CSCP Education

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) is a 14 week Certification exam preparation class designed to provide you with an overview of the text with experiential anecdotes from the instructor, but quickly delves down into specifics as questions come up from the students.

What is the APICS CSCP?

  • The only certification that encompasses the entire global supply chain.
  • Covers a breadth of topics -- globalization, logistics, supplier and customer relationship management, IT enablement, logistics.
  • Provides a thorough understanding of supply chain so employees can identify opportunities for improvement within your company.
  • Sets the standard for supply chain certification -- administered in 30 countries and accepted by leading companies worldwide.

Benefits of CSCP:

  • According to the Operations Management Employment Outlook, APICS CSCP designees, on average, earn 13 percent more than non-certified supply chain professionals. (Third quarter, 2010)
  • Attain knowledge to effectively manage global supply chain activities.
  • Master concepts that create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology, and corporate-wide communication.
  • Increase professional value and efficiency of the workplace environment.
  • Gain proven learning and organizational skills to strategically streamline operations and drive profits.

Suggested Prerequisites:

The CSCP materials are advanced and the examination assumes many years of in-depth Supply Chain experience and/or the CPIM certification has been achieved. People attempting the examination without this background find the examination very challenging and are typically less successful in attaining a passing score. People attempting the examination without this knowledge have a very low pass rate.

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What people are saying...

“The APICS body of knowledge helped empower our employees to make strategic decisions that support the company’s overall success, increasing on-time delivery by nearly 50 percent.” Kristie Huntress, Global Business Process Manager, Dow Corning

“The APICS CSCP program is very useful in designing, introducing, and implementing cost reduction programs during these times of economic downturn. By looking beyond just the costs related to procurement and reviewing all real costs within the total supply chain, I’ve gained tremendous insights that often resulted in impressive opportunities to reduce various costs in the entire supply chain.” John van Veen, CSCP Procurement Consultant, Benefit Value by Procurement

“The APICS CSCP Learning System is the best self-directed course I have taken. It was comprehensive and well designed.  The many practice questions allow you to take the practice tests multiple times and thoroughly understand global supply chain management concepts.” Gary Gammell, CSCP, Demand Manager, Tellabs