Welcome to the APICSKC Of Kansas City website. The Kansas City Chapter has been your local chapter since 1961. APICSKC strives to build operation management excellence in enterprises and individuals through training and education. Use this website to learn about local education and events hosted by the APICSKC of Kansas City. The main APICS website at www.apics.org provides a wealth of information about APICS.

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The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is known as the premier certification for internal supply chain business operations. Since CPIM’s launch in 1973, more than 100,000 professionals have benefited from this globally recognized certification.    Companies and employers know that CPIM designees have the proven knowledge and skills to strategically streamline operations.  Now, APICS is streamlining the CPIM program to better serve the needs of the supply chain workforce - while maintaining the body of knowledge and integrity that has kept CPIM at the forefront of supply chain education. 

CPIM Complete course

CPIM Part 1 consists of 10 weeks

Thursday: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Date: November 30th, 2017 – February 1st, 2018

Location: TBD


CPIM Part 2 consists of 16 weeks

Thursday: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Date: February 15th 2018 – May 31st, 2018


Instructor: Standa Colley CPIM CSCP CLTD

APICS Certified Master Instructor


The CPIM series includes the two learning systems and two exams which consist of five modules. Each module reflects critical areas in production and inventory management.

Part 1:  MODULE 1 – Basics of Supply Chain Management 

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management

  • Demand Management

  • Master Planning

  • Material Requirements Planning

  • Capacity Management

  • Purchasing

  • Inventory Management

  • Execution and Control

  • Physical Distribution

  • Continuous Improvement


Part 2 Book 1:  MODULE 1 – Strategic Management of Resources

  • Developing a Business Strategy

  • Gathering and Analyzing Internal/External Information

  • Where Will We Compete?

  • How Will We Compete?

  • Sustainability and Strategy

  • Business Planning

  • Aligning the Operations Strategy

  • Infrastructure

MODULE 2 – Master Planning of Resources

  • Demand Management

  • Sales and Operations Planning

  • Master Scheduling

  • Distribution Planning

Part 2 Book 2: MODULE 3 – Detailed Scheduling and Planning

  • Inventory Management

  • Materials Requirement Planning

  • Managing Projects

  • Detailed Capacity Planning

  • Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply

MODULE 4 – Execution and Control of Operations

  • Execution of Operations

  • Scheduling and Authorization

  • Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement

  • Design Concepts and Trade-Offs

 Also included:

CPIM Exam Content Manual

E-reader version

2 instructor led study sessions in addition to class time

APICS e-download dictionary


Registration information

$3,195.00 APICS PLUS members

$3,395.00 APICS Core Members

$3,595.00 Non-members $200 discount for early registration before October 30th, 2017

Groups of 3 or more receive a 10% discount




Phone – 816-678-1437















The APICS Message

 "APICS The Association for Operations Management build excellence in individuals and enterprises through superior operations Management education and training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals."


The Association for Operations is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operation management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics. Since 1957, individual and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.


Education & Training

We offer individual training for those looking to grow their  understanding of the operations management and supply chain body of knowledge

Plant Tours

Plan to attend our upcoming plant tours.Individuals are given the opportunity to tour our local companies, view their products and manufacturing process. Look for our upcoming events

Professional Development Meetings (PDM)

Plan to attend our monthly meetings. Various topics are discussed and it gives you a chance to meet other professionals.

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