Certified in Planning and Inventory Management 

Earning the APICS CPIM demonstrates mastery of an organization’s internal operations and an in-depth understanding of materials management, master scheduling, forecasting, production planning, and how it applies across the extended supply chain.

Internal Operations Competence

Employers prefer it. Professionals who earn it perform at a higher level. The APICS Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation empowers professionals to evaluate planning and inventory activities within a company’s global operations. More than 112,000 professionals have earned the CPIM designation since 1973. The pandemic caused a major shift in consumer demand and put a spotlight on supply chain vulnerabilities. This makes planning more important than ever, and CPIM 7.0 reflects that.

With the APICS CPIM, you will

APICS CPIM helps you master 

Is the APICS 

CPIM for me?

The APICS CPIM education is essential if you are involved in: 

ASCMLA CPIM Course Schedule  and FAQ's

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How to register for the CPIM 



Information on exam dates, locations, and registration fees for CPIM Testing in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  Exams are issued through ASCM Corporate, not local Chapters.

Additional CPIM Program Information

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Certification Research Links

ASCM research provides resources on a variety of industry topics and trends, as well as content for use by faculty in the academic community. Below are links to critical industry research: