CSCP Certification

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Certification Program

The APICS CSCP program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.

Since its launch in 2006, more than 19,000 professionals in 82 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation.

The APICS CSCP designation

  • is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the globe
  • is a designation that is sought by thousands of employers and recruiters
  • provides you with a mastery of supply chain management best practices and distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills

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.
Exam content is focused on three modules:

 CSCP Module 1a & 1b, Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management CSCP Module 2a & 2b, Supply Chain Strategy, Design and Compliance CSCP Module 3, Implementation & Operations
 Supply Chain Management Concepts Sustainability     Supply Chain Dynamics
 Supply Chain Alignment with Business Strategy Risk Management Managing Supply from Internal Sources
 Supply Chain Design & Improvement Considerations  Globalization  Managing Supply from External Sources
 Inventory Management Logistics Implementation of Demand Plans
 Logistics Fundamentals  Managing the Supply Chain Continuous Improvement
 Market Segmentation Technology 
 Demand Planning  Influencing and Prioritizing Demand 
  Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Concepts Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 
 Supply Management ConceptsSupplier Relationship Management (SRM) 
  Inventory Planning and Control 

The APICS CSCP Learning System is included with your course fee (when taking through the APICS Greater Detroit Chapter) and is a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program consisting of three print modules and web-based study tools that reflect the entire APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM) and provide you with a broad view of global, end-to-end supply chain management.

The APICS CSCP Learning System

  • is enhanced to support the recent structural and content changes within APICS CSCP exam
  • will further empower you with an understanding of best practices, techniques, and technologies necessary to maximize your organization's efficiency and impact the bottom line
  • is offered in three learning options—self-directed, instructor-led, or corporate group (Instructor-led courses are offered through the APICS network of local channel partners, colleges and universities, and corporations).

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To earn your APICS CSCP designation, you must pass one comprehensive exam. Prior to taking the exam, you must be eligible. Eligibility applications must be received two weeks prior to the day you register for the exams.

To be eligible for the APICS CSCP designation, you must have:

    • 3 years of related business experience or
    • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or
    • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
*APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.

Submitting your eligibility application is free and easy. Complete your eligibility application for the APICS CSCP exam now. Candidates will receive immediate status notification upon application submission.

Please visit our Authorization to Test (ATT) page to get started!

APICS offers testing opportunities for APICS CSCP exams across the globe.

  • Testing in North America (United States, Canada, and Mexico) 
    Click here for information on exam dates, locations, and registration fees within the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Testing outside North America 
    Click here for the information on exam dates, to find an exam location, and learn more about registration fees outside North America.

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Class locations include Schoolcraft College and Oakland.

To inquire about holding classes on site at your location, please contact us at:

To Register, please call APICS Greater Detroit Chapter at

248-663-2416, M-F, from 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m.

Class Schedule 

2017 Classes at the Schoolcraft Livonia Location

 Date       Module Instructor Location
February 4, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
Supply Chain DesignNate Jolliff Schoolcraft College, Livonia
February 11, 2017
(8am to 5pm)

Supply Chain Planning and Execution Nate JolliffSchoolcraft College, Livonia
February 18, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
Supply Chain Planning and ExecutionNate JolliffSchoolcraft College, Livonia
February 25, 2017
(8am to 5pm)

 Supply Chain Improvements and Best Practices TJ TyrellSchoolcraft College, Livonia
March 4, 2017
(8am to 5pm)

 Supply Chain Improvements and Best Practices Margaret Park  Schoolcraft College, Livonia

2017 Classes at the Oakland Location

Date       Module Instructor Location
May 6, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
Supply Chain DesignMargaret Park  Oakland, Auburn Hills
May 13, 2017
(8am to 5pm)

Supply Chain Design Margaret Park Oakland, Auburn Hills
May 20, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
Supply Chain Planning and ExecutionMargaret Park Oakland, Auburn Hills
June 3, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
Supply Chain Planning and Execution  Jill  HaysOakland, Auburn Hills
June 10, 2017
(8am to 5pm)
 S Supply Chain Improvements and Best Practices Nate JolliffOakland, Auburn Hills