Standard Trainings

Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Training:

CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 80,000 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

Module 1. Introduction to Supply Chain Management

Course Outline:
  • Introduction to Manufacturing
  • Demand Management
  • Master Planning
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Capacity Management and Production Control Activity
  • Aggregate Inventory Management
  • Item Inventory Management
  • Purchasing and Physical Distribution
  • Lean/JIT and Quality Systems
  • Theory of Constraints

Module 3. Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Course Outline:

  • Inventory Policies
  • Inventory Planning
  • Information Used in the Material Planning Process
  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP) Mechanics
  • Detailed Capacity Planning
  • Detailed Capacity Management
  • Establishing Supplier Relationships
  • Supplier Partnerships and Review Activity

Module 5. Strategic Management of Resources

Course Outline

Understanding the Business Environment

  • Globalization/Location Issues
  • Information Requirements
  • Sustainability

Developing Operations Strategy

  • Performance Objectives/Goals
  • Product/Service Design
  • Structure and Infrastructure
  • Coordination Strategy
  • Measurement
  • Logistics
  • Organization Commitment Process

Implementing Operations Strategy

  • Risk and Risk Mitigation
  • Change Management
  • Infrastructure Systems
  • Structural Deployment

Module 2. Master Planning of Resources

Course Outline:

  • The Business Planning Process
  • Forecasting Demand
  • Demand Management and Customer Service
  • Distribution Planning
  • The Sales and Operation Planning Process
  • The Master Scheduling Process
  • Managing the master Scheduling Process
  • Measuring Performance and Validating the Plan

Module 4. Execution and Control of Operations

Course Outline:

  • Planning, Execution and Control
  • Scheduling Production and Process Operations
  • Authorizing, Executing and Reporting Activities for Push Systems
  • Communicating Customer-Supplier Information and Controlling Resources
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement Initiatives - Basic Concepts
  • Quality and Continuous Improvement Initiatives - Making It Happen
  • Quality Management Processes
  • Evaluating Performance of Production Operations

Certified Supply Chain Professional Training (CSCP):

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chainmanagement field. 
From the manufacturing to the service industry, regardless of whether a company is serving business or consumer markets or is for profit or not-for-profit, the increasingly important role of supply chain management is affecting all organizations. Customers already expect good quality at low prices, and speed of delivery is becoming more important. As a result, effective supply chain management has become essential to successfully compete in today's global marketplace.
The CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain-from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer-and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain.

Benefits of the CSCP Program 
After earning your CSCP designation, you will

  • Learn to boost productivity, collaboration, and innovation
  • Discover how to positively affect lead times, inventory, productivity, and bottom-line profitability
  • Understand how to manage the integration and coordination of activities to achieve reduced 
costs and increase efficiencies and customer service
  • Gain the knowledge to effectively and efficiently manage worldwide supply chain activities
  • Achieve greater confidence and peer and industry recognition
  • Enjoy the potential for career advancement and increased earnings.

Who should pursue the CSCP education and designation?

The CSCP program is for professionals in operations and supply chain management.

This designation is ideal for you if you are

  • Interested in more depth of knowledge and understanding in the areas of supplier and customer
relations, international trade, the use of information technology to enable the supply chain, and 
physical logistics.
  • A professional who is consulting or teaching supply chain functions 
Working with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems
  • The CSCP program will help you advance your career while giving you the foundation to improve your company's competitive position and profitability.

CSCP Domains

The CSCP body of knowledge is comprised of three focus areas

  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance
  • Implementation and Operations