Certified Supply Chain Professional

The APICS CSCP designation

•is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain management professionals around the globe.

•is a designation that is sought by thousands of employers and recruiters.

•provides you with a mastery of supply chain management best practices and distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills.

CPIM으로 잘 알려진 APICS에서 전략, Sourcing, CRM, SRM 부문에 보다 Focusing하여 15년전 런칭한 SCM 자격입니다. 과거에는 2년의 경력자 한하여 시험을 볼 수 있는 자격이 주어졌으나 아래와 같이 자격요건으로 완화 되었습니다.
· 3 years of related business experience 
· Bachelor’s degree or the international

(Online상으로 시험을 치룰 수 있는 자격요건이 충족되었는지 확인하는 Eligibility Request의 절차가 있습니다.)


산업공학, 물류, 경영 전공의 경우 취득하는데 크게 어려움 없으며 Self study의 경우10~14개월. GICS와 함께라면 3~4개월 정도 소요됩니다.

Exam Review를 통한 Pass는 불가하며 SCM의 Big Picture와 Inter-relationship에 대한 명확한 이해가 필요합니다. 


최근들어 기업 담당자의 인지도가 향상 되고 있습니다.

​보통 미국계 Global Company의 경우 대우해 주고 있으며 CSCP Program을 운영하고 권장합니다만 중,소기업이나 SCM, Logistics 부문이 약한 회사의 경우 인지도가 아직 미약합니다.

취득비용 및 시간

Exam Fee: $1,050 

APICS Membership: $185

Total: $1,050 + $185 = $1,235※ Retake Fee: $450

GICS Class Fee: 880,000 won


3개의 모듈을 단일 시험으로 진행하며 한번의 Exam으로 CSCP를 취득할 수 있습니다.

​범위는 넓지만 한번의 시험으로 취득할 수 있는 장점이 있습니다.

CSCP Contents

Three content areas have been designed to organize the APICS CSCP domain.

The relative importance of these topics will vary among industries, but the figures given below show the percentage designated for each section on the exam.


I. Supply Chain Design

A. Develop the Supply Chain Strategy

1. Inputs to supply chain strategy

2. Resolving misalignment or gaps

3. Tools and techniques

B. Design the Supply Chain

1. Supply chain considerations

2. Business considerations

3. Project management considerations

4. Communication considerations

5. Information technology considerations

6. Key technology applications

7. Data acquisition and management

II. Supply Chain Planning and Execution

A. Procure and Deliver Goods and Services

1. Currency considerations and funds flow

2. Regulatory requirements

3. Trade considerations

4. Demand management

5. Supply management

6. Inventory management

7. Warehouse management

8. Logistics and freight management

B. Manage the Relationship with Supply Chain Partners

1. Segmentation

2. Customer relationship management (CRM) & supplier relationship management (SRM)

C. Manage Reverse Logistics including Return, Recall, and End of Life

1. Reverse logistics

2. Waste considerations

III. Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

A. Measure, Analyze, and Improve the Supply Chain

1. Supply chain metrics

2. Sales and operations planning (S&OP)

3. Continuous improvement philosophies

4. Measuring and communicating performance

5. Measuring customer service levels

6. Change management

B. Comply with Standards, Regulations, and Sustainable Best Practices

1. International standards and regulatory compliance

2. Corporate social responsibility considerations

3. Social, environmental, safety, and quality accreditations and certifications

C. Manage Risk in the Supply Chain

1. Risk identification

2. Risk assessment and classification

3. Risk response

4. Security and regulatory concerns

5. Risk standards

CSCP Exam Information


• Computer based Test

• 150 problems for 3.5hours

    - 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.


• Scoring is based on your correct responses.

    - There is no penalty for incorrect answers. The omission of an answer will be counted the same

       as an incorrect answer.


• The CSCP exams scaled score range is 265 – 330.

  265–299: Fail

  300–330: Pass

  320 and greater: Fellow level

For each examination, candidates receive a score for the total exam.

All candidates will also receive diagnostic information by topic areas on performance.

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