The Grand Rapids APICS Chapter offers a wide variety of educational offerings year-round. Select a topic area of interest below for more information about registration, contacts and class schedules.  If you don't see an APICS class or offering you are interested in, please contact our education director.  Please read our policies on refunds and privacy.

We offer the following:

APICS CPIM Recertification Exam

In today's competitive job market, your credentials help differentiate you from other potential employees.  When you invested in your future by earning the APICS Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation, you made an important career choice that has given you an edge over the competition.  The APICS CPIM Recertification Exam is a one-time opportunity for individuals whose CPIM credentials have expired.  You can reclaim your credential instead of taking all five (5) CPIM exams again, candidates are able to renew their certifications by taking only one exam.

The new exam will include 30 questions taken from each of the following CPIM Modules: DSP, ECO, MPR and SMR, for a total of 120 multiple choice items delivered in a 3-hour exam.

Candidates must apply for eligibility in order to register and take the APICS CPIM Recertification along with a $150 non-refundable application fee.  Visit: for application and details.

APICS Principles of Operations Management 

APICS Principles of Operations Management is an education-based program made up of five courses designed to help new entrants to the field of operations management establish the foundational knowledge necessary to excel in the fields of production and distribution management. Principles offers organizations an efficient and effective approach to educate and develop professionals on the basics of operations management.

An added feature of the Principles program allows customers to build custom courses to meet specific education needs. Organizations can select Principles course sessions, suitable as stand-alone minicourses or to be combined with other sessions, to create a customized learning experience.

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  • Become an instructor. Please contact our chapter president.