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 President's Update

Certification Maintenance Update

The Annual APICS conference in San Antonio has just been completed.  One of the key announcements that came from this years conference is that begining January 2018, new expanded rules apply to certification maintenance points.  New eligible activities include relevant project management work, reading relevant books and participating in the APICS Mentorship Program and you can include them in your application submission now.

Continuing education

Earn one point per hour of education received for attending educational programs that directly relate to the supply chain/operations management industry, including APICS courses, college/university courses, seminars and conferences, workshops, in-house educational offerings sponsored by your employer.

Presentations, publications, and educational development

Earn two points per hour of education provided for conducting the following programs related to the suppy chain/operations sponsored by your employer.

  • Conferences
  • Courses (including certification review courses)
  • Meetings (instructional)
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops

Points can also be earned for an article or contribution on a subject matter relating to resource management in the following:

  • Book
  • Booklet
  • Magazine
  • Monograph
  • Newsletter
  • Proceedings

 

For more certification maintenance point detail, please click this link: http://www.apics.org/docs/default-source/certification/updated-maintenance-point-structure.pdf

 

Feb 27

CPIM Part 1, Public course at Sequoyah Electric in Redmond

8 classroom sessions, 3 PM to 6 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, class dates: Feb 27, Mar 1, 6, 8, 13, 20 & 22nd
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Mar 1

Demand Forecasting Concepts for Manufacturers & Distributors

John A. Estep, CFPIM, President of E/Step Software Inc
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Mar 3

CLTD Certification Preparation Course, five Saturdays, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31

for professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge and expertise in the field of logistics, transportation and distribution.
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Mar 21

Inventory Planning Concepts for Manufacturers & Distributors

John A. Estep, CFPIM, President of E/Step Software Inc
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Mar 28

CPIM Part 1 Virtual Attendance/Web based via Go To Meeting

8 three hour sessions, Wednesday evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 PM on your home or office computer, starting March 28 and ending May 16. Class dates include Mar 28, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, and 16.
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Mar 28

CSCP Course Virtual Attendance via Go To Meeting, 13 class sessions, Wednesday evenings 5;30 - 8:30 PM, skip the traffic!

13 three hour sessions, Wednesday evenings on your home or office computer, starting March 28 and ending June 20. Class dates include Mar 28, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Jun 6, 13, and 20.
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May 30

CPIM Part 2 Virtual Attendance/Web based via Go To Meeting

13 three hour sessions, Wednesday evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 PM on your home or office computer, starting May 30 and ending Aug 29. Class dates: May 30, Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22,and 29.
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