LOGISTICS, INVENTORY & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

LOGISTICS, INVENTORY & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT COURSE DESCRIPTION This seminar focuses on the largest investment within a jurisdiction second only to personnel, Topics to be covered include inventory management, warehouse management, and the management information systems. PARTICIPANT All public purchasing and other officials involved in the management of acquisition, inventory, storage, and disposal process of materials. COURSE OUTLINE Section 1: Introduction: Nature of the Inventory Management Job Nature of the Warehouse Management Job Section 2: Inventory Management: Inventory Definition Inventory Terms Inventory Purposes Definition, Scope and Objectives of Inventory Management Organizational Placement of Inventory Management Inventory Management Planning Methods of Controlling Inventory Determining Stock Levels The Commodity Catalog Stock Issuance Physical Inventory Accounting and Charge Back Stockless Inventory Performance Measurements Customer Service How to Cut Inventory Costs Section 3: Warehouse Management: Warehouse Management Definition Warehouse Management Terms Types of Warehouses Warehouse Planning Warehouse Management Functions Warehouse Safety Warehouse Security  Section 4: Management Information Systems: Information Management Terms Computer Hardware Computer Software Networking Management Information Systems Implementation Inventory Information Management Systems ...
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Performance Measurements, Continuous Improvement & Benchmarking

Performance Measurements, Continuous Improvement & Benchmarking This course presents a high level appreciation of the features and benefits of three key Performance areas namely; Performance Measurement, Continuous Improvement and Benchmarking. Originally led by Japanese organizations, many International Companies are now leveling the field as performance measurement is seen as vital to quality process management and therefore Shareholder Value. This course will feature: Understanding Performance Measurement How to instigate, prolong and measure Continuous Improvement How to find and decipher the good stuff The vital impact of people on process Running a Benchmarking Project What are the Goals? By the end of this course, participants will be able to: Explain the benefits of Performance Measurement, Continuous Improvement and Benchmarking. Show how these activities play a part in helping their organization perform at a higher level Determine methods for generating and implementing effective performance metrics Use a process improvement methodology back at work Run a benchmarking project more effectively Who is this Course for? This course is applicable to...
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