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.


  • 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.

Supply Chain Design

  • Develop the Supply Chain Strategy
    • Introduction to Supply Chains
    • Inputs toe Supply Chain Strategy
    • Developing a Supply Chain Strategy
    • Strategy Tools and Techniques
  • Design the Supply Chain
    • Business COnsiderations
    • Supply Chain Design
    • Product Design Considerations
    • Key Technologies 
    • eBusiness Considerations
    • Commonucations, Project Management, & Change Management

Supply Chain Planning & Execution

  • Procure & Deliver Goods and Services
    • Components of Demand Management
    • Forecasting Deamdn
    • Demand Prioritization
    • Operations Planning & Control
    • Master Scheduling
    • Capacity Management, Planning, and Control
    • Inventory Management & Control
    • Supply Management
    • Logistics, Warehousing, and Transportation
    • Monetary, Regulatory, and Trade Considerations
  • Managing Supply Chain Partners
    • Segmentation
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Manage Reverse Logistics
    • Reverse Logisics Operations
    • Waste Considerations and Regulations

Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practics

  • Comply with Standards, Regulations, and Sustainability Best Practices
    • International Standards and Regulatory Compliance
    • Corporate Social Considerations
  • Managing Risk in the Supply Chain
    • Risk Identification
    • Risk Assessment and Classification
    • Risk Mitigation and Response
    • Security, Regulatory, and Complaince Concerns
  • Measure Analyze, and Improve the Supply Chain
    • Supply Chain Metrics
    • Measuring Performance and Customer Service
    • Lean and Just In Time
    • Basics of Six Sigma and Quality Management
    • Continuous Improvement and Change Management