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Certified in Planning and Inventory Managment

Certified in Planning and Inventory Management

Earning Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) shows employers you know how to effectively manage risks and disruptions, as well as leverage technology that uses data and streamlines processes.


If you have any of these responsibilities, CPIM is right for you:

  • Work with an ERP system, or other manufacturing systems and technologies

  • Manage planning, at any level of the planning hierarchy

  • Work with the Master Production Schedule and/or Materials Requirement Planning

  • Oversee manufacturing inventory management and control

  • Plan procurement and external sources of supply

  • Measure production performance

  • Participate on an S&OP team


CPIM consists of 8 modules:

  1. Supply Chains and Strategy

  2. Sales and Operations Planning

  3. Demand

  4. Supply

  5. Detailed Schedules

  6. Inventory

  7. Distribution

  8. Quality, Technology, and Continuous Improvement


  • The learning system is a combination of print and interactive digital materials including quizzes, flashcards, and other content

  • The learning system follows a three part Assess, Study, and Practice methodology to help you learn and retain the information


  • Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights, and one-on-one guidance

  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of professionals

  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience

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