Training programmes

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) 

    What will I learn?


Experience has shown us that APICS CPIM candidates find the part 2 content easier to understand if they first master the material in this section; therefore, we strongly recommend that all APICS CPIM candidates start with Part 1 first.

Part 1 topics:

Topics covered in this part:


  • Business-wide concepts

  • Demand management

  • Transformation of demand into supply

  • Supply


Part 2 topics:

Topics covered in this part:


  • Master planning of resources

  • Detailed scheduling and planning

  • Execution and control of operations

  • Strategic management of resources

    Is it for me?


The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) programme provides participants with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations. This programme is essential for participants involved in production and inventory management, operations and supply chain management, procurement, materials management and purchasing. This programme will assist participants to master terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement management, supplier planning capacity planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control and continuous improvement.


The APICS CPIM programme assists participants to:


  • Increase functional knowledge of production and inventory management;

  • Maximise ROI (return on investment) on the systems and technologies within an organisation;

  • Master the tools needed to effectively manage global supply chain activities;

  • Gain knowledge to apply principles of ERP software to cover various critical functions within
    an organisation;

  • Achieve customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services;

  • Create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology, and
    corporate-wide communication;

  • Enhance functional credibility within an organisation.

    What do I get?


Certificate of Achievement of the CPIM certification and designation.

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