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CSCP Certification Prep

Offered at the San Marcos Campus

Overview

CSUSM is proud to partner with APICS San Diego to offer the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification exam preparation program. This is the only supply chain certification that encompasses the entire global supply chain and demonstrates your knowledge and organizational skills for developing streamlined operations.

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Learn about program details, costs, the registration process and much more.

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  • Become a recognized expert

    Earning your CSCP credential makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field and sets you apart from your colleagues

  • Globally recognized

    This credential is recognized in more than 100 countries, which increases your career opportunities in a competitive domestic and international job market

  • Learn from the best

    Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance

  • Hands-on preparation

    Course sessions include a combination of lectures, discussions, videos, quizzes and flashcards, and you will have access to online study tools for a full year

Program Details

  • AUDIENCE

    To successfully earn the APICS CSCP designation, you must successfully pass one exam and also have one of the following:

    • Three years of supply-chain-related work experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent
    • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, CPM, CSM or CPSM designation
  • SCHEDULE, REGISTRATION & FEES

    Course Dates Registration

    CSCP Certification Exam Prep

    Feb. 19 - May 13, 2020

    CSCP Registration

    Course Details

    • Classes held at CSUSM on Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m.
    • Program fee for APICS members:
      • $1,700 before Feb. 5
      • $1,750 after Feb. 5 
    • Program fee for nonmembers:
      • $1,900 before Feb. 5
      • $1,950 after Feb. 5

    Fee Includes

    • All course materials
    • APICS CPIM Learning System
    • Parking

    Please note: All rates are subject to change without notice.

  • COURSE TOPICS

    The CSCP Body of Knowledge is the foundation of the program that provides candidates with the necessary tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities and implement best practice approaches to increase supply chain efficiencies. Primary topic areas include:

    Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

    • Broad concepts of supply chain management, including primary processes, objectives, integration methods and benefits
    • Key measures for planning and controlling inventories
    • Demand forecasting and management techniques

    Supply Chain Strategy, Design and Compliance

    • Globalization effects on inbound and outbound logistics
    • Technologies for design, data, operations and communications in supply chain
    • Core concepts of CRM, including strategies, technologies and key implementation challenges

    Implementation and Operations

    • Managing supply from internal and external sources
    • Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization and fulfillment
    • Capturing and communicating point-of-sale data
  • FAQ

    What services do you offer to active military, veterans and dependents?

    Please contact Eric Sandoval, our veteran services coordinator at 760-750-8705 or esandoval@csusm.edu to learn more about how to use your benefits and to see what funding or discounts are available.

    Why should I earn the CSCP designation?

    • Increase your salary; on average, designees see a 25% 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

    Information pulled from the APICS CSCP site

    How man people have their CSCP?

    Since 2006, more than 25,000 professionals in more than 100 countries have earned this designation.

    Do I need to take the exam after class or will classwork and tests satisfy the certification requirement?

    This course is a certification preparation program only. For exam and certification eligibility, please refer to www.apics.org/certification for additional information.

    Do I get the certification after this course?

    After completion of this course, you will need to take an additional exam (not included in CSUSM fee or course). Please refer to www.apics.org/certification for additional information.


 

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