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CPIM Part I - Fall 2020 (Tuesday & Thursday Nights 6-9 pm)

October 06, 2020 6:00 PM to November 05, 2020 9:00 PM
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via Microsoft Teams


Certified Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) Certification Program (Part 1)

 Why you should earn the CPIM designation?

  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 27% increase
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Maximize ROI on systems and technologies
  • Reduce your organization's costs
  • Provide more value to your organization
  • Build your credibility and set yourself apart from peers
  • The APICS CPIM program is designed to educate individuals in the various concepts, methodologies, terminology, and integration of topics within the supply chain and operations management functions.  

    This instructor-led on-line course is the first part of a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation training program consisting of two exams (Part 1 & 2).  It combines reading material and interactive web-based study tools to enhance the learning effectiveness.  

    Our experienced, certified instructors will lead you through the learning process.   The learning system consists of the following key elements that complement the course content to be covered by our Instructor: 

    • Pretest
    • SmartStudy Planning Tool
    • Online Videos
    • Flashcards and Glossary
    • Practice Tests and Quizzes
    • Resource Center


    Part 1 is the Basics of Supply Chain Management.  It is universally recognized, entry-level supply chain training.  It serves as the foundation for earning the CPIM certification.

    This training helps individuals prepare for the CPIM Part 1exam with extensive reading materials and several hundred on-line practice questions.  Under the guidance of your instructor you will assess your current knowledge, learn or refresh concepts and best practices, reinforce knowledge with quizzes and tests, participate in learning activities, participate in practice exams, and measure your progress through a post test.

    Key topics that will be covered are:

    • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • Manufacturing Design, Planning and Control
    • Quality and Continuous Improvement
    • Lean
    • Demand Management
    • Master Planning
    • Material Requirements Planning
    • Capacity Management
    • Purchasing
    • Aggregate Inventory Management
    • Item Inventory Management
    • Execution and Control
    • Physical Distribution


Early-bird pricing is available through 9/28/20.  Pricing includes class, courseware, and on-line resources.  Register today and start pursuing the coveted and widely recognized CPIM Designation.  Exams need to be purchased separately and are available on-line


Future Meetings

CPIM Part I - Fall 2020 (Tuesday & Thursday Nights 6-9 pm)

October 06, 2020 6:00 PM to November 05, 2020 9:00 PM

via Microsoft Teams

This on-line course is a review course for the CPIM Part 1 exam.

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November 2020 PDM

November 18, 2020
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM


Leading your Supply Chain into the 2020ā€™sā€™ w/Brad Meseck, CPIM

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