CSCP | Certified Supply Chain Professional

Certified Supply Chain Professional

This Programme has been designed for professionals in operations and supply chain management. It is designed to train individuals for one certification and one 4 hour exam comprising 175 multiple choice questions. The program 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

“Within a year of earning my CSCP, I’ve gotten a new job with active involvement in a truly global supply chain for a company with worldwide recognition in the aerospace industry.” – Frank Murphy, CSCP




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