CPIM Part 2 Course Description


CPIM Part 2 is the final course of the NEW CPIM Curriculum released in the Fall of 2017.  CPIM Part 2 is the equivalent of final 4 modules of the Legacy CPIM Program.  If you have completed the BSCM or the CPIM Part 1 course review and passed the exam (and are within the time limit for completing the program), you may complete the CPIM Certification process by passing the the New Part 2 Exam.  Below is an outline for this course.  Futher course details will be added as they become available.

CPIM Part 2 Topics Covered:

Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources

  • Introduction

  • Section A: Developing a Business Strategy

  • Section B: Gathering and Analyzing Internal/External Information

  • Section C: Where Will We Compete?

  • Section D: How Will We Compete?

  • Section E: Sustainability and Strategy

  • Section F: Business Planning

  • Section G: Aligning the Operations Strategy

  • Section H: Infrastructure

Module 2: Master Planning of Resources

  • Introduction

  • Section A: Demand Management

  • Section B: Sales and Operations Planning

  • Section C: Master Scheduling

  • Section D: Distribution Planning

Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning

  • Introduction

  • Section A: Inventory Management

  • Section B: Materials Requirements Planning

  • Section C: Managing Projects

  • Section D: Detailed Capacity Planning

  • Section E: Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply

Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

  • Introduction

  • Section A: Execution of Operations

  • Section B: Scheduling and Authorizations

  • Section C: Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement

  • Section D: Design Concepts and Trade-offs