APICS certifications
CPIM
CSCP
CLTD
Which APICS Offering is Right for Me?

CPIM
The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program provides you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within a company's global operations.
The APICS CPIM program benefits designees worldwide
  • APICS CPIM is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide.
  • More than 100,000 professionals since 1973 have earned the APICS CPIM designation.
  • To achieve certification, you must pass all of the following exams:
    • Basics of Supply Chain Management
    • Master Planning of Resources
    • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
    • Execution and Control of Operations
    • Strategic Management of Resources

For additional information http://www.apics.org/careers-education-professional-development/certification/cpim

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CSCP
The APICS CSCP program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.
Since its launch in 2006, more than 16,000 professionals in 79 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation.
The APICS CSCP designation:
  • is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the globe.
  • is a designation that is sought by thousands of employers and recruiters.
  • provides you with a mastery of supply chain management best practices and distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills.

For additional information http://www.apics.org/careers-education-professional-development/certification/cscp

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CLTD
The CLTD program sets the standard for logistics certification. As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations.
APICS CLTD designation will help you:
  • Master the essential knowledge needed for the logistics, transportation and distribution industry
  • Expand your outlook on the logistics field and enable you to bring new ideas to your organization
  • Remain current with global logistics trends and developments
  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a logistics expert
  • Provide you with the tools you need to help reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction

For additional information http://www.apics.org/careers-education-professional-development/certification/cltd

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Which APICS Offering is Right for Me?
APICS offers certifications which are recognized globally as the standard for professional excellence in operations and supply chain management:
  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
    • This curricula focuses on the activities inside the 4 walls of your company to help your employees reduce cost, streamline operations and enhance communication
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
    • Provides your employees with an end-to-end view of the supply chain. From your supplier’s supplier through the operation to your customer’s customer
  • APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)
    • As a CLTD designee, you will stand out from your peers, and demonstrate a commitment to advancing both your career and your company’s operations

The following graphic shows how these certifications are relevant:

For additional information http://www.apics.org/education-selector/individuals/compare-all

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