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New round of courses begin April 06, 2024!

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Covid-19 has shown the world the importance of the Supply Chain. Be ready for the post Covid-19 world with one of the most important certifications in Supply Chain!


ASCM Orange County Chapter

Know the end to end Supply Chain and secure this important certification that validates your understanding.  This class prepares you for managing the modern “Extended Enterprise.”

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Distinguish Yourself as a Supply Chain Expert!

As worldwide competition increases, operations and supply chain professionals hold the key to achieving business objectives. APICS CSCP training can help your company enhance, communicate, and implement critical supply chain strategies that maximize profits and growth. With the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program, you can take your career and organization in a new and exciting direction. In this challenging global marketplace, only the most well-trained, well-educated professionals will be sought after by employers and valued by organizations.

Increase Customer Satisfaction and Bottom-line Results

"With the knowledge I gained from the APICS CSCP course, I was able to help Yokohama Tire realize about a 20% reduction in consumer inventory while still maintaining our high customer standards."
Michael Morris, CSCP, Senior Forecaster, Yokohama Tire

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Your Organization Benefits

From day one, apply your APICS CSCP program knowledge to solve everyday work issues. Shape the business' future, align goals and distinguish it from the competition. APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) is a professional development and certification program that brings the entire value chain into perspective by providing a true end-to-end view of the global supply chain. Along with increasing current supply chain knowledge, it will bring new skills and concepts to the company. Through the APICS CSCP program, learn about:

  • Creating a common framework to address our company's unique supply chain challenges and opportunities.
  • Aligning supply chain strategies with our business objectives.
  • Improving performance through logistics, technology and data integration.
  • Effectively managing supplier and customer relationships.
  • Increasing customer satisfaction and bottom-line results.

Companies that sponsor all or part of their employees' tuition will gain a return on investment in the form of improved profits, long-term loyalty and more productive employees.

Create a common framework to address your company's unique supply chain challenges and opportunities

"The program has benefited LG Electronics management in increased supply chain knowledge and expertise and improved communication and information sharing across departments."
Guillermo Juvera, CPIM, CSCP, Director of Supply Chain, LG Electronics USA

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You Benefit

The APICS CSCP program will give you more credibility and recognition in your workplace and worldwide. You can distinguish yourself by committing to continued education that will help you sharpen your skills. This program gives you the opportunity to master supply chain management and all its facets all on the cutting edge of new developments and concepts. This knowledge and expertise will make you more respected and valuable in your organization and in other businesses around the world.

Effectively manage supplier and customer relationships

"Now that I have the background from the APICS CSCP Learning System, I am more comfortable dealing with day-to-day operations, coworkers and vendors. I can speak and understand the language my logistics suppliers use. By telling them I'm an APICS CSCP designee, they know I'm knowledgeable."
David Kesinger, CSCP, Logistics Coordinator, ELESYS North America

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Arrow Down Upcomimg CSCP Schedule - Next course begins April 06, 2024.

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Upcoming 2024 course dates

  • Begins - April 06, 2024
    Instructor: Ghotbi

    Start: 04/06/24
    Finish: 07/06/24 (Dark 05/25)
    Day: Saturday
    Time: 8:00 am to noon

The APICS CSCP Learning System

The course includes APICS CSCP Learning System, a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program. It consists of print modules and Web-based study tools that reflect the APICS CSCP body of knowledge as defined in the APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM). Combined with the classroom experience this provides you with a broad, encompassing view of global end-to-end supply chain management.

The APICS CSCP Learning System contains three modules:

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Arrow Down Module - Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

  • Broad concepts of supply chain management, including primary processes, objectives, integration methods and benefits.

  • Alignment of supply chain and business strategies

  • Key considerations for supply chain design and continuous improvement

  • Key measures for planning and controlling inventories

  • Fundamentals of logistics in supply chain management

  • Identifying and managing market segments

  • Demand forecasting and management techniques

  • Keys to effective CRM

  • Core concepts of supply management

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Arrow Down Module - Supply Chain Strategy, Design, and Compliance

  • Sustainability practices in design and operation of a supply chain

  • Risk, its sources, impacts, and mitigation methods

  • Globally dispersed supply and demand, and the impact of free trade zones and trading blocs

  • Globalization effects on inbound and outbound logistics

  • Measurement of, and efficiency and responsiveness in the supply chain

  • Technologies for design, data, operations and communications in supply chain management

  • Factors influencing demand, including design, marketing, selling, and matching customer orders

  • Core concepts of CRM, including strategies, technologies, and key implementation challenges

  • Fundamentals of supplier relationship management (SRM), including strategies, improved management of sources, relevant technologies and measurement

  • Inventory planning and control methods

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Arrow Down Module - Implementation and Operations

