Want to learn more about the supply chain without leaving your home or office? APICS, the Educational Society for Resource Management, is now offering its "Basics of Supply Chain Management" course as a home-study program. The 10-unit course, which is derived from an APICS workshop on the topic, is self-paced and available either online or by mail or fax. Topics include MRP, master planning, forecasting and inventory control. The course is conducted for APICS by the MGI Management Institute of White Plains, N.Y. The program, which is available on a 30-day free trial basis, is offered to APICS members for $260 and non-members for $325. For information or a course brochure,call (800) 444-APICS (2742) or (703) 354-8851.