CPIM Part 2 - Weekday Evening- Ft Collins Area 13 Wk

CPIM Part 2 - New Format v6.0, Tuesday Evenings 13 wks
March 13, 2018 | 5:00 PM MDT

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CPIM Part 2 - Weekday Evening- Metro Area 13 Wk

CPIM Part 2 - New Format v6.0, Wednesday Evenings 13 wks
March 14, 2018 | 5:00 PM MDT

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CPIM Part 2 - Weekday Evening- Boulder Area 5wk

CPIM Part 2 - New Format v6.0 - Thursdays, Boulder Area 5 wks
March 15, 2018 | 5:00 PM MDT

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April 27, 2018 | 8:00 AM MDT

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CPIM Part 1 - New Format v6.0, 4 Fridays
June 08, 2018 | 8:00 AM MDT

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CPIM Part 1 evenings for 10 Weeks
July 10, 2018 | 5:00 PM MDT

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CPIM Part 1 - Weekday Evening- Metro Area

CPIM Part 1 - Week Day Evenings for 10 Weeks
July 12, 2018 | 5:00 PM MDT

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Why You Need to Earn the APICS CPIM Designation

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 100,000 professionals since 1973 have earned the 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

Course materials include the Course Participant Guide, Exam Content Manual, Exam, and Textbook + TFC, The Fresh Connection, web based learning simulation tool.

Questions? Which class is right for you? Need classes for your team?
Contact our APICS NoCo instructors today at apicsnoco@gmail.com and we will be happy to help.

CPIM Has Options To Fit Your Needs

  • Public Class: Open to all - diverse class experience with many firms.
  • Private Class: Customizable to your team and your business need or schedule.
  • Online Course: A privately developed Online course with live instructor - when you cannot attend in person.



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Newly simplified system to prepare you for CPIM certification.

  • Streamlined content with targeted learning tools and practice questions.
  • Customized study plan to identify and focus on topics that need review.
  • Practical knowledge and skills to benefit your career and your employer immediately.


CPIM includes 2 modules, Part 1 with 30 hours and Part 2 with 40 hours of course work.

Standard or Accelerated Sessions

  • Evenings or daytime, 3 hour class session, once a week - most popular
  • Consecutive Saturdays, 8 hours per day


APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Modules

NEW! for 2018... 5 modules Combined into 2

Basics of Supply Chain Management - Part 1

The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. This module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur. Knowledge of the material in this module is assumed as a prerequisite for the other APICS CPIM modules, which cover similar topics in much greater depth.

Topics include:

  • Understanding basic businesswide concepts, including understanding various supply chain environments
  • Managing demand, including markets and customer expectations
  • Designing products, processes, and information systems
  • Understanding supply issues including inventory costs, functions, and metrics
The remaining content areas make up Part 2
Master Planning of Resources 

Explore and be able to apply the principles of demand management, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, and distribution planning, and to identify conditions that require action. This module evaluates knowledge of both supply and demand planning for mid- to long-term independent demand. Topics include:

  • Recognizing all demands for goods and services to support the marketplace
  • Bringing together all the plans for the business
  • Disaggregating the production plan into an executable schedule
  • Planning the distribution network and replenishment

Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Acquire a working knowledge of the tools and techniques for planning of inventory, including planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, lean, TOC, and projects. Understand the effect of using each technique; know standard measurements for inventory, materials, capacity and supplier performance; and recognize when to escalate issues. Topics include:

  • Managing inventory, planning material requirements, planning capacity requirements, and procurement and supplier planning
  • Recognizing the importance of supply chain management and deploying supply chain strategies related to scheduling, planning, and sourcing
  • Translating product-level plans and schedules generated at the master planning level into requirements that can be procured or produced
  • Bridging the master planning area with the execution and control function
  • Planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and implementing projects that are used to manage the supply of products and services

Execution and Control of Operations

Learn to translate plans into operational activities and define and apply techniques in the operations field. Topics include:

  • Comparing actual output to plans and taking appropriate corrective actions
  • Communicating ideas in a group setting and instructing others in tasks
  • Creating operational solutions in the face of competing resources
  • Explaining the release of work and reporting performance through data collection
  • Understanding the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans
  • Evaluating trade-offs and participating in design decisions

Strategic Management of Resources

Move your learning to the next level through the SMR module that includes higher-level thinking or strategic planning and implementation of operations. This includes an understanding of how market requirements drive the resources and processes of an organization. Topics include:

  • Understanding concepts that require a combination of elements and higher thinking within the entire CPIM body of knowledge
  • Knowing the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to operations and supply chain functions
  • Understanding various business environments
  • Knowing how business strategies are developed and how operation strategies are implemented


Questions? Need classes for your team?
Contact our APICS NoCo instructors today at apicsnoco@gmail.com and we will be happy to help.