply Chain

Course No. 230

This course has been designed for individuals that are charged with improving supply chain and material management. Process teams and business leaders will learn from the best in class case studies to implement the best practices to translate strategy into action plans.

Course Benefits

Provide you with an understanding of the supply chain and unlocking the secret to improved supply chain performance. It is about reducing waste and making supply chain lean.

Prerequisites:

None

Duration:

Two Days

Cost:

$995 Includes materials, certificate of attendance

Topics Covered:
  • Supply chain –waste
  • Evolution of supplier relationships
  • Tools for supply chain excellence
  • Adding flexibility
  • Process design- current problems
  • Process design- volatility amplification in the supply chain
  • Just In Time, demand flow directed processes
  • Designing supply chain
  • Supplier management
  • Sourcing strategies
  • Supplier partnership
Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for suppliers, product design, process design, and materials

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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240
6
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Boston/Marlborough, MA
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Solidworks

Course No. 240

This course is designed to provide a background on SolidWorks, prepare students to create 2D Drawings in SolidWorks, and provide knowledge on SolidWorks fundamentals and architecture. This course provides the standard tools and features a host of tools to greatly increase speed and efficiency. It covers basic, intermediate, and advanced SolidWorks. This is a hands-on course.

Course Benefits

  • Participants will learn various areas of SolidWorks. 
  • Access to knowledgeable instructors and comprehensive materials 
  • Certificate of course completion
  • Discussion, interaction and class exercises all help understand different aspects of SolidWorks.
  • Extra classes, coaching & mentoring when necessary at no additional charge.

Prerequisites:

None

Duration:

Six Days

Cost:

$3500

Topics Covered:
  • SolidWorks Introduction
  • AutoCAD to & SolidWorks Transition
  • SolidWorks Interface & File Management
  • Basic: Sketching, Features & Part Design
  • Assembly & Drawing Creation
  • Advanced Assembly Techniques
  • Photorealistic Rendering with PhotoWorks & PhotoView 360
  • Preparation for CSWA Certification
  • Applying Loads & Restraints
Instructor:

The instructor is a SolidWorks expert with 10+ years of industry experience.

Who Should Attend?

Solidworks is used in many industries, such as mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, facilities planning and management. Mechanical engineers, mechanical drafters, electro-mechanical technicians, mechanical engineering technicians, and any other professionals who deal with Solidworks and are seeking certification; mid-career professionals who seek Solidworks knowledge to further develop their skills where training would enhance their ability to get a job.

For More Information:

Contact the Training Administrator info@qpsinc.com, Toll Free: 1-877-987-3801.

Note:

This course is also available for training onsite. A discount is available when 6 or more attendees enroll

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