THE SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSION IS ADVANCING AT AN INCREDIBLE PACE.
ARE YOU KEEPING UP?
The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program
is a new industry certification created to meet the rapidly changing
educational needs in the growing field of supply chain management.
The APICS CSCP 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 how to effectively manage these activities to
maximize a company's value chain.
TAKE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER TO A NEW LEVEL
Through the CSCP program, you will gain
- Specialized skills that boost productivity, collaboration,
- Knowledge of how to positively affect lead times, inventory,
productivity, and bottom-line profitability
- Increased knowledge to effectively and efficiently manage
supply chain activities when you have suppliers, plants, distributors,
and customers around the world
- Expertise that leads to greater confidence, recognition, and
- Career advancement opportunities and increase earning potential.
THE APICS CSCP LEARNING SYSTEM
The APICS CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive course based
on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. This comprehensive professional
development and exam preparation program combines print materials
with online components to deliver a customized learning experience.
The learning system provides excellent preparation for professionals
seeking the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional designation.
IS THE APICS CSCP PROGRAM RIGHT FOR YOU?
Find out at the next PDM, write or call with any questions. More
details to follow as they are available.
to CSPC information on www.apics.org
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) was introduced
in 1973. CPIM established its reputation as the international
standard for specialized, in-depth production and inventory management
education. Certification confirms the candidate's understanding
of the design, operation, and control of systems for the manufacturing
and distribution of products and services. The curriculum is divided
into five interrelated modules.
Candidates earn the CPIM designation after successfully completing
five exams. Review classes offered are intended to augment your
preparation for these exams. These courses should interest professionals
working in the fields of manufacturing management, materials management,
purchasing, production scheduling, industrial engineering, and
supply chain management.
Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) was introduced
in 1991. The program is designed to develop each candidate's understanding
of multiple business functions and how they interact in an organization.
The CIRM series especially benefits upper management who have
risen through the organization in a single discipline. It facilitates
understanding the interrelationships of functions in a modern
Accounting professionals, consultants, project managers, team
leaders, aspiring managers, operations staff members, and other
professionals seeking to advance toward a decision-making position
will benefit from the CIRM program. CIRM will give you a clear
understanding of cross-functional operations and how to integrate
resources within an organization.
Designed to provide a comprehensive review for each of the CIRM
exams, the five curriculum class modules address thirteen subject
areas. The use of case studies further enhances the course material.
To achieve the CIRM status, five independently administered exams
must be passed concluding with Integrated Enterprise Management
It is recommended the ECF Exam be taken first, the other three
CIRM exams may be taken in any order. The IEM exam must be taken
last. For a comprehensive guide to exam preparation, order the
CIRM 1999 Exam Content Manual (Stock# 09015) from the APICS Society