APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review

  • 13 Jul 2021
  • 21 Sep 2021
  • 11 sessions
  • 13 Jul 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 20 Jul 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 27 Jul 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 3 Aug 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
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  • 31 Aug 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 7 Sep 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 14 Sep 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
  • 21 Sep 2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (AEST)
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Basics Of Supply Chain Management

(APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management Part 1)

This 11 week short course is the first module of the APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management which is a designation held by over 130,000 supply chain practitioners all over the world. The exam is optional,  but if passed, allows participants to continue to Part 2 of the program and complete the certification. The sessions covered in this course include:

Module 1: Supply Chain Overview

Operational Objectives to Meet Competitive Priorities

Marketing Strategies

Fundamentals of Sales and Operations Planning

Manufacturing Strategies

KPIs and Metrics

Sustainable and Socially Responsible Supply Chains

Module 2: Fundamentals of Demand Management

Creating a Product Road Map

Product Development

Characteristics of Demand


Module 3: Plan Supply

Master Production Schedule

Material Requirements Planning

Capacity Requirements Planning

Final Assembly Scheduling

Closing the Loop

Module 4: Executing the Supply Plan



Module 5: Inventory Management

Inventory Investment and Days of Supply

Safety Stock

Item Segmentation

Order Quantity and Item Replenishment

Tracking Inventory Through Supply Chain

Basics of Reverse Logistics

Inventory Accuracy Audits

Addressing Inventory Loss

Planning and Managing Distribution Inventory

Module 6: Continuous Improvement and Quality Management and Technologies

Continuous Improvement
Information, Process, and Emerging Technologies


It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 1 Learning System and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course.

Learning Systems and Certification Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Certification Review Courses.

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Who can benefit from the program?

  • People seeking in-depth knowledge of their company’s internal operations, production and inventory management
  • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
  • Managers working to improve operations, increase customer satisfaction and company profits

The course is suitable for buyers, planners, product planners, material managers, supply planners, demand planners, inventory managers, supply chain analysts, supply chain managers, and graduates entering supply chain.

Course Information

Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CPIM exam.

  • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support

By choosing to study with the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, you have the confidence of knowing our highly qualified instructors are CPIM Certified, experienced professionals who are ready to guide you through the preparation process.

Study that Fits in with You

Our Online Certification Review courses are delivered via our online webinar platform.  You will be connected with a live facilitator who will take you through the content, allow for questions and answers, provide guidance as you work through the Learning System between sessions and share insights and experiences to set you up for success.

To access the session you will need a Windows or Mac PC/Laptop with a broadband internet connection.

It is also advised that you have a headset and microphone available to make the most of the experience.

Please ensure you are able to accommodate the required self paced study from the Learning System between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.

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