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.
Total required course hours: 192 (excludes APICS exam).
Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 65% to receive a certificate.
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