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APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Exam Preparation Program  – Accelerated Program!

Increase your knowledge, credibility and earning potential by earning the APICS CPIM designation, the leading industry certification.  This designation is essential if you are involved in production and inventory management, operations, supply chain management, procurement, materials management or purchasing.  You’ll master essential terminology, concepts and strategies to increase your functional knowledge plus feel more confident and better prepared to successfully pass the exam.  This program is co-sponsored by the Boston Chapter of APICS.  Course fee includes books; certification exam not included.  Course fees for APICS members discounted; fees noted are for non-members.  For more information on this program, the CPIM, APICS, and course fees for APICS members, please go to the APICS Boston website at  http://bostonapics.org/index.php.   Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Instructor: R. Bruce Murphy, CPIM, PMP, with extensive experience in operations, purchasing, inventory/materials management and supply chain management

Basics of Supply Chain Management

Explore the basic concepts in managing the flow of materials in a supply chain.  Get a complete overview of material flow, from internal and external suppliers to and from your organization.  Topics include: elements of the supply chain, Lean/Just in Time, Total Quality Management (TQM), Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP, MRPII, ERP), demand planning, capacity management and more.  Note that this module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries and is considered a prerequisite for each of the other CPIM modules.

Course Information

Dates/Times: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 5 weeks, 3/11-4/18

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $529 fee (includes book)

CRN: 226 Course Number: MGMT1043 Section: RWA

Strategic Management of Resources*

Detailed Scheduling and Planning*

Master Planning of Resources*

*Offered Fall 2017

 You might also be interested in our Supply Chain Management Certificate Program.

Supervisory Skills Toolkit

This jam-packed, interactive two-day workshop provides new as well as seasoned managers and supervisors with the critical skills and knowledge to effectively lead their organization.  Topics include motivating and coaching for improved performance, improving employee work habits, preparing for change, communicating effectively, dealing with conflicts, team building and more!

Instructor: Gerard Bruno, President, Gerard Bruno Associates, with extensive experience as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and author

Course Information – Select One

Course One

Dates/Time: Thursday/Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 2 days, 12/8 & 12/9

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $228 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 541 Course Number: MGMT1034 Section: RWD


Course Two

Dates/Time: Thursday/Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m., 2 days, 4/6 & 4/7

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $228 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 159 Course Number: MGMT1034 Section: RWA

More information

Contact: Diane Zold-Gross at 978-659-1221 or Dianne Lahaye at 978-659-1222

You may be interested in the Project Management Certificate

If your company qualifies, you may be eligible to attend a 10 week, 30-hour Supervisory/Management Skills Certificate program at no charge.  Contact Kathryn Ronaldson at kronaldson@necc.mass.edu.   Next program starts February 2017!