ASCM Student Chapter

Supply Chain Management

The AU ASCM (formerly APICS) Student Chapter is an affiliated chapter of the ASCM organization. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a rapidly growing and developing field that offers a variety of career opportunities. If you have an interest in or are looking for a career operations and supply chain management, stop into a meeting and check out what we are all about. Our purpose is to facilitate learning outside the classroom, to provide valuable networking opportunities with industry professionals, and to provide students with resources that will supplement their growth as Operations Management or Supply Chain Management professional.

ASCM is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. ASCM Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and ASCM Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and Certified in Logistics Transportation & Distribution (CLTD) designations set the industry standard. With over 100,000 members and more than 250 international partners, ASCM is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit or follow on social media.

Message From The ASCM Faculty Advisor

Membership and participation in AU’s student chapter of ASCM helps to prepare you for a career in operations management and SCM through our active relationship with the Cleveland ( chapters. By interacting with professionals that are currently working in the field, you can enhance your understanding of the current topics and developing trends in SCM.

AU’s ASCM chapter also provides learning outside of the classroom through: guest speakers; tours of local facilities; attendance at ASCM Professional Development Meetings; student case competitions; and regional and national ASCM conferences.

If you have an interest in SCM, or if you are currently majoring in Supply Chain Management (SCM), we hope you will consider joining AU’s ASCM chapter. Please feel free to contact me at

Mission Statement

ASCM builds and validates knowledge in supply chain and operations management. We enable our community of members, affiliates and customers to lead in the global marketplace. In today's fast-paced business environment, thousands of operations management professionals join APICS to:

  • gain the necessary certifications to stay vital in their field.
  • receive up-to-the-minute industry news from award-winning publications.
  • leverage members-only savings on educational offerings, certification programs, and career development resources.
  • network with operations management professionals around the globe to share best practices, proven methodologies and more.
  • help develop an individual for careers in strategic sourcing, logistics, analysis, operations management, demand planning, inventory control, etc.