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APICS has been the association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience since 1957. PMI Production Management Institute has been an education partner for APICS since 1989. Until today, we are Premier Channel Partner.

APICS Certifications have become an international standard for Operations- and Supply Chain Management and cover the complete supply chain. APICS Certified professionals help their organizations to become more competitive. Ingersoll Rand successfully applied APICS standards in its education, certification, deployment of standards and organizational design, and released its impressive success story.

Supply Chain, Logistic, Procurement, Strategic Buying, Production Planning, Controlling, Warehousing, Distribution, Inventory Management, Project Management, JIT, Total Quality Management, Kaizen, Kanban, SixSigma, Lean Management, Customer Relationship Management, IT, Supply Chain Finance are part of the body of knowledge.

PMI offers public and inhouse seminars for the CPIM, CSCP and CLTD education. The areas substantially covered in our courses include

  • Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP
  • Master Scheduling
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Distribution
  • Warehousing
  • Logistics & Transportation Management
  • Purchasing
  • Continuous Improvement Methods (Lean, Six Sigma, TOC)

Educationand Certifications are conducted in English to support our multinational students for global mobility. APICS offers four certifications:

  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
    to receive a detailed knowledge of the internal operations processes.
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
    to understand the complete supply chain network with all processes and concepts.
  • APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)
    provides relevant knowledge and tools that will help to ensure continuous flow of material and to manage today’s supply chain logistics challenges.
  • APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P)
    Learn techniques for managing and measuring the performance of a global supply chain using the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model with the SCOR Professional program. The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model is unique in that it links business processes, performance metrics, practices, and people skills into a unified structure. It is hierarchical in nature, interactive and interlinked.

The following picture provides an overview of the APICS SCC SCOR Modell core processes mapped with typical supply chain job titles. Additionally the APICS certifications are mapped with the SCOR processes and the respective managerial application areas.