CPIM Part 2

Duration: 32 Hours

Venue: HCMC

Duration: 32 Hours

Venue: HCMC

 ABOUT APICS® (American Planning and Inventory Control Society)

 ABOUT APICS (American Planning & Inventory Control Society)

APICS® Founded in 1957 in the United States, APICS is the association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience.

The APICS Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With over 45,000 members and approximately 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.



The Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification is recognized as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory management. Companies rely on Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) designees to maximize ROI and increase customer satisfaction. 


The CPIM program provides learners with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively master the concepts, strategies and terminology to maximize the ROI on their organization’s systems and increase customer satisfaction. With over 112,000 designees around the world, CPIM has been recognized globally as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory management since 1973


Learner’s journey begins with the CPIM Learning Systems for the Part 1 and Part 2 exams. Designed to help them prepare for the CPIM exams, the learning systems help to build on their strengths and improve their knowledge to successfully earn this sought-after credential.

 Why should you get CPIM?

 Why should you get CPIM?

Understand the terms and practices of production and inventory management in your business

Understand how to use enterprise resources through ERP systems and other technologies to improve the entire supply chain process

APICS CPIM certified individuals consistently earn 14% more than those with other certifications in the Supply Chain – Logistics industry



Supply Chain Manager

Buyers and Planners


Material Managers

 Production Planners

Supply Chain Consultants

       Eligibility requirements for CPIM:

  No college degree is required

* Candidates must pass two exams within 3 years to earn the CPIM certification (the CPIM Part 1 exam & CPIM Part 2 exam), and are required to maintain the CPIM designation every five years.



The CPIM Part 2 training will consist of 8 Modules covering the the CPIM Part 2 exam:

Module 1: Strategy

Section A: The Environment and Strategy

Section B: Strategic Scope

Section C: Strategic Objectives

Section D: Developing Organizational Strategy

Section E: Executing and Monitoring Strategy

Section F: Analysis for Functional and Operational Strategies

Section G: Functional and Operational Strategies

Section H: Processes and Layouts

Section I: Performance Monitoring and KPIs

Section J: Risk Management

Section K: Capital Equipment and Facilities

Section L: Sustainability Strategies

Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning

Section A: Purpose of S&OP

Section B: S&OP Roles and Process

Section C: Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans

Section D: Reconciling S&OP Plans

Module 3: Demand

Section A: Demand Management

Section B: Customers

Section C: Marketing and Product Management

Section D: Sources of Demand

Section E: Forecasting

Section F: Forecast Performance

Module 4: Supply

Section A: Creating the Master Schedule

Section B: Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule

Section C: Rough-Cut Capacity Planning

Section D: MRP Design

Section E: Using and Managing MRP

Section F: CRP and MRP-Based Scheduling

Section G: Final Assembly Schedule

Section H: Suppliers

Section I: Purchasing

Section J: Product Costing

Section K: Changes and Supply Disruptions

Section L: Product Life Cycle Management

Module 5: Inventory

Section A: Inventory Planning

Section B: Inventory Management

Section C: Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics

Section D: Inventory Control

Section E: Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics

Module 6: Detailed Schedules

Section A: Planning Detailed Schedules

Section B: Scheduling and PAC Methods

Section C: Production Schedules

Section D: Using Detailed Schedules

Module 7: Distribution

Section A: Planning Distribution

Section B: Replenishment and Order Management

Section C: Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network

Module 8: Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

Section A: Quality

Section B: Continuous Improvement

Section C: Technology



Mr. John Marson

APICS Master Instructor for CSCP, CPIM, CLTD

Ms. Nguyen Nhu Ngoc

APICS Associate Instructor for CSCP, CPIM

Mr. John Marson

APICS Master Instructor for CSCP, CPIM, CLTD

Ms. Nguyen Nhu Ngoc

APICS Associate Instructor for CSCP, CPIM



Training language: English & Vietnamese 

Class organization: The program will be conducted by both Instructors with Mr. Marson training via Skype and Ms. Ngoc training in-class

Tuition Fee: 1300 USD (included the costs of Learning System and Workbooks, Slide booklet, Attendance Certification, Lunch included for all study days)


VILAS – Vietnam Logistics and Aviation School



11th Floor, Hai Au Building, 39B Truong Son Street, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, HCMC

Phone: +84 (0)934 077 677

Email: program@vilas.edu.vn

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