CSCP Certification


The APICS CSCP program is the first and only supply chain certification that encompasses the end-to-end global supply chain. From suppliers to the end customer, CSCP covers globalization, IT enablement and both supplier and customer relations.

Since its launch in 2006, more than 13,000 professionals in 77 countries have earned the APICS CSCP designation.


Certification designed with you in mind.

CSCP provides individuals with common standards to address today's supply chain challenges, it's designed for...

  • Supply chain professionals seeking to enhance knowledge and expertise 
  • Consultants who want to demonstrate expertise in supply chain management
  • Professionals who work with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems 


Professional growth begins here.

Career Advancement: Designees on average earn 27 percent more than their counterparts without an APICS certification.

Increased credibility: CCSP increases your knowledge and skills in the supply chain industry, helping you to stand out from your peers.

Boost your confidence and become recognized as a global supply chain leader.

Professional opportunities: Your investment will continue to reward your efforts; your certification goes where you go and leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as a supply chain professional.


CSCP Exam Preparation

Your journey begins with the CSCP Learning system:

  • The CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive preparation option that builds on your strengths and improves your knowledge.
  • Choose the learning option that works best for you, instructor led classes or self-study
  • Take the exam. Designees only need to pass the one exam to earn the CSCP designation.


The CSCP program consists of three modules with an exam that reflects critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of supply chain managers. 

Module 1 – Supply Chain Design 
Module 2 – Supply Chain Planning and Execution 
Module 3 – Supply Chain Improvements and Best Practices


CSCP Exam Details

The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (130 operational and 20 pretest). Pretest questions do not contribute to the total score but are necessary for research purposes and are randomly distributed among the scored items and are used for statistical purposes only. Candidates should answer all exam questions.

Length of Exam

Candidates have 3.5 hours to complete the exam.

CSCP Exam Locations

APICS exams are delivered via computer-based testing (CBT) at PEARSON VUE TEST CENTERS, which are located around the world.

Exam Scoring and Score Range

APICS use a scaled score methodology, which is a technique for equating scores in which the degree of difficulty varies from one exam form to the next. This ensures equivalent passing standards are maintained for each exam form. Candidates can download UNDERSTANDING A SCALED SCORE for more information.

The CSCP score range is 200 to 350

Pass = 300-350
 = 200-299


APICS CSCP exam preparation materials

Check out the CSCP brochure for more information

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