Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Exam Preparation Course- APICS, USA


Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Exam Preparation Course- APICS, USA

Certification Body:               APICS (The Association for Operations Management)

Training Hours:                    40 Hours


The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a comprehensive training and certification designed to educate and certify professionals in all aspects of supply chain management. The course encompasses the critical elements of supply chain operations, from manufacturing to service delivery, aiming to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of supply chain management practices. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of how to manage global supply chain activities successfully and how to implement innovative supply chain strategies to improve customer satisfaction and operational performance.

Target Audience

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Logistics Professionals
  • Procurement and Purchasing Managers
  • Production and Inventory Control Professionals
  • Anyone aspiring to enhance their career in supply chain management


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of experience in supply chain management or related field
  • Individuals without a bachelor's degree may be eligible with additional years of supply chain management experience.

Course Content                     

Module 1: Supply Chain Design

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management: Concepts and definitions, evolution of supply chain management.
  • Designing Supply Chains: Strategies, frameworks, and decision-making processes for designing effective supply chains.
  • Global Supply Chain Networks: Understanding the complexities of global supply chains, including regulations, trade agreements, and cultural considerations.

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

  • Demand Planning: Techniques for forecasting demand and managing demand variability.
  • Supply Management: Sourcing strategies, supplier relationship management, and procurement processes.
  • Inventory Management: Approaches for optimizing inventory levels, including safety stock, just-in-time (JIT), and economic order quantity (EOQ) models.
  • Order Fulfillment and Customer Service: Strategies for efficient order processing, distribution, and achieving high customer satisfaction.
  • Logistics and Transportation Management: Logistics network design, modes of transportation, and the role of third-party logistics (3PL) providers.

Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

  • Lean and Just-In-Time (JIT) Principles: Principles and practices for reducing waste and improving flow in supply chain processes.
  • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement: Tools and techniques for quality management and implementing continuous improvement processes.
  • Technology in Supply Chain Management: The impact of information technology, including ERP, CRM, SCM software, and emerging technologies like blockchain and IoT.
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies for integrating sustainability into supply chain operations, ethical sourcing, and reducing the environmental footprint.

Module 4: Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

  • Strategy Development and Implementation: Creating and executing supply chain strategies aligned with business goals.
  • Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating risks in the supply chain, including supply chain disruptions and cybersecurity threats.
  • Compliance, Security, and Regulatory Considerations: Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and standards affecting supply chain operations.
  • Measurement, Analysis, and Continuous Improvement: Establishing performance metrics, conducting analysis, and leveraging findings for continuous improvement.

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