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APICS Puget Sound Chapter is a partner with APICS, a not-for-profit international educational organization respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With more than 70,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line.

APICS-PS, email: info@apics-ps.org, phone:  425-468-6178

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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


Jan 9

CPIM Part 1 - Basics of Supply Chain Management - at Karman in Bellevue

General Supply Chain Knowledge or Certification preparation, this is a great place to start your Supply Chain education
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Jan 13

CSCP Winter 2018, Jan 13, 20, 27 Feb 3 and 10.

demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.
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Jan 13

CSCP Course, 8 AM - 5 PM, 5 Saturdays - Jan 13 to Feb 10.

Professional level education that encompasses the entire global supply chain
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Feb 6

Safety Stock: Finished Goods, WIP, or Raw Material?

Rationale behind Component Safety Stock (CSS)
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Feb 13

CPIM Part 2 (new format-replaces MPR, DSP, ECO and SMR) Course dates - Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb 13 - Mar 22

Continuation and expansion of subjects touched on in the Part 1, Basics course.
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Mar 3

CLTD Certification Preparation Course, five Saturdays, Mar 3, 10, 17, 23 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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