The results from our recent job task analysis showed that the focus of today’s supply chain roles is shifting from supporting the basic execution of tasks to managing and understanding key elements of planning and response. To underscore the importance of this shift, the Certified in Production and Inventory Management is going to become the Certified in Planning and Inventory Management. Planning has always been integral to the CPIM content. Changing the name from production to planning simply allows us to highlight that, and reach more candidates. For more information, view the FAQ document.