“The supply chain profession is advancing at an incredible pace. Are you keeping up?”

Customers in today’s complex global marketplace expect high quality, low prices, fast turnaround, and on-time delivery. To successfully compete, organizations have improved supply chain management practices and as a result, well-trained, well-educated supply chain professionals are playing an increasingly important role in their organizations.

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program will help you develop into a supply chain leader who can create and execute a supply chain strategy that meets customer needs, reduces costs, and increases profits. With the APICS CSCP designation, you’ll increase your value to employers who know that a well-run supply chain is a key component of a forward-looking and competitive

Are you an operations or supply chain management professional who

  • Is interested in obtaining more depth of knowledge and understanding in the areas of supplier and customer relations, international trade, the use of information technology to enable the supply chain, or physical logistics?
  • Is a supply chain consultant or instructor?
  • Works with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems?

If so, the APICS CSCP designation will enable you to advance your career through superior supply chain management practices that will improve your company’s competitive position and profitability.

The APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire supply chain—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer. The program provides professionals with the skill set necessary to understand and manage the integration and coordination of activities within today’s increasingly intricate supply chains.

The APICS CSCP program will equip you with the knowledge and skills demanded of supply chain leaders in all sectors of the worldwide economy, including service, manufacturing, and government.

Individuals will review designing a successful supply chain strategy; effectively managing supplier and customer relationships; recognizing how logistics, technology, and data can enhance performance; and how to seamlessly incorporate all processes to increase customer satisfaction and improve the organization’s bottom line.

Eligibility requirements:

To be eligible for the APICS CSCP exam, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, or C.P.M. designation
  • Three years of related business experience (visit www.apics.org/cscp for definition of related experience)

The learning system is divided into three Modules:

  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance
  • Implementation and Operations