Certified Production and Inventory Management Part 1

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CPIMprep Part 1  is an interactive software program consisting of a database of questions, answers, and explanations that together comprise a system for exam preparation.   The Program contains two modules “Study Session” and “Practice Test” to help users most efficiently focus their exam preparation.  Learn more about our program features:

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Certification Exam:  The software is designed to prepare the user for the CPIM Part 1 exam, the first of two exams for the CPIM certification. For information regarding pre-requisites for certification, schedules, fees, etc. contact APICS.

Program Name:   CPIMprep Part 1

Year Created:  2018

Last modified:   January 2018

Upcoming Modifications:  None currently planned

Number of Questions:    389

Exam Prep Outline:

CPIMprep Part 1 is an interactive software program consisting of a database of questions, answers, and explanations that together comprise a system for exam preparation.  The database has over 385 questions in 4 main topic areas. The 4 main topics are as follows:


  • Business Wide Concepts
  • Demand Management
  • Transformation of Demand into Supply
  • Supply



Author:  David Carpenter, CPIM, CSCP

The CPIMprep Part 1 was authored by David Carpenter, CPIM, CSCP; a consultant with over 25 years management experience, having held positions in consulting, materials management, supply chain and finance.  Mr. Carpenter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from American International College and did graduate work at Western New England College. He is certified in Production and Inventory Management and as a Supply Chain Professional. He has taught graduate level courses in production and inventory management, as well as certification courses for APICS. Mr. Carpenter has been a speaker at local, regional, and international APICS conferences. He has held several positions at APICS chapter offices and has served as past president of the Western Massachusetts chapter.




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