APICS Certification Courses

APICS Certification Courses

Course 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management (Entry Module)

Cost: $675 for 30 hours

The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the basics module. Supply chain concepts are introduced and standard terminology emphasized, as are relationships among activities in the supply chain. Knowledge of the material in this module is assumed as a prerequisite for the other APICS CPIM modules, which cover related topics in greater depth.


Course 2: Master Planning of Resources (Core Competency Module)

Cost: $625 for 24 hours

The topics of demand management sales and operations planning and master scheduling are thoroughly examined in this module. Both supply and demand planning for mid-to long-term independent demand are discussed. Priority planning and capacity planning issues are also addressed.


Course 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (Core Competency Module) 

Cost:   $625 for 27 hours

This course will focus on inventory management, material and capacity scheduling and planning, supplier relationships, and the influence of lean/JIT philosophies in these areas.  It will explain the use of a material dominated scheduling technique, material requirements planning, in job shop, batch, and certain repetitive processes.  The course will explain capacity planning in detail, introduce other capacity-planning techniques such as processor-dominated scheduling in continuous flow processes and review project management techniques.


Course 4: Execution and Control of Operations (Core Competency Module)

Cost:  $625 for 24 hours

The principles, approaches, and techniques needed to schedule, control, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of production operations will be covered in this module.  A broad range of production operations will be reviewed including project, batch, line, continuous, and remanufacturing environments.


Course 5: Strategic Management of Resources (Capstone Module)

Cost:  $625 for 24 hours

Participants will explore the relationship between strategic planning and the management and execution of operations.  The course will foster higher-level thinking about how market requirements and social and economic sustainability drive the operations, processes and resource requirements of businesses.  The course will address three main topics: understanding the business environment, developing the operations strategy, and implementing the operations strategy.