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Course Overview: 

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognised worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, a critical function within an organisation for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams demonstrating competency in production and inventory management.

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.

  • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management?
  • Maximise ROI on the systems and technologies within your organisation
  • Master the tools you need to effectively improve  internal operations?
  • Gain knowledge to apply principles of ERP software to cover various critical functions within your organisation?
  • Increase customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time product and services

This programme has the following advantages:

Simplified and Focused Preparation:

Specifically designed to condense the time it takes to prepare for the CPIM exam with CPIM-focused content, learning tools and practice questions.

Practical and Efficient Training:

Start your studies today and build the knowledge and skills to enhance your work performance immediately, while minimising your time away from work, family and community.

New and Relevant Content:

Developed by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, this program reflects the CPIM Part 1 and Part 2 exam structure and the current CPIM Exam Content Manual (ECM).

Flexible Learning Options:

Choose a learning environment that best suits your schedule and learning style with individual self-study, instructor-led and corporate/group training options.  

Focused Studies:

Use the SmartStudy™ plan to customize your study schedule  and focus on the topics you need to master to complete  

the certification process. 

Ongoing Reference:

Use the APICS CPIM Learning System print materials as a valuable day-to-day reference that can provide answers to a wide range of supply chain and business challenges.

The APICS CPIM Learning System

The APICS CPIM Learning System offers an all-in-one streamlined program designed to prepare you for the updated format of the CPIM certification exam. These online learning tools provide a personal path to success through interactive web-based study tools that test your understanding and retention of the topics learned in the reading materials. You have access to all the web-based study tools for one year.

The Learning System will guide you through the following steps:


  • Complete the Pretest to determine your current knowledge and identify areas for improvement
  • Create a SmartStudy plan using your Pretest results to identify your most challenging topics and estimate study time.


  • Access the online or offline electronic version of the reading materials to view content on the go
  • Take the Section Quizzes to test knowledge retention and receive immediate feedback
  • Interact with real-life scenarios in case studies designed to help reinforce key concepts?
  • Study Flashcards to reinforce your memory of key terms,concepts, and definitions
  • Review Reports to track your results and progress.


  • Complete a Post test with content drawn from the APICS CPIM ECM?
  • Complete the Practice Exams that are weighted and timed to mirror the computer-based CPIM exams to gain experience and confidence
  • Access additional information about the certification exam, study tools, and test-taking tips.


Earning the CPIM credential makes you a recognised expert in internal operations for your organisation. Your commitment and effort demonstrates your high level of knowledge and skills to your employer and colleagues. Certification makes you a more valuable asset to your organisation, boosting your career and keeping your organisation more competitive in today’s economy. Wherever your career takes you, your CPIM certification defines you as an internal operations expert and leader.

Earning the designation demonstrates a solid understanding of the CPIM body of knowledge which covers five areas:

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management of Resources
  • Master Planning of Resources
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning?
  • Execution and Control of Operations

More than 107,000 professionals in 107 countries have earned an APICS CPIM designation. The APICS CPIM Learning System provides comprehensive program that combines reading materials with online practice tests and interactive study tools to ensure you’re prepared for the CPIM exams.

Topics covered: 

CPIM Part 1

  • MODULE 1:  Basics of supply Chain Management

CPIM Part 2

  • MODULE 1:  Strategic Management of Resources
  • MODULE 2:  Master Planning of Resources
  • MODULE 3:  Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • MODULE 4:  Execution and Control of Operations


To earn the APICS CPIM designation, learners must successfully pass the CPIM Part 1 and Part 2 exams. However CPIM part 1 and part 2 can be taken in isolation if the full APICS CPIM designation is not required.

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CPIM Part 1

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CPIM Part 1 Learning System£430Book

CPIM Part 1 Exam Credit


CPIM Part 1 Bundle (Learning System + Exam + 2nd chance exam + participant materials + 1 years ASCM PLUS membership + UK shipping)


CPIM Part 2

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CPIM Part 2 Learning System£550Book

CPIM Part 2 Exam Credit


CPIM Part 2 Bundle (Learning System + Exam + 2nd chance exam + participant materials  + 1 years ASCM PLUS membership + UK shipping)



CPIM Part 1 and Part 2 Bundle

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CPIM Parts 1 & 2 Bundle (Learning Systems + Exams + 2nd chance exams + participant materials + 1 years ASCM PLUS membership + UK shipping)

£1700 Book

Important information

If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that this technical requirements below does not apply to eLearning courses :

Virtual Class Technical Requirements

To access a virtual class you must have the following:

  • A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access
  • A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)
  • Webcam (preferably)
  • A Chrome web browser
  • Ability to access Google drive (you do not need a personal account but your laptop / PC must not block access

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