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Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Commit to Your Career with a CPIM Certification.

The Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as
the standard in production and inventory control. Through the CPIM preparation and exam process, you
will gain knowledge, learn skills and best practices required to execute and improve all of the internal
operations within the four walls of your company.

This intensive program reflects the new CPIM exam structure and combines expert instruction with the
CPIM Learning System, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on
the exam.

Why Should I Earn the CPIM?

Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CPIM Part 1 and Part 2 exams.

  • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance.
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals.
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.
  • Take advantage of funding options, such as corporate tuition reimbursement.
After earning your CPIM you will be able to:
  • Increase inventory accuracy and reduce inventory
  • Improve forecasting
  • Improve the S&OP process
  • Manage and apply capacity resource planning
  • Work more productively with your company’s
  • ERP system

Explore the Course Modules

The CPIM Learning System content is divided into 8 modules. The concepts and best practices you learn will help you elevate your job performance, drive improvement in the efficiency of planning and operations and make a positive impact on your organization’s overall bottom line.

  • Module 1: Supply Chains and Strategy
  • Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
  • Module 3: Demand
  • Module 4: Supply
  • Module 5: Detailed Schedules
  • Module 6: Inventory
  • Module 7: Distribution
  • Module 8: Quality, Technology and Continuous Improvement

Meet Your Instructor: Alvin Keen

Alvin served 34 years in the US Army and retired as an O5/Lieutenant Colonel. He has earned the following certifications: Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM), Resilience-Building Leadership Professional™ Trainer (RBLP-T), Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP); Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM), DOD Level-II in Program Management; DOD Black Belt and Green Belt certification.

Alvin has worked as a Project Manager roles at The Boeing Company, Vestas (Wind), TechnipFMC (oil-gas), and US Army as Acquisition Program Officer and is currently a PM consultant-instructor with PM-ProLearn. He earned an MBA in Finance from Pepperdine University and Master of Project Management (MPM) from Keller Graduate School of Management and a graduate of DOD Program Management Course.

Alvin is also currently an adjunct faculty at several universities teaching project management courses, organizational theory, finance, and leadership courses in both graduate and undergraduate programs. Alvin is an avid reader of many topics and enjoys tennis, golf and riding his Indian Chieftain Vintage motorcycle.

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Last updated: 2/7/2023