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Certified Supply Chain Manager

Certified Supply Chain Manger (CSCM)
  • CSCM workshop + exam is a 4 day session.
  • CSCM exam have 200 Multiple Choice questions and the attendees get 4 hours to complete this exam.
  • 32 hours of classroom instruction led by an approved ISCEA instructor.
  • A study guide is provided with all the slides and exercises.
  • Supply Chain Text Book (Optional)
  • 2 hours of classroom review & up to 4 hours for the certification exam.

Subject Matter Covered in the ISCEA CSCM Exam :

  • Supply Chain Body of Knowledge (80%)
  • Theory of Constraints (10%)
  • Operational Accounting (4%)
  • Lean Six Sigma (4%)
  • Leadership & Team Building (2%)

Supply Chain Areas Covered in the CSCM Workshop & Exam :

  • Understanding the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
  • Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles
  • Designing the Distribution Network in a Supply Chain
  • Network Design in the Supply Chain
  • Network Design in an Uncertain Environment
  • Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
  • Aggregate Planning in the Supply Chain
  • Planning Supply and Demand-Managing Predictable Variability


  • Managing Economies of Scale in the Supply Chain- Cycle Inventory
  • Managing Uncertainty in the Supply Chain- Safety Inventory
  • Determining Optimal Level of Product Availability
  • Sourcing Decisions in a Supply Chain
  • Transportation in the Supply Chain
  • Pricing and Revenue Management in the Supply Chain
  • Coordination in the Supply Chain
  • Information Technology and Supply Chain
  • E-Business and the Supply Chain


You must have an in depth understanding of these Topics to pass the CSCM Exam :

  • Elements of the Supply Chain
  • Just-in-Time (JIT)
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP II)
  • Demand Planning
  • Capacity Management.
  • Demand Management
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Master Scheduling
  • Measuring Business Performance.
  • Recognizing Techniques and Practices of Inventory Management


  • Mechanics of the Detailed Material Planning Process
  • Planning Operations to Support the Priority Plan
  • Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply
  • Prioritizing and Sequencing Work
  • Executing Plans and Implementing Controls
  • Authorizing and Reporting Activities for Push and Pull Systems
  • Evaluating Performance and Providing Feedback
  • Competitive Market Issues
  • Choices Affecting Facilities, Supply Chain, Information Technology, and Organizational Design
  • Configuring and Integrating Internal Processes
  • Evaluating and Managing Projects.


ISCEA CSCM certify that the holder is both an expert in Supply Chain theory and a practitioner, who can manage and lead a modern Supply Chain Organization with P&L Responsibilities.