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Introductory Courses

Aimed at people new to the concept of supply chain, and people working in other areas who need to understand the supply chain and how it fits the objectives of the business.

These courses can be taken as online programmes or as one day workshops for a group, perhaps as an induction programme to logistics personnel. 

These courses can also be used as credits to a recognised qualification from UK Awarding Organisations.

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Introductory Courses are available in the following subject areas.  

Warehousing, Supply Chain, Sourcing and Procurement, Transport, Inventory, Production and Lean Office.  For details of each course see below. For more detailed information, contact us today;

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  • Warehousing
    • In this course, you will learn about how warehouse management works, exploring the importance of warehouse management, measuring warehousing performance and how the warehousing can be improved. For more information, please click here Introductory Warehousing

  • Supply Chain 
    • In this course, you will learn about what is a supply chain, the supply chain process, measuring supply chain performance and how the supply chain can be improved. For more information, please click here Introductory Supply Chain

  • Sourcing and Procurement
    • This short online course introduces learners to the concepts of sourcing and procurement. The process of procurement is having an increasing influence on the profitability and competitive advantage of organisations today and this unit emphasises the need to achieve a professional procurement function. The introduction to purchasing will examine the scope of purchasing; sourcing and contract law; purchasing; progress monitoring and control and global sourcing.

  • Transport
    • In this course, you will learn about what transport management is, why transport management is important, how a transport operation works and how the transport function can be improved. For more information, please click here IntroductoryTransport

  • Inventory
    • In this course, you will learn about what how to define the inventory and it's management, the importance of inventory management, how inventory management works, measuring inventory performance and how inventory can be improved. For more information, please click here Introductory Inventory

  • Production Planning
    • In this course, you will learn about what production planning is, where production planning fits within the supply chain, why production planning is important, how production planning works, measuring production planning performance and how production can be improved. For more information, please click here Introductory Production Planning

  • Introductory Lean Office
    • This course will help you to understand Lean Principles, problem solving tools, problem solving (core activity), value stream mapping, practising continuous improvement and sustain improvement.For more information on this programme please contact us on 01530 276590