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CPIM |Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (ASCM/APICS)

CPIM |Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (ASCM/APICS)


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. CPIM serves the needs of both professionals and employers around the world by making you a more valuable asset to your organization and keeping you  and your organization more competitive in today’s  global economy.


    An APICS CIPM designation will help you to:

    • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 10% increase
    • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
    • Maximize ROI on systems and technologies
    • Reduce your organization's costs
    • Provide more value to your organization
    • Understand how to increase customer satisfaction
    • Enhance your credibility among peers, employers and customers
    • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
    • Improve efficiency of your organisations supply chain
    • Streamline operations through accurate forecasting
    • Predict outcomes more accurately
    • Increase profitability by optimising your organisations inventory investment


    An APICS CIPM designation will help companies to:

    • It establishes common terminology, processes and frameworks across the organization.
    • It provides your team with the knowledge and organizational skills to strategically streamline operations.
    • It promotes interaction with existing resources and ERP software to increase efficiencies.
    • It improves workforce productivity, collaboration and innovation.
    • It establishes consistency through best practices and organization-wide communication.

    Public Classes | In-house customised sessions | Self Study | Assisted Self Study


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    Who Should Attend?

    The Certified Planning & Inventory Management (CPIM) program is meticulously crafted for ambitious professionals eager to make a significant mark in the supply chain field. If you find yourself in any of the following categories, this certification is your next strategic career move:

    • Supply Chain Managers: Elevate your expertise in managing complex supply chain activities, from procurement to product delivery.
    • Operations Managers: Master the intricacies of production planning and inventory management to drive operational efficiencies.
    • Demand Planners: Hone your forecasting skills to accurately predict market needs and optimize inventory levels.
    • Procurement Specialists: Gain a deeper understanding of the sourcing components within the supply chain to negotiate better and manage risk effectively.
    • Logistics Coordinators: Enhance your ability to manage and streamline the logistics and distribution channels more effectively.
    • Materials Managers: Develop a robust knowledge of material requirements planning and manage the flow of materials in your organization adeptly.
    • Production Planners: Learn to create schedules that optimize the use of equipment, labor, and materials to meet production goals.

    What will I study? The CPIM Learning System content is divided into 8 modules.

    The concepts and best practices you learn will help you elevate your job performance, drive improvement in the efficiency of planning and operations and make a positive impact on your organization’s overall bottom line.

    • 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
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