APICS Certified Supply Chain professional (CSCP)

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    APICS Cert

  • Duration

    12 evenings over 12 weeks

  • Timetable

    Monday 18:00 to 21:30

About the Course

The Certified Supply Chain Professional programme has been designed by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) for professionals in supply chain and operations management.  It provides professionals with the skills necessary to understand and manage the integration and coordination of activities within increasingly complex supply chains.

Students will learn how to design and develop a supply chain strategy that aligns with corporate strategy; understand how to manage supplier and customer relationships; recognise how logistics, technology and information technology can enhance performance; and discover how to achieve the seamless integration of all processes to meet customer needs, reduce costs and increase profits.

Entry Level

You must have eligibility approval from APICS to register for the APICS CSCP exam.

A candidate must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 3 years related business experience


  • A Bachelor degree or the international equivalent


  • CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations

Important Course Information

The CSCP programme is organised into three learning modules:

  • Supply Chain Design
  • Supply Chain Planning and Execution
  • Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

Career Opportunities

With the APICS CSCP designation, you will increase your value to employers who know that a well run supply chain is a key component of a forward looking and competitive enterprise.

Fees & Funding


Course Materials
Includes the APICS CSCP e-Learning System manuals and on-line software, instructor handouts, additional CSCP practice questions, 42 hours of instruction, and Joint Membership of IPICS & APICS.

How to Apply

Applications are made online





Further Information

IPICS – The Supply Chain Management Institute, 6E, KCR Estate, Kimmage, Dublin 12



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