Certified in Productionand Inventory Management
Preferred by employers worldwide, the APICS CPIM is recognized globally as the standard of professional competence. Increase functional knowledge of production and inventory management, improve internal operations and increase customer satisfaction.
Through the CPIM preparation and exam process, you will gain knowledge, learn skills and best practices required to execute, control and improve internal operations within the four walls of your company.
The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams, demonstrating competency in production and inventory management.
Read how CPIM has impacted careers and organizations worldwide.
CPIM was a great tool for me, not only validating what I already knew, but providing a base of knowledge and information that is well known and respected in the industry.
Rebecca MacDonell, CPIM, Materials Manager, Valmont Industries
There have been many instances where I've had to rely on the APICS credentials to make a decision or analyze a situation.
Celeste Ayers, CFPIM, CSCP, Division Sourcing and Procurement Manager, Parker Hannifin
Candidates must pass two exams within 3 years to earn the CPIM certification, and are required to maintain the CPIM designation every five years.
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