APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)


Manage the performance of your supply chain and position yourself for success!

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program will help you develop into a supply chain leader who can create and execute a supply chain strategy that meets customer needs, reduces costs, and increases profits. With the APICS CSCP designation, you'll increase your value to employers who know that a well-run supply chain is a key component of a forward-looking and competitive enterprise.

To earn the APICS CSCP designation, candidates must meet eligibility requirements and pass the APICS CSCP exam. This is an instructor-led comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program based on the current APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual. This comprehensive training program combines print materials with interactive web-based study tools to provide a customized learning experience.

The APICS CSCP program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass the entire supply chain—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer. The program provides professionals with the skill set necessary to understand and manage the integration and coordination of activities within today's increasingly intricate supply chains. The learning system is divided into three modules:

  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance
  • Implementation and Operations

Exam Eligibility

The APICS CSCP examination is available to individuals who have relevant work experience and education. To be eligible for the APICS CSCP exam, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus two years of related business experience
  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, or C.P.M. designation plus two years of related business experience
  • Five years of related business experience.

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional designation is earned by passing a separate certification exam. Prior to registering for the exam, candidates must apply for eligibility. Visit apics.org/cscpexam for more details.