The CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) certification is appropriate if you are in a Supply Chain role or are considering a future career move into Supply Chain Management. There is one eight week course to take, and one 175-question exam you need to pass in order to get your certification. The course covers supply chain management fundamentals, building competitive operations, planning and logistics, managing customer and supplier relationships, and using information technology to enable supply chain management. 

APICS CSCP education is essential if you are:

  • interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement, and physical logistics
  • consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with ERP systems
  • creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities

An APICS CSCP designation will help you:

  • master the necessary tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities, including suppliers, plans, distributors, and customers around the globe
  • acquire the skills you need to create consistency and foster collaboration through best practices, common terminology, and corporate communication
  • understand how to use enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems and other technologies to improve the entire supply chain process
  • maximize your organization's ERP investments by millions of dollars
  • increase your professional value and secure your future

Ideal APICS CSCP program candidate:

  • You are seeking to improve your organization's cash flow, and to understand the ins and outs of the entire supply chain.
  • You have 5 or more years’ experience in your field.
    You have a Bachelor's degree and two years’ experience.

The approximate costs for the CSCP Certification:

Item Cost Paid to
Tuition and fees for courses $899 WCC
Exam fee

$575 (APICS members)

$725 (non-members)

APICS testing center
APICS Learning System $850

Purchased through APICS Fox River Chapter.

Contact: vpeducation@apics-foxriver.org