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SCOR-P Exam Details

Take the next step toward earning your SCOR-P

Learn techniques for managing and measuring the performance of a global supply chain using the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model.

SCOR-P Exam Content

To earn your SCOR-P designation, you must pass one exam covering:

  • SCOR Model: (40% of exam) - Key Concepts, Processes, Performance, Best Practices and Skills
  • SCOR Project: (60% of exam) - Key Concepts, Pre-SCOR, Scope, Configure, Optimize and Ready

Exam Details and Scoring

The exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. Candidates should answer all exam questions, and will have 2 hours to complete the exam.

The SCOR-P exam score range is 200 to 350. Scores 300 points and above are considered passing, and any score 299 points or below is failing.

Exams are graded using a scaled score methodology. This technique ensures equivalent passing standards are maintained from varying difficulties of each exam from one to the next. For more information on our scoring methodology read Understanding a Scaled Score.

Download "Understanding a Scaled Score"

Review the APICS Exam Handbook for full details on the exam process and procedures prior to taking the exam.

Exam Taking Tips

Develop a study plan, improve test scores and feel more confident on your exam day with these tips.

1. Choose your SCOR-P Exam Study Style

Choose from self-study, instructor-led, instructor-supported or a combination to find the study style that works best for you.

2. Study for the Exam

Create a study plan. On average, we recommend 100 hours of study time to pass each certification exam. The SCOR-P exam can only be accessed through a three-day SCOR-P public training or an in-house corporate training option. View available training sessions

3. Plan and Purchase Your Exam

Don’t wait until the last minute to schedule your exam. Plan your exam date closely around the time you finish preparing for the exam, so the information is still fresh in your mind. When you’re ready to schedule, visit to request your Authorization to Test and schedule your exam.

4. Schedule your Exam

APICS exams are administered via computer-based testing (CBT) at Pearson VUE test centers worldwide, and online through the OnVue system.

5. Take the Exam

Stay calm and focused during the exam, and use the entire time allotted to complete the exam. If you find that the first few questions are giving you trouble, flag them for review and move on until you find one you can answer with certainty. Read carefully and review your answers before submitting the exam.

Additional SCOR-P Study Tools & Support


With the SCOR app, you’re just a tap away from easily accessing SCOR’s four main areas – process, performance, practices, and people – or you can do a simple search for a level one or level two definition. It’s easy to quickly view definitions and to understand the relationships between interrelated elements.

The SCOR mobile application is available for download through iTunes or Google Play.

SCOR-P sample questions

Review the sample questions document that provides solutions and content areas included in the SCOR-P exam.

ASCM Community

Connect with other supply chain professionals through the ASCM Community. Find a study group, start a discussion, and build a community to support you on your journey to supply chain mastery.

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