Which APICS Certification is right for you?
Are you considering pursuing an APICS Certification to advance your supply chain career or deepen your knowledge base? APICS Certifications are well-recognized industrywide to show that you have the proper knowledge base to handle an organization's supply chain.

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CPIM - Certified in Production Inventory Management
The premier certification for internal supply chain operations, the CPIM offers the opportunity to master an organization’s internal operations and obtain in-depth understanding of materials management, master scheduling, forecasting, production planning.

The APICS CPIM credential offers growth, advancement and recognition. This credential is based on global research involving employers and practicing operations professionals at all levels to ensure APICS maintains an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in our ever-evolving business environment. 

Becoming a CPIM proves your internal operations knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your CPIM certification defines you as an internal operations expert and leader. 

Typical professions of CPIM participants: Buyer, Planner, Product Planner, Material Manager, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Inventory Analyst, Demand Analyst, Supply Chain Manager

CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional
The premier certification for end-to-end supply chain, the CSCP offers the opportunity to master the extended supply chain, from organizations’ suppliers through to the end customers. This is more of a "10,000 foot view" of the supply chain in comparison to the CPIM.

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is the first and only supply chain certification that encompasses the end-to-end global supply chain. APICS CSCP designees gain the skills to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors, and customers located around the world.

Earning the CSCP credential makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

The CSCP curriculum covers the following:
  1. Supply Chain Design
  2. Supply Chain Planning and Execution
  3. Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Typical  professions of CSCP participants: Consultants, Materials Manager, anything with Supply Chain in title, Analysts, Director, Logistics Manager, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Buyer, Project Manager

If you have 3 years of related business experience, a Bachelor's Degree, or another APICS Certification, sign up for an instructor-led class today! We are offering a Wednesday class this spring!

CLTD - Certification in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
The CLTD is the must-have certification for logistics and transportation professionals as it provides the opportunity to gain the essential knowledge and skills needed for logistics, transportation, and distribution careers.

Companies count on logistics experts—one of the fastest-growing professions in the world—to get their products to customers on time and on budget. By earning the APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation, you learn how to implement innovative logistics strategies and concepts to reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction and perform at a higher level.

The CLTD credential makes you a recognized expert in the logistics field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

The CLTD curriculum covers the following:
  1. Logistics and Supply Chain Overview
  2. Capacity Planning and Demand Management
  3. Order Management
  4. Inventory and Warehouse Management
  5. Transportation
  6. Global Logistics Considerations
  7. Logistics Network Design
  8. Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

Typical professions/job responsibilities of CLTD participants: Logistics Manager, Logistician, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Planner/Specialist, Distribution Manager, Global Sourcing, Import/Export, Inventory and Logistics, Supply Chain Logistics, Traffic Analyst/Manager, Transportation/Fleet Manager, Vendor-Managed Inventory, Warehouse Operations Manager, Warehousing Distribution, Reverse Logistics

If you have 3 years of related business experience, a Bachelor's Degree, or another APICS Certification, sign up for an instructor-led class today!

SCOR-P - Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional Endorsement
What is SCOR?
Moving the needle on supply chain performance isn’t easy. APICS has worked with thousands of global supply chain organizations to build company-wide engagement to create and deploy powerful, transformative programs. For 20 years the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model has been the cross-industry, global standard for supply chain excellence. The SCOR Professional program provides employees with the major process components of the SCOR framework: Plan, Make, Source, Deliver, Return, and Enable. This helps companies increase the speed of system implementations, improve inventory turns, and drive measurable supply chain process improvement and business performance.

It’s the best supply chain process framework, and it just got better.

New SCOR model for the modern supply chain The world’s leading supply chain framework now incorporates many emerging drivers of supply chain success, including:
  • Omni-channel, metadata, block chain, and other emerging topics
  • Modernized best practices and processes to better align with digital strategy
  • Updated people skills and training, based on APICS body of knowledge
  • Sustainability standards based on The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Tighter alignment of supply chain management costs with SCORmark benchmark
  • Process workflows generated by the SCOR BPM Accelerator, ensuring accurate data mapping

Typical professions/job responsibilities of SCOR participants: Production management, operations management, supply chain management, procurement, materials management, inventory management

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