APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations.

The APICS CPIM program benefits designees worldwide

  • APICS CPIM is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide.
  • More than 97,000 professionals since 1973 have earned the APICS CPIM designation.

Why should you earn an 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 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.

For more information about the exams, visit the APICS CPIM page.