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APICS Certification Training

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1. Basics of Supply Chain Management

a. The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. This module covers manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail industries. This includes the fundamental relationships in the design, planning, execution, monitoring, and control that occur. Knowledge of the material in this module is assumed as a prerequisite for the other APICS CPIM modules, which cover similar topics in much greater depth.

b. Topics include:

i. Understanding basic business-wide concepts, including understanding various supply chain environments

ii. Managing demand, including markets and customer expectations

iii. Designing products, processes, and information systems

iv. Understanding supply issues including inventory costs, functions, and metrics