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CPIM Tucson

The new CPIM Part 2

23 January - 10 April 2018


The new CPIM Part 1

1 May - 26 June 2018


The new CPIM Part 2

4 September - 13 November 2018


CPIM Nogales

The new CPIM Part 1

26 January - 16 March 2018


The new CPIM Part 2

13 April - 29 June 2018


CLTD Nogales

Certified in Logistics,Transportation and Distribution

9 February - 4 May 2018


CSCP Tucson

Certified Supply Chain Professional

28 July - 6 October 2018


Certified Supply Chain Professional

Join a global network of supply chain professionals who are earning their APICS CSCP designation.


What’s CSCP?

It’s the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional designation. This program is designed to make you a master of the end-to-end supply chain. You will learn core concepts in supply chain management, strategy, design, compliance, implementation and operations. The CSCP program will teach you how to apply what you’ve learned about streamlining processes and improving efficiency to your organization.  A CSCP designation demonstrates your expertise.


Who gets certified?

The APICS CSCP program sets the standard for supply chain management certification. Our designees are the top in their

professions and are dedicated to improving their fields and advancing their careers. CSCP designees have the skills and knowledge it takes to get noticed by their employers and outside recruiters. APICS certification exams also help earn college credit.


Take the next step

It’s simple. Start by studying for the exam with the APICS CSCP

Learning System, then select the learning option that is right for you,

instructor-led, classroom, or independent learning options. Next,

apply for exam eligibility, then take and pass the exam. Once you’ve

earned the designation, get ready for new career opportunities.


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Prepare for the CSCP exam with the APICS CSCP Learning System, a comprehensive program combines reading materials with online practice tests and interactive study tools reinforce what you learn to ensure you’re prepared for the CSCP exam. The curriculum is drawn from the APICS Exam Content Manual (ECM) and organizes information from over 350 references.




Module 1: Supply Chain Design




  • Considering inputs and objectives of supply chain management strategy
  • Recognizing and resolving misalignments and gaps
  • Accounting & financial reporting information, strategic analysis tools, and economic considerations
  • Designing the supply chain while understanding and working within business considerations
  • Designing fulfillment strategies and products for different markets and requirements
  • Identifying and managing market segments
  • Understanding electronic business considerations and key technology applications
  • Understanding implementation tools including project management processes communication



Module 2: Supply Chain Planning and Execution



  • Procuring and delivering goods and services using supply chain management
  • Using demand management, including demand forecasting and prioritization
  • Using master planning, master scheduling, and sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • Managing, planning, and controlling inventory
  • Understanding effects of inventory on financial statements and inventory-related cost categories
  • Managing supply in the supply chain based on total cost of ownership and make-versus-buy analysis
  • Developing supply plans based on buyer-supplier relationships
  • Logistics and warehouse management, forecasting, and planning
  • Making considerations for trade, regulation, and currency funds flow
  • Segmentation of customer-driven marketing, customers, suppliers, and other partners
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM) and customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Managing reverse logistics and waste




Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices




  • Standards, regulations, and sustainable best practices compliance
  • International standards and considerations for import/export, intellectual property, licensing, tax                                  and accounting, and labor laws
  • Corporate social responsibility for sustainability, UN Global Compact, and GRI initiatives
  • Accreditation, certifications, and standards for quality, environmental, social, and safety
  • Identifying, assessing, classifying and responding to risks
  • Compliance, security, and regulatory concerns
  • Improving the supply chain through measuring performance and supply chain metrics focused on customers, financial reports, and operational practices, and customer service
  • Utilizing continuous improvement and change management techniques and principles, including lean and just-in-time as well as other continuous improvement philosophies



Interactive Study Tools







Apply the concepts learned in the reading materials and test your understanding and retention of the topics. Access the web-based study tools for one year. Try the free demo to get a closer look at the study tools and tests.



Online Pretest to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.

Weighted and balanced based on the CSCP ECM.


SmartStudy Planning Tool

Build a customized study plan using your Pretest results.

Target your most challenging topics, optimize your study time and create a roadmap to success.


Module Chapter Quizzes

Check your understanding of the lessons covered in reading modules.

Decide whether you need further study or practice on the topic.

Includes immediate feedback, answer rationales and reference to the relevant sections in the text so you can review trouble areas.


Flashcards and Glossary

Interact with flashcards covering all learning modules.

Practice learning key terms and concepts reinforcing your knowledge.

Available online and in printable formats.

Comprehensive glossary of terms for easy reference.


Learning Activities

A case study format allows you to practice the supply chain management concepts and calculations introduced in each module.


Post test and Practice Exams

Tests are weighted and balanced based on the same percentages as the CSCP exam.

Includes actual retired questions and newly-written exam-like questions.

Gain practice with computer-based testing functionality — flag for review, item review, and time limits — similar to the CSCP exam



Review Reports to track your results and progress through the quizzes and practice tests.


Resource Center

Download a complimentary copy of the APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual.

Access certification information, program updates.

Get flashcard files to print.

Review test-taking tips and exam study tools.





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