APICS Certificate in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    APICS Cert

  • Duration

    5 modules over 2 years - 1st module Year 1: 12 evenings over 10 weeks. Remaining 4 modules: 10 evenings over 10 weeks

  • Timetable

    Year 1: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00 - Year 2: Thursday 18:00 to 21:00

  • Commences

    Year 1: Wednesday 21 September 2016 - Year 2: Thursday 22 September 2016

About the Course

The CPIM is an internationally recognised qualification that has been awarded to 100,000 people worldwide since 1973. The programme covers the latest concepts and techniques in the field of supply chain and operations management. It is aimed at those who work, or plan to work, in the areas of materials management, logistics or supply chain management.

Entry Level

Candidates should have a Leaving Certificate with five subjects including English and Mathematics or an equivalent qualification. Mature students may be exempted from this requirement if their career development to date demonstrates the ability and motivation to succeed on the programme.

All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.  Enquiries relating to entry requirements & purchasing APICS exam credits should be directed to:

IPICS – The Supply Chain Management Institute, 6E, KCR Estate, Kimmage, Dublin 12
Tel:+35319023729                                                                                                                         Fax:+353-1-9023727

Important Course Information

Year 1  Module 1      

Basics of Supply Chain Management

Wednesday  18:00 to 21:00

September 2016 to December 2016


Year 1  Module 2      
Master Planning of Resources

Wednesday  18:00 to 21:00

January 2017 to March 2017


Year 1  Module 3

Detailed Scheduling & Planning

Wednesday  18:00 to 21:00

April 2017 to June 2017


Year 2  Module 4

Execution and Control of Operations

Thursday  18:00 to 21:00

September 2016 to December 2016


Year 2  Module 5

Strategic Management of Resources

Thursday  18:00 to 21:00

January 2017 to March 2017


Note: Times & days of classes are indicative only and are subject to change

Career Opportunities

The CPIM was launched by APICS in 1973 to provide a common basis for individuals to assess their knowledge in the evolving field of materials management. Since then, APICS certification has become recognised around the world as a standard of professional competence in supply chain and operations management. This qualification is a must for those working in managerial roles within supply chain/distribution or planning.

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Fees & Funding

As this is a professional Qualification, fees must be paid in full before each academic year and exam fees must also be paid separately to IPICS.


ITT Dublin Fees

Year 1: €2425  (includes ITT Dublin registration fee and course text books)

Year 2: €1625  (includes ITT Dublin registration fee and course text books)

How to Apply

  Applications are made online                                                                  

              Year 1                                                

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Further Information

Programme Leader
Nigel Donnelly. Tel: +353 1 404-2747

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