CPIM Education

What is the CPIM?

The APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company's global operations. The APICS CPIM curriculum concentrates on tools, techniques, and knowledge for production and inventory management.

Why Should you Earn the CPIM Designation?
  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 12% increase
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies
  • Reduce your organization's costs
  • Provide more value to your organization
  • Understand how to increase customer satisfaction
  • Build your credibility and set yourself apart from peers


Classes are offered periodically throughout the year. (see current schedule below) Classes provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas with peers. The schedule below shows start date and time only. Please contact us before you register if you have questions about course dates. Also please note classes typically skip holidays.


CPIM Basics – 7 Sessions

  • Starts March 5, 2020
  • $1,075 Member/$1,195 Non Member 

CPIM II – 10 Sessions

  • Starts April 9, 2020
  • $1,075 Member/$1,195 Non Member 



Upcoming Classes

Art of Negotiations

Negotiation Is a Process. In this workshop, participants will learn the art behind successful negotiations, a key skill for many supply chain roles. 
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Supply Chain Management - Principles and Concepts

The focus of this workshop is to provide an introduction to supply chain management, review the related planning processes and discuss inventory management, procurement and logistics as they relate to the supply chain.
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Inventory Basics

Those stocks or items used to support production (raw materials and work-in-process items), supporting activities (maintenance, repair, and operating supplies), and customer service (finished goods and spare parts).
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Function of and responsibility for procuring materials, supplies and services.
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Material Requirements Planning

A set of techniques that uses bill of material data, inventory data, and the master production schedule to calculate requirements for materials.
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CPIM Basics

This is the perfect introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates.
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Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing

This class is ideally suited for those supply chain professionals who support or interact with any departments involved with the implementation of lean or, continuous supply chain improvement initiatives.
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The CSCP designation is the most sought-after certification by supply chain professionals around the globe seeking to achieve mastery and recognition in their field.
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Master essential knowledge and concepts to streamline logistics operations.
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Intro to Continuous Improvement for Healthcare

This class is ideally suited for healthcare professionals who support or interact with any departments involved with the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives. It introduces essential vocabulary and skills.
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