Certified in Production and Inventory Management [CPIM]

The Certified in Production and Inventory Management [CPIM] is a professional certification, provided by APICS since 1973, recognized globally as a standard in production and inventory management. So far there are more than 1,00,000 professionals who have achieved this designation to showcase their commitment to the profession. This certification enhances the professional value of the individual, increases the earning potential and provides a career advantage over peers. One can learn necessary terminologies, concepts and strategies related to various knowledge areas like procurement and supplier Planing, demand management, MRP, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planing, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, etc.

Fhyzics, an International Channel Partner (ICP) of APICS, USA offers end-to-end support which includes membership, training, learning materials, weekly review sessions, application support, pre-examination review and examination credit.


Certification Benefits

KnowledgePossession of the CPIM designation endorses your technical and functional knowledge in Inventory and Production Management.

VisibilityYour commitment to the profession is recognised and visible across the supply chain community.

Career GrowthIncreases your professional value, hiring potential and credibility thereby ensuring a successful career in the field of production and inventory.

Improved PerformanceThe knowledge and skills acquired helps you to improve the job performance.

As a CPIM ProfessionalYou will know how to optimise inventory, increase productivity, systemize operations, improvise customer satisfaction, and increase profitability of the organization.

Certification Process

1. Check your eligibility with us
2. Discuss with the faculty to understand how to prepare and how it will be helpful in your career path
3. Enrol for the program
4. Receive Preparation Material
5. Prepare for the examination
6. Attend the one-to-one pre-exam review assessment
7. Appear in the examination
8. Get CPIM certified

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    Resume Review
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Fhyzics Business Consultants conducts a one-day National Conference on Supply Chain and Logistics.
Date: 23, Feb, 2019
Venue: SSN College of Engineering, OMR, Chennai

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Course Curriculum

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  • Mod-4
  • Mod-5
Module-1: Basics of Supply Chain Management

The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers arecovered in the Basics module. This module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. Thisincludes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur.Knowledge of the material in this module is assumed as a prerequisite for the other APICS CPIM modules, which coversimilar topics in much greater depth. Topics include:
1. Understanding basic business wide concepts, including understanding various supply chain environments
2. Managing demand, including markets and customer expectations
3. Designing products, processes, and information systems
4. Understanding supply issues including inventory costs, functions, and metrics

Module-2: Master Planning of Resources

Explore and be able to apply the principles of demand management, sales and operations planning, masterscheduling, and distribution planning, and to identify conditions that require action. This module evaluates knowledgeof both supply and demand planning for mid- to long-term independent demand. Topics include:
1. Recognizing all demands for goods and services to support the marketplace
2. Bringing together all the plans for the business
3. Disaggregating the production plan into an executable schedule
4. Planning the distribution network and replenishment

Module-3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Acquire a working knowledge of the tools and techniques for planning of inventory, including planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, lean, TOC, and projects. Understand the effect of using each technique; know standard measurements for inventory, materials, capacity and supplier performance; and recognize when to escalate issues. Topics include:
1. Managing inventory, planning material requirements, planning capacity requirements, and procurement and supplier planning
2. Recognizing the importance of supply chain management and deploying supply chain strategies related to scheduling, planning, and sourcing
3. Translating product-level plans and schedules generated at the master planning level into requirements that can be procured or produced
4. Bridging the master planning area with the execution and control function
5. Planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and implementing projects that are used to manage the supply of products and services

Module-4: Execution and Control of Operations

Learn to translate plans into operational activities and define and apply techniques in the operations field. Topics include:
1. Comparing actual output to plans and taking appropriate corrective actions
2. Communicating ideas in a group setting and instructing others in tasks
3. Creating operational solutions in the face of competing resources
4. Explaining the release of work and reporting performance through data collection
5. Understanding the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans
6. Evaluating trade-offs and participating in design decisions

Module-5: Strategic Management of Resources Module

Move your learning to the next level through the SMR module that includes higher-level thinking or strategic planning and implementation of operations. This includes an understanding of how market requirements drive the resources and processes of an organization. Topics include:
1. Understanding concepts that require a combination of elements and higher thinking within the entire CPIM body of knowledge
2. Knowing the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to operations and supply chain functions
3. Understanding various business environments
4. Knowing how business strategies are developed and how operation strategies are implemented