Strategic Management of Resources Module


Course name Strategic Management of Resources Module
Institution APICS - The Association for Operations Management
Location Online
Language English
Contact information

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Course objective

Move your learning to the next level through the SMR module that includes higher-level thinking or strategic planning and implementation of operations. This includes an understanding of how market requirements drive the resources and processes of an organization

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

-Understanding concepts that require a combination of elements and higher thinking within the entire CPIM body of knowledge

-Knowing the relationship of existing and emerging processes and technologies to operations and supply chain functions

-Understanding various business environments

-Knowing how business strategies are developed and how operation strategies are implemented

Total time commitment 36
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name This course counts towards a certificate in APICS CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management. Participants would need to complete the other modules in oder to receive a certificate.
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Incentives description


Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

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Course fee $580
Discount available Yes
Discount description

APICS Members save $130. The member price is $450.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

In order to get the certificate participants need to complete: Basics of Supply Chain Management, Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Execution and Control of Operations, and strategic Management of Resources.