Warehouse Management Diploma

Warehouse Management Diploma
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This great-value warehouse management diploma course is ideal for anyone keen to pursue a career in warehouse management. The comprehensive training will equip you with the necessary skills required to work in any kind of warehouse in the UK, and is delivered completely online for ultimate convenience and flexibility of learning.

Who Is The Warehouse Management Diploma For?

There are no prerequisites for this course so it is open to anyone who would like to develop a career in warehouse management. While it’s not necessary to already have a job in a warehouse to take the course, it will be hugely beneficial to warehouse workers who want to work towards promotion, or to those who already have a degree of warehouse management experience and would like to develop and formalise their skills with certification. This course is also a hassle-free training solution for businesses who need to train staff in the principles of warehouse management.

What Will I Learn On The Warehouse Management Course?

Starting with the basic principles of warehouse management, you will progress to learning about all the different facets involved in successfully managing a warehouse using today’s modern business structure, equipment and other technology. Areas covered include processes, picking, inventory management, stock control and management, the functions and processes of supply chains and how to optimise them, staff management, health and safety issues, and cost control.

Key Learning Points

Work through 10 modules of comprehensive course content, then take a final exam in warehouse management (included) to achieve certification.

  • Learn about the basic principles of warehouse management.
  • Discover the latest technology and trends in warehouse management.
  • Get started with warehouse premises.
  • Find out how picking fits into warehouse management.
  • Learn how to manage a warehouse inventory.
  • Focus on controlling, verifying and reporting stock.
  • Learn about inventory and supply chain in a warehouse.
  • Get an insight into managing staff.
  • Build confidence with warehouse-related safety issues.
  • Study warehouse cost management.

Advantages of the Course

  • This affordable course gets you off to a flying start in your warehouse management career.
  • The worksheets and activities in the modules are designed to appeal to a wide range of learning styles.
  • Successful completion of a multiple-choice test will result in the awarding of your downloadable diploma.
  • Open doors to a career in warehouse management.
  • An ideal purchase for businesses looking to invest in management training for warehouse staff.
  • Completing the course proves to potential employers your commitment to your career in warehouse management.

This course is CPD certified.

The Basic Principles of Warehouse Management
  • The main functions of a warehouse in modern supply chains
  • Challenges warehouse managers face
  • How to determine the warehouse’s location
  • Factors to consider when thinking about the number of warehouses required
Technology and Trends in Warehouse Management
  • The types of equipment used
  • Basic principles of logistics
  • Details about outsourcing
  • Investigating robotics
Warehouse Processes
  • The work involved in receiving goods
  • The importance of warehouse organisation
  • Details about the storage of goods
  • Processes and procedures behind the despatching of goods
Picking and Warehouse Management
  • What picking is, and its role in the supply chain
  • Commonly used picking methods
  • Frequently used picking systems
  • Ways to improve picking productivity
Managing Warehouse Inventory
  • How to develop a warehouse layout to better organise inventory
  • The basic inventory management and tracking methods
  • The importance of auditing
  • How to reduce inventory costs
Controlling, Verifying, and Reporting Stock
  • The definition of stock, and how to tell how much you need
  • Best practices for controlling stock movement within a warehouse
  • Methods of stock verification
  • Which warehouse reports are crucial to effective management
Inventory and Supply Chain in a Warehouse
  • The main function of supply chains
  • Supply chain processes
  • How to optimise your supply chain
  • The various inventory decisions managers need to make
Managing People in a Warehouse
  • All about the hiring process
  • Various disciplinary issues and when to let a staff member go
  • Tips and tricks about conflict resolution
  • Keeping your workforce engaged and motivated
Safety in a Warehouse
  • How to develop and enforce a health and safety policy
  • Proper materials handling procedures
  • All about risk assessment
  • Mitigating or minimising risk
Warehouse Cost Management
  • Categories of warehouse costs
  • Managing labour expenses
  • The importance of slotting
  • Utilising technology
Course Code
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
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