Successful delegates will be able to understand:
  • How to manage horizontal flows in their businesses when companies are organized vertically
  • The importance of aligning the company’s corporate strategy with its supply chain strategy
  • The importance of using the right technology to enable the supply chain
  • That the core of supply chain management is excellent supplier-customer relationship management
  • The continuous improvement, flexibility, and agility of their supply chains will be rewarded with ongoing success and ROI
Typical supply chain professionals that would benefit from the instructor-led course and in obtaining the CSCP designation:
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Transportation, Logistics, Distribution, and Warehouse Managers
  • Supplier Managers
  • Distributor Managers
  • Inventory Managers
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Planning and Inventory Management Managers, and
  • Other professionals with responsibilities for supply chain
Module 1 – Supply Chain Design
  • Broad concepts of supply chain management, including primary processes, objectives, integration methods and benefits
  • Alignment of supply chain and business strategies
  • Key considerations for supply chain design and continuous improvement
  • Key measures for planning and controlling inventories
  • Fundamentals of logistics in supply chain management
  • Identifying and managing market segments
  • Demand forecasting & management techniques
  • Keys to effective CRM
  • Core concepts of supply management
Module 2: Supply Chain Planning & Execution
  • Sustainability practices in design and operation of a supply chain
  • Define Projects
  • Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods
  • Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the impact of free trade zones and trading blocs
  • Globalization effects on inbound and outbound logistics
  • Measurement of, and efficiency & responsiveness in the supply chain
  • Technologies for design, data, operations and communications in supply chain management
  • Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling & matching customer orders
  • Core concepts of CRM, including strategies, technologies & key implementation challenges
  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved management of sources, relevant technologies and measurement
  • Inventory planning and control methods
Module 3: Supply Chain Improvement & Best Practices
  • Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency
  • Managing supply from internal & external sources
  • Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization and fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data
  • Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement strategies
Number of questions The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (130 operational and 20 pretests). 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. Membership Fee / Exam Fee :- International Professionals Ideal for international supply chain professionals who live outside North America:
  • ASCM CORE international: $150 annual dues
  • ASCM PLUS international: $185 annual dues
Exam Price
  • PLUS member price: $1,050.00
  • CORE Member price: $1,300.00
  • Non-member Price: $1,300.00
  • Retake: $450.00