Qualifications

 

Mr. William F. Latham, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP is an educator, trainer, seminar presenter and management consultant with experience in implementations and customer support for customers around the world. His rich and diverse professional experience provides a solid foundation for understanding business and manufacturing processes. With over 30 years of hands-on experience as a practitioner in Purchasing, Production Scheduling and Materials Management, Bill has attained a high level of expertise.

One of the APICS nationally recognized "Qualified Instructors," Bill has demonstrated a mastery of the training and education process. He brings his knowledge of a broad range of manufacturing environments and industries to his classes, seminars and clients. 

Bill has served as an MRP II implementation consultant, applications trainer and educator for people from companies as diverse as Arthur Andersen, Alcoa Fujicara, Aviat Aircraft, Boeing, Darigold (West Farm Foods), General Motors, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Intel, Intermec, Rockwell-Collins, Siemans Medical, Starbucks Coffee and West Farm Foods. He was the Technical Advisor for two books: "MRP and Beyond: A Toolbox for Integrating People and Systems" and "ERP: Tools, Techniques, and Applications for Integrating the Supply Chain." Bill is a co-author on a book "Integrated Learning for ERP Implementation Success."

Bill is a regular presenter at APICS dinner meetings, classes and seminars. He has been an invited presenter at four APICS International Conferences, two Volunteer Leadership Workshops, two ASTD Techknowledge Conferences, The Global Quest for Competitiveness in Puerto Rico and twice for Congress for Progress and has presented seminars and training sessions in England, France, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. 

Mr. William Latham graduated summa cum laude from
Quinnipiac College in Hamden, CT. USA in Financial Management. He is certified at the prestigious Fellow level in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM), and is also Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) by APICS. Bill is also listed as an APICS "Qualified Instructor" and is a qualified "Train the Trainer" Instructor. Bill is a past President of the Commencement Bay chapter and 6-year Board member, and is the past Region 10 Vice President for APICS serving on the society Board of Directors for two years.

Bill Latham is the founder and head of Leading Principals for Dynamic Management Inc, a consulting and training firm focused on improving efficiency in materials and production management and processes by educating, training and guiding the people who make it happen.