Stores and Inventory Management


Course name Stores and Inventory Management
Institution Crown Agents
Location Zambia
Language English
Contact information

44 (0) 208 710 6134


Course objective

Assess supply chains and the contribution made by warehouse excellence to their organization; analyse financial aspects of warehousing and the ability to derive substantial savings; plan, design and manage the operation of a warehouse; acquire tools and techniques to manage stores with increased efficiency and cost effectiveness; visit modern stores using Integrated Inventory Management techniques.

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Logistics management; Financial aspects of warehousing; Why hold stock?; Warehousing location factors; Flow systems and storage media; Warehouse operations; Define mechanical and handling equipment technology in warehousing; Performance indicators; Legislation and codes of practice including health and safety; Security and fire protection; Methods and alternative views of stock; Independent demand system; Deterministic models for inventory control e.g. discounted cost, opportunity buying; Probabilistic models for inventory control e.g. service levels, periodic review systems; Forecasting demand; Dependent demand systems e.g. \'Just-in-time\' material requirement planning; Stock record systems and the prevention of fraud; Integrated inventory management

Total time commitment 72
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $2,000
Course fee description

Tuition, comprehensive training materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments on training days, course photograph, support and advice from your local Crown Agents office on the application and mobilisation process and membership of Crown Agents training alumni website.

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No