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APIC 1161 - Basics of Supply Chain - CPIM Part 1

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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, practise quizzes, practise 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. Read more at this link: https://www.apics.org/credentials-education/credentials/cpim/cpim-reconfiguration

Credits

3.0

Cost

$817.18 - $832.68 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46261

Tue Sep 03 - Tue Nov 19 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 19 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 285

Instructor

Akbar Zuberi

Course Outline

Cost

$817.18

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 44231

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Nov 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 20 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE23 Rm. 101

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$817.18

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 44174

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Nov 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2620

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$817.18

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 86676

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 400

Instructor

Abrar Khan

Course Outline

Cost

$824.11

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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11 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:27 am (PST). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 85316

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 25 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Jason DeRoche

Course Outline

Cost

$832.68

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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16 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:27 am (PST). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 85258

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2620

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$832.68

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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9 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:27 am (PST). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 87425

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Feb 29 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 29 Sat 09:30 - 17:15 ATC

Instructor

Manly Sitter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$824.11

Notes

  1. No class on February 15th.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students until Thu, Nov 14 at 9:00 am (PST). International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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13 seats available as of Nov 14, 2019 3:27 am (PST). Of these 13, 9 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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

  1. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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