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CPIM Part 2 - New Format, Tuesday Evenigns, Metro Area, 13 wks
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CPIM

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

Questions? Wondering which class is right for you? Contact our APICS NoCo instructors at admin@apicsnoco.org and we will be happy to help.

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For more information, contact our CPIM Value Stream Manager at: vsm.cpim@apicsnoco.org


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

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 

Online sessions supporting APICS CPIM Certification Exams

  • Recommended when you cannot attend the in-person class
  • Available from APICS Corp, on demand, not instructor led class

Click here for more detail:  Certifications  Or contact us at VSM.cpim@apicsnoco.org


APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Program

The APICS CPIM program provides operations management professionals with relevant, essential education that equips them for today’s marketplace. The in-depth approach taken to understanding and evaluating production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations is why this certification is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide.

Learn how to become CPIM certified.

APICS NoCo CPIM program is eligible for Colorado's Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding.  Contact your local WFC office for details.

Why You Need the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Program

The APICS CPIM Program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company's global operations.

APICS CPIM

  • is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide
  • has educated more than 95,000 professionals since 1973
  • offers 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 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.

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Modules - Now with 5 modules Combined into 2

 The APICS CPIM designation is earned upon successful completion of exams covering the following content.

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

Course materials include the Course Participant Guide, Exam Content Manual, Exam, and Textbook + TFC, The Fresh Connection, web based learning simulation tool.   Contact vsm.cpim@apicsnoco.org

  Upcoming education classes are listed at the "Events" page on the website.  We offer many different schedules and locations as demand dictates.