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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

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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

$824.71 - $834.71 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are five offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 47060

Tue Sep 15 - Tue Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Abrar Khan

Course Outline

Cost

$824.71

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 16 - Wed Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$834.71

Notes

  1. No class Wed, November 11

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 46261

Wed Sep 16 - Wed Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Akbar Zuberi

Course Outline

Cost

$834.71

Notes

  1. No class November 11

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

In Progress

CRN 44174

Thu Sep 17 - Thu Dec 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 03 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Jason DeRoche

Course Outline

Cost

$834.71

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

In Progress

CRN 47061

Thu Sep 17 - Thu Dec 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 03 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$824.71

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

In Progress

Winter 2021

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

CRN 86676

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Abrar Khan

Course Outline

Cost

$824.71

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

1 seat remaining as of Nov 29, 2020 3:24 am (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 88332

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Jason DeRoche

Course Outline

Cost

$824.71

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 85316

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$834.71

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 87426

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Akbar Zuberi

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$834.71

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 85258

Thu Jan 07 - Thu Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Brett Mewett

Course Outline

Cost

$834.71

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 87425

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Feb 20 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 20 Sat 09:30 - 15:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Manly Sitter

Course Outline

Cost

$824.71

Notes

  1. .This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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