The APICS Certified Production and Inventory Management Professional increases your functional knowledge of production and inventory management to improve efficiency across the processes of your organization’s supply chain. You gain expertise that enables you to streamline operations through accurate forecasting, allowing you to predict outcomes more accurately. You will be able to maximize customer satisfaction by delivering products and services Just-in-Time; increasing profitability by optimizing your organization’s inventory investment. CPIM certification enhances your credibility among peers, employers, and customers

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 improvement.

WHO SHOULD PURSUE CPIM?

A CPIM education is essential for professionals involved in:
  • Production and inventory management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing

What will I study?

The complete CPIM certification is broken down in to five modules across two parts. CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 must be passed within three years of each other to earn the CPIM designation. 
  • CPIM Part 1
    • Module 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • CPIM Part 2
    • Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)
    • Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)
    • Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)
    • Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

 

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