The Certified in Planning and Inventory Management [CPIM] is a professional certification, provided by APICS since 1973, recognized globally as a standard in production and inventory management. This certification enhances the professional value of the individual, increases the earning potential and provides a career advantage over peers.

Certification Process

1. Check your eligibility with us

2. Discuss with the faculty to understand how to prepare and how it will be helpful in your career path

3. Enrol for the program

4. Receive Preparation Material

5. Prepare for the examination

6. Attend the one-to-one pre-exam review assessment

7. Appear in the examination

8. Get CPIM certified


Supply Chain Overview

Fundamentals of Demand Management

Plan Supply

Execute Supply Plan

Inventory Management

Continuous Improvement/Quality Management and Technologies

CPIM Part-1 Learning System:

Digital and printed books (for one year from date of purchase)

Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)

CPIM Exam Content Manual (ECM)

Training Hours

CPIM part 1 has 21 hours of online live intensive training.


To earn your CPIM designation, you must pass two exams covering 14 modules of content. Each exam consists of 150 questions, and you have 3.5 hours to complete each exam. The exam score range is 200 to 350, with scores 300 and above are considered passing.


This certificate validity is for 5 Years. To keep your APICS certification valid, you must earn and submit 75 professional development maintenance points every five years.

To learn more about Certified in Planning and Inventory Management Part-1, please . You can also reach out to us at +91-900-304-9000 or email at

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