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The CTSC Certification Program includes a broad focus of topics, including Supply chain strategy, Operating models, Supply chain technology, Digital capabilities, Transformation programs, Effective process design, Business intelligence and Advanced analytics.
With CTSC you will learn to effectively apply globally recognized industry standards, including the ASCM SCOR Digital Standard (DS), Enterprise Standards for Sustainability and the Digital Capabilities Model (DCM) to transformation activities.
With CTSC you will learn to manage and align processes and capabilities with strategic transformation goals, develop and deploy supply chain transformation initiatives, identify and implement strategies for reinforcing and replicating improvements.

Why choose the APICS CTSC (Certified in Transformation for Supply Chain) Certification Program?

To be successful, supply chain professionals need to become transformational leaders who are system thinkers, digitally fluent, and adept at using new generations of tools in all types of supply chains – forward, reverse and circular. The CTSC recognizes those individuals with highly sought-after transformation skills and enables them to gain a competitive advantage by demonstrating their understanding of supply chain transformation strategies, processes, tools, and technologies applied to managing the end-to-end supply chain transformation.

APICS CTSC credential holders gain the skills to effectively manage supply chain transformation activities that involve their extended enterprise, including the web of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and transportation carriers.

If you are responsible for the following, then CTSC is right for you: 

  • Developing a supply chain strategy
  • Supporting or executing a supply chain transformation within their organization
  • Creating business requirements documents for large-scale systems implementation
  • Developing and managing performance control towers, business intelligence capabilities, and supporting advanced analytics
  • Supporting a supply chain network design (redesign)
  • Defining and prioritizing digital capabilities or in a supply chain enabling role

 

What will you learn during the CTSC Certification Program?

What will you learn during the CTSC Certification Program?
The CTSC learning system is divided into four modules. You’ll learn skills in systems thinking; supply chain architecting; leadership; risk and resilience management; change management and digital transformation.
The knowledge you gain through these materials will help you drive organizational change, maximize overall efficiency, improve the bottom line and help you take on the challenges of an end-to-end transformation initiative.
Module 1: Supply Chain Transformation Overview
Module 2: Preparing for Supply Chain Transformation
Module 3: Executing Supply Chain Transformation
Module 4: Review of Supply Chain Transformation

Are you eligible?
There is no eligibility requirement to purchase and take the CTSC exam.

CTSC Certification Program Outcomes:

  • Develop and deploy supply chain transformation initiatives
  • Identify risks and opportunities, and select the appropriate philosophies, frameworks, models, and approaches to effect transformation
  • Apply systems thinking to develop, analyze, verify, and validate concept alternatives for transformation
  • Manage change to effect a successful transformation
  • Manage and align processes, capabilities and culture with strategic transformation goals
  • Manage skills, roles, responsibilities, and infrastructure needed for successful supply chain transformation
  • Identify tools and technologies to enable effective supply chain transformation
  • Identify and implement strategies for reinforcing, replicating and sustainining improvements
Certified in Transformation for Supply Chain (CTSC)

After earning your CTSC Certification, you will be able to:

  • Develop, deploy and manage change for a successful supply chain transformation
  • Identify risks and opportunities, and select the appropriate frameworks and models to effect transformation
  • Apply systems thinking to develop, analyze, verify and validate concept alternatives for transformation
  • Manage and align processes and capabilities with strategic transformation goals
  • Manage skills, roles, responsibilities, and infrastructure needed for a supply chain transformation
  • Identify tools and technologies to enable effective supply chain transformation
  • Identify and implement strategies for reinforcing and replicating improvements

CTSC Learning Options: Self-study; Instructor-led; Instructor-supported; Corporate/Group.

CTSC Outcomes: Increase strategic knowledge and skills to support the successful transformation of supply chains.

CTSC: One exam. 5-year certification maintenance period. No eligibility requirement.

Available Courses and Exams

Currently there are no available courses For additional information or requests for Inhouse course, please contact us

How to earn the CTSC Certification with Symix APICS Premier Channel Partner?

1. Prepare for your CTSC Exam. Symix APICS Premier Channel Partner offers certification preparation classes led by internationally recognized APICS qualified instructors in multiple locations. To find more about our public classes and locations, please visit the training calendar page.  Alternatively, you can self-study by purchasing the textbooks, also known as Learning systems, and exam credits (more information on the right). 

For companies seeking in-house training for their employees, we offer certification preparation classes at a time and place convenient for your organization. If you need further information, please contact us.

2. Pass the CTSC exam to become certified. By taking and passing the CTSC exam, you demonstrate your commitment to your career and mastery of knowledge within a company’s global production and inventory activities. APICS exams are delivered either via computer-based testing MPR(CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers, which are located around the world, or online. The APICS CTSC exam consists of 150 questions, of which 20 are pre-test questions that do not contribute to the total score but are used for statistical purposes only. Schedule your exam. 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepare for the Exam

Symix ASCM (APICS) Premier Channel Partner offers certification preparation classes led by internationally recognized ASCM (APICS) qualified instructors in multiple locations.

For companies seeking in-house training for their employees we offer certification preparation classes at time and place convenient for your organization.

Exams and Exam Dates

APICS (ASCM) exams are delivered via computer-based testing MPR(CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers, which are located around the world.

The exam is computer based in English and the questions are closed (you can choose from several answers).

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