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APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) – Self Study


Now more than ever before, supply chain is essential for businesses to run, consumers to get the goods they need and society to function. APICS Certified Supply Chain Certification (CSCP) is the playbook you need to understand and deliver this critical process.


100 hours self study


The comprehensive program covers everything you need to know across the global supply chain, from suppliers to customers and back again. Earning your CSCP designation shows that you have the skills to prepare for and overcome disruption, manage risk, and evaluate and implement modern supply chain technologies.

If you are responsible or hope to be responsible for any of the following tasks, then CSCP is right for you:

  • Supply chain strategy or design
  • Supply chain technology selection, setup, maintenance or use
  • Demand planning and management
  • Customer relationship management
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Supply chain wide inventory management
  • Managing reverse logistics
  • Managing supply chain risk
  • Supply chain change management
  • Supply chain improvement and best practices
  • Supply chain financial management


Course Outline

The CSCP learning system is divided into eight modules. You will learn the latest best practices to elevate your job performance and help you take advantage of common technologies. The knowledge you gain through these materials will help you drive improvement in your organization, maximize the efficiency of planning and operations and improve the bottom line.

Module 1: Supply Chains, Demand Management, and Forecasting

Module 2: Global Supply Chain Networks

Module 3: Sourcing Products and Services

Module 4: Internal Operations and Inventory

Module 5: Forward and Reverse Logistics

Module 6: Supply Chain Relationships

Module 7: Supply Chain Risk

Module 8: Optimization, Sustainability, and Technology

How will I study?

The CPIM Learning System is a comprehensive program that combine print and online reading materials, online practice tests and interactive study tools to ensure you’re prepared for the exams.  

The CSCP Learning System incorporates three components to help you apply the concepts and test your understanding and retention of the information.


  • Complete the pretest to determine your current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  • Based on your pretest scores, the online learning system will recommend the most efficient study plan.


  • Utilize convenient study options: read printed books or access online study materials via any mobile device, tablet or computer - 24/7.
  • Benefit from microlearning features in the online learning system; focus on smaller content segments for a more efficient use of available time.
  • Take the chapter quizzes to test knowledge retention and receive immediate feedback, answer rationales and references to the relevant sections
  • in the reading materials.
  • Complete the Learning activities, including new in-depth videos, and real-life case studies to help reinforce concepts presented.
  • Study flashcards to reinforce your memory of key terms, concepts and definitions.


  • Take the practice exam which was designed to help users gain experience with the format of the computer-based exams.
  • Access additional information about the certification exam, study tools, and test-taking tips.
  • Access the "My Progress" section to track your quiz scores and learning gain.


The CSCP exam consists of 150 questions answered in 3.5 hours. Receive your results immediately after completing the exam. With a passing score, you can start using your new CSCP credential immediately! Online testing is now available, providing you with the convenience of taking an exam from the comfort of your home or office.

Visit PearsonVUE at for more information on testing.


Please note:

  • APICS CSCP Exam credits are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase (these will be added to your APICS account)
  • It is the delegate's responsibility to redeem the exam credits for their 'Authorisation to test' (ATT) and book their exams.
  • When redeeming their exam credit, delegates can book their exam up to 6 months in advance (giving you a maximum of 12 months from the date of purchase to the date of the exam)
  • To qualify for a 2nd Chance Exam credit, delegates must schedule (and fail) their first exam within 90 days of purchasing their ATT. The 2nd Chance Exam credit (if issued) will be valid for 6 months.


To purchase the APICS Certified Supply Chain Certification (CSCP) please contact us at [email protected]. Full payment is required prior to access being granted.

Pricing guide excluding shipping costs - exact pricing will be confirmed at time of order.

2024 APICS CSCP Bundle: CSCP Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance Exam with Membership and Participant Materials) GBP £2,765.00 plus VAT where applicable.

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