APICS CSCP Exam Success

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A Guide to Achieving Certification on Your First Attempt
Howard Forman and David Forman
Softcover, 7.5 x 9.25, 408 pages
ISBN: 978-160427-129-4
August 2018


As the need for global supply chain professionals continues to grow, the desire for individuals who have earned their Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential has become a key employer requirement and differentiator. This unique study guide, used in conjunction with the APICS CSCP Learning System and Exam Content Manual, presents key terminology, concepts, exercises, calculations, and practice exam questions certification candidates need to pass the CSCP exam on their first attempt.

Key Features

  • Explains over 1,000 key terms, concepts, calculations, and relationships that practitioners must know to pass the APICS CSCP exam
  • Provides free online access to over 700 practice questions, enabling users to perform practice tests by CSCP group and/or simulate actual full exams, with feedback on incorrect answers
  • Presents over 50 calculations with workable examples needed to understand and identify the correct answers to many of the questions raised on the certification exam
  • Provides over 400 practice exam questions to help prepare readers for the actual exam and identify gaps in their mastery of the CSCP body of knowledge, thus focusing study time
  • Walks users through the exam sign-in process, the exam itself, and offers proven tips that will increase their probability of selecting the “best” answer to each multiple-choice question on the actual exam
  • Furnishes users with a 75 question CSCP practice exam and a means to access readiness for the actual exam
  • WAV offers downloadable answers to the 25 exercises and the 75 question practice exam presented in the study guide and a table that will help test the reader’s understanding and recall of key terms and concepts—available from the Web Added ValueTM Download Resource Center

About the author(s)

Howard Forman is President of PIM Associates Inc., a highly regarded provider of management consulting and education services. Howard has over 35 years of experience in supply chain management, operations management, production and inventory management, business process improvement, lean, and project management as a practitioner, consultant, and educator.  Prior to establishing his own firm, Howard worked for several leading consulting firms, including Coopers & Lybrand, KPMG, and Grant Thornton. This expert has taught supply chain management, production, and inventory management body of knowledge courses and has helped thousands of practitioners gain the practical knowledge needed to prepare for and successfully pass the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP); Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD); and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification exams offered by APICS.

David Forman, CSCP, CLTD, is Senior Manager, Business Projects at Crestron Electronics, a global technology company. Currently, most of his work at the firm involves overseeing the efforts of a team of supervisors and senior business analysts, and managing systems improvement projects. He is also a Senior Associate, Instructor, and Courseware Developer for PIM Associates. David develops and teaches courses in supply chain management and production and operations management and helps people prepare for the APICS CSCP and CLTD certification exams. He is a past President of the APICS Northern New Jersey chapter and currently an active member of the APICS Tappan Zee Chapter. David is also a member of the Project Management Institute.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Supply Chain Management

Chapter 2: Supply Chain Reference Model

Chapter 3: Logistics Fundamentals

Chapter 4: Logistics Functions

Chapter 5: Import/Export Logistics

Chapter 6: Sustainability, Regulatory, and Security Procedures

Chapter 7: Marketing Process

Chapter 8: Demand Management

Chapter 9: Customer Relationship Management Strategy

Chapter 10: Product Design

Chapter 11: Manufacturing and Planning Control, Master Planning, and Sales and Operations Planning

Chapter 12: Strategic and Business Strategy

Chapter 13: Master Scheduling

Chapter 14: Material Requirements Planning and Distribution Requirements Planning

Chapter 15: Production Activity Control and Capacity Management

Chapter 16: Continuous Process Improvement

Chapter 17: Supplier Relationship Management and Purchasing

Chapter 18: Synchronizing Demand and Supply

Chapter 19: Inventory Management

Chapter 20: Financial and Managerial Accounting Concepts

Chapter 21: Economics

Chapter 22: Risk Management

Chapter 23: Technology

Chapter 24: Data Acquisition, Storage, and Integrity

Chapter 25: Electronic Business and Commerce

Chapter 26: Project Management

Chapter 27: The CSCP Practice Exam

Chapter 28: APICS CSCP Test Readiness Assessment

Chapter 29: APICS CSCP Exam Tips and Walk Through

Chapter 30: After the APICS CSCP Exam