APICS CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)


From manufacturing to service, in business and consumer markets, the increasingly important role of effective supply chain management affects all organizations.

By giving you a truly end-to- end view of supply chain, CSCP will ensure you effectively integrate supply chain activities, units and resources, bring value-maximization of entire supply chain.


To understand how successful supply chain management adds value to an organization

To learn how to develop a supply chain strategy which aligns with corporate strategy

To explore how to design, plan, execute, control, and monitor supply chain activities

To evaluate the process constraints and choices within global logistics to establish a plan linked to overall strategy

To understand natural dynamics within the supply chain and the strategic importance of purchasing and supplier relationship

To learn the innovative information technologies enabling collaborative commerce and global visibility in supply chain management

    • Supply Chain Management (SCM) Fundamentals
        Overview of Supply Chain Management (SCM)
        Aligning Supply Chain Management (SCM) with Corporate Strategy
        Managing the Supply Chain
        Continuous Improvement
    • Building a Competitive Infrastructure
        Demand Planning
        Product Design Considerations
        Operations Planning and Control
    • Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships
        Relationship Management in Supply Chain Management (SCM)
        Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
        Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
        Integrated Customer/Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
    • Using Information Technology (IT) to Enable Effective Supply Chain Management (SCM)
        Role of Information Technology (IT) in the Supply Chain
        Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) in Supply Chain Management (SCM)
        Innovative Technologies and Their Uses
        Using Information Technology (IT) to Enhance Supply Chain Performance
  • Business Heads
  • Business Process Designers and Implementers
  • Change Managers and Implementers
  • Consultants in Operations Management
  • Consultant in Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Service Managers
  • All policies and procedures in this information booklet are subject to change. 18
  • Demand Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • ERP Implementation Experts
  • I.T. Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Master Planners and Schedulers
  • Material Managers
  • Material Planners
  • Operations Heads
  • Operations Managers
  • Operations Planners
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Individuals preparing for APICS CSCP exam

None. However, for the best learning experience, it is recommended that participants completely go through the print and online contents of participant hand-out before coming to the class.

APICS CSCP learning system that contains print modules (3 modules, 5 books),E-flash cards, practice test bank of more than 900 multiple choice questions, online access to pre-test, module & section specific quizzes, online progress report and post-test assessment questions required to complement APICS CSCP learning experience.

  • Minimum time required to cover the course materials: approx. 30 hours (5 days)
  • An additional 1 day is required for more discussions
  • An additional 1 days is required for performance check at the end of each session
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for pre-test
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for post-test
  • An additional 0.5 day is required for optional problem solving in participant workbook
  • An additional 0.5 days is required for vocabulary check in participant workbook
  • An additional 2 days are required for mutual experience sharing by participants
  • An additional 14 days are required to prepare and cover a live case study based on actual working of the company with actual examples
  • A laptop with a USB port, MS-Office PowerPoint software and a projector
  • PowerPoint presenter with laser pointer
  • White-board with markers
  • Flip chart with at least 20 blank sheets
  • Digital camera
  • All participants must carry a laptop with Internet access for accessing online content from the class
  • Sign-up sheets
  • Name tents
  • Feedback forms
  • A certification of participation is awarded by APICS after successful completion of this course.