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CPIM Version 5.0 (Legacy) Exam Content Manual (ECM) Previews

Prepare for the CPIM Version 5.0 (legacy) exams with exam content manual previews

The information provided below is for candidates who are continuing with the CPIM Version 5.0 (legacy) 5-module program. If you are new to CPIM, check out the new streamlined CPIM program.

The legacy CPIM exam content manuals for the five modules are strongly recommended for APICS CPIM certification exam preparation. Download the previews below to help you evaluate your preparedness for specific exams.

CPIM Version 5.0 ECM Preview

Each of the CPIM ECM preview documents listed below contains a table that identifies the main topics covered in the exam. The percentages given in the table can be used as a guideline for study purposes. The complete CPIM ECM provides a 4-tiered content outline providing more in-depth detail as to the content of the CPIM exam along with key terminology, question format, sample questions, and bibliography for each module.


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