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APIC 2262 - Advanced Production and Inventory Management - CPIM Part 2

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 expands on the basic supply chain management concepts learnt in APIC 1161 and explores the detailed processes in an end-to-end supply chain system in a manufacturing and distribution environment. Topics include: planning processes in a manufacturing and distribution environment to balance demand and supply, execution processes such as MRP that create inventory, push and pull scheduling techniques to control operations, and strategic positioning methods to support business strategies. 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 2. 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 $685 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:





Fall 2021

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

CRN 44175

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Dec 07 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 07 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY



Course Outline




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CRN 48693

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Dec 07 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 07 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online


Jason DeRoche

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.

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In Progress

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 2.
  • Use the APICS CPIM online learning portal to comprehend the CPIM exam topics.
  • Explain how the Master Planning of Resources concept is used to improve demand management, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, and distribution planning.
  • Explain the importance of the Detailed Scheduling and Planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, Lean, TOC, and projects to improve the effectiveness of supply chains.
  • Describe how Execution and Control of Operations concepts are used to translate plans into operational activities and explain the application of MRP, TOC and Lean based systems.
  • Explain how Strategic Management of Resources concepts are used to optimize the resources and processes of an organization in response to market requirements.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

APIC 2262 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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


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