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APICS Certification Study Materials (Smith)

This guide was designed to direct University of Houston students to materials needed to prepare for the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) exam.

Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

The principles, approaches, and techniques needed to schedule, control, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of production operations are covered in this module. A broad range of production operations are reviewed including project, batch, line, continuous, and re-manufacturing environments.

Resources available:

  • APICS Dictionary, 13th edition
  • Execution and Control of Operations Reprints
  • Introduction to Materials Management, 7th edition
  • Lean Production Simplified: A Plain Language Guide to the World's Most Powerful Production System, 2nd edition
  • Juran's Quality Handbook, 6th edition
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management, 6th edition
  • APICS CPIM Execution and Control of Operations Series