CPIM Certification Part 1

October 18, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Southwestern College Otay Mesa
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910

This is an 8-week (3 hours per session), introductory course for production and inventory management personnel and CPIM candidates. This course provides basic definitions and concepts for planning and controlling the flow of materials into, through, and out of an organization. It explains fundamental relationships among the activities that occur in the supply chain from suppliers to customers. In addition, the course addresses types of manufacturing systems, forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, inventory management, distribution, quality management, and Just-in-Time manufacturing.  REGISTRATION Link (click here)

  1. Business-wide Concepts
    This section of the outline covers basic business-wide concepts, including the various production environments used for the transformation process and financial fundamentals. Also in this section, three of the more common companywide management approaches (MRP II, JIT, and TQM) are presented together with their interrelationships.
    1. Elements of the Supply Chain
    2. Operating Environments
    3. Financial Fundamentals
    4. Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II)
    5. Just-in-Time (JIT)
    6. Total Quality Management (TQM)
  2. Demand Planning
    This section covers demand planning, including a basic understanding of markets and customer expectations, the definition of value, and a fundamental overview of demand forecasting.
    1. Marketplace-Driven
    2. Customer Expectations and Definition of Value
    3. Customer Relationships
    4. Demand Management
  3. Transformation of Demand into Supply
    This section includes design, management, and control of the transformation process itself. The first part of this section includes the design of products, processes, and information systems used for planning. The rest of the section includes fundamentals of planning systems, execution controls, and performance measures.
    1. Design
    2. Capacity Management
    3. Planning
    4. Execution and Control
    5. Performance Measurements
  4. Supply
    This section is devoted to supply issues. These include the concepts of inventory, purchasing, and physical distribution.
    1. Inventory
    2. Purchasing
    3. Physical Distribution System

      1. Transportation
      2. Warehousing
      3. Distribution inventory
      4. Interfaces with production, marketing, and finance


For more information on this course please visit this link: APICS CPIM - Part 1