Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

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  • Course Date21.03.2022
  • Course Duration7 Weeks (2 Classes a week)
  • LanguageEnglish
About the Program

The APICS (CSCP V 5.1 2022) brings the entire value chain of a company into perspective, extending beyond internal operations for an end-to-end view that enables the candidate to effectively manage the integration and coordination of activities in a way that maximizes the company’s value chain. The CSCP course transmits the knowledge to become a logistics expert in any industry, from manufacturing to service, for both business and consumer markets. Morgan International proudly hosts the CSCP program offered by APICS (Association for Operations Management).

Who Should Attend this Program

While the CSCP certificate is beneficial for every professional working in supply chain management, it is especially ideal for individuals who want to gain top-notch insight into the complete supply chain, to increase team-work and collective efficiency and streamline coordination, increase productivity, and focus effectively on lead time and end results.

Certification Modules

  • Visualizing the supply chain entities, structures, and flows used to procure and deliver goods and services
  • Differentiating vertical versus horizontal integration and different levels of supply chain maturity
  • Using planning, communicating, influencing, and prioritizing steps in demand management, including market research and demand forecasting
  • Assessing portfolios and products using product portfolio management, the 4Ps of marketing, and product life-cycle management (PLM)
  • Using sales and operations planning (S&OP) to align supply with demand

  • Balancing efficiency with responsiveness while being resilient
  • Becoming familiar with accounting and financial reporting information and strategic analysis tools
  • Designing the supply chain and configuring the supply chain network
  • Forming cross-functional and cross-organizational supply chain design teams
  • Improving the supply chain by measuring and analyzing performance with supply chain metrics focused on customers, financial reports, operational practices, and customer service
  • Optimizing technology by matching requirements to various supply chain technologies and interfaces
  • Safeguarding and maintaining cybersecurity, data privacy, and supply chain master data

  • Following a sourcing process to capture changes, such as for new products
  • Managing supply based on total cost of ownership and make-versus-buy analysis
  • Developing a category strategy and sourcing categories
  • Doing spend and portfolio analyses to right-size the supplier base
  • Developing supply plans based on buyer-supplier relationships
  • Influencing product designs to promote collaboration and requirements inclusiveness
  • Negotiating effective supply contracts/purchase orders and selecting proper payment terms

  • Leveraging manufacturing planning and control including master planning, master scheduling, material requirements planning, distribution requirements planning, and various levels of capacity checks
  • Managing, planning, and controlling inventory to keep it at proper levels and replenish it efficiently
  • Understanding the effects of inventory on financial statements and inventory-related cost categories
  • Using quality and continuous improvement techniques and principles, including lean and just-in-time

  • Complying with international standards and considerations for import/export, tax/tariff, and labor laws
  • Determining strategies for logistics, warehouse management, and transportation management
  • Managing reverse logistics and waste

  • Segmenting customers, suppliers, and other partners
  • Understanding the communication process and dimensions
  • Using supplier relationship management (SRM) and customer relationship management (CRM) to develop, measure, and maintain relationships

  • Identifying, assessing, classifying, and responding to supply chain risks in a cost-effective manner
  • Learning about common supply chain risks and how to make preventive and contingent action plans

  • Assessing technology needs and learning about emerging technologies
  • Building sustainable best practices and ensuring corporate social responsibility compliance
  • Considering inputs and objectives of organizational strategy and supply chain management strategy
  • Embracing sustainability principles, standards, and reporting methods, including the UN Global Compact and GRI sustainability reporting standards
  • Implementing changes using project management and change management
  • Recognizing and resolving strategic misalignments and gaps