Certification

Advance Your Career With APICS Certifications

APICS Certification ResourcesWhether you are starting out as an operations assistant, or you are a senior manufacturing expert with years of mechanical systems or vendor management experience, APICS will

  • keep you up-to-date and industry-savvy on current news and events.
  • give you the leverage you need to advance your career.
  • enhance your operations and supply chain management skills.
  • make you a valued leader within your organization.

APICS Tampa Bay offers all certification review courses in a Face-to-Face Classroom or in an On-Line-Blended format.

On-Line Blended is a combination of live Instructor-led interactive sessions and access to recorded lectures plus an APICS Learning System.

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

CPIM_Certification_PicAPICS CPIM program highlights:

  • Topics that cover everything inside your organization’s four walls.
  • The APICS CPIM certification is required by thousands of employers around the world—and is the proven industry standard.
  • Benefit from a reputation that is 40 years strong.

Ideal APICS CPIM program candidate:

  • You are seeking validation or accreditation for future career growth.
  • You have 2 or more years of experience in your field.
  • No bachelor’s degree is required.

To obtain CPIM, a candidate must pass two exams:
CPIM-1
CPIM-2

APICS Tampa Bay offers two cycles of the CPIM series on-line review courses each fiscal year:

Cycle 1:
o CPIM-1 in October
o CPIM-2 in January

Cycle 2:
o CPIM-1 in April
o CPIM-2 in July

APICS Tampa Bay also offers Face-To-Face classes in a partnership with USF’s Corporate Training and Professional Education. Learn more here.

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

cscp-ls-2016-laptop-fbooks-iphone-300dpiAPICS CSCP program highlights:

  • Topics cover end-to-end supply chain requirements from the first supplier to the end customer—the only certification of its kind in the industry today.
  • Helps supply chain professionals handle much more than ever before.
  • Get frequent updates based on current regulations.

Ideal APICS CSCP program candidate:

  • You are seeking to improve your organization’s cash flow, and to understand the ins and outs of the entire supply chain
  • 3 years of related business experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent* OR
  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
  • Candidate must submit an eligibility application and receive approval before taking the exam

*APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

To obtain CSCP, a candidate must pass a single exam.

APICS Tampa Bay offers an on-line review course for the CSCP in January of each year.

 

APICS Tampa Bay also offers Face-To-Face classes in a partnership with USF’s Corporate Training and Professional Education. Learn more here.

Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)

APICS CLTD program highlights: 

  • Gain recognition in the field as a logistics expert
  • Build credibility and set yourself apart from peers
  • Learn latest trends in global supply chain logistics
  • Impact your organization’s bottom line
  • Demonstrate logistics mastery of knowledge

Ideal APICS CLTD program candidate:

  • You are seeking in-depth knowledge of a broad range of supply chain logistics topics to set you apart from your peers — proving your high level of knowledge and skills.
  • 3 years of related business experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent* OR
  • CPIM, CSCP,CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
  • Candidate must submit an eligibility application and receive approval before taking the exam

*APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

To obtain CLTD, a candidate must pass a single exam.

APICS Tampa Bay offers an on-line review course for the CSCP in July of each year.

 

APICS Tampa Bay also offers Face-To-Face classes in a partnership with USF’s Corporate Training and Professional Education. Learn more here.

APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM)

Expand your credentials and share your knowledge with other industry professionals through presenting, publishing, teaching, and participating in ongoing professional development activities.

Contact Us

We are looking forward to assisting you on your journey to earning an APICS credential. Email us at education@apicstampabay.org to learn more about APICS certification.

Unable to wait for our next cycle?  We are able to offer on-line certification review courses on-demand as long as there are nine (9) candidates registered. Please contact us for more information.