Certified in Planning & Inventory Management (CPIM Certification)

Unlock your potential with CPIM Certification. It is the globally recognized credential in production and inventory control. Our 40 hours of training offer a comprehensive journey from Supply Chain Strategy to Inventory Distribution. It helps individuals with the knowledge needed to excel in the field. Our course helps aspirants ace the CPIM exam on their first attempt. It helps individuals understand supply management principles. It further assists them in achieving the perfect balance between supply and demand.

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  • 27 Jul, 2024 / 27 Jul, 2024
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What is The CPIM Certification All About?

The CPIM Certification helps individuals understand the internal operations related to production and inventory within an organization. This training offers an understanding of materials management, master scheduling, and forecasting. It provides valuable knowledge applicable across the extended supply chain.

Why is Getting Trained on CPIM Certification Important?

Globally recognized, the CPIM Certification signifies excellence in the supply chain industry. It helps individuals to handle disruptions, variations, and risks within the supply chain domain. They play an important part in the smooth functioning of supply chain management.

Why Do Companies Hire Professionals With CPIM Certification?

Efficient business operations rely on effective inventory management. The CPIM Certification stands as the gold standard for production and inventory management professionals. Recognized globally, this certification solidifies one's understanding of the complexities of inventory control. This sets certified professionals apart as experts in the field.

Industry Trends

Staying updated on the latest inventory management trends is crucial for any business. These trends guide companies in resource allocation decisions, enhance stakeholder support, and provide a roadmap for growth. Applying these trends ensures a strategic approach to managing resources and positions businesses for sustainable development. 

These are some of the notable trends to watch out for:

  • ➤ Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Automated Mobile Robots (AMRs)
  • ➤ Artificial Intelligence
  • ➤ Cloud-Based Solutions
  • ➤ Distributed Inventory Management
  • ➤ Omni-Channel Inventory Control

Market trends

In 2021, the global inventory management market revenue reached US$1,528.3 million, as Future Market Insights (FMI) reported. Projections indicate that the inventory management market will rise to US$ 3,291.1 million by 2028. With a steady growth rate of approximately 11.2% from 2022 to 2028. The demand for inventory management is anticipated to contribute nearly 25% to the global warehouse management system market. Hence increasing the overall demand for CPIM Certification.

Salary Trends

Despite the global pandemic, salaries in the supply chain sector remained consistent. It offers professionals both job security and attractive compensation. Skilled and certified individuals in this field enjoy higher salaries than other industries.

These are some of the salaries earned by professionals in the MENA region:

  • ➤ Dubai: AED 18,500 monthly
  • ➤ Qatar: QAR 36,000 monthly
  • ➤  Bahrain: BHD 6,300 monthly

These figures indicate the lucrative job opportunities and financial rewards after completing the CPIM Certification. This makes it a valuable investment in one's career.

Demand & Opportunities

Earning the CPIM Certification assists you with the skills to understand all aspects of the supply chain. This certification increases one's ability to work seamlessly across different functions. It also provides the knowledge to manage risks and disruptions effectively. It also gives them a comprehensive skill set to excel in this dynamic field.

Some of the notable job opportunities are as follows:

  1. Inventory Manager
  2. Supply Chain Manager
  3. Logistics Analyst
  4. Materials Manager
  5. Logistics Manager

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the CPIM Certification will enable you to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of inventory planning and management.
  • Examine strategies and tactics for taking the lead in inventory planning.
  • Acquire the skills necessary to order and forecast materials, as well as to track and manage inventory levels.
  • Learn how to efficiently manage supply chain risks, demand fluctuations, and interruptions in supply.
  • Gain knowledge about inventory management methods and their practices. 


Course Module

  • Operational Objectives to Meet Competitive Priorities
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Fundamentals of Sales and Operations Planning
  • Manufacturing Strategies
  • KPIs and Metrics
  • Sustainable and Socially Responsible Supply Chains
  • Master Production Schedule
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Capacity Requirements Planning
  • Final Assembly Scheduling
  • Closing the Loop
  • Inventory Investment and Days of Supply
  • Safety Stock
  • Item Segmentation
  • Order Quantity and Item Replenishment
  • Tracking Inventory through Supply Chain
  • Basics of Reverse Logistics
  • Inventory Accuracy Audits
  • Addressing Inventory Loss
  • Planning and Managing Distribution Inventory
  • The Environment and Strategy
  • Strategic Scope
  • Strategic Objectives
  • Developing Organizational Strategy
  • Executing and Monitoring Strategy
  • Analysis for Functional and Operational Strategies
  • Functional and Operational Strategies
  • Processes and Layouts
  • Performance Monitoring and KPIs
  • Risk Management
  • Capital Equipment and Facilities
  • Sustainability Strategies
  • Demand Management
  • Customers
  • Marketing and Product Management
  • Sources of Demand
  • Forecasting
  • Forecast Performance
  • Inventory Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics
  • Inventory Control
  • Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics
  • Planning Distribution
  • Replenishment and Order Management
  • Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network
  • Creating a Product Road Map
  • Product Development
  • Characteristics of Demand
  • Forecasting
  • Buy
  • Make
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Quality Management
  • Information, Process, and Emerging Technologies
  • Purpose of S&OP
  • S&OP Roles and Process
  • Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans
  • Reconciling S&OP Plans
  • Creating the Master Schedule
  • Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule
  • Rough-Cut Capacity Planning
  • MRP Design
  • Using and Managing MRP
  • CRP and MRP-Based Scheduling
  • Final Assembly Schedule
  • Suppliers
  • Purchasing
  • Product Costing
  • Changes and Supply Disruptions
  • Product Life Cycle Management
  • Planning Detailed Schedules
  • Scheduling and PAC Methods
  • Production Schedules
  • Using Detailed Schedule

