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CPIM Review Modules


  • Douglas Canter, CSCP, CPIM, CIRM | B.S., Aquinas College; purchasing manager, Nyloncraft, Inc.
  • Terrence Nugent, CSCP, CPIM | MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University; manufacturing systems analyst, LECO Corp.

Basics of Supply Chain Management

The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. Supply chain concepts are introduced and basic terminology emphasized, as are relationships among activities in the supply chain.

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Demand Management and Forecasting Techniques
  • Priority and capacity planning at the Master Planning, MRP and PAC levels
  • Aggregate and Item Inventory Management
  • Purchasing and Physical Distribution
  • Lean/JIT, Quality Systems and Theory of Constraints

Note: The CPIM exams are administered by Pearson VUE with nearest site in Merrillville, Indiana.

Instructor | Douglas Canter
30 hours | 3.0 CEUs
$549/$499 for APICS members

Call 574-520-4261 for registration information, or email to bring this program to your workplace.

Customer-Focused Supply Chain Management

This APICS workshop helps non supply chain professionals who interact with supply chain functions increase their comfort and confidence with basic supply chain concepts. After this workshop, participants can more fully contribute to the cross-functional and interorganizational processes of a successful supply chain. Further, the class leads participants and others in their organizations to the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional [CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management [CPIM), and other APICS programs. The workshop is relevant to all companies: retail, distribution, industry, institution [such as hospitals, educational institutions] and government.

Topics include: insider’s view of supply chain management; learn basic terminology used in SCM; fundamental knowledge of the functions of SCM; increase efficiency and generate ideas for improvement between all team members who interact with or support supply chain activities; understand how this improvement in communication and processes lead to increased overall customer satisfaction and profitability.

Who Should Attend: Professionals in functions that support the supply chain [i.e. sales and marketing, accounting, information technology, and senior executives.

Instructor | Terrence Nugent
7 hours; 0.7 CEU
$344 [includes 94 page APICS workbook valued at $100]

Call 574-520-4261 for registration information, or email to bring this program to your workplace.