CSCP Certification Prep
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.
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, CSTEM or CPSM designation
- SCHEDULE, REGISTRATION & FEES
Course Dates Registration
CSCP Certification Exam Prep
Sept. 27, 2023 - Jan. 10, 2024
(No class Nov. 22 and Dec. 27)
- Classes held online on Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m.
- Program fee for APICS members:
- $1,700 early bird registration (check registration website for date)
- Program fee for nonmembers:
- $1,900 early bird registration (check registration website for date)
- All course materials
- APICS CPIM Learning System
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
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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.
How can I be considered for an instructor position or send in a course proposal?
Thank you for your interest in becoming an instructor! Please contact Cathy Scavone (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive an application and course proposal form.
Earning your CSCP credential makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field and sets you apart from your colleagues
This credential is recognized in more than 100 countries, which increases your career opportunities in a competitive domestic and international job market
Learn from an experienced instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance
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
Employment of supply chain professionals—logisticians who analyze and manage the life cycle of a product from supplier to consumer—is expected to grow 5 percent through 2028. The median annual wage for logisticians is $74,600, and the top industries served include the federal government, manufacturing and wholesale trade.