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The Market at 25th
Community Room
25th St. & Fairmount Ave.,
Richmond, VA 23223

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Christy Ross 
Supply Chain Mavens 

CPIM Part 1 Saturdays Sept.-Oct. --in conjunction with the Richmond Forum 

Supply Chain Mavens and the Richmond Forum are offering this CPIM pt 1 workshop on four consecutive Saturdays starting in September: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, and 10/2. The class will be held from 8am to 5pm EDT. The workshop will be offered in a hybrid mode-- on-site plus virtual. For more information, contact the course instructor: Dave Credicott (credicottd@comcast.net)

Scope:  Introducing Supply Chain concepts and emphasizing basic terminology, this first of two CPIM modules traces the complete flow of inbound materials from suppliers--through planning processes, transformation operations, and materiel management--and distribution of end items to customers.  Get a comprehensive overview of successful operations strategies with a solid understanding of interfaces and cost tradeoffs to optimize customer satisfaction and supply chain performance.

Who Should Attend?  Industry newcomers, logistics professionals, and those seeking to advance into management roles should take this course.  Anyone active in daily management of production planning, purchasing, logistics, or operations will bring home proven techniques to eliminate non-value-added activities, reduce costs, shorten cycle times, and improve Customer Service.

Course format: This workshop will be held on four consecutive Saturdays starting in September:  9/11, 9/18, 9/25, and 10/2.  These would follow the 8-hour agenda, from 8am to 5pm EDT  We plan offer them in a hybrid mode - on-site plus virtual.  

Curriculum:  Classes are highly interactive, with reading assignments, exercises, discussions, quizzes, demos, Web clips, Midterm & Final tests plus multiple study tools.  The classes cover:

  1. Supply Chain Overview
  2. Fundamentals of Demand Management
  3. Plan Supply
  4. Executing the Supply Plan
  5. Inventory Management
  6. Continuous Improvement, Quality Management & Technologies

Substantial pre-course Reading Assignments are required for every session, including the first.

Cost: Registration fee of $1995.00 ASCM member (or We will happily “bundle” the first year of ASCM’s Professional Plus membership dues of $220 for a New Member rate $2215.00) This includes 32 hrs of tuition, plus the following materials:

  • CPIM Part 1 Learning System
  • CPIM Part 1 Slide Deck
  • 1-year online study tools access
  • CPIM Part 1 Exam credit (valid for 6 months with free retake)

Please note, per ASCM regulations, due to this special offer on material and exam credits, the Prep and Exam Bundle, or any of its components, cannot be returned, refunded or transferred. 

  • Exam credits will be assigned to students' ASCM account so they may obtain an Authorization to Test (ATT).

  • The ATT is valid for an additional 6 months for participants to schedule and take each exam.

  • Participants will have access to the CPIM Part 1 Learning System online study tools for 12 months from the time the bundle is purchased and the license is assigned by the instructor.

  • Candidates will ONLY qualify for the 2nd Chance Exam (retake), when they schedule and take their first exam within 90 days of purchasing their valid ATT and fail their exam. The 2nd Chance Exam (retake), if issued, will be valid for 6 months.