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CSCP - Certified  Supply  Chain Professional

CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional

  • 29.05.2022
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An ASCM RESEARCH STUDY conducted among more than thousand Supply Chain professionals found that on an average CSCP designee earns 41% more salary than their counterparts.

It was also found that, in general, APICS certified individuals earn 27% more than those without an APICS credential. The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) provides comprehensive body of 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.


Introduction to Supply Chains

a. Design the Supply Chain Network

b. Supply Chain Models

c. Supply Chain Maturity and Complexity

Demand Analysis and Patterns

 Demand Management and Influencing Demand

a. Apply the four Ps

b. Analyze Prodct Life cycles


a. Forecasting Principles and Process

b. Forecasting Methods

c. Measures of Forecast Error

 Supply and Demand Alignment

Sales and Operations Planning


Global Supply Chain Networks

a. Supply Chain Design and Management

b. Business and IT Requirements

c. Technology Analysis and Optimization

B End-to-end Connectivity and Visibility

a. Supply Chain Technology Applications

b. Connectivity, Visibility/Sharing, and Legal

c. Supply Chain Master Data

C Supply Chain Metrics and Reports

a. Metrics, Reports and SCOR

b. Financial and

Operational Metrics and Reports

Sourcing Products and Services

a. Make-vs-Buy, Outsourcing, and Offshoring

b. Sourcing Requirements and Total Costs

B Category Strategy for Sourcing

a. Supply Plans, Categoriesand Segmentation

b. Supply Base Analysis and Right- sizing

Product Design Influence

a. Product Design

b. Quality, Cistomization and Sustainability


Supplier Selection, Contracting and Use

a. Supplier Evaluation and Selection

b. Contracts

c. Purchase Orders

Internal Operations and Inventory

a. Planning Operations

b. Materials and Inventory

Capacity and Production Activity Control


a. Replenishment Strategies

b. Traceability, Accuracy and Disposition

Performance and Continuous Improvement

a. Operations, Inventory and Financial Performance

b. Continuous Improvement

c. Quality Tools

d. Continuous Improvement Methods

Forward and Reverse Logistics

a. Logistics Warehousing and Materials Handling Strategy

b. Transportation Strategy


Distribution Services and Transportation Choices

a. Delivery Patterns Transportation Modes and Carrier Selection

 Trade Considerations

a. Legal, Security and Regulatory Requirements

b. Import/Export Regulations and Documentation Trade Zones and Blocs

 Reverse Flow

a. Reverse Logistics Waste

Supply Chain Relationships

a. Customer Relationships and Segmentation 

 Supply Chain Relationships

b. Customer



c. Customer Serrvice Metrics and Performance

 Supplier and Supply Chain Relationships

a. Supplier Relationships and Segmentation

b. Strategic Sourcing and Alliances

c. Supplier Performance

d. Supply Chain Relationship Management


Supply Chain Risk

a. Risk ManagementRisk Identification and Supply Chain Risks

 Risk Analysis and Response

a. Risk Analysis Risk Responses, Action Pland and Business Continuity

 Optimization, Sustainability and Technology

a. Supply Chain Strategic Value and Optimization


a. Sustainable Supply Chains

b. Sustainability Guidelines and Standards

Candidates must meet ONE of the following requirements:

■ Three years of supply chain experience

■ Bachelor’s degree or in the international equivalent

■ CPIM, CLTD (includes APICS Fellows), CTL, CIRM, SCOR-P, CPM, or CPSM designation