Advanced Certificate in Inventory and Warehouse Management

Warehouses/distribution centers play a pivotal role in today’s logistics and supply chain systems, especially when we consider manufacturing in a global environment and increasing online shopping. With this course, you will understand warehousing processes to critical operations, storage and material handling technologies/equipment to software systems, and technical to managerial solutions. 

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About This Course

The Advanced Certificate in Inventory and Warehouse Management 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

Meet the team

Irene Kawala
Director Corporate Academy

Bertrand Musika
Administrator Corporate Academy
b.musika@virtualuni.ac.ug

  • Duration:

4 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online or Face to face

  • Cost:

USD 300 – Uganda
USD 600 – International

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

+256 700 518 378

Memberships and Affiliations

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