CPIM

Certified in production and Inventory Management

▪ The mission of the CPIM program is to be the premier professional certification for supply chain and operations management. The exams test the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of operations and inventory management. 

▪ APICS has worked to ensure that CPIM exams are consistently reliable and the highest professional standards are used to develop and administer the program.

▪ The APICS CPIM program utilizes two exams in a progression from basic - CPIM Part 1, to advanced - CPIM Part 2. If you follow this sequence of the two exams, you will increase your understanding and probability of success.

난이도

산업공학, 물류, 경영 전공의 경우 취득하는데 크게 어려움 없으며 Self study의 경우7~12개월. GICS와 함께라면 3~4개월 정도 소요됩니다.

인지도

대부분의 회사에서 CPIM의 자격을 인지하고 있으며 공식 Certification으로 등록되어 있습니다.

취득비용 및 시간

Exam Fee: $495 / Part

APICS Membership: $185

Total: $495*2 + $185 = $1,175

※ Retake Fee: $250

GICS Class Fee: 750,000 won

구성과목

​두개의 Part로 구성되어 있으며 2번의 시험을 통해 모두 Pass해야 CPIM Certification을 취득할 수 있습니다.

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CPIM Contents

Part. 1

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Four content areas have been designed to organize the APICS CPIM domain.

The relative importance of these topics will vary among industries, but the figures given below show the percentage designated for each section on the exam.

I. Business wide Concept
a. Supply Chain fundamentals
b. Operating environment
c. Financial Fundamentals
d. Enterprise Resource Planning
e. Lean philosophy
f. Quality Management
g. Theory of Constraints(TOC)

Ⅱ. Demand Management
a. Market Driven
b. Voice of Customer
c. Demand Management

 

Ⅲ. Transformation of Demand into Supply
a. Product & Process Design
b. Capacity Management
c. Planning
d. Execution & control
e. Performance Measurement

Ⅳ. Supply
a. Inventory Management
b. Purchasing
c. Distribution

Part. 2

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CPIM Exam Information

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• Computer based Test

• 150 problems for 3.5hours

    - The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (130 operational and 20 pretest).

     Pretest questions do not contribute to the total score but are necessary for research purposes

     and are randomly distributed among the scored items and are used for statistical purposes only.

 

• Scoring is based on your correct responses.

    - There is no penalty for incorrect answers. The omission of an answer will be counted the same

       as an incorrect answer.

 

• The CPIM exams scaled score range is 265 – 330.

  265–299: Fail

  300–330: Pass

  320 and greater: Fellow level

For each examination, candidates receive a score for the total exam.

All candidates will also receive diagnostic information by topic areas on performance.

Four content areas have been designed to organize the APICS CPIM Part.2 domain.

The relative importance of these topics will vary among industries, but the figures given below show the percentage designated for each section on the exam.

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