CSCP Overview

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) 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 programme is organized into three learning modules

Subject Matter of Course
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
CSCP Certification

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