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CSCP Exam References

Access essential educational resources to help you build your knowledge of supply chain practices and to support your certification exam preparation. Listed below is a list of recommended texts for CSCP.

We strongly recommend you begin your preparation with the APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM). It provides an overview of the CSCP exam program with test specifications, test-taking advice, key terminology, and practice questions.

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CSCP 5.0 References

CSCP 5.0 Exam Content Manual and Preview.

  • APICS Dictionary, 16th edition
  • Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies & Case Studies, 3rd ed., 2007, Simchi-Levi, David, Philip Kaminsky, and Edith Simchi-Levi, ISBN: 978-0073341521

  • Making Sustainability Work: Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts, 2nd ed., 2014, Epstein, Marc J., and Adriana Reic Buhovac, ISBN: 978-1609949938

  • Principles of Supply Chain Management, 2nd ed., 2015, Crandall, Richard E., William R. Crandall, and Charlie C. Chen, ISBN: 978-1482212020

  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 7th ed., 2020, Monczka, Robert M., Robert B. Handfield, Larry C. Guinipero, and James L. Patterson, ISBN: 978-0357442142

  • Strategic Supply Chain Management: The Five Core Disciplines for Top Performance, 2nd ed., 2013, Cohen, Shoshanah, and Joseph Roussel, ISBN: 978-0071813082

  • Supply Chain Logistics Management, 5th ed., 2019, Bowersox, Donald J., David J. Closs, M. Bixby Cooper, and John C. Bowersox, ISBN: 978-1260547825

  • Supply Chain Risk Management: An Emerging Discipline, 2014, Schlegel. Gregory L., and Robert J. Trent, ISBN: 978-148220597

  • Technology in Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Current Practice and Future Applications, 2019, Pagano, Anthony M., and Matthew Liotine, ISBN: 978-0128159569

  • UN Global Compact Brochure, 2014, UN Global Compact Office

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