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APIC 1161 - Basics of Supply Chain - CPIM Part 1

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course covers the basic concepts of managing the flow of materials and information in a supply chain from suppliers to customers. The relationships with the design, plan, execute, monitor, and control functions of a supply chain are studied and their application in the manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries are examined. Topics include: basic business concepts, variations in supply chain environments, demand management, identifying market and customer expectations, product design, process design, information system design, and inventory management. This comprehensive training course provides the student with the information and techniques to thoroughly understand the APICS body of knowledge for the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) exam. This course is the only single resource available that is designed specifically to help candidates pass the APICS CPIM exam part 1. The APIC learning system materials provided in this course include printed handouts, knowledge progress checks, quizzes, exams and case studies. In the first class students will be required to purchase the APIC learning system materials estimated at a cost of $590.00 CAD. Note that APICS has reconfigured the CPIM program and the original five exams will be replaced with the Part 1 and Part 2 exams.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$825.05 - $852.29 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are six offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 47060

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC DTC Rm. 555

Instructor

Abrar Khan

Course Outline

Cost

$840.86

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48151

Tue Sep 14 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 09 Tue/Thu 16:30 - 18:00 Online

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$852.29

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on November 11
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 44231

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 202

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$852.29

Notes

  1. No class Wed, November 11
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 46261

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$852.29

Notes

  1. .
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 47061

Thu Sep 16 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$852.29

Notes

  1. No class on November 11
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 45912

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Oct 30 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Oct 30 Sat 09:30 - 15:30 ATC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$825.05

Notes

  1. .
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the topics covered in the APICS CPIM certification exam part 1.
  • Use the APICS CPIM online learning portal to comprehend the CPIM exam topics.
  • Describe the critical elements of a supply chain.
  • Explain the importance of business activities such as demand management, forecasting, order entry, and customer service.
  • Explain how inventory management and control can improve the performance of an organization.
  • Explain the importance of material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, demand-pull replenishment, and just-in-time philosophy in the design and management of supply chains.
  • Demonstrate how cash flow management improves various supply chain management functions.
  • Describe the various links within the supply chain that are critical to achieving or exceeding the customer requirements.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

APIC 1161 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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