CERTIFIED in PRODUCTION and INVENTORY MANAGEMENT (CPIM)
The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is one of the most recommended certification by employers worldwide. The CPIM program offers in-depth education for individuals in the operations and supply chain management profession covering topics from demand management, material planning, capacity planning, supplier and customer relationship management, quality control, and continuous improvement. Join the more than 112,000 professionals since 1973 who have mastered the essential knowledge and concepts to streamline supply chain operations.
The CPIM certification is so comprehensive, that it is split into two parts, with a total of five modules:
CPIM Part 1:
This prep course covers the basic concepts to complete the flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers in manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur.
Course module covered in CPIM Part 1:
Part 1, Module 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management
WHY A CPIM CERTIFICATION?
There are many reason why you should choose to pursue a CPIM Certification:
Increase your salary - On average designees see a 25% increase
Improve your hiring potential by 65%
Maximize ROI on systems and technologies
Reduce costs in your organization
Provide more value to your organization
Build your credibility and set yourself apart from peers
We understand, learning takes time. Below is a breakdown of our instruction time for CPIM:
CPIM Part 1:
21 hours of classroom instruction (one 3-hour session per week for 7 weeks)
3.5 hours of exam time consisting of 150 computer-based questions
To put it simply, the process to get a CPIM certification consists of the following steps:
Step 1: SIGN UP for a our CPIM Part 1 preparatory course. Attend the sessions and learn from others!
Step 2: Upon completion of the course, register for your exam. Information will be provided by your instructor.
Step 3: Pass your CPIM Part 1 exam. Achieve a score of at least 300; Score range is 200 to 350.
This is a virtual preparatory course via Zoom conducted by the APICS Portland Chapter. Our courses include hands-on learning, practice tests, exercises and a scheduled study plan so that you can remain on target to help prepare you to succeed in passing your certification exam and advancing your career. The cost of registration for our prep course include tuition, books, a study guide, and online access to practice exams.
The CPIM 1 prep course covers the basic concepts to complete the flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers in manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur.
The course will be held one night per week, for 3 hours each session, for a total of 7 weeks (schedule subject to change, dependent upon the instructor for the class).