Advanced Certificate in Inventory and Warehouse Management

Have knowledge on warehousing and inventory management in a comprehensive way:
From warehousing processes to critical operations, from storage and material handling technologies/equipment to software systems, and from technical to managerial solutions.

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About This Course

This course deals with all aspects of the inventory and warehouse operation. Participants will be introduced to issues of tracking, handling and managing goods and material that are held in stock.

The course will also cover advanced stock control methods, demand planning as a tool for reduction of obsolescence and redundancy, methods for dealing with variety and proliferation, health and safety and others.

What you will gain

  • You will be able to use advanced techniques to reduce inventory and associated storage and handling costs.
  • Participants will also have covered material from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport unit on warehousing and inventory and may be able to join a fast-track programme for this professional qualification if desired.

What you will learn

  • Managing inventory flows in the supply chain
  • Inventory monitoring and control
  • Inbound and outbound material flows
  • Critical warehousing processes: (i.e. order picking strategies and methods, hardware e.g. storage and material handling technologies/equipment).
  • Software systems: ERP/MRP systems
  • EOQ, Pareto inventory policies, and k-curve methodologies
  • Warehouse design, the inventory optimization
  • Lean management principle that helps in reducing wastes (of time, space and resources) in warehousing operations.
  • Security in transport and warehousing activities
  • Tracking and controlling stock
  • Inventory auditing
  • New trends and the impact of technology on warehousing
  • Inventory Key Performance Indicators
  • Inventory reporting
  • Reverse logistics
  • Health & Safety and inventory management

Target Group

  • Stock Accountants 
  • Warehouse and Stores Staff
  • Consultants
  • Logistics Managers
  • Distribution Managers

What our students say

Meet the team

Jimmy Kenneth Opoka
Facilitator of the Program
jimmy.opoka@gmail.com
+256 704 087 893

Irene Kawala
Director Corporate Academy
i.kawala@virtualuni.ac.ug
+256 759 793 968

Bertrand Musika
Administrator Corporate Academy
b.musika@virtualuni.ac.ug
+256 700 518 378

  • Duration:

4 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online or Face to face

  • Cost:

USD 400 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
USD 800 – Organistions

  • Email :
corporate@virtualuni.ac.ug
  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378

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