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The APICS 'Certified Supply Chain Professional' (CSCP) - Introductory Session & full course delivery

Introduced in 2006, the CSCP material examines the supply chain, end-to-end. Approved candidates (those already holding the CPIM designation being the ideal entry route) explore the various issues associated with modern supply chains.

Hilf Supply Chain Solutions is offering this half day briefing session at your UK facility to overview CSCP for your team. The introductory session, which would be delivered by a CSCP certified instructor, would prove an ideal ‘kick off’ for those members of your team considering embarking upon a self-study approach. Contact Us to arrange a session. Full in-house delivery to your team is also available (see below).

“The APICS CSCP brings your company’s entire value chain into perspective. By giving you a truly end-to-end view of the supply chain, you become the expert, not just within your organization’s walls - you become the global expert. From manufacturing to service, in business and consumer markets, the increasingly important role of effective supply chain management affects all organizations. Customer expectations are high - with the APICS CSCP, you can ensure that your company not only meets, but exceeds them.” (source: APICS)

Until the end of 2011, the four modules covered by the CSCP certification were as follows ……

Domain 1 :- Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
Domain 2 :- Building Competitive Operations, Planning, and Logistics
Domain 3 :- Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships
Domain 4 :- Using Information Technology to Enable Supply Chain Management

However for 2012 the course was re-structured as follows :-

Module 1 :- Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Module 2 :- Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

Module 3 :- Implementation and Operations

The subject matter has been designed for professionals interested in increasing their existing knowledge of supply chain management, and those currently working in other SCM related fields, such as professional consultants or those teaching supply chain functions. Module four in particular has encouraged a high number of individuals involved in Enterprise Resource Planning applications from across the world to explore CSCP further. The official APICS / Holmes Corporation International CSCP brochure can be emailed as a pdf on request.

Refer also to our other website specifically devoted to APICS training ( )

“The APICS CPIM certification provides a common platform for individuals to evaluate their knowledge of production and inventory management. APICS CPIM focuses primarily on manufacturing and provides an in-depth view of materials management, master scheduling, production planning, forecasting, and quality improvement within the confines of the operation. The APICS CSCP certification takes a broader view, extending the APICS CPIM knowledge outside of a company’s internal operations to encompass all of the steps throughout the supply chain - from suppliers through the company to the end consumer - and how to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company’s value chain.” (source: APICS)

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

In house delivery

The recommended facilitation period is 39 hours - either as 13 off 3 hour sessions, or as five full days (preceded by an introduction). It is emphasised that even with the tutor led sessions, a large amount of home study is necessary by the candidates. Note the examination entry fee and the documentation are both expensive, we will guide our clients through the various options available. Note, these classes are predominantly aimed at our existing clients who we have led through the CPIM programme.

Open / Public Courses

Following on from the success of our previous open / public course for CSCP (held Thurs 24 to Fri 25 Jan and Thurs 31-Jan to Fri 1-Feb at Junction 35 of the M4), and in 2014 over 4 single days (Fri 4th July, Fri 11th July, Fri 18th July and Fri 25th July).  The dates for our 2016 open / public course are as follows Thursday 19th May, Thursday 26th May, Thursday 2nd June, and Thursday 9th June - the venue will be just off the M42 South of Birmingham, UK.

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