SCProTM Fundamentals Certificate Program: Inventory Management

The Inventory Management training  track provides the details to effectively plan for and manage inventory levels to satisfy customer demands and maximize organizational profitability. Inventory management personnel focus on achieving a balance of sufficient supply to meet customer demand. Ineffective planning can result in insufficient inventory levels, resulting in lost sales or excessive inventory and financial write-offs of obsolete stock. This track also covers the importance and use of inventory in the supply chain; exposure to different types of inventories; techniques for effectively managing and controlling inventory levels; the relationship between forecasting and inventory management; and the financial impacts of inventory investments.

Since inventory is a critical aspect within any organization, employers have an ongoing need for skilled personnel to plan, analyze, replenish, and safeguard all assets.

Enroll in Inventory Management to:

  • Describe inventory
  • Define inventory management
  • Explain inventory management interfaces




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Inventory Management

Learning Block 1: Introduction to Inventory Management

  • Understand the role and importance of inventory
  • Discuss the main reasons for carrying inventory
  • Describe the main approaches to managing inventory
  • Outline how inventory items can be classified
  • Explain the key roles and responsibilities for managing inventory at distribution centers (DCs)
  • Discuss the ways inventory management functions with other processes in a company

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CSCMP’s mission is to connect, educate and develop the world’s supply chain management professionals throughout their careers. No matter where you are in your career journey, CSCMP has the resources and network to help you achieve your goals.

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