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Online APICS Certification Courses

Register now for our online certification prep courses for APICS examinations that recognize expertise in supply chain management.

Are you ready to advance your career in supply chain management? If so, an APICS certification from the Association for Supply Chain Management may help you take that next step.­

Thanks to an alliance with ASCM, University of Maryland Global Campus is proud to offer preparatory courses for several career-relevant certifications. By enrolling in a certification prep course, you can enhance your understanding of supply chain management, gain valuable new career skills, and get help in preparation for your certification exam.

APICS Certifications

APICS logoGlobally recognized and highly respected in the supply chain management industry, APICS certifications help supply chain leaders and professionals stay active and up-to-date on their skills and knowledge. Whether you're looking to advance your career, demonstrate your mastery of supply chain logistics, or increase your knowledge base in a specific topic, an APICS certification from ASCM can help you reach your professional goals.

Online CPIM 8.0 Prep Courses

UMGC is currently offering Certified in Planning and Inventory Management 8.0 (CPIM 8.0), a 12-week, non-credit online prep course taught by an experienced instructor with supply chain expertise. In this course, you will study six different modules that are designed to fully prepare you for your CPIM exam. Topics of study include fundamentals of demand management, inventory management, and more.

This course follows the APICS 2023 Learning System.

Online CSCP Prep Courses

UMGC is currently offering a prep course for the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification. This is a 12-week, non-credit online prep course taught by an experienced instructor. Topics of study include global supply chain networks, internal operations and inventory, and more. All of the material in this course is drawn from the 2022 CSCP learning system, the official exam preparation tool of the ASCM.

To be eligible to take the CSCP exam, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have three or more years of supply chain-related business
  • Hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Hold an active CPIM, CPIM-F, CIRM, SCOR-P, CPM, CPSM, CTL, CLTD, CLTD-F, or CSM designation

Register for the Next Course

The next course session (for both the CPIM 8.0 and CSCP courses) runs from August 30, 2023 to November 21, 2023. Registration is now open.


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