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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


May 21

CPIM Part 1 Virtual Attendance/Web via GTM

8 3- hour sessions, Mon/Weds evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 PM on your computer, dates; May 21, 23, 28, 30, June 4, 6, 11, 13
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Jun 25

CPIM Part 2 Virtual Attendance/Web based via GTM

13 3-hour sessions, Mon/Weds evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 PM on your computer, Dates; Jun 25, 27, July 2, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, Aug 1, 6, 8
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Sep 17

CSCP Course Virtual Attendance via GTM 13 class sessions, Mon/Weds 5;30 - 8:30 PM.

13 3-hour sessions, Mon/Weds evenings. Dates; Sept 17, 19, 24, 26, Oct 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
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