Preview the APICS CPIM Part 1 Learning System

To see if the APICS Certified in Planning and Inventory Management Certification (CPIM) is right for you, we’re giving you online access to real content from the CPIM Part 1 Learning System for 30 days! This Free Learning System Preview includes 30-day access to CPIM Part 1 Section D: Lean.

APICS CPIM Part 1 Free Learning System Preview

After completing this section, you will be able to:

  • Explain the philosophy and methods of lean production, including its objectives, its two pillars of just in time and jidoka (use of automation and worker empowerment to ensure quality), its foundations of standardization and operational stability, and its culture of continuous improvement and employee involvement
  • Show how lean production systems and other quality systems embrace continuous improvement as a way of life and as part of their culture, including employee involvement and supplier partnerships
  • Review lean tools and techniques that can be used to implement continuous improvement, including hoshin planning, kaizen events or blitzes, value stream mapping, poka-yoke, and the five Ss

The CPIM Part 1 Free Learning System Preview allows you to test-drive the experience available to APICS CPIM Learning System users. The APICS CPIM Learning Systems are a professional development and certification exam preparation tool that combine reading materials with interactive web-based study tools. This preview will allow you to test some of the interactive study tools! Please note: all of the tools and features will not be available in the free version.

Average Salary Increase

APICS Certified individuals earn up to 25% more than their uncertified peers on average, according to the 2019 ASCM Salary Survey.

Hiring Potential Increase

On average, APICS Certified individuals are 65% more hirable than their uncertified peers, according to the 2019 ASCM Salary Survey.

See how CPIM has helped people like you!

Leann Power, CPIM, CSCP
Senior Planning Specialist
West Pharmaceutical Services, Ireland

“The CPIM course puts you in touch with industry leaders, provides interesting case studies across industries, and allows you to network with colleagues for further learning and business opportunities.”