Why pursue certification?

Join a growing community of professionals earning LLamasoft certifications. LLamasoft certifications are intended for LLamasoft customers and partners, as well as practitioners and students interested in advancing a career in supply chain analytics. Earning these certifications is a way to validate proficiency and differentiate yourself from your peers.

What certifications are available?

The Supply Chain Design – Level 1 (SCD-1) credential exam tests for software-neutral fundamental knowledge of:

  • core concepts of supply chain management
  • basic principles of optimization, simulation, and heuristics
  • common practices in data transformation, modeling, analysis, and visualization


The Network Optimization – Level 1 (N/O-1) certification exam tests for beginner-level proficiency using LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru X Network Optimization, including the ability to:

  • interpret scope and data to build and update a basic model
  • design scenarios and retrieve output to answer basic business questions
  • resolve basic sources of infeasibility and failure

View N/O-1 Overview Document for full details.

Pick the right exam for you - or take both!

How do I participate?

Public exam sessions are remotely proctored exam sessions open to any registered candidate. The purchase gives you access to the LLama Learning Center--the system where the exam will be administered. After completing this purchase you will need to register for a specific exam date within the LLama Learning Center. 


Public Exam Schedule - Upcoming Dates

SCD-1 (US Morning Sessions)

Friday, September 25

Wednesday, November 4

8:30-10:30 AM - New York
1:30-3:30 PM - London
2:30-4:30 PM - Munich
SCD-1 (US Evening Sessions)

Thursday, October 1

Wednesday, December 2

7:00-9:00 PM  - New York
4:00-6:00 PM - Los Angeles
8:00-10:00 AM - Tokyo
N/O-1 (US Morning Sessions)

Friday, October 2

Thursday, December 10

8:30-11:00 AM - New York
1:30-4:00 PM - London
2:30-5:00 PM - Munich
N/O-1 (US Evening Sessions)

Tuesday, September 22

Thursday, November 19

7:00-9:30 PM - New York
4:00-6:30 PM - Los Angeles
8:00-10:30 AM - Tokyo


With your purchase, a limited, 30-day license to Supply Chain Guru, for learning purposes only, will be made available upon request, by replying to your purchase confirmation email.

Each purchase of an exam includes a free re-take 90-days after your initial exam date.

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