Giving you the skills and support to blaze a better path for your business or your career.

APICS certifications differentiates you from the competition by instilling best practices and foundational knowledge to enhance your supply chain management skills and make you a valued leader within your organization. APICS Ottawa Chapter is here to create exciting possibilities for current and future supply chain leaders to deliver, innovate and impact our world.

APICS certification programs. Which one is right for you? Certification Comparison

APICS Certified in Supply Chain Management (CSCP)

Validate your ability to lead

The APICS CSCP is the only certification program to address the entire end-to-end supply chain.  That's why thousands of employers worldwide look for APICS CSCP designation when making hiring decisions.

APICS CSCP education is essential if you are:

  • Interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement and physical logistics
  • Consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems
  • Creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities.

Learn more about the APICS CSCP program


APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

The APICS Certified in  Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard of professional competence in production and inventory control.  Obtaining an APICS certification shows a commitment to the profession that leads to a sense of accomplishment, demonstrates value to the employer, enhances earning potential, and provides a path to career advancement.

APICS CPIM helps you master essential terminology, concepts and strategies related to:

  • Demand management
  • Procurement management
  • Supplier planning
  • Material requirements planning
  • Capacity planning
  • Sales and operations planning
  • Master scheduling
  • Performance measurements
  • Supplier relationships
  • Quality control
  • Continuous improvement


APICS CPIM education is essential if you are involved in:

  • Production and inventory management
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing

Learn more about the APICS CPIM program


Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P)

The SCOR-P endorsement program establishes a global standard of excellence for learning and interpreting the SCOR model's framework and demonstrates how to organize a typical SCOR project.

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The customizable Principles courseware series provides solid foundational operations management knowledge for professionals of all educational backgrounds and levels of work experience.


The merger with the American Society of Transportation and Logistics signals an intensified focus on logistics.  Together we equip individuals and organizations to tackle crucial supply chain and logistics challenges by offering unmatched content deep subject matter expertise and the industry's most respected credentials.

Education Certificate

From risk management to S&OP, APICS offers certificates on topics that are in-demand for employers and their workforce.

Learn more about the APICS Risk Management Education Certification
Learn more about the APICS S&OP Education Certification


  APICS certifications - which one is right for you?