APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (C.S.C.P.) Course


Program Description

Course Overview

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (C.S.C.P.) course is an educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field. The instructor-led version of the program offers delegates the opportunity to review the content presented in the text and web-based study tools in a classroom setting.

Course Key Takeaways

By the end of this highly practical training program, learners will be able to:

  • Manage horizontal flows in their businesses when companies are organized vertically
  • Understand the importance of aligning the company's corporate strategy with its supply chain strategy
  • Understand the importance of using the right technology to enable the supply chain
  • Understand that the core of supply chain management is an excellent supplier and customer relationship management
  • Reinforce that continuous improvement, flexibility and agility of their supply chains will be rewarded with ongoing success and ROI.

Who Should Attend?

The instructor-led course is designed for persons intending to earn their APICS C.S.C.P. designation. To be eligible for the APICS C.S.C.P. exam, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or International equivalent
  • Hold an active CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, CPM, CSM, OR CPSM credential
  • Three years of related business experience

Delegates not meeting the exam criteria may still enroll in the course for professional development. In this case, you may need additional study and work experience to meet the above exam eligible criteria.

Typical supply chain professionals that would benefit from the instructor-led course and in obtaining the C.S.C.P. designation:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and Warehouse Managers
  • Supplier Managers
  • Distributor Managers
  • Inventory Managers
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Planning and Inventory Management Managers, and
  • Other professionals with responsibilities for supply chain

APICS C.S.C.P. Certification

APICS – The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals. APICS recognizes the contributions supply chain and operations management professionals make to their employers and the global economy and has developed a comprehensive suite of educational resources, including:

  • education, training, industry publications and research, and world-renowned certification programs
  • opportunities for career development, networking, and best practice sharing
  • local and global membership and affiliation opportunities worldwide.

Course Outline

Day 1

Course Introduction Start of Course Quiz

Module 1: Supply Chain Design

Develop the Supply Chain Strategy

  • Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management
  • Resolving Misalignments or Gaps
  • Tools and Techniques

Design the Supply Chain

  • Business Considerations
  • Supply Chain Design

Day 2

  • Technology Design
  • Implementation Tools: Communication and Projects

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Procure and Deliver Goods and Service

  • Demand Management
  • Operations Planning and Control
  • Inventory Management

Day 3

  • Supply Management
  • Logistics
  • Monetary, Regulatory, and Trade Considerations

Manage the Relationship with Supply Chain Partners

  • Market Segmentation
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management

Day 4

Manage Reverse Logistics

Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Comply with Standards, Regulations and Sustainable Best Practices

  • International Standards and Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Considerations
  • Social, Environmental, Safety, and Quality

Day 5

Manage Risk in the Supply Chain

Measure, Analyze, and Improve the Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain Metrics
  • Measuring Performance and Customer Service
  • Continuous Improvement and Change Management

End of Course Quiz And Course Debrief

Course Features

  • Length: undefined days
  • Level: Advanced Training
  • Industry: Supply Chain & Operations
  • Prerequisites: 3 years of related business experience
  • Association: APICS - American Production and Inventory Control Society
  • Language: English
  • This program is worth 35 CPE Credits
Last updated Jul 2019

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Built upon the strong experience in the manufacturing sector, which the founders developed in Sweden during the 90’s global expansion, LEORON evolved into a comprehensive training institute, offering training and development solutions in all strategic corporate functions, including corporate finance, HR, SCM, operations, and engineering. With the strategic distribution of our offices in leading locations, such as Dubai, Riyadh, Jonkoping, Skopje, Accra, and Almaty, our team of experts delivers approximately 500 courses annually, and roughly 10000 professionals are equipped with appropriate education and the latest insights in a wide assortment of industries across the EMEA region. Read less
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