Prepare for the CSCP Exam - APICS
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How to prepare for the CSCP exam 

APICS provides a number of tools and resources to support candidates in their journey toward certification. find the learning option that works best for you, including self-study materials through the CSCP Learning System, online courses or classroom instruction.

Self-Study

Learn on your own anytime, day or night, to accommodate your demanding schedule. The CSCP Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation program based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. The system provides reading materials and interactive web-based study tools. 

Total investment to earn your CSCP through self-study
Estimated pricing includes CSCP Learning System and exam fee:

North America*:
PLUS Member: $1,690
CORE or nonmember: $2,255

Outside North America*:
PLUS Member: $2,045
CORE or nonmember: $2,640

*All cost estimates in US dollars and cost may vary based on shipping and tax. 

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Instructor-Supported

Register to learn online with college support - Instructor-supported online courses are offered through Fox Valley Technical College, which provides online APICS CSCP review courses that are interactive and easily navigated. All workshops are supported by instructors who have earned APICS certification and have years of supply chain management experience. Visit Fox Valley Technical College for more information on the APICS CSCP Online Classes.

Instructor-Led

Local classes are offered by recognized APICS instructors for our local chapters (200 in North America) or international partners (100 outside North America). The CSCP Learning System may be supplied by instructors.

Find an APICS classroom course near you.

Additional CSCP Study Tools & Support


APICS Dictionary & App
Master terms and definitions that you’ll find on APICS exams with the current edition of the APICS Dictionary. This is the most comprehensive reference for supply chain and operations terminology—one you’ll find yourself turning to time and time again throughout your career. APICS PLUS members receive a free edition.

Exam Content Manual
Free to APICS PLUS and CORE members, the CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM) provides guidance for individuals preparing for the APICS CSCP exam. The content outline is divided into major topic areas, and the relative emphasis of each of the topics is indicated by a percentage figure. Use this to guide your exam preparation—whether you study on your own, attend a class taught by an APICS partner, or are a part of a corporate learning group.

Exam Reference Materials
APICS has the best educational resources available to help you build your knowledge of supply chain practices and to support your certification exam preparation.

Supply Chain Channel Online Community
Find a study group. Start a discussion. There are many ways to connect with other professionals through the Supply Chain Channel. The APICS community is here to support your efforts to increase your knowledge and enhance your skills. 

Interested in Corporate or Group Learning? Contact APICS for Business