APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management.

Careers, Education, and Certification

Learn more and advance your career with APICS. Whether you need to validate your knowledge and experience or accelerate your career growth, APICS provides educational programs, courses, conferences and events to help increase your salary, sharpen your skills, and boost your overall success in the field of operations and supply chain management.

Stand out from your colleagues, increase your value to your organization, and enhance your marketability in the field of operations and supply chain management by earning an internationally-recognized APICS certification.

Learn more about the following programs:

APICS CSCP program.

APICS CPIM program.

APICS CFPIM program.

Certification frequently asked questions.

APICS CPIM Certification

The APICS CPIM program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company's global operations.

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APICS CSCP Certification

The APICS CSCP program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.

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APICS Certification Maintenance

You have worked hard to achieve your certifications. Keeping them up-to-date and active show your dedication to your career in operations and supply chain management and, helps boost your standing within your organization and the industry.

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APICS Courses

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APICS Course Topics

  • APICS certification preparation, including APICS CPIM and CSCP

  • Foundational APICS courses, such as APICS Customer-Focused Supply Chain Management and Principles

  • In-demand courses and workshops, including APICS Lean Enterprise and Global Sourcing

  • Courses for APICS instructors, such as APICS Train the Trainer and Learning Dynamics for Instructors

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APICS Events

Gain relevant and career-impacting information about today's most vital topics—including global supply chain management, operations management in a changing economy, and sales and operations planning. Improve your functional knowledge and network with other key operations and supply chain management professionals across the globe.

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APICS Conferences

Attend APICS conferences to gain relevant and timely knowledge on critical supply chain and operations management topics.


Online Events

Join us for APICS online events on foundational and emerging topics offered in live and on-demand formats. APICS members have exclusive access to many APICS online events.

Career Resources

Career Center Job Board

Job seekers: Find your next job, upload your résumé, and set job alerts.

Hiring managers and human resource professionals: Find qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment to supply chain and operations excellence.

Career Packs

Free for APICS members! Understand career paths, necessary competencies and skills, and more for supply chain and operations management job titles.

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Competency Models

Available to the public! Download resources to understand the skills required of buyer/planners, supply chain managers, materials managers, and more.

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Career development resources

Access the APICS Operations Management Employment Outlook, APICS members-only career white papers and webinars, and more.

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