Course Overview

cscp-ls-2016-laptop-books-mobile-300dpiThe APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation program based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. It is designed for individuals and organisations looking to develop or enhance skills to create and execute a global supply chain management strategy that meets customer needs, reduces cost, and increases profits.

 

This program combines print materials and interactive web-based study tools. It can be implemented in two learning formats: self-directed study and instructor-led. This allows you to choose the most effective learning style for you.


Who Should Attend?

The APICS CSCP designation is for professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management.


Benefits and Learning Objectives

The APICS CSCP will help you advance your career while giving you the foundation to improve your company’s competitive position and profitability. From day one, you can apply your APICS CSCP programme knowledge to solve everyday work issues. The knowledge and expertise that you will gain will make you more a more valuable asset to your organisation.

  • Expand your outlook on the supply chain field and bring new ideas to your workplace
  • Remain current with supply chain trends and developments
  • Boost your confidence with recognition as a supply chain expert
  • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the supply chain profession

Topics Covered

The APICS CSCP certification program and exam consists of three important modules. The exam reflects critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of operations and supply chain managers. To achieve certification, you must master each of the following:

  • Module 1 – Supply Chain Design

Section A: Develop the Supply Chain Strategy

Section B: Design the Supply Chain

  • Module 2 – Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Section A: Procure and deliver goods and services

Section B: Manage the relationship with supply chain partners

Section C: Manage reverse logistics

  • Module 3 – Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Section A: Comply with Standards, Regulations and Sustainable Best Practices

Section B: Manage Risk in the Supply Chain

Section C: Measure, Analyse and Improve the Supply Chain

This is a 6 day course split into modules.

2 days Module 1 – Supply Chain Design
2 days Module 2 – Supply Chain Planning and Execution
2 days Module 3 – Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Certification and Exam Information

The APICS CSCP designation is the most widely recognised educational program designed for operations and supply chain management professionals around the world. Demonstrate your mastery of supply chain management best practices by earning your APICS CSCP designation. By earning the APICS CSCP designation, you will demonstrate significant commitment to your profession and your career, distinguish yourself as an industry expert, and excel with your newly acquired specialised knowledge.

To be eligible to register for and take 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, or
  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM or C.P.M designation plus two years of related business experience, or
  • Five years of related business experience.

Why Choose Industry Forum?

APICS Channel PartnerIndustry Forum is an approved APICS Channel Partner offering a comprehensive range of Supply Chain training and consultancy services.

Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.

An integrated team of consultants and practitioners – all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience – Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.

Spanning automotive, aerospace, construction, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world’s most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.

Our trainers are expert practitioners in Supply Chain Management with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills. They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.


Course booking details

The next course will be run over the following days: 

Module 1 – Supply Chain Design 5th – 6th June 2019
Module 2 – Supply Chain Planning and Execution 19th – 20th June 2019
 Module 3 – Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices 3rd – 4th July 2019
 
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05/06/2019 - 04/07/2019Birmingham (UK)£2,099 (ex. VAT)Spaces AvailableBook Now
 

Further Information


The APICS Learning System

The APICS CSCP Learning System is more relevant than ever for supply chain professionals. Based upon a recent Global Job Task Analysis, the APICS CSCP Learning System is enhanced to support the recent content and structural changes to the APICS CSCP exam. Each module was restructured with deeper integration of:

Best practices in the day-to-day functions of supply chain professionals, technologies that drive improvement in planning and operations and techniques necessary to maximise your organisation’s efficiency and impact bottom line results.

Recommended by over 90% of users, the APICS CSCP Learning System encompasses end-to-end supply chain best practices for today’s global supply chain. As the only comprehensive preparatory method, the APICS CSCP Learning System is designed to help you best prepare for the APICS CSCP certification exam.

The APICS CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program. It consists of three print modules and web-based study tools that reflect the entire APICS Exam Content Manual (ECM) and provides you with a broad view of global end-to-end supply chain management. Based upon a recent Global Job Task Analysis, the APICS CSCP Learning System modules were restructured with deeper integration of: best practices in the day-to-day functions of supply chain professionals, and technologies that drive improvement in planning and operations.


Testimonials

These are CPIM course attendees who can give a learners perspective and insight into the impact that the APICS certification has had on their personal career progression and the business improvement which has resulted from their studies.

“I work for the largest automotive manufacturer in the world, and the APICS CSCP Learning System has equipped me with the knowledge to transcend local and regional barriers by applying universal best practice supply chain principles in my everyday job.”

Vishal Sharma, CSCP

Planning and Project Manager, Post Production Division, Toyota, South Africa

 

With the knowledge I gained from the APICS CSCP course, I was able to help Yokohama Tire realise about a 20% reduction in consumer inventory while still maintaining our high customer standards.

Michael Morris, CSCP

Senior Forecaster, Yokohama Tire


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