CSUSM is proud to partner with APICS San Diego to offer the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification exam preparation program. CPIM is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, one of the most critical functions within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge.
This certification prep course is designed primarily for:
CPIM Part 1 - Certification Exam Prep
Sept. 16 - Nov. 18, 2021
CPIM Part 2 - Certification Exam Prep
Sept. 14 - Dec. 21, 2021
Please note: All rates are subject to change without notice.
Basic Supply Chain Management: This is a 10-week introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates. It provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through and out of an organization. It explains fundamental relationships among the activities that occur in the supply chain from suppliers to customers. In addition, the course addresses types of manufacturing systems, forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, inventory management, distribution, quality management and just-in-time manufacturing.
Module topics include:
Advanced Supply Chain for Internal Operations (Formerly MPR, DSP, SMR and ECO): This 15-week course will prepare you for the second exam required to attain your CPIM
certification. Successful completion of CPIM Part 1 is required before registering
for this course.
Module topics include:
Information pulled from the APICS CPIM site
Yes, you can attend both courses at the same time. It is a lot of work, but it is doable!
These courses are certification exam preparation programs only. For exam and certification eligibility, please refer to www.apics.org/certification for additional information.
After completion of both of these courses, you will need to take an additional exam (not included in CSUSM fees or course). Please refer to www.apics.org/certification for additional information.
Earning your CPIM credential makes you a recognized expert in internal operations and prepares you to stay competitive in today’s economy
Increase your knowledge of production and inventory management while learning how to maximize ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization
Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance
Course sessions include a combination of lectures, discussions, videos, quizzes and flashcards and you will have access to online study tools for a full year
According to PayScale.com, inventory control managers can earn between $39,000 and $84,000. Geographic location and career duration impact pay for this position. Positions in inventory control can lead to roles as warehouse manager, supply chain manager, purchasing manager and more.