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APICS Certified Production and Inventory Management - 2 & 3

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Program description

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) - Modules 2 & 3

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) training program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations. This instructor-led review course:

  • Provides an in-depth review of certification topics including essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, master scheduling, quality control, and continual improvement.
  • Teaches proven techniques for increasing efficiencies and improving your company’s bottom line. The course is an instructor-led competency review that will explain the theory, key concepts, best-practices, terminology and application of these topics while guiding participants through the additional study needed to pass each of the CPIM Exams.
  • This is the 2nd of three program training sessions that cover the APICS Certified Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) Body of Knowledge.

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Admission requirements

APICS CPIM education is essential if you are involved in:

  • Production and inventory management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing

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Program content

DAY 1 course topics include:

» Introduction and Orientation
» CPIM Book of Knowledge Overview
» CPIM Certification Overview and Exam Requirements
» The Manufacturing Planning and Control System
» Demand Forecasting Concepts andTechniques
» Evaluating Forecasting Performance
» Customer Relationship and Order Management
» Customer Service and Safety Stock

DAY 2 course topics include:

» Distribution Planning
» Distribution Network Planning
» Distribution Resource Planning
» Sales & Operations Planning and Management Considerations
» S&OP Process » Developing & validating the Production Plan
» Integration of S&OP and Master Scheduling
» Major Influences on Master Scheduling
» Master Scheduling Process

DAY 3 course topics include:


» Management Considerations and Managing the Master Schedule
» Assemble-to-Order Master Scheduling
» Reviewing Capacity Requirements
» Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS)
» Measuring Master Scheduling Performance


» Inventory Policies,Types and Classifications
» Aggregate and Item Inventory Policies
» Inventory Planning Methods
» Aggregate & Disaggregated Planning
» Impact of Lean Production Concepts on Inventory
» Accuracy, Storage, Handling, & Tracking of Inventory

DAY 4 course topics include:

» Information used in the Material Planning Process
» Characteristics of the Material Planning Process
» Material Requirement Planning Mechanics: The Basics
» MRP calculation of gross and net requirements
» Using MRP Output and Managing Projects
» Detailed Capacity Planning influences, information and techniques

DAY 5 course topics include:

» Detailed Capacity Requirement Planning and Management
» Capacity Management in Process Industries
» Other Capacity Management Approaches
» Performance Measurements
» Establishing Supplier Relationships and Collaborative Relationships
» Supply Partnerships - Product & Process Development
» Purchasing techniques
» Supply Chain Acceleration
» End of Course Recap
» Exam preparation recommendations

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Tuition fees

Tuition fee: $4190


The outcomes of the programme are that a successful delegate would be able to understand and know how to:

1. Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
2. Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization
3. Master the tools you need to effectively manage global supply chain activities
4. Gain knowledge to apply principles ERP software to cover various critical functions within your organization
5. Earn customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services
6. Enhance your credibility within your organization
7. Create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology, and corporate-wide communication.

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LEORON Professional Development Institute

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Why study at LEORON Professional Development Institute

  • LEORON have worked with some of the largest companies in the World - but importantly we care about the individual. Through our Customer Happiness Team we ensure that everyone who attends a LEORON course has the support before, during and after to ensure their training needs are met.
  • We offer the highest level of training delivery, whether that be in our live-virtual training or in-classroom sessions, with our expert instructors guiding you through everything so that you’re left feeling assured and confident to utilise your new knowledge going forward.

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