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Production and Inventory Management Certificate

This program allows students to develop specialized technical knowledge and expertise in the latest production and inventory management techniques and trends, including production planning, material and capacity requirements planning, manufacturing excellence, Just-in-Time, and systems and technologies. With this increased expertise, students will enhance their ability to predict outcomes accurately and apply actions that achieve results and lead to improved productivity and increased competitiveness. The program is directed toward those who desire an in-depth understanding of production and inventory management.

This certificate program prepares students to write exams associated with the internationally recognized CPIM professional designation. CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) is a program of APICS, the Educational Society for Resource Management.

This certificate is divided into five complementary curriculum modules. Certification in production and inventory management confirms the understanding of design, operation, and control of systems for the manufacture and distribution of products and services.

Admission Requirements

  • No admission requirements.

Graduation Requirements

Total required course hours: 192 (excludes APICS exam).

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 65% to receive a certificate.


PIM 07 Basics of Supply Chain Management
PIM 27 Master Planning of Resources
PIM 28 Detailed Scheduling and Planning
PIM 29 Execution and Control of Operations
PIM 30 Strategic Management of Resources

This program is not currently offered

Program Area:

Continuing Studies





2017-18: $2,971.39


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