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CSCP

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, and innovation
  • 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 professional success
  • 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.

Link to CSPC information on www.apics.org

 

CPIM

| Course Descriptions | Class schedule |

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.

 

CIRM

| Course Descriptions |

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 business environment.


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 (IEM).


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 at 800-444-2742


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