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Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Jan 09, 2024 to Mar 14, 2024
Go to event: Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)


The APICS Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) provides a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards to allow candidates to better respond to supply disruptions, respond to demand variations and manage supply chain risk.  

Earning your CPIM increases your functional knowledge of planning, production and inventory management activities within an organization’s global operations by improving efficiency, maximizing technology ROI and streamlining operations to address challenges and opportunities.  Commit yourself to a higher level of knowledge and skill, boost your career prospects and help any organization stay competitive in today’s economy. Wherever your career takes you, your CPIM certification defines you as an operations expert and leader.

If you have any of these responsibilities, CPIM is right for you:

  • Work with an ERP system, or other manufacturing  systems and technologies
  • Planning, at any level of the planning hierarchy
  • Work with the Master Production Schedule and/or Materials Requirement Planning
  • Manufacturing inventory management and control
  • Plan procurement and external sources of supply
  • Manufacturing finance

Course materials include the CPIM Learning System which consists of eight modules:  

Module 1:  Supply Chains and Strategy
Module 2:  Sales and Operations Planning
Module 3:  Demand
Module 4:  Supply
Module 5:  Detailed Schedules
Module 6:  Inventory
Module 7:  Distribution
Module 8:  Quality, Technology, and Continuous Improvement

CPIM bundle includes:

  • 1 year membership with certification upgrade (pertains to non-members)
  • Learning System and books including online access to learning tools
  • Exam coupon
  • Instructor / mentor availability

This certification prep course will be on-line, instructor led (Zoom) and taught by an APICS recognized instructor.

Benefits of an Instructor-led Course

  • Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights, and one-on-one guidance
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of professionals
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience

January 9 - March 14, 2024

Online (at your computer)

Class Hours 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Central
Tuesday and Thursday evenings

$3,214.00 Bundle – Member Price with Certification Upgrade
$3,314.00 Bundle – Non-Member Price with Certification Upgrade


For more information, contact Sandra Hawkins.