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The ASCM (APICS) Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is known as the best certification for internal supply chain business operations. Since CPIM’s launch in 1973, more than 120,000 professionals have benefited from this globally recognized certification.

Companies and employers know that CPIM designees have the proven knowledge and skills to strategically streamline operations. Now, ASCM (APICS) is streamlining the CPIM program to better serve the needs of the supply chain workforce - while maintaining the body of knowledge and integrity that has kept CPIM at the forefront of supply chain education.

The candidates must pass one exam in order to obtain the CPIM Certification.

Available Courses and Exams

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Advance your supply chain career

Why choose the ASCM (APICS) CPIM (Certified in Planning and Inventory Management) certification?

1 certification

1 exam

27% salary increase

65% improved hiring potential

120000 certified

∞ opportunities

ASCM (APICS) CPIM Learning system - Online Demo

Try out the ASCM (APICS) CPIM Learning system for free, if you are thinking about getting the certification!

Certified in Production and Inventory Management

Earning a CPIM designation will help you to

• Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management.
• Improve efficiency across the processes of your organization's supply chain.
• Streamline operations through accurate forecasting.
• Increase profitability by optimizing your organization's inventory investment.
• Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization.
• 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 organization.
• Predict outcomes more accurately.
• Increase profitability by optimizing your organization's inventory investment.
• Enhance your credibility among peers, employers, and customers.
• Increase customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services.

ASCM (APICS) Instructor Wolfram Irsa MSc, CPFIM, CIRM, about the CPIM certification & course

Success story quotes about the ASCM (APICS) CPIM:

Rebecca MacDonell

CPIM, Materials Manager, Valmont Industries


CPIM was a great tool for me, not only validating what I already knew, but providing a base of knowledge and information that is well known and respected in the industry.

Leanne Power

CPIM, CSCP, Senior Planning Specialist; West Pharmaceutical Services, Ireland

The CPIM course puts you in touch with industry leaders, provides interesting case studies across industries, and allows you to network with colleagues for further learning and business opportunities.

James Tilton

CPIM, Director of Materials; Draper Inc., Spiceland, IN


I’ve been able to pursue a much broader and more fulfilling career path in operations, inventory, and supply chain management due to the APICS CPIM.

Rob Brooks

CPIM, VP of Supply Chain
Infinity Trading & Solutions (ITS)


The CPIM certification has changed my career greatly! The nice thing about working towards the certification while in the workforce is that it allows you to apply what you're learning as you go.

Detailed brochure

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ASCM (APICS) "Master instructor” William Latham CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CLTD, about the CPIM certification & course

Prepare for the Exam

Symix ASCM (APICS) Premier Channel Partner offers certification preparation classes led by internationally recognized ASCM (APICS) qualified instructors in multiple locations.

For companies seeking in-house training for their employees we offer certification preparation classes at time and place convenient for your organization.

Exams and Exam Dates

APICS (ASCM) exams are delivered via computer-based testing MPR(CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers, which are located around the world.

The exam is computer based in English and the questions are closed (you can choose from several answers).

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Check out the customer testimonials from people who attended the certification review class(es).

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