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    It is available the first official italian translation of an APICS document, prepared by Giuseppe Lovecchio. It is the APICS Supply Chain Manager Competency Model (Responsabile della Supply Chain - modello delle competenze). You can download it by clicking here
  • This course develops the competencies needed to earn the “Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)” international designation by APICS, the  worldwide leading professional association for supply chain and operations management.
  • Benefits
    This course prepares for earning the CSCP designation by APICS (www.apics.org) the woldwide leading professional association for supply chain and operations management. Adopting international standards and protocols in the field of supply chain management is significant to be distinguished by methodological approach, recognized as subject matter experts with the capability to find the right solutions, as more than 25.000 certifications relased since 2006 demonstrate.

    Main contents


    Module 1: Supply Chain Design

    • 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: Supply Chain Planning and Execution

    • 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: Supply Chain Improvement and Best Practices

    • 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

    Who should attend

    • CEO
    • Managing directors
    • Supply Chain directors
    • Production managers
    • Logistics managers
    • Anybody who wants to earn a supply chain management certification

    Giuseppe Lovecchio, CPIM-F, CSCP-F, CLTD-F, DDPP, PMP, CMC
    APICS Master Instructor since 2011

    Subject Matter Expert for the CSCP & CLTD Learning System

    Demand Driven Endorsed Instructor
    More than 4000 education hours already delivered to managers and executives

    Other APICS recognized Instructors are available.
  • Duration and delivery mode

    • Five days
    • Sessions in english,  french or italian
    • In-company or in class
    • The course is composed by the above three  modules, with english documentation

    The course includes the necessary  documentation to be effectively prepared 
    (CSCP learning system,  books, etc.).
    At the end of the course a certificate of attendance will be delivered  by an APICS Master Instructor since 2011.

    Click here to download APICS CSCP brochure


    Registration form
    Click here to download the registration form

    Please contact us at info@lovecchioconsulting.it or from the page Contact Us!