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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.

Why Choose CSCMP?

  • Self-Study with Instructor Support
  • Real-life Example Based Learning
  • Pay As You Go
  • Interactive Format

Ask Us About The Program


As someone who has started exploring the CSCMP Designation, you are bound to have many questions. Please reach out to us directly to understand your eligibility, course structure, fee structure, time commitment and more. Please fill up the short form 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 New 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
  • Foundations of Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement Strategy and Supply Management
  • Inventory, Logistics Management and Transportation
  • Operations and Process Design Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Global Strategic Sourcing
  • Public Sector Supply Chain Management 
  • Major Projects, Capital Goods, and Services 
6 Workshops on High-Level Business Skills
  • Effective Leadership
  • Art of Negotiation
  • Importance of Communication
  • Contract Management & Competitive Bidding
  • Risk Management
  • Ethics: Social and Environmental 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 curriculum which is the first step towards the CSCMP designation.

Fall-Winter Schedule

Eligibility Criteria

Below is the outline of our eligibility criteria. We highly recommend that you book a consultation with us to learn more.
Applying based on Work Experience:

Eligibility: If you have a minimum of 5 years in a Supply Chain related role.

Applying based on Education

Eligibility: If you have a degree/diploma in a business-related field or a Supply Chain related program from a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution. Otherwise, proof of International Equivalency is required.

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


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