Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

A higher level of performance

Employers prefer it. Professionals who earn it perform at a higher level. The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation empowers professionals with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations. For decades, the CPIM program has delivered value in the careers of those who’ve earned it, and higher performance in companies that employ designees. In fact, more than 112,000 professionals have earned the CPIM designation since 1973.

Why you need to earn the APICS CPIM designation

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

          • Demand management
          • Procurement management
          • Supplier planning
          • Material requirements planning
          • Capacity planning
          • Sales and operations planning
          • Master scheduling
          • Performance measurements
          • Supplier relationships
          • Quality control
          • Continuous improvement

APICS CPIM education is essential if you are involved in:

          • Production and inventory management
          • Operations
          • Supply chain management
          • Procurement
          • Materials management
          • Purchasing

An APICS CPIM designation will help you:

          • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
          • Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization
          • Master the tools you need to effectively manage global supply chain activities
          • Gain knowledge to apply principles of enterprise resources planning (ERP)software to cover various critical functions within your organization
          • Earn customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services
          • Enhance your credibility within your organization
          • Create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology and corporate-wide communication

How to get there

The APICS CPIM program consists of five modules with two exams, one for Part 1 and one for Part 2. Each module reflects critical areas in production and inventory management.

Part 1:

            • Module 1 -Basics of Supply Chain Management

Part 2:

            • Module 1 –Strategic Management of Resources
            • Module 2 -Master Planning of Resources
            • Module 3 -Detailed Scheduling and Planning
            • Module 4 -Execution and Control of Operations

Set for Success

If you’re ready to take your career in supply chain business operations to the next level, ASCM New Haven Chapter is here to guide your success in earning the widely sought-after APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification.
Our courses are delivered locally and led by experienced instructors who have earned the APICS CPIM credential. Their expert guidance will help to ensure that you are fully prepared to pass the 2 exams required to reach your goal of earning this well-respected credential.

Contact: John Sawyer
Email: jsawyer.newh@gmail.com
Phone: 203.387.0851

To help you further prepare for your APICS CPIM exams, we offer the new, streamlined APICS CPIM Learning Systems, a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation tool. The APICS CPIM Learning Systems combine reading materials in print and electronic formats and online interactive tools to help you successfully prepare for your CPIM exams.
The learning system is based on the APICS CPIM body of knowledge providing you with:

          • One comprehensive system to prepare you for APICS CPIM certification
          • Streamlined content with targeted learning tools and practice questions
          •  Customized study plan to identify and focus on topics that need review
          •  Practical knowledge and skills to benefit your career and your employer immediately

For more information about the learning system available to become Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)