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Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Course Fee $1,500.00

No. of Places 18 of 20

Start September 12, 2017

End November 07, 2017

Location Erbil

The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more 

streamlined operations. Since its launch in 2006, more than 20,000 professionals in 82 countries have earned the CSCP designation.

This CSCP training course is a 50 hour program over 2 months studying the material from APICS with a certified and highly experienced trainer to ensure students are ready to take and pass the exam after the course. The exam is not part of this course and needs to be booked separately (the trainer will support with bookings).


Why you should earn the CSCP designation

  • Increase your salary - on average designees see a 12% increase
  • Improve your hiring potential by 65%
  • Maximize your organization's ERP investments
  • Effectively manage global end-to-end supply chain activities
  • Understand how to increase customer satisfaction
  • Increase your professional value and secure your future




What is CSCP?

Helps candidates demonstrate their knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations across the extended supply chain.


CSCP focuses on the mastery of the extended supply chain, from organizations’ suppliers through to the end customers. The CSCP designation validates professional understanding of supply chain management and the integration of operations across the extended supply chain.


Who needs CSCP and why

This Preparatory Course is formulated to cater for the needs of:

  • Professionals seeking in-depth knowledge and understanding of their entire supply chain
  • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
  • Innovators promoting global supply chain management
  • Managers working to affect lead time, inventory, productivity, and the bottom line
  • Hard workers trying to move forward in their careers


Employer benefit: The CSCP program helps employees master advanced supply chain management principles that extend beyond an organizations internal end-to-end operations from suppliers to customers. It provides a higher-level of knowledge and skills needed to streamline operations and produce bottom line results.

Candidate benefit: The CSCP program provides candidates with the necessary tools to effectively manage global supply chain activities and enables them to implement best practice approaches to increase supply chain efficiencies.



CSCP preparation course


Module 1: Supply chain design

Module 2: Supply chain planning and execution

Module 3: Supply chain improvement & best practices


Training language:

  • English (with Arabic support)


Training resources:

  • APICS study kit
  • Classroom study



  • 2 months
  • 2 sessions week
  • 3 hours per session

The first class is scheduled to begin September12th.

The cost of this course is $1,500, discounts are available for corporates with multiple participants.


How to earn the CSCP

After studying the material in the course with an experienced tutor, candidates must pass one exam to earn the CSCP designation and are required to maintain the CSCP designation every five years. APICS recommends Instructor-Led classroom courses that are offered by APICS recognized instructors worldwide.

Once you’ve prepared for the exam, schedule and take the CSCP exam at a location near you. In Iraq there are Pearson Vue Centres in Erbil, Baghdad, and Sulaimaniyah. The exam process will be explained by the trainer.


Eligibility requirements for CSCP:

  • 3 years of related business experience or
  • Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or
  • CPIM, CLTD or CSCP, CTL, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations

*APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.



CSCP exam

Exam type: Computer-based multiple choice.

  • 150 multiple-choice questions
  • 20 pre-test questions “not marked”
  • Exam length; 3.5 hours

Exam content is developed according to the test outline included in the CSCP Exam Content Manual and validated by global subject matter experts. Exam questions are monitored through rigorous psychometric calibration and cross-referenced to industry-approved source material. A job task analysis study is conducted every 3 –5 years to ensure content relevancy.

Exam scoring: APICS uses a scaled score methodology, which is a technique for equating scores in which the degree of difficulty varies from one exam form to the next. The APICS CSCP score range is 200 to 350.

  • Fail = 200-299
  • Pass = 300-350


Cost of Exam (in addition to course costs)

  • APICS PLUS member $1,050 USD
  • Nonmember $1,300 USD
  • Exam retake $450 USD

More on exam costs and details.


CSCP accredited exam centers In Iraq

NGS Training Center

Dream City, Villa No. 671
Near International School of Choueifat
Erbil, Kurdistan


The American University of Iraq - Sulaimani

Sulaimani Kirkuk Main Road


New Horizons Baghdad

Al-Wahda/Dist.904 - St.42 - Bldg. 23


About the trainer

Hazem Mhemed, APICS ID: 1996261MSc Industrial Risk Management, University of Poitiers, France


  • PMI-RMP® Risk management professional
  • PMI-PMP® Project management professional
  • ISCEA, Certified supply chain manager
  • CPIM, Certified in production & inventory management
  • ISO 9001  Lead auditor
  • ISO 22000 Lead auditor
  • MIT MicroMasters credential in supply chain management 

Over 17 years of work experience from large international corporations in the roles of:

Country Head of Supply Chain, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics & Operations Manager, Quality Manager, Production Supervisor, Quality & Process Engineer



The trainer is available to discuss the course with potential partcicipants.


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