Certified Supply Chain Professional Program

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional brings your company’s entire end-to-end supply chain into perspective. From manufacturing companies to service providers, supply chain effectiveness in the global economy is increasingly critical for business and professional success. Customer expectations are high – with the APICS CSCP, you can ensure that your company not only meets them, but exceeds them.

 WHO SHOULD PURSUE CSCP?

  • Professionals and leaders who want an improved view of strategic Supply Chain Management with a global view
  • Leaders looking to improve lead time, working capital, productivity and the bottom line
  • Innovators seeking to make step-change improvements in their chain strategies and effectiveness
  • Anyone looking to move forward in their careers and improve their competitiveness.
MODULE 1
APICS Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

  • Broad concepts include primary processes, objectives, logistics, integration methods, and rewards
  • Alignment of supply chain with corporate strategies
  • Key considerations for planning, inventory control, and continued improvement
  • Identification and management of market segments
  • Demand forecasting and effective management techniques
  • Effective customer relationship management (CRM)
MODULE 2
Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

  • Sustainability practices in design and operation
  • Measurement, responsiveness, operations, and communications
  • Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods
  • Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the effects on logistics
  • Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders
  • Core Customer Relationship Management (CRM) concepts, including strategies, technologies, and implementation challenges
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved source management, relevant technologies, and measurement
  • Inventory planning and control methods
MODULE 3
Implementation and Operations

  • Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency
  • Managing supply from internal and external sources
  • Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization, fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data
  • Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement
  • You receive the APICS CSCP Learning System that not only prepares you for the exam, but a guide for on-going Supply Chain implementations and continuous improvement projects.