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Inventory And Materials Management

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This course provides an overview of the strategic role that inventory plays in the modern logistics environment. Topics include inventory models, regulations, outsourcing, material handling, procurement, continuous improvement, inventory control, and measuring inventory productivity.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Global Logistics Impact on Inventory Management

    • Design an inventory plan that will support inventory localization and availability.
    • Justify inventory management policies to meet dynamic global logistics trends.
    • Predict future global logistics trends and their impact on inventory management practices.

    Inventory Management Concepts and Models

    • Contrast inventory management models used to support various industries and commodities.
    • Formulate an inventory management model to support current supply chain requirements.
    • Determine best practices for applying inventory management concepts.

    Inventory Management Impact on Stakeholders

    • Determine supplier effectiveness in accordance with inventory optimization processes and business needs.
    • Illustrate customer satisfaction outcomes in relation to inventory control methodologies.
    • Assess best practices for sharing inventory data with business partners, suppliers, and customers.

    Inventory Management Effectiveness and Continuous Improvement

    • Design an inventory control scorecard to identify weaknesses in the inventory management system.
    • Generate an inventory control continuous improvement plan.
    • Analyze the impact of technology on inventory control effectiveness.

    Inventory Management Strategies

    • Evaluate current inventory management trends that have resulted from globalization.
    • Assess lean management strategies and their effect on inventory management.
    • Recommend strategies to drive inventory management decision-making throughout all points of the supply chain.
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