AAPM Global Board of Standards issues the Accredited Supply Chain Professional ™ certification:  Supply chain management is an integral part of the business organizations and important for the success of the company. Due to the rapid advancement in technology, most of the business organizations are available online. The market is becoming competitive and thus increasing the role of supply chain management. Due to this reason, demand for supply chain management qualification is growing worldwide.

1. INCREASE CUSTOMER SERVICE :  One of the most important supply chain roles and responsibilities is to manage the customer service. The customers should always get what they are looking for. Whether it is a product, solution to their issues or answers to their questions. The supply chain management team as to assure that the customer service platform is accessible 24/7 so the customers will feel connected to the organization they would like to do business with.

2. REDUCE PRODUCTION COST : The first and most important thing managers have to do is to reduce the production cost of the items. It is done by: 

  • Introducing machines in the industry.
  • Buy the raw materials directly from the factories or the wholesale markets.
  • Reduce the number of rejected or failed items.
  • Increasing the efficiency of the workforce.

3. IMPROVE QUALITY OF PRODUCTS: It is a fact that the production cost of the products has to be reduced but at the same time, the quality of the items has to be enhanced. It has to be assured that the raw material and manufacturing of the items in high-class because only then to customers will be attracted. They have to be durable, reliable and long-lasting.  The supply chain management team has to develop the best marketing strategies for the company to assure that their products will be present in the best possible way. The customers often decide whether they would buy a certain item or not by looking at the advertisements shared on different platforms.

The Accredited Supply Chain Professional (ASCP) credential is a professional accredited certification that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge in supply chain management, professional practice, and ethical behavior. It forms the basis of the assessment that applicants must pass to gain the Accredited Supply Chain Professional status and inclusion in the Register of The American Academy of Project Management® Certified / Chartered Professional.  Individuals with several years of experience in supply chain management are encouraged to acquire this certification. The guide book shall assist candidate to pass in the ASCP examination besides providing a valuable source of reference for a Supply Chain Manager to excel toward becoming the Accredited Supply Chain Professional. Take the challenges ahead with Accredited Supply Chain Professional ™ certification.

Study method: Self-paced learning style with the aid of a Guide book. 

 Requirements:   i)  Degree in Logistics Management / Supply Chain Management or equivalent            ii) 3+ years as a supply chain management or similar capacity             iii)  Pass the ASCP examination 

HOW TO APPLY: To qualify for the Accredited Supply Chain Professional ™ certification, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Mandatory Candidate Information (MCI) 
  2. Complete the payment upon receipt of the invoice; Password will be provided to download the eBook  
  3. Take the exam when you’re ready

Examination: email to request the examination questions when you’re ready to take the exam.  Examination comprised of 50 questions; Passing grade is 70%.

Course fee:   Includes Accredited Supply Chain Professional  certificate, APPM membership, Examination fee, and shipping. 

Mandatory Candidate Information : please include the Title of the Certification Course that you wish to apply in the subject line when submitting the following information and attach a latest copy of your C.V. email to certification@gafm.com.my 

1) Full Name:    2) Shipping Address:      3) Name on Certificate:     4) Mobile number:

The AAPM AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT ® GAFM/IBS International Board of Standards  is  the first graduate global Board of Standards for project management industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. AAPM is also a chartered member of the CHEA  Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education and quality.

Who is eligible to apply:  Individual with experience as a supply chain manager or with logistics management experience.


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