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Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Recognized as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory management, companies rely on Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designees to maximize ROI and increase customer satisfaction. 

To learn more about this program, download the CPIM Brochure and CPIM Sell Sheet and get started today!

Why you should earn the CPIM designation

  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 25% increase
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Maximize ROI on systems and technologies
  • Reduce your organization's costs
  • Provide more value to your organization
  • Build your credibility and set yourself apart from peers

Read how CPIM has impacted careers and organizations worldwide

Rebecca MacDonell, CPIM, Materials Manager, Valmont Industries

How to earn the CPIM

Candidates must pass two exams within 3 years to earn the CPIM certification, and are required to maintain the CPIM designation every five years.

We offer a variety of ways to prepare for your exam depending on your preferred method of learning.

  • Self-Study with the CPIM Learning System
  • Instructor-led classroom courses offered by APICS-recognized instructors worldwide

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  • Schedule Your CPIM Exam

    Ready to schedule your exam? Find exam dates and testing locations around the world.

  • CPIM Exam Process

    Learn more about the CPIM exams, including specifics on exam content, exam locations and fees and how to purchase an Authorization to Test (ATT) form.

  • Prepare for the CPIM Exam

    We offer a variety of resources to build candidates’ knowledge of the CPIM subject matter and support CPIM exam preparation.