ASCM - Certified in Planning and Inventory Management certification



Only 6 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

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Next date:

24/7/2023 (Monday)



On this accelerated Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) course you’ll gain the skills to become an operations expert.

In just 6 days, you’ll acquire a deep understanding of the following skills and how they apply across the extended supply chain:

  • Supply Chain and Strategy
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Demand
  • Supply
  • Detailed Schedules
  • Inventory
  • Distribution
  • Quality, Continuous Improvement and Technology

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the CPIM 8.0 Exam and achieve your CPIM certification.

Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology will allow you to train at twice the speed of traditional training in a distraction-free environment.


This course is perfect for professionals working in production and industry control. Once you gain your CPIM certification, you’ll be able to:

  • Increase inventory accuracy and reduce inventory
  • Improve forecasting
  • Improve the S&OP process
  • Manage and apply capacity resource planning
  • Work more productively with your company’s ERP system
  • Effectively schedule material through the plant
  • Improve operation’s strategic alignment
  • Manage the Master Production Schedule
  • Improve the results of an Material Requirement Plan (MRP) run
  • Improve inventory storage, flow and handling
  • Positively impact product design activities
  • Manage continuous improvement projects

The APICS certification sets a global standard for outstanding professional quality in the manufacturing and service industry. With the certification, you not only gain and prove operational expertise but also understand the strategic and tactical background. They impart basic knowledge and concepts to generate strategic and tactical advantages.

To date, over 107,000 CPIM, over 21,000 CSCP and more than 1,000 CLTD certifications (since the program started in 2016) have been successfully completed worldwide.


CPIM 8.0

  • Module 1: Supply Chain and Strategy
  • Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
  • Module 3: Demand
  • Module 4: Supply
  • Module 5: Detailed Schedules
  • Module 6: Inventory
  • Module 7: Distribution
  • Module 8: Quality, Continuous Improvement and Technology

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

CPIM 8.0 Exam

  • Duration: 3.5 Hours
  • Number of questions: 150 questions, 20 are pre-test questions that do not contribute to the total score but are used for statistical purposes only.
  • Passing Score: The exam scaled score range is 200-350.
    • 200-299: FAIL
    • 300-350: PASS

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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"The training location is remote so no interferences. I liked the feeling of out of sight out of mind. Full focus to study."
S.S, Arion banki. (24/1/2023 (Tuesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"This is the second course I have attended with Firebrand and on both occasions I found them to be presented well with excellent instructors. No shortcuts were taken which meant I was ready to take my exams at and pass them first time. I will continue to use Firebrand for my training needs in future."
Martin Bassett, CoreFiling Ltd. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"Overall it was a very good experience. Would like to thank the instructor, his approach, the way he structured the days, the approach and paced really helped."
Anonymous. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"Thanks Jack for being patient and breaking everything down in ways that we could all understand & remember!"
C.D.S. (25/1/2023 (Wednesday) to 27/1/2023 (Friday))

"I received my certificate, and I would like to thank you for your support. The course was not that hard, because the instructor was always there supporting me and ready to help. I enjoyed the class tremendously. I look forward to taking another class."
Anonymous. (23/1/2023 (Monday) to 28/1/2023 (Saturday))

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