  • Supply chain dynamics and the balance of responsiveness and efficiency

  • Managing supply from internal and external sources

  • Implementation of demand plans, including prioritization and fulfillment, and capturing and communicating point-of-sale data

  • Tools and techniques to support continuous improvement strategies

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Classes are led by:

Nicholas M. Testa Jr, BS, MBA, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CIRM, Jonah
Master Instructor for APICS Lean Enterprise Workshop Series
Master Instructor for APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Series
Master Instructor for APICS Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Series
Master Instructor for the Principles of Operation Management Series
Master Instructor for APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) Series
Master Instructor for APICS Lean Enterprise Workshop Series


Nick Testa has been in senior management for over 30 years, applying Supply Chain, Lean and other business improvement tools at and within organizations of all sizes and types. Also active in ASCM, he served on its board and as President of this global Association for Operations Management. He is an internationally known speaker, college instructor, and consultant. He analyses real world problems with insight and pragmatism, helping students bring the lessons of the classroom back to work.



  • 25+ years in Manufacturing & Service

    • PCB, HF/VHF Communication Devices, Security Systems

    • Capital Equipment Sales/Applications Engineering

    • IT & Project/Program Management Operations

    • Business Solutions Implementation (ERP/CRM/CAM)

  • Instructor for ASCM

    • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Series

    • Project Management

  • Pathway PPM, Founder

    • Project Portfolio Management

    • Project Management Professional Development

  • California State University, Fullerton

    • Adjunct Professor, Project Management & Business Analysis


Sean  Ghotbi

Cliff Peebles, CPIM, CSCP

Cliff has been teaching CPIM courses since 2007, and was named the Orange County Instructor of the year for 2015.

A graduate of Northern Kentucky University, with a degree in business management with over twenty years of experience, Cliff has served as the plant manager of a medical device maker, operations manager for a plastics film converter and distributor, and a materials manager for a manufacturer serving military customers.

Cliff Peebles

John Brewer, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CSSBB, CSQP, CPSM, MBA.  APICS Associate Instructor

Former President, VP Membership and current Board member of ASCM-Orange County.

John has served as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Supply Chain Director, Quality Director, Division Controller, and Manufacturing Site Manager.  John served as a Juran Quality Trainer for 11 years at Texas Instruments. He is currently working in aerospace manufacturing and has worked in electronics and scientific instruments manufacturing.

John holds a BS in Biology from Texas Christian University and a Masters in Science Education from Columbus State University.  He graduated from the Army Officer Engineering School and is Airborne and Ranger qualified.


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Arrow Down CSCP Course Fee: $4,695.00
Price includes the instructor-led course, the Learning System with online access to study resources, an exam voucher for the test, and a one-year ASCM membership. If the student is already an ASCM member, they will receive an additional year membership.

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The CSCP Exam

Exams are administered on computers by a testing agency. Exam fees are not included in the course fees. A candidate must qualify to take the exam.

To earn your APICS CSCP designation, you must pass one comprehensive exam. Prior to taking the exam, you must be eligible. Eligibility applications must be received two weeks prior to the day you register for computer-based testing (CBT) exams.

Submitting your eligibility application is free and easy. Complete your eligibility application for the APICS CSCP exam now. You will receive notification of your eligibility status via email within two weeks of the date ASCM received your application.

Register for your APICS CSCP exam in North America

The APICS CSCP exam is administered through an independent service provider and expert in providing knowledge measurement services. To learn about the process of registering for your APICS CSCP exam, visit the following link.

The name listed on your APICS record (and therefore the name that is sent to the testing vendor) must exactly match your name as shown on your two forms of identification. If your name does not match your identification, you will not be able to access the test center and you will forfeit all exam fees.

APICS CSCP exam registration fees

ASCM members $695 (US)
Nonmembers $965 (US)
Retake Fee* $450 (US)
Pay for your exam fees here

*If you did not pass your previous APICS CSCP exam, or your cancellation from your previous APICS CSCP exam was not approved, you qualify for the retake fee.

UPCOMING APICS 2024 Examination Dates

Additional dates To Be Announced

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The upcoming classes will be a VIRTUAL CLASSES

Materials included in registration fees:

  • CSCP Learning system
  • Handouts of slides and supplemental material.
  • An exam voucher for the test
  • One-year ASCM membership.  If the student is already an ASCM member, they will receive an additional year membership.

NOTE: Materials will be picked up at the first class session. The learning system contains an on line portion. After payment and before the first session the student will receive on line access information and should activate their account and complete the on line Pre-Test. The test should be completed only once.

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The CSCP Certification course offers Supply Chain professionals the opportunity to earn advanded credentials and further solidify their value to their employeer.



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