APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Exam Preparation Course

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Exam Preparation Course

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is the most widely recognized program for supply chain and operations management professionals around the globe. With an APICS CSCP designation, you will be recognized as having the proven knowledge and organizational skills to strategically streamline operations. You will have the tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors and customers located around the world.

More than 16,000 professionals have earned the APICS CSCP designation worldwide.

How Professionals Prepare to Earn the APICS CSCP Designation

The APICS CSCP Learning System is at the core of all preparation options for the APICS CSCP designation and is a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation tool. It is designed for individuals looking to develop or enhance skills to create and execute a global supply chain management strategy that meets customer needs, reduces costs and increases profits.

This course offers a series of 12 instructor-led classes designed to help you navigate through the learning system and enhance your knowledge, clarify information and provide coaching and readiness for the exam.

Course Topics

The APICS CSCP Learning System is divided into five books within three modules, each further empowering you with an understanding of best practices, techniques and technologies necessary to maximize your efficiency and impact your bottom line.

Content Overview

Module 1: Supply Chain Design

  • Section A: Develop the Supply Chain Strategy
  • Section B: Design the Supply Chain

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

  • Section A: Procure and Deliver Goods and Services
  • Section B: Manage the Relationship with Supply Chain Partners
  • Section C: Manage Reverse Logistics

Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

  • Section A: Comply with Standards, Regulations, and Sustainable Best Practices
  • Section B: Manage Risk in the Supply Chain
  • Section C: Measure, Analyze, and Improve the Supply Chain

Web-Based Study Tools

Included with the APICS CSCP Learning System, web-based study tools help users apply the concepts learned in the printed materials and test their understanding and retention of the topics.

  • Quizzes and tests prepare users for the APICS CSCP exam, providing immediate feedback and additional guidance.
  • Users have access to the web-based study tools for one year.
  • All interactive web-based study tools can be accessed online.

You can learn more about the CSCP certification, requirements to sit for the CSCP exam and other information by going to: http://www.apics.org/cscp

Mar 3 - May 26, 2016

Thursday Evenings, 5:30 - 9:00 pm CDT

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Includes: CSCP Learning System, Certified Instructor Training, and APICS Membership (if applicable)

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Registration Deadline: February 17




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Joan M. Smith, CPIM, CSCP

Joan is an experienced Supply Chain professional with over 25 years in various roles including warehousing, transportation, forecasting, inventory management and material planning. She also served as the Business Subject Matter Expert for a large SAP implementation representing the forecasting, planning and inventory areas. Joan has worked for companies such as Dow Chemical Company, SC Johnson and 3M.

Joan also spent time assisting in the development of an inventory optimization product for a start-up company. In 1993, Joan achieved certification with APICS CPIM, and she achieved the CSCP in 2013. Joan received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2007.

Joan has achieved the level of Associate Instructor in the APICS Instructor Development Program, having successfully completed a vigorous training program, and has been approved to teach both CPIM and CSCP classes. Currently, Joan is the Planning and Scheduling Manager for Rockline Industries in Springdale, where she leads a team of schedulers and planners responsible for the Springdale production facility.


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and 287 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. To learn more about APICS, visit apics.org.