APICS CPIM Part 1: Certified in Production & Inventory Management

Learn to effectively evaluate and manage supply chain activities. Through the CPIM preparation and exam process, you will learn skills and best practices to execute, control and improve all of the internal operations within your company.

Basics of Operations & Supply Chain Management

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, one of the most critical functions within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. Through the CPIM preparation and exam process, you will gain knowledge, learn skills and best practices required to execute, control and improve all of the internal operations within the four walls of your company.

Course agenda on APICS CPIM, Part 1:

Module 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

  • Section A: Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Section B: Manufacturing Design, Planning and Control
  • Section C: Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Section D: Lean
  • Section E: Demand Management
  • Section F: Master Planning
  • Section G: Material Requirements Planning
  • Section H: Capacity Management
  • Section I: Purchasing
  • Section J: Aggregate Inventory Management
  • Section K: Item Inventory Management
  • Section L: Execution and Control

Section M: Physical Distrubution

The participants of the course

Who participate at the course APICS CPIM, Part 1:

  1. Buyer / Planner
  2. Product Planner
  3. Material Manager
  4. Supply Planner
  5. Manager
  6. Consultant
  7. Supply Chain Analyst
  8. Inventory Analyst
  9. Demand Analyst
  10. Supply Chain Manager

After the course you will be able to:

  • The CPIM program provides candidates with the tools they need to effectively evaluate and manage supply chain activities
  • Contributes to salary increase
  • Increases individual recognition
  • Increase your marketability
  • Demonstrates level of competence and knowledge in supply chain
  • Builds knowledge to apply principles of ERP software to cover various critical functions within an organization
  • Enhances credibility within an organization

After the course, the organization will have

  • Aligning internal activities with business objectives to streamline operations and drive profits
  • Creating common understanding, vocabulary, processes and frameworks within their entity to address their supply chain challenges and opportunities
  • Enabling interdepartmental engagement using a foundation based on global standards
  • Maximizing ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization
  • Boosting productivity, collaboration and innovation – when organizations focus on supply chain excellence, they can achieve 70 percent higher performance

How the course APICS CPIM, Part 1 is run

How the course APICS CPIM, Part 1 is run

Before the course:

  • 2-3 weeks before the course you will receive course material, curriculum and a questionnaire

At the course:

  • 5 days of teaching 9.00-16.00 (breakfast from 8.30)
  • Meats

After the course:

  • Course certificate
  • Test & APICS certification

All prices are excl. test and VAT. The price for test is EUR 500,- for members of APICS and EUR 650, – for non-members of APICS – provided you have taken the program through effektivitet.dk + kr 250, in administration fee. If you need to take a re-examination, you must go 14 days before you can go again. The prices for retake is EUR 435,- + kr. 250,- in administration fee.

Wout Verwoerd


Wout Verwoerd is an enthusiastic and professional sparring partner for companies in the field of logistics, lean thinking and supply chain management in his roles as speaker, educator, trainer, course developer, coach, consultant and project manager.

The course is run in collaboration with effektivitet.dk, who is also responsable for the teaching of the course (the instructor is certified: CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, SCOR-P, CLTD)

Please be attentive: When registering for the course, your name, e-mail and telephone number are forwarded to and shared with effektivitet.dk. Your contact information is used exclusively in relation to your registration and for the course itself, and it will not be used for marketing purposes.


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