This globally recognised course is focussed on the knowledge and skills required by those with either strategic responsibility within a supply chain, those looking to move into a strategic role or who need a good understanding of supply chains at a strategic level. This is generally seen as the capstone module in the CPIM programme but is also a valued subject in its own right.

Course Content

strategic management of resourcesStrategic Management of Resources provides participants with the knowledge of resources management including higher-level thinking, strategic planning and implementation of operations.

This course consists of eight sessions covering a wide range of topics in detail. Topics include developing business strategies, global environment and sustainability, operational strategy including financial measures, aligning operations with supply chain partners, infrastructure systems, change management and many more.

Learning Outcomes

Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
Explore complex concepts within the APICS body of knowledge
Understand the relationships of existing and emerging processes and technologies
Understand various, interrelated business environments
How to develop and implement business and operations strategy


Improved understanding of your organisation’s supply chain at strategic level
Understanding concepts that require a combination of elements and higher thinking within an internationally accepted body of knowledge
Knowing how business strategies are developed and how operations strategies are implemented
Develop the skills required for higher level thinking, strategic planning and implementation of operations

Who Should Attend?

Strategic Management of Resources is suitable for those who require a broader knowledge of strategic responsibility within a supply chain and need to develop or extend their understanding of supply chains at a strategic level. A recognised subject within its own right, this course is also the capstone module in the APICS CPIM programme and is ideal for those who wish to gain CPIM in bite sized pieces.

Industry Forum, Your APICS Channel Partner

Industry Forum is an approved APICS Channel Partner offering the full range of module training in the CPIM designation.

Our trainers are expert practitioners with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills. They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.


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