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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Professeur(s) responsable(s)AS.DE PAUW
Intervenant(s)LIECKENS KRIS

Pré requis

No specific knowledge is required to follow this course because the focus is on the introduction of basic con-cepts in the area of production and inventory management systems. Having an interest in this field is more than enough. Quantitative exercises are rather easy to compute.

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to
- get an in-depth understanding of internal operations, production and inventory management
- get prepared for the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), globally recog-nized as the premier certification for internal supply chain business operations since 1973
- have the proven knowledge and skills to strategically streamline these internal operations
- succeed the official APICS exam for CPIM Part 1, which is the new, streamlined version of CPIM BSCM

Contenu du cours

I. Business-wide management concepts and techniques including: supply chain fundamentals, operating environments, financial fundamentals, enterprise resources planning, lean, quality fundamentals, and theo-ry of constraints
II. Demand management covers sources of demand for goods and services, including a basic understanding of markets, voice of the customer and an overview of demand planning
III. Transformation of demand into supply includes the design of products and services, capacity manage-ment, planning, execution and control, and performance measurements
IV. Supply includes the actual or planned provision of a product, component or service and its sustainability (inventory, purchasing cycle and distribution)

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Independent work
Independent study
Estimated personal workload32,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant64,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • E-learning
  • Interactive class
  • Coaching


One final exam similar to the APICS style
Optionally students are free to take the official APICS exam (CPIM Part 1), which will be paid for by the school (value: 470€) in case the student succeeds at this exam

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
TOTAL     100,00


  • APICS CPIM Part 1: MODULE 1 – Basics of Supply Chain Management. It contains all the material to prepare for the official APICS exam: slides, book and the APICS Learning System. -

  • The APICS Learning System includes comprehensive reading materials and web-based, interactive study tools and practice questions in one mobile-friendly program. The registration fee to access the licensed material is 395 €. -

  • This fee is not a requirement to participate in the course, but it is highly recommended: no material will be posted on the IÉSEG online channel! -

Ressources internet

* Informations non contractuelles et pouvant être soumises à modification
Vidéo : Un campus à vivre
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