CSCP 5.0-ASCM – Association of supply chain management provides certification for CSCP. Which is globally recognised by Every institution. Why this is globally recognised because APICS/ASCM keep updating the study content as per today changes in supply chain globally they want to produce professional which can cope with now a days challenges in their professional and Different role.
Every year ASCM make changes in their Study content as required for their certification whether it is CPIM ,CLTD ,CSCP Last year they have changed the study content for CLTD they have added one more book and revised the syllabus . Now they have announced the changes for CSCP which they are going to change from next year. So the Current CSCP Version is 4.0 (why it is 4.0 because they have already revised it for 4 times) So this time there is new Introduction of CSCP 5.0.
CSCP 5.0 is now updated version from CSCP 4.0 they have revised the entire syallbus now it is broken in 8 diffrent parts. if we talk in terms of revision this is a big revision they have made. We will discuss this here what is new changes and what is timeline from when this CSCP5.0 is going to be activated.
- Those Aspirant who have enrolled for CSCP4.0 or Those who have purchased the Exam and preparing with CSCP 4.0 Version they have time to appear for Exam till 30 March 2022
- From 31 March 2022 New CSCP5.0 version will be Effective and new Candidates as Well as Those who have old registration if they are appearing for Exam they have to appear also in CSCP 5.0 Version.
Changes in CSCP5.0
- Now there are 8 Modules in new CSCP5.0
- New Version will effective from 31 March 2022
New Study Contents in CSCP 5.0
- Forecast and Manage Demand
- Manage the Global Supply Chain Network and Information
- Source Products and Services
- Manage Internal Operations and Inventory
- Manage Supply Chain Logistics
- Manage Customer and Supplier Relationships
- Manage Supply Chain Risk
- Evaluate and Optimize the Supply Chain
Question Percentage from New CSCP5.0 Version
- Forecast and Manage Demand -10%
- Manage the Global Supply Chain Network and Information-10%
- Source Products and Services-17%
- Manage Internal Operations and Inventory-19%
- Manage Supply Chain Logistics-9%
- Manage Customer and Supplier Relationships-17%
- Manage Supply Chain Risk-10%
- Evaluate and Optimize the Supply Chain-8%
Content Outline- CSCP 5.0
I. Forecast and Manage Demand -One of the first activities in supply chain management is to assemble and evaluate the various types of demand for products and services, including historical information and future predictions. This information is used to determine a forecast for future needs, and the necessary balancing of supply and demand.
A. Collect and Analyze Historical and Environmental Demand Data
B. Influence Demand Through Marketing Activities
C. Build the Forecast
D. Align Supply with Demand
II. Manage the Global Supply Chain Network and Information- The design of the supply chain network involves decision-making to build a structure that will support the business strategy and allow room for growth. It is also necessary to determine and maintain the data necessary to manage the supply chain, as well as the appropriate measuring and reporting techniques.
A. Define and Manage the Supply Chain Network
B. Manage Customer, Supplier, Product/Item, Engineering, and Logistics Master Data
C. Develop and Maintain Reports, Analytics, and Metrics
III. Source Products and Services -The procurement process is critical to the management of the supply chain. This process includes determining applicable sourcing strategies for the various types of products and services, as well as supplier evaluation and selection and the management of purchasing contracts.
A. Align Sourcing Activities to Demand
B. Manage Categories for Sourcing of Products and Services
C. Evaluate and Select Suppliers
D. Manage Purchase Orders
IV. Manage Internal Operations and Inventory -In order to succeed in balancing supply and demand, operations and inventory techniques must be utilized and managed to fulfill business objectives. Performance against defined metrics must be evaluated and current methods for continuous improvement applied.
A. Plan Operations
B. Manage Inventory
C. Measure and Assess Performance
D. Analyze and Utilize Applicable Continuous Improvement Philosophies (examples include lean principles, six sigma, total quality management (TQM), and theory of constraints (TOC))
V. Manage Supply Chain Logistics- The delivery of supply to the sources of demand often includes the management of a network of warehouses and transportation modes. This includes the various processes within distribution, the consideration of any global requirements, and the use of technology to perform manual functions. In addition, the use of reverse logistics provides a mechanism for the reduction of waste within the supply chain.
A. Define and Manage Distribution Network
B. Provide Distribution Services
C. Evaluate Trade Considerations
D. Design and Manage Reverse Flow
VI. Manage Customer and Supplier Relationships -Managing both customer and supplier relations will enhance the performance of the entire supply chain. This includes establishing long-term relationships, measuring performance against defined metrics, and developing improvement strategies.
A. Manage Customer Relations
B. Manage Supplier Relations
VII. Manage Supply Chain Risk -Businesses today understand that risk is inherent within all supply chains. It is critical to understand the principles of risk management and be able to model, anticipate, and prevent risk events rather than merely respond when they occur.
A. Identify Risks (examples include supply disruption, supplier compliance, financial, intellectual, and cyber risks)
B. Assess Impact, Timing, or Probability of Risks
C. Determine Response to Mitigate Risks
D. Execute and Evaluate Risk Response
VIII.Evaluate and Optimize the Supply Chain Competition requires that today’s supply chains incorporate best practices, both internally and externally. This includes optimizing existing processes, as well as observing recognized initiatives such as ethical sourcing, sustainable products and processes, and corporate responsibility and social values.
A. Optimize the Supply Chain Strategy
B. Optimize the Supply Chain Network and Processes
C. Embed Sustainability into the Supply Chain
D. Consider Emerging Trends (examples include intelligent supply chain, Internet of Things (IoT), quantum computing, control towers, and blockchain)