Warehouse Operations Management Course

Overview

Course name Warehouse Operations Management Course
Institution Africa Supply Chain Academy; Imperial Health Sciences
Location South Africa
Website http://www.ihs.za.com/content/supply-chain-academy-0
Language English, French
Contact information

1. Chanel van Straaten

+27 76 410 6484

academy@ihs.za.com

2. Abre van Buuren

+27 12 621 4300

avanbuuren@ihs.za.com

3. Surita Grobbelaar

+27 12 621 4300

sgrobbelaar@ihs.za.com

Details

Course objective

The Internationally recognized Warehouse Operations Management course is specifically designed to 

equip delegates with an in-depth understanding of warehouse operations and best practices. This 

course is designed by specialists in the field of Warehousing and Distribution, and equips participants 

with practical learning’s to assist in elements of warehousing from operations and procurement to 

distribution and other key components of managing the health supply chain system. This course 

promotes a multidisciplinary and integrated approach in line with current warehousing trends. 

 

Specific Objectives: 

• To build staff skills in the management and performance of warehouse operations; 

• To improve participants’ knowledge allowing them to implement further skills development in 

their own facilities; 

• To improve participants’ decision-making and problem-solving abilities;

• To improve participants’ ability in the planning of projects; 

• Provide practical tools to participants to improve their level of performance; and 

• To help participant work more effectively in teams. 

Who should attend? 

The training is particularly relevant for staff members that are or may be involved in warehouse 

operations, procurement, distribution and other key components of the healthcare supply chain 

system. The training programme specifically caters for those candidates who wish to accomplish both theoretical and practical aspects of warehouse operations. 

Sector Public
General course topics General/service course with some logistics included
Specific course topics

Professionalising the Supply Chain

Warehouse Design and Capacity

Storage Management and Special Requirements

Cold Chain

Challenges of Warehousing

Quality Management and Regulatory Compliance

Human Resource Management, Performance Appraisals and Job Descriptions

Health, Safety and Security

Good Warehousing and Distribution Practices 

Warehouse Management Systems

Procurement

Receiving

Inventory Control

Distribution

Customer Services

Key Performance Indicators (KPI\'s)

Drug Recall and Destruction

This course also includes field trips to:

Gauteng Medical Stores (Government Facility)

Thermo Power Destruction Facility (A-Thermal)

Total time commitment 120 hrs, 3 weeks
Focus commodity Health, non-RH specific
Commodities covered • Pharmaceuticals (e.g. syrups, tablets, capsules, suspensions, effervescent tablets etc.) • Medical devices (e.g. blood pressure monitors and respiratory equipment etc.) • Animal health (veterinary range) • Contact lenses (that we are only starting in October)
Accredited Yes
Accredited by The Da Vinci Institute
Certificate name Certification
Degree name Supply Chain Management
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites No
Course fee $6,500
Course fee description

Training Fee $ 4,000 

Accommodation $ 2,100 

Transport $ 300 

Training Manuals $ 100 

$ 6,500 

The cost will include the following:

• Hotel Accommodation

• Ground Travel

• Meals

• Training Manuals

• Three weeks of facilitation

• Graduation

• Two field trips

The cost will exclude the following:

• Flights

• Visa costs

• Per Diems

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No