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The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model is the leading supply chain management framework. It is linking business processes, performance metrics, practices and people skills into a unified structure in a unique way. Companies that apply SCOR have demonstrated the following benefits:

  • Average operating sales income improvement of 3%
  • Typical inventory turn improvements of 20%
  • 30% faster system implementations with 30% more functionality

Attend a SCOR Professional Training to unlock your company's potential

Learn how to optimize your supply chains (plural!)! Develop actionable steps to improve supply chain processes and management by learning from real-life examples and projects. Participants receive a copy of the SCOR 12.0 model.

Learn the standardized language of supply chain and how to:

  • Use SCOR to identify and solve problems in your supply chain
  • Identify and support organizational learning goals
  • Improve supply chain effectiveness from a service and cost perspective
  • Organize a typical SCOR Transformation Accelerator program 
  • Implement well-defined and repeatable processes

Course Outline

The SCOR Professional training provides an in-depth understanding of the latest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. It introduces attendees to the full scope and contents of the APICS SCOR framework.

Attendees will learn the major process components of the framework (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return, Enable) from a supply chain perspective:

Day 1 - SCOR Framework: Introduction to the SCOR Framework
  • SCOR Reference Sources
  • Using the SCOR Sourcebook
  • SCOR Performance
  • SCOR Processes
  • SCOR Practices
  • SCOR People
  • SustainableSCOR (former Green SCOR)

Days 2 & 3 - SCOR Improvement Project: Concepts and Practices – The Transformation Accelerator Program (also known as the "Racetrack") 

1. SCOR Program Phase 1 - Pre-SCOR
  • Motivations for Undertaking a SCOR Improvement Program
  • SCOR Improvement Program Organization
  • Pre-SCOR Case Study
2. SCOR Program Phase 2 - S: Set the Scope
  • Creating the Supply Chain Definition Matrix
  • Improvement Program Charter
  • S: Set the Scope Case Study
3. SCOR Program Phase 3 - C: Configure the Supply Chain
  • SCOR Level 1 and Level 2 Metrics Selection
  • Benchmarking
  • Creating a SCORcard
  • C: Configure the Supply Chain Case Study
4. SCOR Program Phase 4 - O: Optimize Projects
  • Create Preliminary Project Portfolio
  • Prioritization and Sequencing of Projects
  • O: Optimize Projects Case Study
5. SCOR Program Phase 5 - R: Ready for Implementation
  • Improvement Project Charter
  • Project Test, Pilot, and Rollout
  • R: Ready for Implementation Case Study

SCOR-P Examination 

One Authorization to Test (ATT) valid for two months for the SCOR-P endorsement exam is included in your SCOR-P training registration purchase (candidates may purchase a SCOR-P retake exam for an additional fee).