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The CSCMPDesignation

Canada’s leading designation for supply chain professionals

Copyright SCMAO 2023

The Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) will not only provide applied learning to immediately impact your performance at work, it will also signal to your employer the commitment to excellence, ethics and professionalism you stand for. Distinguish yourself in your field. Over the next 11 months, SCMAO is a party to the Supply Chain Canada Federation and members will continue to have access to certain benefits until May 31, 2023 through

Why Choose CSCMP?

  • Self-Study with Instructor Support

  • Real-life Example Based Learning

  • Pay As You Go

  • Interactive Format

Ask Us About The Program

We Are Here To Walk You Through Your CSCMP Journey

As someone who has started exploring the CSCMP Designation, you are bound to have many questions. Our info session will answer many of those and for further guidance, our team at SCMAO would be happy to help you navigate through the next steps. Please fill up the short form to watch the info session and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly.

Alternatively, contact Alisha Seguin at or +1 416.977.7566 Ext. 2150 directly.

Launching the Improved CSCMP Curriculum Starting The term of Summer 2023

Developed in collaboration with a reputable post-secondary education institution, the key differentiators are:
  • Clearly Developed And Measurable Learning Objectives

  • Enhanced User Experience On Education Platform

  • Knowledge-Testing Tool To Self-Assess

  • Reduction In Case Study Assignments And Discussion Forums

  • Less Monetary Investment

  • Less Time Investment

Program at a glance

In order to earn the CSCMP designation, you must successfully complete all of the following:

8 Modules on Strategic Supply Chain Management Knowledge
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement and Supply Management
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Operations and Process Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Global Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Management for the Public Sector
  • Supply Chain Management for Services, Capital Goods and Major Projects
6 Interactive Workshops on High-Level Business Skills
  • Leadership and Professionalism
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Communication and Relational Skills
  • Competitive Bidding, Contract Preparation and Contract Management
  • Risk Management
  • Ethical Behavior and Social Responsibility
  • In addition to an overall grade of 60%, a passing grade in each of the above mentioned components is required.
  • Module: (30%) Final assignment/case analysis and group/individual participation
  • Workshops: (15%) Session work, case analysis or project assignment and group/individual participation.
  • Final Exam: (45%) Full Case analysis demonstrating leadership competencies of the program.
Final Examination
  • Test knowledge acquired in a case-based exam.

Learning Outcomes
  • Candidate performance will be monitored throughout the program and progress reports will be issued.

(Subsequent to June 3, 2023 SCMAO will no longer consider the Leadership Residency Week to be a part of the curriculum, thereby saving candidates an approximate of $2,500 + tax)

As of May 1, 2023 SCMAO is delivering a new and improved curriculum which is the first step towards the CSCMP designation.

Summer 2023 Schedule

Experienced Already?
Talk To us about fast-tracking your designation


We understand and appreciate how valuable one’s time is in today’s world. Our role is to help facilitate your career growth and provide efficient pathways for you, all while maintaining the necessary standards of the profession.

Recognizing this prior learning can reduce training and certification time, motivate those working within supply chain to access further training and credentials, help employers enhance their own understanding of the capabilities and potential of their employees, and guide academic institutions on core areas of learning. All of this will help to elevate our profession!

To understand if you are eligible for fast-tracking your CSCMP Designation, please reach out to Alisha Seguin at or +1 416 977 7566 x2150

Accreditated Programs To Fast-Track The CSCMP Designation

Partnerships with post-secondary institutions across Ontario ensure exemptions for graduates of some of the programs that these institutions offer.