Educational Programs

Benefits of the CPIM Program
CPIM education can help you to:
  • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management.
  • Improve efficiency across the processes of your organization's supply chain.
  • Streamline operations through accurate forecasting.
  • Predict outcomes more accurately.
  • Maximize customer satisfaction by delivering products and services Just-in-Time.
  • Increase profitability by optimizing your organization's inventory investment.
  • Enhance your credibility among peers, employers, and customer.

Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)

 

Basics of Supply Chain Mgt is the initial certification module for the Certified Production in Inventory Management (CPIM) certification program. This world renowned certification has been earned by over 90,000 individuals. Completely updated in 2009. The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. Supply chain concepts are introduced and basic terminology emphasized, as are relationships among activities in the supply chain.

 

Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 90,000 manufacturing professionals on essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control, and continuous improvements.

 

For more than 35 years, the CPIM program has helped prepare individuals for higher degrees of responsibility within their organizations. The CPIM program provides the foundation for the recognition that they have achieved a standard of knowledge in production and supply chain operations.

Benefits of the CSCP Program
After earning your CSCP designation, you will:
  • Learn to boost productivity, collaboration, and innovation
  • Discover how to positively affect lead times, inventory, productivity, and bottom-line profitability
  • Understand how to manage the integration and coordination of activities to achieve reduced costs and increase efficiencies and customer service
  • Gain the knowledge to effectively and efficiently manage worldwide supply chain activities
  • Achieve greater confidence and peer and industry recognition
  • Enjoy the potential for career advancement and increased earnings
  • Interested in more depth of knowledge and understanding in the areas of supplier and customer relations, international trade, the use of information technology to enable the supply chain, and physical logistics.
  • A professional who is consulting or teaching supply chain functions
  • Working with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems.

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

 

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field. From the manufacturing to the service industry, regardless of whether a company is serving business or consumer markets or is for profit or not-for-profit, the increasingly important role of supply chain management is affecting all organizations. Customers already expect good quality at low prices, and speed of delivery is becoming more important. As a result, effective supply chain management has become essential to successfully compete in today's global marketplace.

 

The CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain.

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