SCPro™ Fundamentals Certificate Program

A CSCMP Supply Chain & Logistics Program providing cost-effective, foundational knowledge to advance the skills of your supply chain work force.

Virtually every function that creates value in a company is touched by its supply chain. Ensuring your professionals understand the integrated end-to-end supply chain is a real competitive advantage. SCPro™ Fundamentals prepares entry and mid-level team members to compete in today's global marketplace.

Achieving supply chain excellence is two-fold. Finding and implementing a cost-effective training curriculum and identifying and positioning the right talent. SCPro™ Fundamentals is tailored for these needs.

SCPro Fundamentals-Fast-Track Course (NEW) 


The Council of Supply Chain Management online facilitated course provides engaging interaction with a high-level overview of each of the functions in a supply chain. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have a broad appreciation for how each of the individual supply chain functions operate and how they are ‘linked’ in a chain to enable organizations to plan and execute product and service delivery to achieve customer satisfaction. Click Here for more info: 

Access to State-Of-The-Art Training and Certificate Programs

Organizations that invest in the training and development (T&D) of their employees at all levels benefit by having stronger talent pools, increased retention, lower turnover, higher employee satisfaction rates and, ultimately, healthier and stronger organizations.

  • More than 70 percent of organizations cite “capability gaps” as one of their top five organizational challenges (Bersin, 2014).
  • Top companies (defined as “mature companies”) spend 34 percent more on T&D than their less mature counterparts (Bersin, 2014).
  • Certification can increase the lifetime earnings of a professional by nearly 8% or over $100,000*.

of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development

of companies offer digital learning today

of employees prefer to learn at work

of employees prefer to learn at their own pace

of employees prefer to learn at the point of need

of employees say that they would spend more time learning if their manager suggested a course to improve skills

*Study done by eLearning Salary & Compensation Report and Georgetown University.

Customize Talent Development with Eight Training Tracks

SCPro™ Fundamentals offers your business a comprehensive, turnkey program to assess and train your entry-level supply chain team to operate at the highest level of effectiveness. The program offers 8 training tracks that can be taken individually or in combination with other tracks to increase expertise:

Supply Chain Management Principles


Learn the concepts of the supply chain and all its components, from raw materials to retail products ready for purchase.

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Transportation Operations


Learn the different types of transportation modes (air, water, rail, pipeline) used throughout the supply and reasons for selecting certain modes.

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Demand Planning


Learn the concepts of demand planning, which is the process of planning materials from inbound to manufacturing. This is critical in today's environment of lean inventory and just-in-time manufacturing.

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Manufacturing & Service Operations


Learn the key elements of the operations organization in a company. It is chartered to provide and manage resources and to convert raw materials into finished products.

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Customer Service Operations


Learn the management of customer relationships including the importance of communication, perceptions, understanding the product & service and knowing quality as it pertains to customer service.

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Warehousing Operations


Learn key elements of warehousing like its role in the supply chain, facility configuration, storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and more.

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Inventory Management


Learn elements of inventory management like seeing, controlling, and managing inventory levels to maximize efficiency profitability.

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Supply Management & Procurement


Learn the details of how goods and services are ordered by converting purchase requisitions, created by the demand planning organization, to purchase orders that are issued to suppliers.

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SCPro™ Fundamentals exams may be taken with an in-person proctor or online via remote proctor. Proctor fees depend on exam delivery.

Virtually Proctored Exam Fees

In-Person Proctored Exam Fees

All SCPro Fundamentals reschedule requests are subject to a $30 reschedule fee. This fee applies to any reschedule requests and all exam types.

CSCMP Membership

CSCMP’s mission is to connect, educate and develop the world’s supply chain management professionals throughout their careers. No matter where you are in your career journey, CSCMP has the resources and network to help you achieve your goals.

CSCMP offers multiple membership options depending upon where you are in your career journey. Whether you are an individual or part of a corporate membership, a student or a veteran, we’ve got you covered. Choose the membership that’s right for you and tap into the resources and network of supply chain’s largest community today.

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Colleges and Universities Offering SCPro™ Fundamentals

AHRC New York City MiraCosta College
Arkansas Tech University North Park University
Bobby Dodd Institute Ohio Dominican University
Broward College OIC of South Florida
Coastline College Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Collin College Polk State College
Columbus State Community College Rider University Rowan College at Burlington County
Elite Logis Southwestern Community College
Essex County College St. Petersburg College
Florida State College at Jacksonville The University of the West Indies
Governor's State University  Tri-County Technical College
Ivy Tech Community College Union County College
Kyiv Logistics School University of Nevada, Reno 
Long Beach City College University of North Texas, Dallas 
Middlesex College  

Honda Logistics North America

 “Companies throughout the nation are focusing on increasing access to middle-skilled jobs, like logistics. We at Honda Logistics are doing this by strengthening and expanding successful training programs and aligning them with the required needs and industry standards. In collaboration with CSCMP and the SCPro™ Fundamentals training program, we have prepared our Associates for this rapidly growing and highly diverse field, as well as, helped our region realize its global supply chain vision. Nationally, over 200 of our workers have been trained and certified through this program, and that includes nearly 170 associates right here in Ohio.”
-Kim Miller, Training & Development Assistant Manager

Boar’s Head Brand 

“The SCPro™ Fundamentals training program at Columbus State is the most useful tool I have found to develop individuals within the Transportation Department. SCPro™ Fundamentals has solved my annual review dilemma of finding an appropriate development path for associates. The staff at Columbus State has been very helpful and responsive to our needs. This training is a win.” 
– Jim Dykstra, Logistics Manager

Ivy Tech Community College

"Today's Supply Chain and Logistics college students need real time, up to date, industry certifications to become leaders in their industry, field, and community. CSCMP has allowed our Supply Chain Management program at Ivy Tech Community College to enhance student learning by embedding valuable SCPro industry certifications into Supply Chain courses. This has allowed our students to become more knowledgeable, have increased skills, and higher salaries when entering their chosen logistic profession!"
-Christopher Ridener, Department Chair, School of Business Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Program Chair/Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana