APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Thousands of employers worldwide look for the CPIM designation when making critical hiring decisions. These companies know that CPIM designees have the proven knowledge and skills to strategically streamline operations. Are you ready to distinguish yourself in supply chain management?


Why you should earn the CPIM designation?

  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 12% increase
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies
  • Reduce your organization's costs
  • Provide more value to your organization
  • Understand how to increase customer satisfaction
  • Build your credibility and set yourself apart from peers


How to prepare for the CPIM Exams

ASCI provides a number of tools and resources to support candidates in their journey toward certification. find the learning option that works best for you, self-study, classroom instruction or tutored.

Self Study

Purchase the CPIM (Module 1) or CPIM (Module 2) Learning System.  Learn on your own anytime, day or night, to accommodate your demanding schedule.

Guided Learning Sessions

Guided Learning sessions are delivered by our Master Instructor as weekly two-hour sessions over our online platform. Students require a computer with an active internet connection, speakers and a microphone to attend. Register for an Instructor Guided Learning Sessions.


CPIM Exam Process & Details

Take the next step toward earning your CPIM designation! Candidates must pass two CPIM exams in order to become certified. By taking and passing the CPIM exams you demonstrate your commitment to your career and mastery of knowledge within a company’s global production and inventory activities. 

CPIM Exam Locations

APICS exams are delivered visa computer-based testing (CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers, which are located around the world.

Purchase the CPIM Exam

Contact the ASCI National Office to purchase your APICS Exam Credit.
Review the APICS Exam Handbook for full details on exam process and procedures.