We are APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society), WPI chapter.
The WPI-APICS Student Chapter was founded and launched in 2013 and has been affiliated with the Worcester Professional Chapter ever since. Although the Chapter is young, it has grown rapidly, attracted students from various disciplines on campus, and has current membership size exceeding 140. It is ranked one of the most fast-growing APICS student chapters in the nation. In addition to plant tours, career panel and various other on-campus activities, the Chapter coordinates and manages case teams for APICS Case Competition, selects student members to attend the New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition, and partners with the Worcester Chapter to host annual Professional Development Meetings at WPI campus. The Chapter has benefited hundreds of students with respect to their professional and social learning experiences at WPI.
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The primary purpose of APICS shall be to unit students of Worcester Polytechnic Institute Community who have an interest in Operations management, providing them with educational lectures and discussion as well as a way to communicate with others on this specific subject matter. This organization will help further the mission of Worcester Polytechnic Institute by educating men and women, aiding in the preparation for their future careers, and proving an atmosphere for leadership and continuous education. APICS at WPI is a student chapter, overseen by the Worcester Chapter, which is part of the national group of the same name.
What is your orgnaizations selection process for new and existing members
- Open to all students