Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)



40 Hrs / 35 PDU'S



The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and certification program created 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 increasing role of supply chain management is happening in 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.

Especially in today's growing and changing supply chain management field, to maintain your competitive edge, you must continuously increase your knowledge, skills, and expertise. Stay competitive with the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional certification. Earning an APICS certification can take you from a qualified candidate to a sought-after expert. Around the world, APICS certification designees are recognized, promoted, hired, and paid more.

The APICS CSCP brings your company's entire value chain into perspective. By giving you a truly end-to-end view of the supply chain, you become the expert, not just within your organization's walls you become the global expert. From manufacturing to service, in business and consumer markets, the increasingly important role of effective supply chain management affects all organizations. Customer expectations are high with the APICS CSCP, you can ensure that your company not only meets, but exceeds them.

Objectives

WHY PURSUE CSCP CERTIFICATION?

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 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 enterprise resources planning (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
BENEFITS TO AN INDIVIDUAL:
  • Competencies to manage complex worldwide supply chain activities involving suppliers, plants, distributors and customers in a global environment
  • Skills to create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology and corporate wide communication
  • Positively affect lead times, inventory and bottom-line profitability
  • 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
  • Ability to interact with existing resources and your ERP system to increase the efficiency of the workplace environment
  • Achieve greater confidence and industry recognition
  • Earn 30 - 50 CPIM certification maintenance points
  • Proven knowledge and organizational skills to strategically streamline operations
BENEFITS TO AN ORGANIZATION:
  • Create a common understanding, vocabulary, processes and frame works within their entity to address their supply chain challenges and opportunities
  • Boost productivity, collaboration and innovation
  • Design successful supply chain strategies using global standards and common terminology
  • Effectively manage supplier and customer relationships
  • Enhance logistics, technology and data integration to improve performance
  • Increase customer satisfaction and bottom-line results
  • Collaboration and a consistent foundation (enables intra- departmental movement)

Who should attend?

APICS - CSCP is ideal for Supply Chain, Materials Management and Purchasing Executives and Managers as well as agents and buyers from service and manufacturing companies, Distributorships, Oil/Gas, Government, Construction, Nonprofit, Healthcare and Educational Organizations, Consultants, Operational auditors, Sales and Marketing personnel; and other personnel who deal with customers or suppliers, will also benefit from this program

Eligibility Criteria

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

Exam Details

Exam fees
  • APICS Members:      $ 695
  • Non Members:          $ 915
  • Retake Fee:              $ 450
Exam Details:
  • The APICS CSCP exam consists of 175 multiple-choice questions (150 operational and 25 pretest).
  • The pretest questions do not contribute to your total score but are necessary for research purposes.
Passing Sore
  • The APICS CSCP score range is from 200-350. A score of 300 or higher is required to pass the exam
Exam Windows - 2016:
  •  13 Aug - 1 Oct / 29 Octr - 17 Dec

Course Contents

MODULE 1
  • APICS Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
  • Broad concepts include primary processes, objectives, logistics, integration methods, and rewards
  • Alignment of supply chain with corporate strategies
  • Key considerations for planning, inventory control, and continued improvement
  • Identification and management of market segments
  • Demand forecasting and effective management techniques
  • Effective customer relationship management (CRM)
MODULE 2
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance
  • Sustainability practices in design and operation
  • Measurement, responsiveness, operations, and communications
  • Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods
  • Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the effects on logistics
  • Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders
  • Core Customer Relationship Management (CRM) concepts, including strategies, technologies, and implementation challenges
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved source management, relevant technologies, and measurement
  • Inventory planning and control methods
MODULE 3
  • Implementation and Operations
  • Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency
  • Managing supply from internal and external sources
  • Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization, fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data
  • Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement

Batch Schedule

CSCP
Mar'17
03
  2:00PM - 7:00PM

  Friday Only

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Our Value Added Services

  • CSCP 2016 Learning System 3 Module , Latest Edition  
  • Complete Course Materials,  
  • CSCP Certified & Industry Experienced Trainers
  • Exam Preparation Guide - Soft Copy
  • Unlimited Module wise Examination Simulation
  • Full Length Exam Simulation
  • Assistance for Membership & Application Process
  • Free retraining until you pass the Exam,
  • Course Completion Certificate that qualifies you to appear for CSCP Certification Examination    

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