Business Operations and Systems:

APICS - Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

If you’re already a professional working in the production and inventory management field, it’s time to take your career to the next level. Enrol in the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program to learn how to execute, control and improve all of the internal operations within the four walls of your company.  

Explore the basic concepts of supply chain. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

Textbook Information

The course material is ordered from the U.S. and must clear customs. Materials cannot be guaranteed for the first class unless students register at least ten (10) days prior to the first class. The material fee covers the participant workbook and APICS fee. The material fee is non-refundable.

CPIM Examinations

To 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, please visit the link here.

These courses are part of the APICS - Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Two (2) Courses

CPIM Part 1
Course Code:
MATM79606
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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CPIM Part 2
Course Code:
MATM79620
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program, and is delivered via virtual (synchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

APICS - CPIM has streamlined the program to better serve the needs of the supply chain workforce – this change is now in effect. With the APICS - Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program, learn the foundational skills in manufacturing, distribution, service, and more. Students will explore the relationship between design, planning, execution, monitoring, and more. Important supply chain features such as forecasting, capacity management, production activity and more are explored through the lens of logistics and supply chain. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand basic business-wide concepts, including supply chain environments, financial fundamentals, quality fundamentals, and more 
  • Manage demand and customer expectations 
  • Understand the transformation from demand to supply - including product design, planning, execution, and more 
  • Explore the inventory cycle 
  • Improve internal operations 
  • Increase customer satisfaction
  • and more!

Explore the basic concepts of supply chain. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

APICS and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Designation

APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management. With over 125,000 members, APICS is recognized as a leader in the industry.

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Learning System is an educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the production and inventory management field. The instructor-led version of the program offers students the opportunity to review the content presented in the text and web-based study tools in a classroom setting and provides students with social learning tools not available to self-study users. This advanced, module program will prepare students to write the CPIM exams and is intended for professionals already working in the field. These non-credit review courses (not evaluated) are not intended to teach the basic principles and concepts of the POM program.

CPIM Examinations

CPIM exams are administered by APICS through Pearson Vue at an additional cost.  You must pass both exams, Part 1 and Part 2 to become certified.  For more information about the program and CPIM courses, please visit the APICS Peel Chapter website, email programs@apicspeel.ca, or call (416) 410-4376.

Program Fees

Each course has a material fee (includes workbook and APICS fee). This fee is non-refundable after the course start date. In order to have the course materials for the first class, students must register for their course a minimum of ten (10) days before the first class.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.
 

Sample job titles:

  • Production Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Logistics and Material Planner
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Buyer
  • Sourcing Analyst
  • Transportation Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Consultant
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Commodity Manager
  • Technology Support Manager
  • Customer Service