Principles of Inventory Management (APICS) Begins Sept. 9
Principles of Inventory Management is one of five courses in the APICS Principles of Operations Management program. The courses provide a rich educational opportunity for those who are new to materials and operations management or people working in positions that interact with this field. Based on a solid body of knowledge that has evolved over the past half-century, the course teaches essential basic concepts, principles, techniques and terminology of materials and operations management. Completion of the series will greatly improve participant’s knowledge of the many roles and systems used in operations management and will enable them to more effectively perform and manage their own functions as well as collaborate with other organizational departments. Among the topics presented are inventory management fundamentals, ordering procedures, replenishment policies, purchasing management, Just-in-Time and lean methodologies and inventory performance measurement. Basic methods of planning and controlling inventory in manufacturing, institutions, distribution, and retail environments are covered.
Schedule and Cost
Schedule: Mondays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., September 9th through November 4th.
Cost: $599, which includes all course materials.
Registration and More Information
Penn State Lehigh Valley
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447
The Penn State Center @ Overlook Park
445 Hanover Avenue
Allentown, PA 18109