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APICS, the Association of Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its proven educational programs, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

Professionals seeking practical solutions to increase their knowledge and advance their careers benefit from APICS education.

Organizations that need a more skilled, innovative and productive workforce also benefit from APICS education- the standard of excellence in operations management

Fundamentals of Planning- 24 hours CEU
Course Description:

This course introduces participants to the principles of effective planning and presents the concepts of planning at each level, from strategic to tactical. Participants work together to solve problems, develop plans, build teams and present solutions

Fundamentals of Inventory Control- 24 hours CEU
Course Description: This course introduces essential vocabulary and skills in identifying and applying the basic principles of inventory management. Basic methods of planning and controlling inventory in manufacturing, institutional distribution, and retail environments are covered The question of what to stock are addressed through an examination of current and evolving technologies of inventory management.

Fundamentals of Manufacturing Control- 24 hours CEU
Course Description:

This course deals with priority and capacity management through the use of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity management, capacity requirements planning (CRP), production activity control (PAC), and Just-in-Time (JIT). This course explores the execution of the production plan and master production schedule, reactions to capacity constraints, and maintenance of individual order control.

Fundamentals of Operations Management- 24 hours CEU
Course Description:

This course is concerned with the design of systems to produce goods and services and the operation of those systems. It discusses relationships within the company environment particularly with ordering and distribution systems. Topics covered include cost analysis, project planning, facilities planning, total quality management (TQM), and operations resource management.

Classes offered for APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is perhaps the most widely sought-after certification in the operations management field. Since 1973, nearly 90,000 professionals have earned the APICS CPIM designation. APICS CPIM education offers specialized knowledge that helps enhance on-the-job performance. The Program provides a common basis for professionals to evaluate their knowledge of the evolving fields of production and inventory management.

Certification Overview: The APICS CPIM program integrates five individual modules that build on each other to create an increased understanding of core production and inventory management principles. Candidates must pass the exams for all five modules to become certified. The following modules are listed in the recommended order of study.

Basics of Supply Chain Management (28 CEU’s)
Master Planning of Resources (24 CEU’s)
Detailed Scheduling of Operations (24 CEU’s)
Execution and Control of Operations (24 CEU’s)
Strategic Management of Resources (24 CEU’s)

To learn more about these opportunities contact:

Mendy Sharp
Executive Director of Business Development

(903) 823-3054