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SCOR-Professional (SCOR-P) Exam Information

SCOR Professional training provides an in-depth understanding of the latest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model.

This training introduces attendees to the full scope and contents of the APICS SCOR framework. Attendees will learn the major process components of the framework (Plan, Make, Source, Deliver, Return, Enable) from a supply chain perspective. Below is a full outline of the SCOR Framework and Problem Solving with SCOR three-day course:

Days 1 and 2 - SCOR Framework

I. Introduction

  1. Framework overview
  2. Framework agenda
  3. Participant and instructor introductions
  4. Exercise: Framework questions

II. Supply Chain Processes

  1. Introduction to SCOR processes
  2. Codification
  3. SCOR process tables and graphics
  4. SCOR Level-2 detail
  5. SCOR Level-2 example scenarios
    1. Source framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Source exercise
    2. Make framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Make exercise
    3. Deliver framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Deliver exercise
    4. Return framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Return exercise
    5. Plan framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Plan exercise
    6. Enable framework
      1. Definition
      2. Level-2 processes
      3. Level-3 processes
      4. Enable exercise

III. Process Modeling with SCOR

  1. Definition
  2. Creating a scope diagram
  3. Creating a geographical map
  4. Creating a thread diagram
  5. Modeling with SCOR
  6. Collecting process information

IV. Supply Chain Performance

  1. Introduction to SCOR performance
  2. SCOR performance attributes
  3. Codification
  4. SCOR Metrics
    1. Level-1 Metrics (KPIs)-reliability, responsiveness, agility, cost, and assets
    2. Exercise
  5. SCORcard
  6. Metrics interpretation
  7. Benchmarking
    1. Benchmarking exercise
  8. Performance exercise

V. Supply Chain Practices

  1. Introduction to SCOR practices
  2. Classification of practices
  3. Codification
  4. Best practice selection
  5. Exercise

VI. Supply Chain People

  1. Introduction to SCOR people
  2. Competency levels
  3. Defining skills
  4. Exercise

VII. Recap

  1. Process framework
  2. Key SCOR processes
  3. Process Configuration
  4. SCOR Metrics
  5. SCORcards/Benchmarks
  6. Practices
  7. Skills

VIII. Concluding matter

Day 3 - Problem Solving with SCOR

I. Introduction

  1. Course outline

II. The SCOR Roadmap

  1. The SCOR roadmap – introduction
  2. The SCOR roadmap

III. S. Set the Scope

  1. S. Set the scope – introduction
  2. S1. Understand the mandate
  3. S2. Document the supply chain
  4. S3. Collect performance data
  5. S4. Define and approve scope

IV. C. Configure the Network

  1. C. Configure the network – introduction
  2. C1. Capture and document current state
  3. C2. Analyze current state
  4. C3. Develop Alternatives
  5. C4. Test and approve scenarios
  6. C5. Capture the future state

V. O. Optimize Processes

  1. O. Optimize processes – overview
  2. O1. Organize project teams
  3. O2. Collect and documents current processes
  4. O3. Analyze process performance
  5. O4. Develop alternative processes
  6. O5. Test and approve alternative processes
  7. O6. Finalize future state documentation

VI. R. Ready for Change

  1. R. Ready for change – overview
  2. R1. Prioritization and sequencing
  3. R2. Resource and Skills Assessment
  4. R3. Incentives Planning
  5. R4. Finalize process documentation
  6. R5. Finalize and approve plans
  7. R6. Monitoring progress

VII. Project Variations

  1. Supply chain strategy projects
  2. Merger, acquisition, divestiture projects
  3. Outsourcing, insourcing projects
  4. Other project types

VIII. Next Steps

  1. SCOR-P endorsement
  2. Case study – Sample, Inc.

Office Closure

In observance of Memorial Day in the United States, APICS operations will be closed on Monday, May 29, and will reopen on Tuesday, May 30, at 8:00 a.m. CT.