APICS CSCP Certification Training

Earning an APICS (the Association for Operations Management) certification can transform a practitioner from a qualified candidate to a sought-after expert. The CVCR offers supply chain practitioners the opportunity to earn an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification. The APICS CSCP brings a company's entire value chain intoAPICS perspective. By gaining a truly end-to-end view of the supply chain, certified CSCPs don’t just become leading supply chain professionals within their organizations’ walls—they become global experts. From manufacturing to service, in business and consumer markets, the increasingly important role of effective supply chain management affects all organizations. Customer expectations are high—and with the APICS CSCP, professionals can ensure that their companies not only meet, but exceed them.

The CVCR’s course helps attendees prepare for the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional certification exam. It consists of five eight-hour classes, with each class covering one module of the CSCP Learning System plus a review session. Each class utilizes an interactive student response system to help monitor and measure the student learning experience. Attendees learn concepts pertaining to:

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

The CSCP instructor is Howard Forman, president of PIM Associates, Inc., a leading provider of operations and supply chain education and training. Howard has over 30 years of experience in the operational and supply chain field as a practitioner, consultant and trainer. He has taught over 100 APICS CPIM, CIRM, plus over 40 CSCP certification courses and tutorials. Howard is a frequent speaker at various APICS meetings, seminars, workshops, and conferences. He is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with an MBA and BS in Business Management.

CVCR member companies receive discounted pricing.

The Center for Value Chain Research (CVCR) is pleased to offer an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Certification course for Spring 2014.

Our Course uses the latest 2014 version of the APICS CSCP Learning System. We use enhanced CSCP courseware, extra exercises and over 2,000 additional CSCP practice questions to help you better understand the material. Our course focuses on key concepts, definitions, relationship, various CSCP calculations, and we provide numerous examples on how companies apply these concepts. The use of the CSCP Learning System, in conjunction with our instructor-led class, will enhance your learning experience as you prepare for the CSCP exam.

Spring CSCP Classes are held on the Lehigh University campus at the Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, on Friday, April 11, 25; May 9, 16; June 6, 20. Classes start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.

REGISTER EARLY FOR THE DISCOUNT. The early registration discount for the bundled package will end on March 25th, and then prices increase.

For more information, please contact us.

Upcoming CSCP Classes 2014:


2014 CSCP Spring Class - April 11, 25; May 9, 16;
June 6, 20.

Lehigh University (Rauch Business Center, Room 260



2014 CSCP Fall Class - September 12, 19, October 10, 24, 31, November 7.


2014 CSCP Winter Class - January 17, 24, February 7, 21, 28, March 14.

Lehigh University (Rauch Business Center, Room tbd)


CSCP Classes 2013:


2013 CSCP Fall Class - September 27, October 11, 25, November 1, 15, December 6
Lehigh University (Rauch Business Center, Room 85)