Prepare with the CPIM Learning System

Your CPIM journey will begin with the CPIM Part 1 Learning System. The CPIM Learning System is a comprehensive program that combines print and/or online reading materials, online practice tests and interactive study tools to ensure you’re prepared for the CPIM Exams.

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.

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

ASCM PLUS
Member
ASCM CORE Member/Nonmember
CPIM Learning System 
  Part 1 $395 $550
  Part 2 $495 $690
CPIM Prep and Exam Bundle*
CPIM Learning System
– Part 1 & Part 2
CPIM Exam
– Part 1 & Part 2
 $1,680

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Only available for PLUS members

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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, divided/shared between users or transferred.
  • The CPIM bundle is intended for one user/exam candidate and cannot be divided among multiple users/exam candidates.
  • There are no additional group discounts on the CPIM Bundle due to the combined discounts already offered.
  • Access to the online study tools expires 12 months after purchase date. Part 1 and Part 2 exams must be taken within 12 months after bundle purchase date. Exam vouchers must be used within 6 months of bundle purchase date to obtain an Authorization to Test (ATT). The ATT is valid for an additional 6 months to schedule and take each exam.
Learn More About the CPIM Prep and Exam Bundle

 

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.

ORDER INFORMATION

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PHONE

Customer Care at +1-888-266-9079 (USA/Canada) or +1-651-905-2664 (worldwide). Monday – Friday. 8am-5pm Central Time  GMT: April-October – US Central Daylight Time (CDT) is GMT-5. November-March – US Central Standard Time (CST) is GMT-6.

 

EMAIL – FAX – MAIL

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RETURN POLICY

ORDERING 2 OR MORE PROGRAMS

Any group of two or more can take advantage of purchasing as a team.
Contact Andy Voigt, APICS Learning Systems Specialist, at +1-651-905-2687 or via email at andyv@APICSLearningSystems.com.

There are no additional group discounts on the CPIM Bundle due to the combined discounts already offered.

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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