Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
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Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)


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 employees worldwide.

Since 1973, the APICS CPIM program has educated more than 90,000 professionals about essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control, and continuous improvement.

The CPIM program is organized into 5 modules. The CPIM designation is earned after successful completion of exams covering these 5 modules:

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)
  • Master Planning of Resources (MPR)
  • Detailed  Scheduling and Planning (DSP)
  • Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)
  • Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

Entry Module

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. 

Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

Core Module

Learn to how to translate plans into operational activities and define and apply techniques in the operations field. The principles, approaches, and techniques needed to schedule, control, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of production operations are covered in this module. A broad range of production operations are reviewed including project, batch, line, continuous, and remanufacturing environments. 

Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Core Module

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. 

Execution and Control of Operations (SMR)

Encapsulate  Module

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 and how to build strategic alliances with suppliers and customers.

Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)

Core Module

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.  

Upcoming APICS CSCP Courses

CSCP Course, Jeddah, 15 Aug. 2016 

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CSCP Course, Riyadh, 6 Aug. 2016

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CSCP Course, Dammam, 12 Mar. 2016  

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Upcoming CPIM Module 1 (BSCM) Courses

CPIM, BSCM, Jeddah,       17 Aug. 2016

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CPIM, BSCM, Riyadh,        21 May 2016

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CPIM, BSCM, Dammam,    14 Mar. 2016

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The Fresh Connection Global Challenge

Match your value chain team against the world's best 

Register your team and present your company in a world wide value chain competition

From April 12 - June 6, 2014

The winner team at Saudi Arabia Level will progress automatically to

The Global Final in Dubai on Sep. 19 2014

The world winner team will get an executive course in USA 

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