APICS, the American „Educational Society for Resource Management“, is the worldwide leading corporation in the area of „Production and Inventory Management“ offering an international acknowledged education with certification in English language for people in a job. The study takes about 1 ½ years.

The areas logistics, procurement, production planning, controlling, distribution, stock managment, JIT, Total Quality, Kaizen, Kanban are essential topics of the study.

In Germany the organization is represented by PMI in Munich. See www.pmi-m.de

In the year 2000 I completed the APICS certification as CPIM – „Certified in Production and Inventory Management . This certificate has been maintained in 2005, 2010, and 2015 each time for another 5 years.

Between 2000 and 2005 I was a guest speaker for production, supply chain management, and E-Commerce.