Certified in Planning and Inventory Management


Recognized as the global standard of professional competence in planning and inventory management

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Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)

The CPIM certification is recognized as the gold standard of professional competence in planning and inventory management, companies rely on CPIM designees to maximize ROI and increase customer satisfaction. Through the CPIM, you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to execute, control and improve the internal operations of your company.

The CPIM certification highlights your initiative and commitment to gaining the latest expertise and skills in supply chain and operations management. Currently, there are more than 100,000 professionals who have successfully completed the CPIM program.

Who is this course intended for?

CPIM – Certified in Planning and Inventory Management is aimed at professional working.

Supply Chain




ERP Users

Internal Process Management

Inventory Management

Operation Management





Demand And Supply Planning

Production Management

Buyer / Planner

Product Planner

Material Manager

Supply Planner

Supply Chain Analyst

Inventory Analyst

Demand Analyst

Why Study CPIM

  • Prepare for Success in the New Connected World
  • Expand your digital supply chain knowledge and capabilities
  • Validate your Supply Chain mastery and expertise through ASCM Certification
  • Quickly gain fluency in supply chain frameworks and trends
  • Get noticed with increased credibility and recognition
  • Increase your salary – according to an ASCM-accredited study, CPIM designees up to 24% more than their counterpart

CPIM program content

The CPIM course covers a broad range of topics to equip graduates and new professionals, with the skills and tools necessary to effectively manage the first stages of supply chain. This enables them to make operation planning, resource management and production more effective.

Study Options


Self-Study/Distance Learning

Study in your own time and when ready engage NZPICS to arrange for the exam.


CPIM Part 1 = 7 x 3-hour sessions.
CPIM Part 2 = 13 x 3-hour sessions
Public classes are held at NZPICS office in Penrose.

Corporate/Group training

On-site instructor-led delivery.
Customisable time-frame. Full-days and half-day as per your convenience.
Please contact NZPICS to discuss options.

All options include CPIM workbooks, online tools and the exam.

A minimum of 4 students must register for Tutored Sessions to proceed.

N.b. We recommend you complete your exam within one year of enrolment.

NZPICS Reserves the right to cancel Courses if minimums are not met.

Course dates

CPIM Part 1  16/02/2022 – 30/03/2022

CPIM Part 2  17/02/2022 – 12/05/2022

CPIM Part 1  12/04/2022 – 24/05/2022

CPIM Part 2  —–

CPIM Part 1  15/06/2021 – 27/07/2022

CPIM Part 2 07/06/2022 – 30/08/2022

CPIM Part 1  11/08/2022- 29/09/2022

CPIM Part 2  07/09/2022- 30/11/2022

CPIM Part 1  18/10/2022 – 29/11/2022

CPIM Part 2  ——–

*Dates are approximate and may vary by a week or two.

Course Pricing


Includes work books, online tools and Exam

Part 1

Members* (NZPICS & APICS)             Non-Members

$2,195                                          $2,895

Part 2

Members* (NZPICS & APICS)             Non-Members

 $2,415                                       $3,115

Personalized Instructor Support

Hourly rate(TBA)

CPIM Instructor-led Class

Includes work books, online tools and Exam

Part 1

Members*(NZPICS & APICS)            Non-Members

 $2,999                                   $3,699

Part 2

Members*(NZPICS & APICS)           Non-Members

$3,650                                   $4,350

Personalized Instructor Support

Hourly rate(TBA)

Corporate/ Group Training

Please contact the NZPICS office for details

*Course fees excludes memberships (NZPICS & ASCM). NZPICS & APICS membership are mandatory to avail membership price/s.

*While enrolling for an APICS program you can simultaneously register for NZPICS and APICS members as part of the enrolment process. No need to apply for membership separately.

Current NZPICS membership – $80 and ASCM membership- $306, excluding GST. Additional fees depending on your requirements may apply.

If you are only interested at this stage to join NZPICS – to take advantage of site visits, conferences, networking events, seminars/workshops and earn APICS Certification maintenance points. Please complete the Membership registration form under the Membership Tab on the website.

Note: Requires candidates to pass two exams within three years.

*Prices quoted above are subject to change. All prices are GST exclusive. Up to 3% penalty charges may apply to overdue invoices.

Exam Info

CPIM Part 1 Exam

The CPIM Part 1 exam – is 3.5 hours long and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions.

CPIM Part 2 Exam

The CPIM Part 2 exams – is 3.5 hours long and also consists of 150 multiple-choice questions.

Exams are undertaken at an authorised Pearson Vue testing centre.

RBP 50% Voucher Scheme

If your firm is GST registered, has less than 50 employees and operates in a commercial environment*.
You may be eligible for upto 50% subsidy on an NZPICS CPIM, CLTD or CSCP course.

*Click here to learn more.