APICS CertificationThe BCIT School of Business partners with many professional associations to offer various educational professional development opportunities. BCIT and APICS have partnered to deliver courses in the following world-renowned certification programs. BCIT offers courses that help students prepare for the APIC certification exams. In addition, the courses can be used as credit towards the BCIT Materials Management Certificate.
|APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)||APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)||APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)|
|APICS CPIM certification may be right for you if you want to demonstrate professional knowledge in increasing an organization’s profitability by optimizing its production and inventory management within the “four walls” of the organization.||APICS CSCP certification may be right for you if you want to demonstrate mastery of the extended supply chain, from the organization’s suppliers through to the end customer. The CSCP course covers topics that extend beyond the organization (e.g., globalization, IT in the supply chain, logistics, customer relations).||APICS CLTD certification may be right for you if you want to demonstrate professional knowledge in logistics, transportation and distribution.|
What is APICS?APICS – is the worldwide premier professional association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certifications programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. In British Columbia, there are two APICS Chapters; Vancouver and Fraser Valley with a combined membership of over 400 members. Learn more about APICS.
APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)The APICS CPIM certification program provides operations management professionals with in-depth knowledge and skills in production and inventory management. CPIM certification confirms mastery of the design, operations, and control systems to manufacture and distribute products and services. BCIT offers the following courses that lead to CPIM certification.
APICS has reconfigured the CPIM program and the original five exams will be replaced with two Part 1 and Part 2 exams. CPIM Part 1 covers Basics of Supply Chain Management. CPIM Part 2 covers the other four exam topics. Learn more about the exam changes and Production and Inventory Management.
- Basics of Supply Chain
- Master Planning of Resources
- Detailed Scheduling and Planning
- Execution and Control of Operations
- Strategic Management of Resources
- CPIM Part 1
- CPIM Part 2