Question to other Supply Chain consultants: how would you rate the relative worth of the following certifications: 1. APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional 2. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management 3. SOLE Certified Professional Logistician 4. ISM Certified Professional in Supply Management 5. MIT Micro-masters in Supply Chain
What are your thoughts on APICS CSCP certification? Is it truly worth the time? Industrial engineer with 2 YOE, looking for advise on whether is a good investment or not. Thanks!
Does anyone want 2016 APICS CSCP exam materials? Totally free, asking for the shipping cost tho. They haven’t been used, someone gave me their version and I used those to study
Anybody did the apics certification in logistics ? I have the choose between the cslp and cscp but not sure which one I should be doing
Can the group members please share their experience about the CFE exam? How many days of preparation does it require? What are some of the useful study resources?
I always thought my career and getting into a top MBA program was my top priority but this job has made me realize having a family and spending time with my kids matters more. Judge all you want.
Should I go to a coding bootcamp before my MBA? I want to do product management at a tech firm, or work for a startup after b school. I have some foundational programming knowledge already.
Could we get a master thread going for MBA programs’ current responses to coronavirus? 1. Virtual/hybrid? 2. If hybrid, what are the details? 3. Is there consistent testing? If so, how often? 4. Changes to tuition? 5. Culture impacts - are extracurricular clubs meeting in person? Etc.
Want to switch to Product Mgmt but don’t have much hands on experience working with engineers on code iterations, though plenty on UX and Business side. Would Agile certification be useful? Which one?
How did people decide if they wanted to go for MBB, FAANG, or IB during MBA recruiting? I'd want to spread my chances across all, but heard you should focus on one.
Has anyone tried to get their CFE? Any advice? How was studying compared to CPA?Swore I’d never take another exam again after the CPA but if CFE isn’t too much work to study for it might be worth it.
So I am a CFE and I recently switched to a new organization that doesn’t provide CPE trainings regularly each year like my old firm. CFE requires 20 CPEs per year plus a membership fee & I don’t think
Has anyone used PracticeDump to study for CFE? Is it legit? I’m thinking of getting it since it’s so much cheaper than the one offered by ACFE website
Is it worth pursuing a joint JD/MBA dual degree? I know Northwestern offers a 3 year program, and I’m comfortably in the middle of their 80% range admission stats. Would use the GI bill to pay for it
I just got counseled out at 10 months. I have an mba and 4 years of total experience. Where do I go from here? Want to crawl in a hole and never come out
FYI: if you're sitting for the CPA exam in April/May you won't get your score until August 18. Apparently with the new format they need time to validate performance.
How “low” in the rankings can you get your MBA while still having a good shot at BB and EB investment banking? I’ve heard people say M7 and I’ve also heard that anything top 20 will provide a good shot.
Are MBA case interviews generally harder than UG ones? Am going to start b school nxt yr and don’t know if the case interviews are going to be harder than the ones I encountered in UG. Thanks!
Anyone quit without anything lined up? Feel like I want to just take some time to travel and rethink my career goals after 9 years. Already have an MBA from a top 10 and saved up for time off but...
Friday: fingering the touchpad to keep your Skype status active. (Can't use any software because of admin restrictions on industry laptop)
Anyone have a child in Avenues NYC? Thoughts? Worried about English Literacy given they split time with second language immersion. My child is already fluent in Spanish so that is less of a gain.
Why do recruiters always want to get on a call to prep you for an interview? I've literally been through hundreds of interviews in my lifetime. How do I kindly reject their interview prep calls?
Looking for some guidance on either a salary figure or % increase (vs. current) I should be comfortable with once that VP is introduced to my title? Glassdoor is limited on this one...
Recruiter gives salary range of 130-145k in initial convo. I say under 155k would be hard, he says “$10k higher, that’s doable.” Healthcare at company sucks - so Now want to ask for 160k. Is that ok?
I’m curious - let’s say you have a role to fill but they are targeting only female candidates to balance out the team. What recruiting strategies can i implement to meet those needs?
I'm looking at jobs with Point B and North Highland. What level makes the hiring decisions at those firms; i.e., who should I be networking with?
What are some highly recommended audio study materials? I have a lot of travel time coming up and I barely failed AUD this go around. I could use something simple to jog my memory. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve visited the material.
Hey Big 4 people, what other firms (besides MBB or a different Big 4 firm) do you consider equal or more ideal firms to work for?
Plane is full. Loads of backpacks in overhead. I ask to move one of them for my carry on - guy refuses to move his backpack. Finally relents, angrily. What’s the proper etiquette here?
I let an employee know we would not be revisiting their sales commission plan mid year. They threatened to start looking for another job. How does one respond to that
Anyone know what the exit opportunities are for people in Commercial Due Diligence teams (specifically for B4)?
Is MBA a prerequisite for securing a full-time at MBB and will it be required to climb the ladder if working in MBB?
Is this something we should actually worry about? Have friends who work for manufacturing firms and it been difficult getting supplies from china. I thought only one province was impacted?
Larry david had it right in Curb. He said "The customer is usually a moron and an asshole". Just replace 'customer' with 'client' and you're one step closer to success in consulting! _R