CSCP 4 Day Course

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) (©APICS)
This programme has been designed by APICS for professionals in operations and supply chain management. It provides professionals with the skill sets necessary to understand and manage the integration and coordination of activities within today’s increasingly complex supply chains. Individuals will learn how to design and develop a supply chain strategy that aligns with corporate strategy; understand how to manage supplier and customer relationships; recognise how logistics,technology, and data can enhance performance; and discover how to achieve the seamless integration of all processes to meet customer needs, reduce costs, and increase profits.
The CSCP programme is organized into three learning modules:


Module 1:
APICS Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

  • Broad concepts of supply chain management, including primary processes, objectives, integration methods and benefits
  • Alignment of supply chain and business strategies
  • Key considerations for supply chain design and continuous improvement
  • Key measures for planning and controlling inventories
  • Fundamentals of logistics in supply chain management
  • Identifying and managing market segments
  • Demand forecasting and management techniques
  • Keys to effective CRM
  • Core concepts of supply management

Module 2:
APICS Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

  • Sustainability practices in design and operation of a supply chain
  • Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods
  • Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the impact of free trade zones and trading blocs
  • Globalization effects on inbound and outbound logistics
  • Measurement of, and efficiency and responsiveness in the supply chain
  • Technologies for design, data, operations and communications in supply chain management
  • Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders
  • Core concepts of CRM, including strategies, technologies, and key implementation challenges
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved management of sources,
  • relevant technologies and measurement
  • Inventory planning and control methods

Module 3:
APICS 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 and fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data
  • Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement strategies
Course Schedule

Classes will be held on following dates 2016 in  Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Session 1:September 17th 2016
Session 2:October 1st 2016
Session 3:October 15th 2016
Session 4:November 5th 2016


Deadline to register: September 8th 2016

Course Costs
Dynamic Learning System + Instructor Led Course €2,250.00

These fees include:
  • Classroom instruction
  • Module workbooks
  • Student Slide Booklet
  • Interactive Online Tool
  • Light Lunch


Major Changes to CSCP Course for 2016.

Next Steps:
  1. Before commencing this course candidates need to apply to APICS for eligibility approval to sit CSCP exam.  Please follow this link to apply online: