APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)
[APICS—The Association for Operations Management](http://www.apics.org/), is an international organization offering a full range of programs and materials on the latest business management concepts and techniques. APICS is the global leader and premier provider of information and services for the production and inventory management industry.
FVTC's team of supply chain specialists offer a variety of customized training, technical assistance, self-paced and online solutions for the supply chain specialist including APICS certification training. Experienced APICS-certified instructors of the [FVTC Supply Chain Solutions](https://www.fvtc.edu/training-services/business-industry-services/apics-supply-chain) team are available to present the APICS body-of-knowledge for your employees at your location and on days and times convenient for you. [Online](http://www.fvtc.edu/training-services/business-industry-services/apics-supply-chain/apics-cpim-online-classes) and cohort blended learning options are also available.
The *Certified in Production and Inventory Management* (CPIM) coursework provides a common basis for individuals and organizations to evaluate their inventory management. The program has helped individuals and their organizations become more productive and competitive because it is designed to test candidates in-depth knowledge of a variety of subjects specific to production and inventory management.
The APICS CPIM Part 1 and APICS CPIM Part 2 courses are recommended as preparation for both APICS exams.
An APICS/FVTC partnership brings to you the [APICS CPIM](www.fvtc.edu/Training-Services/Business-Industry-Services/APICS-Supply-Chain/APICS-CPIM-Certification) courses in an online, instructor-supported format. Participants are assigned to an APICS certified instructor who supports their learning activities during the course. These courses can also be presented at your location or in a blended format.