Program Dates

27 Jul
  • 09:00 AM
  • Sat
  • Classroom
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


We, at Learners Point, take immense pride in our teaching methods and instructors. Our instructors are some of the best experts in their fields and employ a practical approach to learning. Many of them are globally recognised and have a diverse set of experience in their field of expertise. You are always sure to have the best in the industry as your teachers who are ready to guide you at every step and make the experience informative yet enjoyable.  Apart from the focus on learning your chosen course, our instructors also encourage students to develop communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to excel in the practical world.

Our cutting edge teaching methods make every program an immersive and productive experience for the learners. Our learning methods are research-driven and are continuously updated to stay relevant to present times as well as the future. You will enjoy practical applications of everything learned through theory and regular mock examinations to help monitor your progress. Our courses are led by an instructor in a classroom setup and we do offer online high-quality sessions as well for individuals. We also monitor the training sessions with a progress tracker to maintain high standards of instruction & ethics.

Our Trainers

Paromita Ghosh brings around 17 years of experience in delivering exceptional procurement, import, export, and supply chain support services to internal and external customers of projects and corporations. She has vast procurement expertise with a focus on time-bound and cost-effective procurement through extensive sourcing, selection evaluation, and negotiation, adding substantial value and achieving significant cost savings.

Paromita also manages the challenging task of meeting customer expectations by acting as a liaison between customers and suppliers and ensuring seamless communication. She is also an expert in setting ambitious goals to achieve cost savings annually on overall procurement for corporates and projects. She has successfully met stringent delivery deadlines while adhering to procurement principles 

Paromita has actively contributed to the education domain as a Speaker in CIPS Webinars on exam success for the MENA region. Also serves as a Volunteer on the CIPS Northern Emirates Branch Committee. Paromita Ghosh, with her extensive experience and commitment to excellence, is a valuable asset in the realm of procurement and supply chain management.

Core Competencies

  • ⦾ Best Practices in Contract Management 
  • ⦾ Forecasting, Planning, Execution 
  • ⦾ Category Management
  • ⦾ Tenders, Bids, Negotiation 
  • ⦾ Procurement & Supply Management 
  • ⦾ Leadership & Team Management 
  • ⦾ Strategic Sourcing 
  • ⦾ Erp/ SAP P2P /Sage / Oracle 
  • ⦾ Vendor Management

Professional Qualifications

  • ⦾ Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Marketing & HRD 
  • ⦾ Master of Science
  • ⦾ Bachelor of Science in Botany Honors 


  • ⦾ Currently studying for the MCIPS Certification from Chartered Institute, UK
  • ⦾ CIPS Level 4 & CIPS Level 5 from Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.

Professional Skills

  • ⦾ CIPS Northern Emirates Committee Member- Education
  • ⦾ Trainer, Learners Point Academy, Dubai

Ms. Paromita Ghosh

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading course provider of the CPIM Certification, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals get equipped with the necessary skill set for a successful career ahead.

Following are the USPs our CPIM Certification offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organisations face and formulate our training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke CPIM Certification also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organising group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"CPIM Certification not only boosted my confidence but also provided a deep understanding of supply chain principles. Learners Point Academy's approach to real-world applications made a significant impact on my career growth."

Zaidi Akmal

Materials Manager

"The CPIM Certification program transformed my approach to supply chain management. The knowledge gained and practical skills honed during the course gave me a competitive edge in the job market."

Ayub Sheikh

Logistics Manager

"The CPIM Certification course was transformative for me. It equipped me with the skills needed in the dynamic supply chain industry. The real-world scenarios and case studies were incredibly helpful."

Evam Ali

Supply Chain Manager

"Learners Point Academy's CPIM Certification was a wise investment. The comprehensive curriculum and personalized guidance prepared me for the complexities of inventory and production management. Highly recommended!"

Hamid Shah

Logistics Analyst

"CPIM Certification opened doors to advanced career opportunities. The practical insights and hands-on experience were invaluable. Grateful for the expert guidance at every step."

Reza Mumdin

Inventory Manager

Our Graduates

Our graduates are from big companies, small, companies, they are founders, career changers and life long learners. Join us and meet your tribe!

FAQs on CPIM Certification

The full form of CPIM Certification is Certified in Planning and Inventory Management.

The exam format of CPIM Certification is computer-based multiple choice questions (MCQs).

The exam duration of CPIM Certification is 3.5 hours.

Yes, the CPIM Certification is globally recognized.

If the individual fails to maintain the CPIM Certification maintenance requirements within five years, the certification will be suspended. Hence they must submit their maintenance application within 90 days to rectify their status.

The prerequisites for CPIM Certification: 1) At least five years experience in supply chain or foundational knowledge in processes, materials management, and planning. 2)Eligibility requires at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. 3)Candidates should showcase analytical skills, familiarity with computing concepts/tools

There are 150 exam questions in the exam for CPIM Certification.

The passing score to achieve CPIM Certification is 300.

To maintain the validity of a CPIM certification, certified individuals must earn 75 “maintenance points” every five years.

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