APICS CPIM Education


The Center for Business & Industry, in cooperation with the Southern Minnesota (SoMN) APICS Chapter, provides classes to prepare you for the Certified in Production and Intentory Management (CPIM) Designation. Classes are offered on an open enrollment basis or a contracted basis to your company. Register online for a class or contact us to bring the APICS CPIM program onsite. We can help your company excel by educating a group of employees at one time for a cost-effective price, eliminating the cost and lost time spent on staff travel and minimizing the disruption in workflow by selecting a convenient time and location.

APICS CPIM is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide. Join the more than 100,000 professionals that have earned the APICS CPIM designation since 1973. 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

CPIM Modules

Candidates must pass all exams for the following modules:

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Master Planning of Resources
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • Execution and Control of Operations
  • Strategic Management of Resources

CPIM exam information can be found at apics.org.


For more information contact:

Center for Business & Industry
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:59