Education

  • Certification Exams Passed = 20 points each
    • Legacy CPIM Exams = 10 points each
  • Completion of APICS Certification learning system with 80% score or higher, post assessment = 30 points per learning system
  • Endorsement Exams Passed = 10 points per exam
  • College/University Course = Credit hours x number of weeks (= points)
  • Education or training programs (work-sponsored, etc.)
    • Taken = 1 point per hour
    • Taught = 2 points per hour
  • APICS conference attendance (International, S&OP etc.) = 8 points per day
    • 3-day maximum
  • Professional development meetings, webinars, workshops, seminars, tours, or non-APICS educational conferences relevant to certification.
    • Taken = 1 point per hour
    • Taught = 2 points per hour
  • APICS home-study courses such as MGI and Accenture, and / or online courses that do not award Continuing Education credits = 3 points per course
  • Reading relevant books (200-page minimum) or articles
    • 5 points per book
    • ½ point per article
  • Professional organizational membership
    • 6 points per year for APICS
    • 2 points per year for other approved organizations
  • Relevant project management work (requires signed charter with name listed as project leader)
    • Under 100 hrs. = 2 points
    • 100-499 hrs. = 5 points
    • 500+ hrs. = 10 points