Certified in Integrated Resource Management
American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
CIRM: Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
education integrates your understanding of organizational resources
such as information technology, materials, human resources,
production and supporting equipment, facilities, and capital to meet
the goals of your organization. CIRM is a comprehensive program
designed to develop managerial and leadership skills.
CIRM requirements: You must pass 5 CIRM exams with a total scaled
score of 200 or higher on each exam to earn the CIRM distinction.
The five exams are: Enterprise Concepts and Fundamentals, Designing
Products and Processes, Delivering Products and Services,
Identifying and Creating Demand, and Integrated Enterprise
CIRM exam cost: APICS Members: $150.00 per exam, nonmembers:
$185.00 per exam.
CPIM: Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
provides a common basis for individuals and organizations to
evaluate their knowledge of the evolving field of production and
inventory management. The program has helped individuals and their
organizations become more productive and competitive because it is
designed to test candidates’ in-depth knowledge of a variety of
subjects specific to production and inventory management.
CPIM requirements: You must pass 5 CPIM exams with a total scaled
score of 300 or higher on each exam to earn the CIRM distinction.
The five exams are: Basics of Supply Chain Management, Master
Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Execution
of Control of Operations, and Strategic Management of Resources.
CPIM exam cost: APICS Members: $100.00 per exam, nonmembers:
$135.00 per exam.