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From 6 days
Study Mode:
Classroom / OIL
Next Date:
14/10/2024 (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


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

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.


Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
    ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

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Course Dates

Study Mode
14/10/2024 (Mon)
19/10/2024 (Sat)
Closed delivery
25/11/2024 (Mon)
30/11/2024 (Sat)
Classroom or Online