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production, inventory management

Production and Inventory Management

Instructors //

  • Douglas Canter, CSCP, CPIM, CIRM | B.S., Aquinas College; purchasing manager, Nyloncraft, Inc.
  • Terrence Nugent, CSCP, CPIM | MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University; manufacturing systems analyst, LECO Corp.

CSCP Learning System Certification Preparation

Take Your Supply Chain Career to a New Level

The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional [CSCP) program will help you develop into a supply chain leader who can create and execute a supply chain strategy that meets customer needs, reduces costs, and increases profits. With the APICS CSCP designation, you’ll increase your value to employers who know that a well-run supply chain is a key component of a forward-looking and competitive enterprise.

What Will I Study?

The APICS CSCP program will equip you with the knowledge and skills demanded of supply chain leaders in all sectors of the worldwide economy, including service, manufacturing, and government.

Individuals will review designing a successful supply chain strategy; effectively managing supplier and customer relationships; recognizing how logistics, technology, and data can enhance performance; and how to seamlessly incorporate all processes to increase customer satisfaction and improve the organization’s bottom line.

The APICS CSCP Learning System

To earn the APICS CSCP designation, candidates must meet eligibility requirements and pass the APICS CSCP exam. To help you get started, APICS has developed the APICS CSCP Learning System, a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program based on the current APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual. This comprehensive training program combines print materials with interactive Web-based study tools to provide a customized learning experience for your audience.

The learning system is divided into four modules |

  • Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
  • Building Competitive Operations, Planning, and Logistics
  • Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships
  • Using Information Technology to Enable Supply Chain Management

To find out more, learn about eligibility requirements, or try a free demo of the learning system, visit


A course fee of $1595 includes the APICS membership [$1395 for current APICS members) includes the APICS CSCP Learning System printed workbooks, online software, instructor handouts, and 39 hours of classroom instruction.

Exam eligibility information

The APICS CSCP examination is available to individuals who have relevant work experience and education.

To be eligible for the APICS CSCP exam, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus two years of related business experience
  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, or C.P.M. designation plus two years of related business experience
  • Five years of related business experience.

Go to for more information on eligibility and details about testing.

Instructor | Terrence Nugent
39 hours | 3.9 CEUs

If you would like to see this course offered,  call [574-520-4261] or e-mail [] to be placed on an interest list

2014 ASQ Certification Exam Dates

Exams are held on IU South Bend Campus. See for the latest information.
Call ASQ at 1-800-248-1946 for application forms.

ASQ membership is not required to apply for and take the exams.

Exams | Exam Dates | Application Dates
Quality Technician | 03/01/14 | 01/10/14
Quality Inspector | 03/01/14 | 01/10/14
Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence | 03/01/14 | 01/10/14
Quality Engineer | 06/07/14 | 04/18/14
Quality Auditor | 06/07/14 | 04/18/14    
Quality Improvement Associate | 06/07/14 | 04/18/14