ASCM®, the Association for Supply Chain Management (formerly APICS®), is the global leader and premier source of leading-edge knowledge in operations and supply chain management. ASCM® has developed a comprehensive educational program designed for operations and supply chain professionals, and the Continuing Professional Education office at Northern Illinois University are collaborating to offer these prep programs to prepare individuals to take the certification exams.

APICS CLTD Learning System (Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution)

The CLTD Learning System content is divided in to nine modules across two books. The content is integrated with best practices in the day-to-day functions of logistics professionals that drive the improvement in distribution and transportation necessary to maximize an organization’s efficiency and impact the bottom-line.

Book 1

Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy
Module 2: Logistics Network Design
Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics
Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

Book 2

Module 5: Order Management
Module 6: Inventory Management
Module 7: Warehouse Management
Module 8: Transportation
Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

This is an instructor-led course offered in-person. CLTD Learning System, exam, and 2nd chance exam are included.

APICS CSCP Learning System (Certified Supply Chain Professional)

The CSCP learning system is divided into eight modules. You will learn the latest best practices to elevate your job performance and help you take advantage of common technologies. The knowledge you gain through these materials will help you drive improvement in your organization, maximize the efficiency of planning and operations and improve the bottom line.

Module 1: Supply Chains, Demand Management, and Forecasting
Module 2: Global Supply Chain Networks
Module 3: Sourcing Products and Services
Module 4: Internal Operations and Inventory
Module 5: Forward and Reverse Logistics
Module 6: Supply Chain Relationships
Module 7: Supply Chain Risk
Module 8: Optimization, Sustainability, and Technology

Candidates must meet ONE of the following requirements:

  • Three years of supply chain experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or in the international equivalent
  • CPIM, CLTD (includes APICS Fellows), CTL, CIRM, SCOR-P, CPM, or CPSM designation

Confirming your eligibility is free of cost and commitment. Verify now at

This is an instructor-led course offered in-person. CSCP Learning System, exam, and 2nd chance exam are included.

APICS CPIM Learning System

CPIM Part 1
Module 1: Supply Chain Overview
Module 2: Fundamentals of Demand Management
Module 3: Plan Supply
Module 4: Executing the Supply Plan
Module 5: Inventory Management
Module 6: Continuous Improvement and Quality Management and Technologies

CPIM Part 2
Module 1: Strategy
Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
Module 3: Demand
Module 4: Supply
Module 5: Inventory
Module 6: Detailed Schedules
Module 7: Distribution
Module 8: Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

This is an instructor-led course offered in-person. CPIM Parts 1 & 2 Learning Systems and exams are included.

* Please note, per ASCM regulations, due to this special offer on material and exam credits, the Prep and Exam Bundles, or any of their components, cannot be returned, refunded, or transferred