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APICS CPIM Online Courses

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) independent online courses are accessible anytime day or night to accommodate your demanding schedule. This flexible alternative to classroom-based exam preparation will help you to move closer to your goal of earning your APICS CPIM designation.

Each course includes a comprehensive set of tools and techniques that provide you with self-assessments and the body of knowledge you need to prepare for your CPIM exams with confidence.

Below you will find course details on each of the five CPIM modules. 

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

The online courses in the APICS CPIM Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) module are organized into the following domains as outlined in the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual:

  • Businesswide Concepts (9 hours)
  • Demand Planning (6 hours)
  • Transformation of Demand into Supply (8.75 hours)
  • Supply (3.75 hours)

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review. The module consists of two major components:

  1. Self-Assessment Courses (4 courses)
    A Self-Assessment course is provided for each domain so that you may evaluate your understanding of the subject matter and build a custom study plan based on your results and needs.
  2. Body of Knowledge Courses (19 courses)
    The Body of Knowledge courses provide in-depth coverage of the concepts in each BSCM domain to increase your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam.

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  • Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

The online courses in the APICS CPIM Master Planning of Resources (MPR) module are organized into the following domains as outlined in the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual:

  • Demand Management (5.5 hours)
  • Sales and Operations Planning (4.75 hours)
  • Master Scheduling (5.5 hours)

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review. The module consists of two major components:

  1. Self-Assessment Courses (3 courses)
    A Self-Assessment course is provided for each domain so that you may evaluate your understanding of the subject matter and build a custom study plan based on your results and needs.
  2. Body of Knowledge Courses (13 courses)
    The Body of Knowledge courses provide in-depth coverage of the concepts in each MPR domain to increase your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam.

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  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)

The online courses in the APICS CPIM Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP) module are organized into the following domains as outlined in the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual:

  • Planning Material Requirements to Support the Master Schedule (7.5 hours)
  • Planning Operations to Support the Material Plan (6.5 hours)
  • Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply (4 hours)

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review. The module consists of two major components:

  1. Self-Assessment Courses (3 courses)
    A Self-Assessment course is provided for each domain so that you may evaluate your understanding of the subject matter and build a custom study plan based on your results and needs.
  2. Body of Knowledge Courses (15 courses)
    The Body of Knowledge courses provide in-depth coverage of the concepts in each DSP domain to increase your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam.

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  • Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

The online courses in the APICS CPIM Execution and Control of Operations (ECO) module are organized into the following domains as outlined in the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual:

  • Sequencing Work to be Performed and Executing the Plans (5 hours)
  • Implementing Physical Controls and Reporting Results of Activities (5 hours)
  • Evaluating Performance and Providing Feedback (4 hours)

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review. The module consists of two major components:

  1. Self-Assessment Courses (3 courses)
    A Self-Assessment course is provided for each domain so that you may evaluate your understanding of the subject matter and build a custom study plan based on your results and needs.
  2. Body of Knowledge Courses (9 courses)
    The Body of Knowledge courses provide in-depth coverage of the concepts in each ECO domain to increase your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam.

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  • Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

The online courses in the APICS CPIM Strategic Management of Resources (SMR) module are organized into the following domains as outlined in the CPIM Exam Content Manual:

  • Aligning Resources with the Strategic Plan (3 hours)
  • Configuring and Integrating the Operating Processes to Support the Strategic Plan (4.5 hours)
  • Implementing Change (3 hours)

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review. The module consists of two major components:

  1. Self-Assessment Courses (3 courses)
    A Self-Assessment course is provided for each domain so that you may evaluate your understanding of the subject matter and build a custom study plan based on your results and needs.
  2. Body of Knowledge Courses (10 courses)
    The Body of Knowledge courses provide in-depth coverage of the concepts in each SMR domain to increase your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam.

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  • APICS CPIM Online Course Series

The Online Course Series combines all five APICS CPIM exam modules in one learning package. 

For each domain, courses have been developed that offer a comprehensive package of tools and techniques to help you determine your level of mastery of the content and provide an additional opportunity for review.

Purchase the APICS Online Course Series
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  • System Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions

This product is not supported on some browsers and operations systems. Minimum requirements for these courses are:

  • Internet Explorer version 5.5 or later is required
  • Mac users: Please note that development for Internet Explorer on the Mac/OSX ceased at 5.3.2
  • Other browsers on the PC or Mac may function but are not supported 
  • No support for non-IE browsers or for the Mac is promised or implied

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The CPIM Exam Simulator is designed to prepare and familiarize candidates with the web-based exams for each of the five CPIM modules.
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