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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

The North Shore Chapter of The Association for Operations Management (APICS) is pleased to offer a convenient way to acquire industry-leading knowledge of supply chain management to enhance your career.

The program consists of a 12-session evening course that provides students with a solid understanding of the latest supply chain management techniques and prepares them for the APICS CSCP™ national examinations.

Who should attend? Project Managers, Production Managers/Supervisors, Team Leaders, Purchasing Managers, Inventory Planners, Purchasing Managers/Buyers, Expediters, and anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the integrated supply chain; Individuals who want to improve their skills through formal training and those who want to prepare for the APICS-CSCP national examinations

What is the Certified Supply Chain Professional?

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a certification program designed to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field.

From the manufacturing to the service industry, regardless of whether a company is serving business or consumer markets or is for profit or not-for-profit, the increasingly important role of supply chain management is affecting all organizations. Customers already expect good quality at low prices, and speed of delivery is becoming more important. As a result, effective supply chain management has become essential to successfully compete in today's global marketplace.

Benefits of the CSCP Program

  • Learn to boost productivity, collaboration, and innovation
  • Discover how to positively affect lead times, inventory, productivity, and bottom-line profitability
  • Understand how to manage the integration and coordination of activities to achieve reduced costs and increase efficiencies and customer service
  • Gain the knowledge to effectively and efficiently manage worldwide supply chain activities
  • Achieve greater confidence and peer and industry recognition
  • Enjoy the potential for career advancement and increased earnings

APICS CSCP Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to register for the APICS CSCP exam, an individual must meet these criteria:

  • 3 years of related business experience or Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent, or CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations. APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.
  • You must submit an eligibility application and have it approved prior to taking the exam. Submitting your eligibility application is free and easy. Complete your eligibility application for the APICS CSCP exam now. Candidates will receive immediate status notification upon application submission.

Training Materials (supplied by instructor) 

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional Learning Systems is provided to each student. The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation program based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. It combines print components and interactive Web-based study tools.