Study Materials

Prepare for the CPIM exams with the new APICS CPIM Learning System, a comprehensive program that combines reading materials with online practice tests and interactive study tools reinforce what you learn to ensure you’re prepared for the CPIM exams.

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Developed by APICS, this streamlined program reflects  the new CPIM Part 1 and Part 2 exam structure and the current CPIM Exam Content Manual (ECM). Your day is full of critical decisions, so we made this one easy with a customized study plan to identify and focus on topics that need review.

CPIM Part 1 – Start your path toward CPIM certification. Prepare for the CPIM Part 1 exam with almost 600 pages of reading material and over 500 online practice questions.

CPIM Part 2 – Complete your CPIM preparation journey. Prepare for the CPIM Part 2 exam with approximately 900 pages of reading material and over 1500 online practice questions.

WHAT IS NEW? The legacy CPIM program has been streamlined to meet the needs of today’s busy supply chain professionals and workplace – pass two exams instead of five to become a CPIM. The updated CPIM program delivers the same knowledge as the legacy program but condenses the time it takes to prepare for the CPIM exams with CPIM-focused content, learning tools and practice questions.

ASSESS – STUDY – PRACTICE

The CPIM Learning System guides you on your path to success through three key steps.

  • Determine your current knowledge with the online assessment.
  • Identify topics for improvement to help guide your studies
  • Read learning modules that cover logistics concepts, trends, and best practices.
  • Reinforce concepts with practice quizzes and tests with more than 2,000 questions.
  • Additional support through learning activities and flashcards.
  • Track your learning progress with online reports.
  • Measure your progress mastering the material through a Posttest.
  • Build exam-day confidence with Practice Exams that mimics the CPIM exams format and weighting.

Reading Materials

Available in print, e-reader and e-Download formats. Read a sample excerpt at learn.apics.org/cpim/free-demo

Download the APICS CPIM Learning System content outline. 8.5″x11″ |  A4

PART 1

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Demand Management
  • Master Planning
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Capacity Management
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Execution and Control
  • Physical Distribution
  • Continuous Improvement

PART 2

  • Developing a Business Strategy
  • Gathering and Analyzing Internal/External Information
  • Where Will We Compete?
  • How Will We Compete?
  • Sustainability and Strategy
  • Business Planning
  • Aligning the Operations Strategy
  • Infrastructure
  • Demand Management
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Master Scheduling
  • Distribution Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Materials Requirement Planning
  • Managing Projects
  • Detailed Capacity Planning
  • Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply
  • Execution of Operations
  • Scheduling and Authorization
  • Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement
  • Design Concepts and Trade-Offs

Interactive Study Tools

Apply the concepts learned in the reading materials and test your understanding and retention of the topics. Access the web-based study tools for one year. Try the free demo to get a closer look at the study tools and tests.

Pretest

  • Online Pretest to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  • Weighted and balanced based on CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 ECM.

SmartStudy Planning Tool

  • Create a personal SmartStudy plan to identify priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.

Content Videos

  • Online videos that provide an overview of specific ECM content.
  • Designed to be help understand and reinforce key concepts after reading the materials.

Flashcards and Glossary

  • Over 1000 flashcards covering the terms in Part 1 and Part 2 combined. (Approximately 450 for Part 1 and 700 for Part 2)
  • Available online and in printable formats.
  • Comprehensive glossary of terms for easy reference.

Practice Tests and Quizzes

  • Over 2,000 online quizzes and practice questions for Part 1 and Part 2 combined.
  • Quizzes for each section online and at the end of each reading section.
  • Posttest covers the content for each CPIM part with immediate feedback.
  • Weighted and balanced based on CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 exams.
  • Multiple choice questions with immediate feedback.
  • Practice Exams designed to mirror the functionality, timing and weighting of each CPIM exam part.
  • Weighted and timed to reflect the actual CPIM exam format.
  • Includes strike through, mark and review and time limits, consistent with the computer-based CPIM exams.

Resource Center

  • Flashcard files available in printed format.
  • Download a complimentary copy of the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual and also included in the first module of Part 1 and Part 2.
  • Access certification information, program updates.
  • Review test-taking tips and exam study tools.

Pricing and Order Information

LEARNING SYSTEM PRICING

APICS PLUS
Member
APICS CORE Member/Nonmember
CPIM Learning System Part 1 $395  $545 
   2-25 programs $385 each $535 each
CPIM Learning System Part 2 $495 $645
   2-25 programs $480 each $630 each
CPIM Prep and Exam Bundle*
CPIM Learning System
– Part 1 & Part 2
CPIM Exam
– Part 1 & Part 2
 $1,680

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*Due to the combined discounts associated with this special offer and exam vouchers, the CPIM Prep and Exam Bundle, or any of its components, cannot be returned, refunded or transferred. All parts of the Bundle expire 12 months after purchase.

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SAVINGS ON 2 OR MORE PROGRAMS

Contact Bobby Quickstad, Corporate/Group Training Specialist, at +1-651-905-2616 or via email at bobbyq@APICSLearningSystems.com.

 

EXAM ELIGIBILITY and PRICING: There are no eligibility, education or experience requirements to take the CPIM exams. There is an additional application process and cost to take the CPIM exams. Visit apics.org/cpim to learn more.

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Please note: Completing the APICS CPIM Learning System is not a substitute for the APICS CPIM certification examinations. The APICS CPIM certification examinations require a separate exam fees and application forms. For more information, review the APICS Exam Handbook.

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