New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

2010 Program Author Index Presentation Index
New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Marilyn Gettinger Bio

Marilyn Gettinger, C.P.M.
Owner/President of New Directions Consulting Group

Marilyn GettingerMarilyn Gettinger owns and manages the consulting firm, New Directions Consulting Group. Marilyn created the organization in 1993 with the mission to assist companies in making the most of their precious resources. She designs customized training programs and consulting services to support organizations that must change to meet the demands of the 21st century. Her workshops present theory and then relate that theory to meeting the challenges of the organization. Participants are encouraged to take on intra-company projects that address upgrading and reengineering of existing business and manufacturing processes. Her consulting services offer a team approach to streamlining existing processes using all of the skills and experiences of staff members. She has consulted with organizations to improve purchasing, inventory, and supply chain processes.

Ms. Gettinger is program coordinator and instructor for the Middlesex County College Supply Chain certificate program, and has chaired and instructed the Project Management Certificate program at Union County College. She also teaches TQM and SCM for IONA College. In addition, she teaches the Institute for Supply Management Certificate preparation courses at Raritan Valley and Middlesex Community Colleges, and also on site at multiple company locations. She has been a presenter at the Institute for Supply Management International Conferences in 1998 through 2010. She also has presented workshops at the American Production and Inventory Control Society’s (APICS) International Conference in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2009. Marilyn has also presented several workshops throughout the country for local and regional affiliates, groups, and forums of ISM on Benchmarking, Supply Chain Management, Supplier Evaluation, Best Practices, and Strategic Sourcing as well as APICS chapters. She recently facilitated an online course for the Institute for Supply Management and led Satellite Seminars on inventory and finance. She teaches International Trade and Importing at Baruch University.

Marilyn helps promote other businesses through her involvement at both Bergen Community College and Kean University’s Small Business Development Center’s small business workshops. She holds a C.P.M., has completed several master level courses, and is certified in Materials Management from Bloomfield College.

BS, Business and Materials Management, Bloomfield College, Summa cum Laude     
Graduate courses – Fairleigh Dickinson for MBA
APICS Proceedings Year 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009
Certified in Purchasing 
Certified in Materials Management 
APICS certified in 2010

Institute for Supply Management
Union County Chamber of Commerce
American Production and Inventory Control Society
 NJ Association of Hospital Materials Managers 

ISM Conference
Proceedings 1998 through 2009
Articles for Bergen Community College SBDC publication
Toolbox articles for the ISM, Inside Supply Management
VMI article published March, 2001 Performance Edge

Materials Management
Inventory Control, Value Analysis 
Supply Chain Management,
Production Planning,
Strategic Purchasing,
Negotiating Skills,
Supplier Evaluations, MRPII
Cross-functional teaming
Vendor-Managed Inventory 
Integrated Supply
The 21st Century Supplier Evaluation Program

New Directions Consulting Group
New Directions Consulting Group works with organizations both in the service and manufacturing sector. The client base includes medical institutions, pharmaceutical, medical device, food, and cosmetic manufacturers, mold manufacturers, warehouse and distribution companies. The firm has developed workshops for companies with as few as thirty employees to large multi-national corporations. Class participants have included direct labor personnel, all the way to top executives.

Leadership Excellence in a Supply Chain Management Environment

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