APICS CPIM Part 2 Sofia (16-18 April and 30 May – 1 June 2019)

1,950.00  excl. VAT

Duration:  6 days;

Delivery dates: 16-18 April and 30 May – 1 June 2019

Instructor:Wolfram F. Irsa, MSc, CPFIM, CIRM;

Certificate: Yes, upon completion;

Location:  TBA.


This course is offered in partnership with Symix Bulgaria, an APICS Premier Channel Partner

Visit the Symix CSCP page for detailed info on the exam and the course

About this course:

The reconfigured APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management Program offer streamlined path to become CPIM certified and to gain knowledge, learn skills and best practices required to execute, control and improve all of the internal operations within the four walls of your company. This 6-day course, split into two sessions:

  • 16-18 April 2019 (Session 1)
  • 30 May – 1 June 2019 (Session 2)

will build up upon what you learned in the APICS CPIM Part 1 course and will help you get APICS CPIM-certified!

Developed by APICS – The Association for Operations Management the CPIM Part 2 course is the second part of the best curriculum worldwide for professional training and certification in the fields of Operations Management including production, purchasing, logistics, and inventory management.

CPIM Part 2 topics include Strategic Management of Resources, Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning and Execution and Control of Operations modules to deliver a comprehensive supply chain training for internal operations.

Who should attend:

  • Professionals in supply chain, logistics, production, planning, ERP consultants;
  • Companies seeking to improve their knowledge in the Supply Chain Excellence;
  • Organizations that intend to expand their Supply and Distribution Chains both domestically and internationally;
  • Individuals who plan to take the APICS CPIM certification exam.

All participants will get:

  • Internationally recognized APICS certificate for completion of the workshop;
  • Original APICS Certified Participant Guides plus PowerPoint slides in printed form;
  • Access to the On-line learning system components;
  • Two coffee breaks and lunch per day.

Major Session Topics

Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Developing a Business Strategy

Gathering and Analyzing Internal/External Information

Where Will We Compete?

How Will We Compete?

Sustainability and Strategy

Business Planning

Aligning the Operations Strategy


Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Demand Management

Sales and Operations Planning

Master Scheduling

Distribution Planning

Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)

Inventory Management

Materials Requirement Planning

Managing Projects

Detailed Capacity Planning

Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply

Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

Execution of Operations

Scheduling and Authorization

Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement

Design Concepts and Trade-Offs

About the Instructor, Wolfram F. Irsa


Wolfram F. Irsa, MSc, CPFIM, CIRM is an educator, trainer, seminar presenter and management consultant with experience in implementations and support for customers around the world.

Mr. Irsa is focused on improving efficiency in Operations Management. Mr. Irsa has more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience working in Operations Management and Logistics Management, having worked with companies like Philips, NXP, SiemensVDO, Tyco, General Electric, Johnson Controls, Delphi, Lexmark, BASF, 3M, ASE, KTM, and Lear.


Mr. Irsa holds a certification as an auditor for IATF16949. He is a perceptive, dedicated, and resourceful operations, manufacturing, supply chain and quality assurance professional with extensive experience in operations, sourcing, new product introduction, quality/reliability and inventory management.

He understands the big picture and maintains knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing business. He has major strengths in supply chain management, fabless/offshore manufacturing, sourcing and supplier management, product qualification, and reliability/design verification testing and failure analysis.


His extensive knowledge and experience includes sourcing and manufacturing with Asian companies, both from a culture and cost savings basis. He is highly skilled in ERP, global supply chain, information systems, stress test methodologies, and facilities management. He develops strong purchasing, planning, product engineering, production, quality, reliability, test, and document management system functions in start-up environments.

He successfully implements programs that result in achieving top rankings for quality, delivery, and service to key customers. He has presented at international conferences in Europe, Asia and North America.