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The North Shore Chapter  is preparing for our next season of Professional Development Meetings (PDM). Interested? We'd love to hear from you! If you or someone you know would like to present at our meetings, please contact


Our Mission

The North Shore Chapter of APICS strives to serve its membership, geographic area and business community with educational programs, services and career assistance to meet the challenge of professional growth in the fields of operations and supply chain management.

CPIM and CSCP Courses 

President's Message

Happy Autumn from APICS North Shore! This is the time of year we get really busy kicking off our fall/winter schedule. We have an event-packed few months and hope to see you at some of our offerings. I have just returned from APICS 2016, the International Conference held in Washington, DC. APICS announced a new certification, CLTD, Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution. NOSH will be offering the latest certification as well as a full schedule of classes for CPIM, Certified in Production and Inventory Management, and CSCP, Certified Supply Chain Professional. Autumn is the time to focus on education, so think about adding to your professional cache get that certification!!!.  (more information)

Certification Maintenance

Certification FAQs

Many CPIMs and CFPIMs are due for their 5-year recertification. In order to maintain your certification, you must update your Professional Development Journal, and submit it with your Certification Maintenance application and $75 or $150 application processing fee by your deadline.(more)

What's New

There is a low cost collaborative (APICS-North Shore, APICS-Boston, APICS-South Shore, ISM-Greater Boston/ISM-NSMG, and NERT-CSCMP) training conference being held in Marlboro MA, and this conference is only $199 for the FULL DAY (includes breakfast & lunch too)! Click this link, to see the topics being covered: Tracks included are Negotiations, Supply Chain Risk Mgt/Supply Chain Compliance, Microsoft Office Tools, Project Mgt, Ops Mgt, Global Logistics, etc.

Unique to this year / 2016 = it is an All-Star Conference of only the best / top-rated #1 or #2 rated speakers from the past 12 years of this conference -- and with all new content! Some of the APICS legendary speakers like Carol Ptak, Mike Ford, Tony Zampello, Dan Marino, Alan Dunn, Andy Pratico, and Dave Jacoby will be presenting. Amazing conference for only $ 199 (sign up by Fri Sept 16, or you will miss out on the early-bird discount rate! When registering, be sure indicate that you are an APICS-North Shore member, by using the “APICS-NS” discount code).


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North Shore Membership

Interested in transferring your APICS membership to the North Shore Chapter of APICS: Call APICS HQ 800-444-2742 x 4.

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Project Management: The Key to Successful Sales & Operations Planning
Tuesday 11/8/16 

Please join us as we welcome Daniel A. Marino, CPIM, Senior Partner of Marino Associates, LLC, a manufacturing consulting firm specializing in ERP/MRP II, Lean/Agile Manufacturing, JIT, TQM, and related consulting and education.  This presentation is focused on how project management and project teams help secure a successful Sales and Operations Implementation. We will concentrate on establishing a plan and team to marshal resources, lay out plans, and ultimately drive the efforts needed cross functionally to meet the goal of a successful S&OP implementation. We will discuss:

     • Initiating the project
     • How to plan the project
     • Executing the plan
     • Controlling the plan
     • Education and training
     • On-going monitoring

The presentation will also cover some of the key elements of S&OP, and how Project Management and Project Teams enhance project success. This is an upbeat and interactive presentation that will appeal to all levels of an organization, including senior management.

Full Description of Presentation

Event Schedule

Directions to the Hilton Boston/Woburn

Register online by 5:00 pm Friday, 11/4/16 when you click the "Register" button below or call Linda Teebagy at 781-229-0919. Thank you!

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