APICS Ottawa chapter offers instructor led courses - in person or LIVE online

  • Led by experienced instructors in traditional weekly and multi-day classroom or online formats.

  • Structured environment ensures that you stay on track with your studies.

  • Peer discussions and real-world experiences help reinforce learning materials.

  • Tuition reimbursement may be available from your employer or through government funding.

CPIM Certification

Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 100,000 manufacturing professionals on essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control, and continuous improvement.

Benefits of CPIM

A CPIM education can help you to:

  • Increase your functional knowledge of production and inventory management.
  • Improve efficiency across the processes of your organization’s supply chain.
  • Streamline operations through accurate forecasting.
  • Predict outcomes more accurately.
  • Maximize customer satisfaction by delivering products and services Just-in-Time.
  • Increase profitability by optimizing your organization’s inventory investment.
  • Enhance your credibility among peers, employers, and customers.


 Who should earn the CPIM designation?

A CPIM education is essential for professionals involved in:

  • Production and inventory management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing


 The CPIM module courses are the right place to start!

 How do you Get your CPIM?

You obtain your cpim certification by passing two certification exams.  These exams are administered at certified training centers throughout ON.

So the process to get your CPIM in ON via instructor led classes you need to take 2 classes, purchase 2 student kits, and pass 2 certficiation exams.  

You prepare for the certificaton exam by taking our instructor led classes.  

This comprehensive class room training course will provide students with information and tools to master the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) body of knowledge. It is the only single resource available that is designed specifically to help candidates pass the exam.  The learning system materials will include printed materials, progress checks, quizzes, practise exams and case studies via a comprehensive online learning portal.  The part 1 Class is 36 hours and the part 2 class is 42 hours.

 The complete CPIM program consists of two classes and two external certification exams.   Learn more about this complete program at https://www.apics.org/credentials-education/credentials/cpim  and HERE for learning kit materials and learning system.