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APICS CSCP Certification

CERTIFIED SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL (CSCP)

The APICS CSCP certification provides comprehensive knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the supply chain. APICS CSCP designees gain the skills to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors and customers located around the world. CSCP serves the needs of both professionals and employers by keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

Earning the APICS CSCP makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Why APICS CSCP is critical to supply chain success?

  • The supply chain is all about cooperation and collaboration
  • Supply chain management professionals need to understand the interactions and inter-dependencies across the functions, and the often-conflicting pressures and imperatives of the various participants
  • CSCP can provide tools to help you improve operations, increase customer satisfaction and company profit.
  • CSCP provides insights into how the various pieces work together and what tools, approaches, technologies and measurements support and encourage the achievement of supply chain objectives
  • A CSCP designation demonstrates a grasp of that knowledge and documents the individual’s competence for the benefit of both the individual and the organization

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APICS CSCP Certification is designed with you in mind

Professionals across all industries benefit from earning the CSCP Certification especially:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Logistics Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Master planners and schedulers
  • Demand managers
  • Procurement managers

Professional growth begins with APICS CSCP certification

Career Advancement

Designees on average earn 27%  more than their counterparts without an APICS certification.

Increased credibility

CSCP increases your knowledge and skills helping you to stand out from your peers.

Boost your confidence

and become recognized as a logistics expert.

After earning your CSCP you will be able to:

  • Help your company reach its ideal supply chain state
  • Use data to link production, distribution, purchasing and service
  • Reduce waste in supply chains
  • Identify and classify supply chain risk and develop risk response plans
  • Improve communications throughout the supply chain

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APICS CSCP Course Modules:

Module 1: Supply Chain Design

  • Considering inputs and objectives of supply chain management strategy
  • Recognizing and resolving misalignments and gaps
  • Accounting and financial reporting information, strategic analysis tools, and economic considerations
  • Designing the supply chain while understanding and working within business considerations
  • Designing fulfillment strategies and products for different markets and requirements
  • Understanding electronic business considerations and key technology applications
  • Understanding implementation tools including project management processes and communication

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

  • Procuring and delivering goods and services using supply chain management
  • Using demand management, including demand forecasting and prioritization
  • Using master planning, master scheduling, and sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • Managing, planning, and controlling inventory
  • Understanding the effects of inventory on financial statements and inventory-related cost categories
  • Managing supply based on total cost of ownership and make-versus-buy analysis
  • Developing supply plans based on buyer-supplier relationships
  • Logistics, warehouse, and transportation management, forecasting, and planning
  • Making considerations for monetary, regulatory, and trade conditions
  • Segmentation of customer-focused marketing, customers, suppliers, and other partners
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM) and customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Managing reverse logistics and waste

Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

  • Standards, regulations, and sustainable best practices compliance
  • International standards and considerations for import/export, intellectual property, licensing, tax and accounting, and labor laws
  • Corporate social responsibility for sustainability, UN Global Compact, and GRI initiatives
  • Accreditations, certifications, and standards for quality, environmental, social, and safety objectives
  • Identifying, assessing, classifying and responding to risks
  • Compliance, security, and regulatory concerns
  • Improving the supply chain through measuring and analyzing performance using supply chain metrics focused on customers, financial reports, and operational practices, and customer service
  • Utilizing continuous improvement and change management techniques and principles, including lean and just-in-time

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Dr. Sathya Menon

FCIPS, FCILT, FCMI, CPM, CISCM, CPPM, CICCM, CERTIFIED SAP CONSULTANT – SCM/MM

Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East. He has 25 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. He has personally trained more than 25,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.

Qualifications  

  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • FCIPS – Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS – UK)
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (UK)
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • FCMI – Fellowship from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) , USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society

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