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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Validate your ability to lead

Supply chains drive growth and are proving to be the central nervous system of a business. Good leaders are key to ensuring the supply chain organization is performing at its peak and contributing to the health of the business. The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification program helps professionals demonstrate essential knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations. Designees demonstrate mastery of supply chain management best practices and are distinguished as industry experts with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills. Since its launch in 2006, more than 25,000 professionals in 94 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation. The CSCP designation is the most widely recognized educational program for supply chain management professionals around the globe and is a credential valued by employers and recruiters.

Why you need to earn the APICS CSCP designation

APICS CSCP education is essential if you are:

          • Interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement and physical logistics
          • Consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems
          • Creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities

An APICS CSCP designation will help you:

          • Master the necessary tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities, including suppliers, plans, distributors and customers around the globe
          • Acquire the skills you need to create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology and corporate communication
          • Understand how to use ERP systems and other technologies to improve the entire supply chain process
          • Maximize your organization’s ERP investments by millions of dollars
          • Increase your professional value and secure your future

How to get there

The APICS CSCP exam consists of three important modules and one comprehensive exam. The exam reflects critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of operations and supply chain managers. For accreditation, you must master each of the following:

MODULE 1   Supply Chain Design

MODULE 2   Supply Chain Planning and Execution

MODULE 3   Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Begin Your Supply Chain Journey

If advancing your career in supply chain and operations management is in sight, we’re here to help. Earning the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional(CSCP) credential demonstrates your knowledge and organizational skills and your ability to develop more streamlined operations and make an impact in your organization. It is also the most widely recognized educational program for supply chain management professionals around the globe. The ASCM New Haven Chapter delivers instructor-facilitated courses in Connecticut so you’ll benefit from the experiences of APICS instructors as you prepare for the APICS CSCP exam.

Contact: Chaz Allis
Phone: 860.759.9107

To help you further prepare, we offer   CSCP Learning System, a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation tool. The learning system is based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge providing you with:

          • Best practices in the day-to-day functions of supply chain professionals
          • Technologies that drive improvement in planning and operations
          • Techniques necessary to maximize your organization’s efficiency and impact bottom-line results

Recommended by more than 90% of users, the APICS CSCP Learning System encompasses end-to-end supply chain best practices for today’s global supply chain. It is designed for individuals and organizations looking to develop or enhance the skills needed to create and execute a global supply chain management strategy that meets customer needs, reduces cost and increases profits. The program combines print materials and interactive web-based study tools.

To be eligible to take the CSCP exam, you must have:

          • 3 years of related experience or
          • a bachelor's degree or international equivalent* or
          • an active CLTD, CPIM, SCOR-P, CPIM-F, CLTD-F, CIRM, CPM, CSM, CPSM or CTL designation


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