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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

 

Annual January Economic Pannel, with ISM

This annual meeting covers macroeconomic trends for 2019 from a supply chain standpoint (trade, tariffs, commodities, logistics, Purchasing Manager Index etc.), but also more broadly at markets and the economy.  This will be a fun and interactive event!

Link: January Economic Panel

 

Details:

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Maggiano's Little Italy

10455 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004

 

 

APICS Puget Sound & Everett Community College

APICS Puget Sound Chapter is partnering with Everett Community College for APICS Principles Courses.  There are free sessions on Manufacturing Operations Management.  Current courses are Inventory Management Essentials and Principles of Manufacturing Management

To learn more about the courses, visit:  https://www.campusce.net/everett/course/course.aspx?catId=544

To learn more about EvCC Manufacturing Operations  Management Certificate Program:  https://www.everettcc.edu/ccec/certificate-programs/manufacturing-operations

 

Oct 4

Red Dot CPIM

Class dates; CPIM Part 1, 4- Oct 8-Oct 15-Oct 22-Oct 29-Oct 5-Nov 12-Nov 19-Nov. CPIM Part 2, 7-Jan 14-Jan 21-Jan 28-Jan 4-Feb 11-Feb 18-Feb 25-Feb 4-Mar 11-Mar 18-Mar 25-Mar 1-Apr

Feb 7

Strategies for Defining, Selecting and Transitioning to a New ERP System to Increase Profits and Scalability

This lunch and seminar are for business owners, executives and managers who are considering a change in their ERP systems over the next few years.
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Feb 16

Join Us For A CSCP Course! Classroom or Remote attendance!

Feb 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23
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Feb 26

CPIM II For Onsite and Remote Attendees

CPIM 2 Feb 26, 28 Mar 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 Apr 2, 4, 9, 11, 16
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Mar 9

CLTD Class, Classroom or Remote-in

For professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge and expertise in the field of logistics, transportation and distribution.
Register Now