Certified in Productionand Inventory Management
The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is known as the premier certification for internal supply chain business operations.
New, streamlined, CPIM program better serves the needs of the supply chain workforce - while maintaining the body of knowledge and integrity that has kept CPIM at the forefront of supply chain education.
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Join the more than 112,000 professionals since 1973 who have mastered the essential knowledge and concepts to streamline supply chain operations.
Read how CPIM has impacted careers and organizations worldwide
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
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
Candidates must pass two exams within 3 years to earn the CPIM certification, and are required to maintain the CPIM designation every five years.
APICS offers a variety of ways to prepare for your exam depending on your preferred method of learning.
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APICS offers a variety of resources to build candidates’ knowledge of the CPIM subject matter and support CPIM exam preparation.
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.
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