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19 - 29 November 2019

Sofia, Bulgaria

APICS CSCP, Sofia (19-21 November and 27-29 November 2019)

This 6-day course is the best curriculum worldwide for professional training and certification in the fields of Supply Chain Management. Developed by APICS – The Association for Operations Management It consists of printed materials, Instructor led sessions and web-based study tools that reflect the entire APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM) and provides a broad view of global end-to-end supply chain management. Each module will further empower you with an understanding of best practices, techniques and technologies necessary to maximize your organization’s efficiency and impact the bottom line.

This course is split into two sessions:

  • Session 1: 19-21 November 2019
  • Session 2: 27-29 November 2019


Major Session Topics


Module 1

■ Considering inputs and objectives of supply chain management strategy

■ Recognizing and resolving misalignments and gaps

■ Accounting and financial reporting information, strategic analysis tools, and economic considerations

■ Designing the supply chain while understanding and working within business considerations

■ Designing fulfillment strategies and products for different markets and requirements

■ Understanding electronic business considerations and key technology applications

■ Understanding implementation tools including project management processes and communication


Module 2

■ Procuring and delivering goods and services using supply chain management

■ Using demand management, including demand forecasting and prioritization

■ Using master planning, master scheduling, and sales and operations planning (S&OP)

■ Managing, planning, and controlling inventory

■ Understanding the effects of inventory on financial statements and inventory-related cost categories

■ Managing supply based on total cost of ownership and make-versus-buy analysis

■ Developing supply plans based on buyer-supplier relationships

■ Logistics, warehouse, and transportation management, forecasting, and planning

■ Making considerations for monetary, regulatory, and trade conditions

■ Segmentation of customer-focused marketing, customers, suppliers, and other partners

■ Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM) and customer relationship management (CRM)

■ Managing reverse logistics and waste


Module 3

■ Standards, regulations, and sustainable best practices compliance

■ International standards and considerations for import/export, intellectual property, licensing, tax and accounting, and labor laws

■ Corporate social responsibility for sustainability, UN Global Compact, and GRI initiatives

■ Accreditations, certifications, and standards for quality, environment, social, and safety objectives

■ Identifying, assessing, classifying and responding to risks

■ Compliance, security, and regulatory concerns

■ Improving the supply chain through measuring and analyzing performance using supply chain metrics focused on customers, financial reports, and operational practices, and customer service

■ Utilizing continuous improvement and change management techniques and principles, including lean and just-in-time



Save 150 EURO with Early bird registration fee (paid before 28th of September 2019) – 2249 Euro+VAT. The Registration fee includes the CSCP Learning system for 2019, comprised by textbooks and access to the online educational resources and sample test questions.

Regular Registration fee paid after 28th of September 2019 – 2399 EURO

Registration deadline and payment deadline is 6th of November 2019

Exam fee for APICS member – 929 EURO +VAT

Exam fee for non-member – 1150 EURO +VAT

APICS annual membership – 185 EURO +VAT

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19 - 29 November 2019

Sofia, Bulgaria


The CSCP program helps you demonstrate your knowledge and organizational skills for developing more streamlined operations.

Instructor Profile

William F. Latham

Bill is an APICS "Master instructor” CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CLTD with extended international experience.


APICS is the world's leading association for supply chain management, providing education and certification programs.


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