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CPIM Courses


The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company's global operations.

The APICS CPIM program benefits designees worldwide

  • APICS CPIM is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide.

  • More than 100,000 professionals since 1973 have earned the APICS CPIM designation.

  • APICS CPIM helps you master essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to

Basics of Supply Chain Management: This course begins with an overview of the entire supply chain management process and then discusses order qualifiers/order winners, the basics of MRP, dependent vs. independent demand, master planning, production scheduling, forecasting techniques, determining order quantities, ABC analysis, inventory management, capacity management, and production activity control. It also discusses supplier selection, supplier agreements, the quality management system, lean/just-in-time manufacturing, and the theory of constraints.

(Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs)


Master Planning of Resources: In this course you'll learn the vital processes used to develop sales and operations plans; You'll learn to identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements. The course will emphasize for you the importance of producing achievable master schedules that are consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints.

(Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs)

Detailed Scheduling and Planning: This course will teach you the various techniques for effective material and capacity scheduling. You'll learn the principles of material requirements planning (MRP); you'll learn the various types of MRP systems, priority planning and managerial considerations in implementing MRP. You'll learn the key concepts in inventory management, ABC analysis, inventory reporting, measuring inventory performance, inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning.

(Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs)


Execution and Control of Operations: In this course you'll learn the how to and the importance prioritizing and sequencing work, executing work plans and implementing controls, reporting activity results, and providing feedback on performance. The course explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans, and the control and handling of inventories.

(Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs)


Strategic Management of Resources: In this course you'll learn the relationship to, and the impact of, existing and emerging processes and technologies to manufacturing strategy and supply chain-related functions. You'll cover in detail three main topics: aligning resources with the strategic plan, configuring and integrating operating processes to support the strategic plan, and implementing change. You'll examine and understand competitive market issues, the choices available to you affecting facilities, supply chain, information technology, organizational design. You'll learn how to configure and integrate internal processes, and how to evaluate and effectively manage projects.

(Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs)

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