What is CPIM?
Updated: Mar 1, 2021
The "APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management" or "APICS CPIM" designation is a professional certification offered by APICS. The program was founded in 1973. Since its inception, more than 100,000 people have earned the APICS CPIM designation.
The aspirants who want to build their career in supply chain management through achieving the cpim certification they need to clear both the exams like CPIM-1 and CPIM-2.
•CPIM -1 Basics of Supply Chain Management
•CPIM -2 has 4 modules
Module 1 – Strategic Management of Resources Module 2 – Master Planning of Resources Module 3 – Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module 4 – Execution and Control of Operations
Toughness of Exam
As per 2019 Apics stats 80% people cleared CPIM1 & 58% people cleared CPIM 2. Moderately difficult and application-oriented questions used to ask in the Exam. Aspirants need at least 100 hr preparation for each module.
Apics CPIM is internationally valid certification and can enhance the knowledge over the things like production and inventory management which are crucial field in entire supply chain.