Certified Supply Chain Professional


Course Description

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program provides essential concepts related to customer and supplier relationships, continuous improvement, distribution requirement planning, global logistics and international business, as well as e-business vision and strategy. This certificate aims to prepare participants for the Association for Operations Management (APICS) exam.​

APICS CSCP helps individuals develop

  • Competencies to manage complex worldwide supply chain activities involving suppliers, plants, distributors and customers in a global environment
  • Proven knowledge and organizational skills to strategically streamline operations
  • Greater on-the-job confidence and earning potential
  • Network of supply chain professionals for collaboration


APICS CSCP designees have the knowledge and skills to

  • Positively affect lead times, inventory and bottom-line profitability
  • interact with existing resources and your ERP system to increase the efficiency of the workplace environment – create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology and corporate-wide communication

The CSCP program consists of three modules with an exam for each module that reflects critical areas in supply chain management.

Module 1 – Supply Chain Design

  • Section A: Develop the Supply Chain Strategy
  • Section B: Design the Supply Chain

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

  • Section A: Procure and Deliver Goods and Services
  • Section B: Manage the Relationship with Supply Chain Partners
  • Section C: Manage Reverse Logistics

Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

  • Section A: Comply with Standards, Regulations, and Sustainable Best Practices
  • Section B: Manage Risk in the Supply Chain
  • Section C: Measure, Analyze, and Improve the Supply Chain
  • Individuals who want to prepare for the APICS certification exam
  • Professionals seeking in-depth knowledge and an understanding of their entire supply chain
  • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
  • Innovators promoting global supply chain management
  • Managers working to affect lead time, inventory, productivity and the bottom line

About the Examination & eligibility requirements for CSCP 

  • 3 years of related business experience or
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or
  • CPIM, CLTD or CSCP, CTL, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
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“Lots of great information, examples and quizzes. I really learned so much”

Paula Seif
Senior Foreign purchasing & Logistics, Contec

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