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Our latest February 2020 Board Meeting plus Nominating Committe members!



Above: One of our certification classes (CPIM Part 2) which is currently running! Pictured are: Dharini Shah, Janice Slotkin, Kendra Kawaja, Saul Acosta, Jamie Park, Seth Waldman, Jose Villalba, Srinivasa Gurram, Laura Castiblanco, Yarimel Rodgers. Not pictured: Jean Oh, Tyler DeMatteo.

Our Greater North Jersey Chapter is now an official provider of APICS Certification (CPIM, CSCP, CLTD) with The State of New Jersey's Training Opportunities website www.njtopps.com! If you are in transition or know someone who needs APICS certification training through the State of NJ, click here! Our teaching location is listed in Madison, Morris County, so once on the search page, put in your zip code, make sure you make your search within enough miles of Madison, NJ and enter "supply chain" into the keyword criteria. For assistance, please e-mail [email protected]

 
How can APICS and its certifications guide you through a lifetime of success? Read William T. Walker's, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM personal success story through APICS. Also page down to read any of "Bill's Building Blocks", a monthly one-page account of a relevant supply chain-related topic! CLICK HERE FOR ALL ARCHIVED ARTICLES! 

BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS - A Monthly Article Written by our own William T. Walker, CFPIM, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, CIRM
Time to Get Operational (New April 2020!)
Tap and Go - (March 2020)
Making the Numbers - (February 2020)
Moving Freight Across America - (January 2020)
The Second Order (December 2019)

FOR MORE OF BILL'S BUILDING BLOCKS CLICK HERE!


Our Greater North Jersey Chapter partners with local universities and colleges to help make our programs successful.


We would like to recognize Seton Hall University and their APICS Student Chapter for their contributions! Seton Hall offers an M.B.A. with a concentration in Supply Chain through The Stillman School of Business. Please see their website for more information!

We would also like to recognize Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business, who offers an MS in Supply Chain. The MS is achieveable in 16 months. Visit their website at FDU.edu/scm for more information!



We would also like to recognize Rider University's College of Business Administration, who offers a BS in Supply Chain Management in their undergraduate business program. Now available online.  For more information, visit their website at www.rider.edu/gscm



    

Upcoming EventS

THE MARCH 18TH EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN RESPONSE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 OUTBREAK. WE APOLIGIZE AND WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED OF OUR NEXT MEETING.

Professional Meeting: The 8 Wastes: An Interactive Introduction

March 18, 2020
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sheraton Mahwah Hotel
1 International Boulevard, Route 17 North
Mahwah, NJ 07495

Join APICS GNJ Chapter in Mahwah, NJ for Tony Zampello's Interactive Event on WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020

This Professional Development Meeting is sponsored in part by SWK Technologies:

SWK Technologies makes it easier and safer for you to run your business. We do this by helping you select and implement software and technology solutions that make your business run more efficiently, grow revenue, manage supply chains, secure data, manage your technology and infrastructure, and improve customer experiences.
www.swktech.com

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CSCP - CERTIFIED SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL


May 2, 9, 16, 30, JUNE 6, 20, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FDU Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

CSCP - SIX SATURDAY'S MAY 2, 9, 16, 30, JUNE 6, 20, 2020

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Train the Trainer (TTT) - For Anyone Who Communicates to an Audience!

May 01, 02, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cucina Calandra's / Best Western Executive Inn
216 Route 46 East
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Friday May 1 and Saturday May 2, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Fairfield, NJ, Facilitator: Michael Ford, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD

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CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management Part 2

May 09, 16, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

County College of Morris (CCM)
214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ 07869

CPIM PART 2 - SIX SATURDAY'S: May 9, 16, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 2020

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APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter Refund/credit policy for Professional Development Meetings (PDM’s), Tours and Networking Events: The APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter will grant a refund or credit to a registrant if the request is made in writing no later than 2 days prior to an event. The credit will be for the amount of the event missed. If the future event cost is in excess of the current event, the registrant must pay the difference. Credits must be used within 6 months of the event missed. Please send the request in writing to [email protected].
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Click here for all FAQ's regarding the relationship between The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and APICS.

Click Here to watch an 18 Minute Video that Explains the NewAssociation for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) and How it Relates to Your APICS Membership!

Click here to learn about CORE and PLUS ASCM membership options.

APICS certified professionals reported a 27% higher median salary compared to 19% higher for other certifications. 

For more certification classes in date order click here to go to our EDUCATION PAGE!
IT PAYS TO BE CERTIFIED!

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Our Chapter will be showing at Project Management Institute NJ's 34th Annual Symposium on November 9th at The Palace at Somerset Park! Come visit our booth!
Click Here for PMINJ's Symposium Info...

In compliance with APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter's Bylaws, the following is a proposed slate of officers for the July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 fiscal year:

Chairman of the Board - open
Vice Chair - Russell Miller
Secretary - Robin Lieberman
Treasurer - Murak Kulak
Marketing and Communications Committee Chair - Ben Lowe
Education Committee Chair - Rob Dowler
Membership Committee Chair - Tony DeVincenzo
Programs Committee Chair - Matt Goordman

Additional nominations for any elective office shall be made in writing by any Greater North Jersey Chapter Member in good standing. Nominations can be e-mailed to members of the Nominating Committe listed below. Acceptance of a nomination must be received by the April 2020 Chapter meeting (Please note - due to the current COVID-19/Coronavirus status, if there is no April 2020 Chapter meeting, the deadline will be April 30 at 11:59PM). Additional nominations must be announced one week prior to the May Chapter meeting.
Nominating Committee Members:
Michael Ford - [email protected]
Sharon Basu - [email protected]
Cheryl Sakas - [email protected]



Announcing:

APICS GREATER NORTH JERSEY MEMBERSHIP ANNIVERSARIES FOR January - June 2020!

35 Years - David Kasperowicz, CPIM, John O'Connor, CPIM

25 Years - Gary Brown

20 Years - Clifford Denker, CPIM, CSCP, Ann Cipkins, Yeliz Ozalp, Ben Lowe

15 Years - Pragnesh Butala

10 Years - Ankur Shah, Nirav Shah, CSCP, Hicham Abouljoud, CPIM, CSCP

5 Years - Grant Gutkowski, CSCP, Justin Romaine, CPIM, Derek Borkowski, CSCP, Jose Villalba, Lauren Wilson, CSCP, Yixue Zheng, CPIM

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