The Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) recognized that there was a need for a training program for the chemical industry.  CACD developed the Chemical Supply Chain Management (CSCM) Program to address five critical issues affecting the industry: The CSCM education course is an online or in-class program designed and targeted to sales & marketing representatives, operations & regulatory personnel and executives working for or with foreign supply chain partners in the chemical industry. CACD’s members and supplier partners are entitled to an enrollment discounted rate as a benefit of membership in the Association. There are three semesters in the program.  Semester 1 is a diploma course and is a prerequisite for continuing in the course. Students who successfully complete semester one will be awarded with a diploma in the Fundamentals of the Chemical Supply Chain and have an understanding of the following: Successful completion of Semester 2 and 3 will result in an accreditation as a Chemical Industry Regulatory Professional (CIRP). Why should you enroll in this program? Relevant Learning CACD is committed to deepening your understanding of current issues and concepts. Participants apply these concepts and test their skills through case studies, forums, assessments, and examination(s). Time Management Solutions The chemical industry understands that in-class participation can be difficult for working professionals.  The 3 semester course is available online and consists of student guides, videos and multiple e-tools to allow for an enriched online education experience. Accreditation Program Following the graduation of the diploma program, students will have the opportunity to enroll in the Chemical Industry Regulatory Professional (CIRP) accreditation course. For more information, please visit or contact the CACD Head Office at 905-332-8777.