20 June 2018


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard.


Creating a Highly Qualified, Competitive Global Workforce

Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry experts to increase bottom-line efficiency and effectiveness.

Today, with over 37,000 members – in 93 of the Fortune 100 companies – and 287 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers; providing professionals with the most up-to-date education, training, and resources in operations management APICS allow them to contribute to their organization’s success. 

Respected worldwide as the standards of professional excellence and quality within the manufacturing and service industries, APICS offers two certification programs, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). To date more than 100,000 professionals worldwide have earned their APICS CPIM designation, with nearly 15,000 operations and supply chain professionals having earned the APICS CSCP designation.


To learn more about APICS, visit apics.org