CPIM 8.0 Certification Review

Prepare for your APICS CPIM Exam with Expert Guidance

The APICS Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) provides a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices, and standards to allow candidates to better respond to supply disruptions and demand variations and to manage supply chain risk.

Earning the APICS CPIM demonstrates mastery of an organization’s internal operations and an in-depth understanding of materials management, master scheduling, forecasting, production planning, and how it applies across the extended supply chain.

Expert Leadership and Guidance

Join a course with an experienced instructor. Our certification preparation courses utilize the APICS CPIM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective, and up-to-date exam preparation tools available.

Learning Outcomes

After earning your CPIM you will be able to:

  • Increase inventory accuracy and reduce inventory
  • Improve forecasting
  • Improve the S&OP process
  • Manage and apply capacity resource planning
  • Work more productively with your company’s ERP system

Benefits of an Instructor-led Course

  • Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights, and one-on-one guidance
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of professionals
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience

In addition to the guidance you’ll receive in the classroom, you will also receive the APICS CPIM Learning System. The Learning System provides access to both printed and digital materials. The online platform also includes learning activities, a personalized study experience, microlearning, and convenient access to reading materials.

Program Features

The CPIM Learning System and preparation courses are broken down into 8 modules.

Module 1: Supply Chains and Strategy
Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
Module 3: Demand
Module 4: Supply
Module 5: Detailed Schedules
Module 6: Inventory
Module 7: Distribution
Module 8: Quality, Technology and Continuous Improvement

APICS Instructors have helped professionals all around the globe prepare successfully for their CPIM exam.

How Will I Study?

The CPIM Learning System incorporates three components to help you apply the concepts and test your understanding and retention of the information.

  • Access
  • Study
  • Practice

Begin preparing for your CPIM certification today!

The concepts and best practices you learn will help you elevate your job performance, drive improvement in the efficiency of planning and operations and make a positive impact on your organizations overall bottom line.


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Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the course start date. See the course schedule for more details.


  • $2,525 - Instructor-Led Online class, APICS Learning System printed books, with online access.*
  • $3,275 - Instructor-Led Online class, APICS Learning System printed books, with online access, APICS Exam Credit & 2nd chance exam.*

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Refund policy: The APICS CPIM course is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Financial Assistance

If you are in need of financial assistance:

  • Sallie Mae offers private student educational loans.
  • Workforce development assistance may be available through federal, state, and local offices.

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