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APICS CPIM 6.0 Certification Exams

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

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Currently Pursuing CPIM 6.0?

You still have plenty of time to complete your studies and test on version 6.0. Both exams will be offered concurrently until April 2, 2022. The timeline below outlines key dates relevant to this transition process. There are no exceptions for extending these deadline dates.

  • February 25, 2021 – CPIM 7.0 is available for purchase. 
  • March 30, 2021 – Last day to purchase CPIM 6.0 exam credits.
  • March 31, 2021 – CPIM 7.0 exam launch.
  • September 30, 2021 – Last day to purchase CPIM 6.0 ATTs (using exam credits or direct purchase). Please note: if a 6.0 exam is failed after this date, only 7.0 exam retakes will be available for purchase.
  • April 1, 2022 – Last day to test for CPIM 6.0
  • April 2, 2022 – CPIM 6.0 exam is discontinued.

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Earning Your CPIM

CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 exams must be passed within three years of each other to earn the CPIM designation.

CPIM Part 1

  • Module 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management

CPIM Part 2

  • Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)
  • Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)
  • Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)
  • Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

To maintain your CPIM designation you must submit a certification maintenance application every five years.

Learn about the CPIM exam process

Earning Your CPIM

Your Path to Certification: The APICS CPIM Learning System

The APICS Learning System is a comprehensive program with access to print and digital material, interactive learning activities, quizzes, flashcards and downloadable content so you can study anywhere. The curriculum is drawn from the APICS Exam Content Manual (ECM) and organizes information from industry-leading references.

The Learning System follows a three part Assess, Study, Practice methodology to help you retain the information.

Assess: Measure your knowledge with the online assessment.

Study: Study the Learning System content by reading modules, practicing flashcards, and reinforcing concepts with practice quizzes.

Practice: Build exam day confidence with a CPIM practice test.

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