You should apply for eligibility first to find out if they will let you take the exam.  It is an online application. 

The class hours total 40 hours.   Our classes are at 3150 De La Cruz Boulevard, Suite 200, in Santa Clara.    Our Chapter (Santa Clara Valley) is the largest membership base in Northern California.   We are not a virtual chapter, but maintain an office, library, and classroom.     Our Chapter classes are offered according to the schedule which is posted on the website.   We only offer CLASSROOM courses.  If you want to do self-study, please go to which is the main website for APICS online courses.   Santa Clara Valley Chapter also is proud to provide certification courses with some of the only Master-Level Instructors found in all of the country.

If you pass the one CSCP exam, you will be APICS CSCP Certified.   Exams are paid for by the student at the time of booking.  You will book the exam when you are ready to take it.  The Instructor will provide instructions on how to book the CSCP Exam.

The updated exam reflects critical changes in the marketplace and in the evolving roles and responsibilities of operations and supply chain managers. For accreditation, you must master each of the following:


APICS Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

•             Broad concepts include primary processes, objectives, logistics, integration methods, and rewards

•             Alignment of supply chain with corporate strategies

•             Key considerations for planning, inventory control, and continued improvement

•             Identification and management of market segments

•             Demand forecasting and effective management techniques

•             Effective customer relationship management (CRM)


Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

•             Sustainability practices in design and operation

•             Measurement, responsiveness, operations, and communications

•             Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods

•             Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the effects on logistics

•             Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders

•             Core Customer Relationship Management (CRM) concepts, including strategies, technologies, and implementation challenges

•             Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved source management, relevant technologies, and measurement

•             Inventory planning and control methods


Implementation and Operations

•             Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency

•             Managing supply from internal and external sources

•             Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization, fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data

•             Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement 

CSCP Exams Fees:

The CSCP prices do not include the cost of the Exams, which are paid at the time of booking, not to the Chapter.  Your class Instructor will provide detailed instructions on how and when to sign up for the exams.

The cost of testing is as follows: (Fees subject to change by PearsonVue)

$695.00 CSCP Exam for APICS Members

$915.00 CSCP Exam for Non-Members

$450 for Retakes

CSCP Class Prices:

CSCP = $2,000 for Members, $2,400 for Non-Members.