ASCM The Association for Operations Management

ASCM The Association for Operations Management is the premier source of the body of knowledge in Operations Management, including Manufacturing, Production, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Purchasing, Logistics, and Lean Enterprise. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, certifications, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

Albany Capital District ASCM Forum

Since 1976, the Albany Capital District ASCM Forum has been serving the region, sponsoring monthly professional development meetings, featuring guest speakers and company tours. Additionally, the Chapter provides training for two internationally recognized certifications (CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management, CSCP – Certified Supply Chain Professional) and the APICS body of knowledge.



Albany Capital District ASCM Forum Scholarship Application Announcement

Once again, the Albany Capital District ASCM Forum will be awarding a $1,000.00 scholarship, to be presented at its annual awards dinner the evening of Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Beginning in 2009, scholarship eligibility was expanded to include the general public.

To be eligible for the scholarship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. The applicant must be a resident of the Capital District or attend a university within the Capital District.

2. The applicant must be a high school senior graduating in 2021 or a current full-time college student.

3. The applicant must be accepted at or currently enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or university.

Completed applications must be returned with a postmark of no later than April 16, 2021 to:


PO Box 1211

Clifton Park, NY 12065-9032

To download an application, visit Scholarship. For questions or additional information, please contact Ken Stuff at kstuff@apicsalbany.org


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Professional Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings are normally held 5pm-8pm the 2nd Wednesday of each month from September – June. We strive to keep events central within the area, choose interesting tours and speakers, and select from the finer area restaurants.


May 2021 PDMs

With the continued restrictions on meeting in person due to COVID-19, we are sharing some virtual PDMs being provided by chapters in neighboring states.



*** VIRTUAL ***

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM

with Chuck Nemer

PDM provided by ASCM Greater New Jersey Chapter

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*** VIRTUAL ***

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 5:45 PM

with James Fusco

PDM provided by ASCM Massachusetts Minuteman Chapter

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