Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

The CSCP program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations. Since its launch in 2006, more than 25,000 professionals in 100 countries have earned the CSCP designation.

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Why you should earn the CSCP designation

  • Increase your salary – on average designees see a 27% increase.
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%.
  • Maximize your organization’s ERP investments.
  • Effectively manage global end-to-end supply chain activities.
  • Increase your professional value and secure your future.

How to earn the CSCP

Candidates must pass one exam to earn the CSCP designation and are required to maintain the CSCP designation every five years.

CSCP Content

MODULE 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

A. Broad concepts of supply chain management, including primary processes, objectives, integration methods and benefits

B. Alignment of supply chain and business strategies

C. Key considerations for supply chain design and continuous improvement

D. Key measures for planning and controlling inventories

E. Fundamentals of logistics in supply chain management

F. Identifying and managing market segments

G. Demand forecasting and management techniques

H. Keys to effective CRM

I.  Core concepts of supply management

MODULE 2: SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY, DESIGN, AND COMPLIANCE

A. Sustainability practices in design and operation of a supply chain

B. Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods

C. Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the impact of free trade zones and trading blocs

D. Globalization effects on inbound and outbound logistics

E. Measurement of, and efficiency and responsiveness in the supply chain

F. Technologies for design, data, operations and communications in supply chain management

G. Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders

H. Core concepts of CRM, including strategies, technologies, and key implementation challenges

I. Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved management of sources,

J. relevant technologies and measurement

K. Inventory planning and control methods

MODULE 3: IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATIONS

A. Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency

B. Managing supply from internal and external sources

C. Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization and fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data

D. Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement strategies