About APICS Tappan Zee
Welcome to the Tappan Zee Chapter of APICS
The Tappan Zee Chapter of APICS primarily serves the metropolitan New
York areas of; Westchester and Rockland Counties and New York City. The
Chapter’s Mission is to be the premier provider of educational and
networking services for Operations Management professionals. Our goal
is to help you and your business operate more efficiently and improve your
To support these goals the chapter sponsors six monthly Professional
Development Meetings (PDMs) per year. These PDM meetings could include
a speaker presenting a topic relevant to the Operations Management body
knowledge or a local company hosting a plant tour to share their operational
excellence. Speaker presentations are open to the public. To encourage
networking amongst our peers, the chapter invites attendees to stay for
a nominal fee. The chapter also sponsors seminars. For more information
on upcoming events, please go to our Calendar of Events.
The Chapter also offers courses to help prepare for the APICS certification
exams, CPIM and CSCP. We offer courses for the community as well as work
with individual companies to provide in-house certification preparation
training courses, which can be customized to your company’s needs.
For more information please go to Education.
APICS - The Association for Operations Management
APICS - The Association for Operations Management is a not-for-profit international
educational organization respected throughout the world for its education
and professional certification programs. With more than 35,000 individual
and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated
to using education to improve the business bottom line.
APICS is recognized globally as:
- The source of knowledge and expertise
for manufacturing and service industries across the entire supply
chain in such areas as materials
management, information services, purchasing and quality.
leading provider of high-quality, cutting-edge educational
programs that advance organizational success in a changing, competitive
- A successful developer of three internationally recognized certification
programs, Certified in Production and Inventory Management
(CPIM), Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) and Certified Supply
- A distribution center for hundreds of business management
publications and educational materials
- A source of solutions, support,
and networking local chapters, workshops, symposia, and the annual
APICS International Conference and
Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society,
APICS has since expanded its focus to include a full range of programs and
materials on individual and organizational education, standards of excellence,
and replica watch integrated resource management. To reflect this new direction, we are
now known as APICS—The Association for Operations Management.