APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education, and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation, and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), and Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) designations set the industry standard. With over 45,000 members in 100 countries and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth, and reach global customers.

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      Build Foundational Knowledge            with APICS Principles 

APICS Principles of Operations Management is an education-based program made up of five courses designed to help those new to the field of operations management establish a solid foundation of knowledge to excel in the fields of inventory, production and distribution management. Principles offers organizations an efficient and effective approach to educate and develop professionals on the basics of operations management. 

The courses include many sessions, all of which are fully customizable to meet any number of unique learning needs within an organization. You can build the Principles program that meets your needs by selecting Principles course sessions, suitable as stand-alone mini-courses or combined with other sessions, to create a customized learning experience.

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Use APICS Principles of Operations Management to address specific organizational needs and challenges. In addition to the five standard APICS Principles courses offered, sessions within each course can also operate as stand-alone mini-courses or can be combined with other Principles course sessions to create a customized learning experience.

APICS will work with you to configure a customized course solution that can address any number of training needs or operational challenges, including:

  • Cross-functional training for senior managers
  • Foundational training in specific operations management roles
  • Targeted training to address specific operational challenges within your organization

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 Operations Planning

  • Planning foundations
  • Business planning
  • Basics of forecasting
  • Sales and operations planning
  • Master scheduling
  • Capacity management
  • Operations systems                                             


 Managing Operations

  • Processes and operations
  • Project management
  • Product and process design
  • Total quality management
  • Statistical quality control
  • Process improvement and optimization
  • Organizational management and performance

 Manufacturing Management

  • Manufacturing management fundamentals
  • Manufacturing product structures
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Capacity planning and management
  • Production activity control
  • Advanced scheduling
  • Lean production management

 Inventory Management

  • Inventory management fundamentals
  • Ordering techniques
  • Replenishment policies
  • Purchasing management
  • Just-in-time and lean methodologies
  • Inventory performance measurement                   



  • Operations management foundations
  • Introduction to distribution and logistics
  • Distribution channel design
  • Inventory management
  • Distribution requirements planning (DRP)
  • Warehouse management
  • Packaging and material handling
  • Transportation management
  • Transportation operations


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