Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP

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Introduction and Course Contents
The CSCP certification program is offered by the American Association of Operations Management (APICS) which is rated the best program of its type. APICS CSCP designees are recognized as assets to strategic supply chain management, are recruited by organizations that value a highly skilled workforce, and are paid on average 15% more than their counterparts without the designation, according to the Operations Management Employment Outlook. CSCP certified professionals are in high demand in the Middle East, USA, EU, Canada and Australia and command lucrative salaries and chances of making excellent high paying career. Australian immigration gives extra marks for CSCP certification. Awareness is also increasing rapidly within Pakistan and some multinationals have made it compulsory for supply chain executives while others have a higher preference for CSCP designees. CSCP is primarily intended for professionals in supply chain management and is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of and ability to apply the supply chain management body of knowledge. By earning the APICS CSCP designation, candidates have demonstrated their understanding of supply chain management best practices. The APICS CSCP program will help you advance your career while giving you validated foundational knowledge to assist in improving your company's competitive position and profitability. The program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain—from the supplier, through the company, to the end consumer and the reverse flow of products and materials for the purpose of managing returns, refurbishing, or recycling. The program provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company's value chain. The subject matter is organized into three content areas. Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management This section provides the foundation for the exam by addressing the concepts and strategies used for effective supply chain management. It includes an overview of supply chain management, managing the supply chain, and improving the supply chain. Course contents:  Supply chain management concepts  Supply chain alignment with business strategy  Supply Chain design and improvement considerations  Inventory management  Logistics fundamentals  Market segmentation  Demand Planning  Customer relationship management  Supply management

Course contents:  Sustainability  Risk management  Globalization  Logistics  Managing the supply chain  Influencing and prioritizing demand  CRM / SRM  Inventory planning and control Implementation and Operations This section covers managing and balancing supply and demand through measuring. improvement of the sustainability of the organization and its trading partners.Strategy. you will be required to maintain it according to APICS certification maintenance policies. and Compliance This section addresses considerations in the design of a supply chain. Design. . Course contents:  Supply chain dynamics  Managing supply from internal sources  Managing supply from external sources  Implementation of demand plans  Continuous improvement To earn your APICS CSCP designation. and improving supply chain processes. you must pass one comprehensive exam. analyzing. and compliance with applicable regulations and voluntary standards. the processes that support the organization’s strategy. After earning your APICS CSCP designation.

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