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Discover the Difference With Inventory Management Training Courses From APICS Houston

Give yourself a boost over the competition with a Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) course from APICS Houston. With our comprehensive system, you will expand your horizons and take your career to the next level, armed with the tools you need for success.

Our streamlined content and customized study plan hone your focus so that you can quickly gain the practical knowledge and skills you need to benefit your career and employer. Take the first step toward your future and register today!

Why Should You Seek CPIM Certification from APICS Houston?

More than 107,000 professionals in 107 countries have earned a CPIM designation from APICS. Isn’t it time you became one of the many who benefit from an inventory management training course? CPIM certification offers you the ability to:

  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Increase your salary by 10%
  • Become a recognized expert in internal operations for your organization
  • Demonstrate your high level of knowledge and skills to your employer and colleagues
  • Become a more valuable asset to your company
  • Give you and your organization an edge over your competitors

What Does CPIM Certification Entail?

The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, which is crucial in order to reduce costs and give your organization a competitive edge. The APICS Houston course gives you the knowledge and skills to pass two exams that demonstrate your competency in production and inventory management.

Not only does the CPIM coursework prepare you for mastery of the exams, it also gives you the skill set you need to excel in your career. The CPIM certification course covers five main areas:

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management of Resources
  • Master Planning of Resources
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • Execution and Control of Operations
After completing these five course modules, you will be able to:
  • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management
  • Maximize ROI on the systems and technologies within your organization
  • Gain knowledge to apply principles of ERP software to cover various critical functions within your organization
  • Increase customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services

Is CPIM For You?

The APICS Houston CPIM education is essential if you are involved in:
  • Production and inventory management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing

How Do I Register for a CPIM Certification Course?

Now that you know how inventory management training courses can help you, it’s time to plan your education. For your convenience, courses are offered throughout the year and in various formats, both online and in-person. You can find a schedule of all our APICS Houston courses here. Registration is simple and quick.

Register for a CPIM course today!

What Will I Learn in My CPIM Course?

APICS Houston is pleased to offer two convenient course options for our CPIM designation. We understand that our customers have busy lives, so we want to make sure that everyone has the same opportunities to further their knowledge in supply chain operations. Now you can reap the benefits of our APICS Houston inventory management training courses in one of our classrooms or through our online webinar. Both will cover the same material. The outline for our CPIM course can be found here.

Program benefits of the in-person course:
  • Led by certified and experienced instructors
  • Classroom environment ensures you will stay on track with your studies
  • Peer discussions help reinforce learning materials
  • Tuition reimbursement may be available from your employer or through government funding
Program benefits of the online webinar:
  • Led by certified APICS instructors
  • More flexibility, with the options to work from home or during your lunch break at work
  • Save time and money thanks to not commuting
  • Attend virtual GoTo Meeting sessions of no more than 25 students
To complete your CPIM designation, you must pass 2 exams. Though you do not have to take classes to take the exams, our courses will equip you with the skills necessary to achieve certification. To learn more about certification testing and fees, visit the exam registration page.

Invest in Yourself

Earning a CPIM designation is an investment in your career that will more than pay for itself in the long run. To learn more about CPIM cost and scholarship opportunities, visit our calendar. We are proud to offer discounts for the following groups:
  • Seeking Work - 30% off registration fee
  • Veteran - 50% off registration fee
  • Disabled - percent off equal to percent of disability
  • Active Military - 50% off registration fee

CPIM Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your enrollment and receive a full refund up to 14 days before the first class starts. There will be no refunds after this date. If you need to reschedule your class, you must contact the VP of Education prior to the start of the first class.

CPIM Review Class Audit

We realize passing a CPIM exam is challenging. To assist our students, we allow individuals who have previously paid for and taken one of our classes to audit that same class for FREE on a space available basis. We will allow one free audit per CPIM course. You will NOT receive new materials. To qualify, you must:
(1) Have attended and paid for that APICS Houston Chapter class.
(2) Request permission to attend from the VP of Education at least 7 days prior to the start of class of the first class. The VP of Education's decision is final.
(3) Submit proof of payment and attendance with your request. Proof of attendance AND payment can be achieved by including your Certificate of Completion.

Note: if you do not have your Certificate of Completion, we will need proof of payment and the dates and location that you attended the class. To be considered, you will need to have attended at least 50% of the classes as evidenced by the student roster.

Interested in Learning More?

Additional information on CPIM can be found at APICS.org or by contacting our VP of Education.