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Stores Keeping and Inventory Management Course

Starts: 2nd Sep, 2020

Location: 5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony

Summary

Efficient warehouse operations do the following: Understand the strategic importance of stores keeping and inventory management for company profitability. Provide timely customer service to production and distribution Keep track of items so that they can be found easily and correctly. Implement good housekeeping practices. Course Contents Day One The General Guidelines Inventory: Ordering Flow of Materials: Purchased materials Work In Progress (WIP) Numbering and classification systems for different stores items Numeric Combination of numeric and alphabet. Stock Control Stock Classification Stock Counts Stock Accuracy Stock Valuation Safety Stock Stock Keeping Reporting Processes for Stock Processing of Stock-Essence of Timing. Day Two Issuance of materials, FIFO, LIFO, etc. Finished Goods: Distribution Planning Distribution Control Stores and related documentation Inventory management Handling of Returned Goods/Objections. Treatment of discrepancies Day Three How to be in control of Inventory Turnover What is moving, what is not What is to be ordered, marked down, replaced Stores Stock-taking. Stores Personnel: Honesty Diligence Accountability Numeric competence Observant Neat/orderly Hard working Good public relations Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Identification and Assessment of Inventory Risks. Note: Available as Classroom Training as Well as Online Training Phone: 08033019120

A Production Processes Management Programme: Strategic Warehousing

Starts: 24th Nov, 2020

Location: 5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony

Summary

This production processes management programme strategic warehousing course will discuss the following: Efficient warehouse operations do the following: Provide timely customer service Keep track of items so that they can be found easily and correctly. Minimise the organisation’s physical effort and thus Participants in this course will: Understand the strategic importance of warehousing and stores management in company profitability. Appreciate the underlying principles and applications of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Use the accounting procedures required in issuance of materials Apply the concept of the organisation distribution cost as a working model Implement good warehousing practices. Course Contents DAY ONE Types of Warehouses Warehouse design, partitioning and control procedures partition/stock locations Inventory: Ordering Flow of Materials: Purchased materials Work In Progress (WIP) Numbering and classification systems for different stores items Numeric Combination of numeric and alphabet. Stock Control Stock Classification Stock Counts Stock Accuracy Stock Valuation Safety Stock Stock Keeping Reporting Processes for Stock Processing of Stock-Essence of Timing. DAY TWO Issuance of materials, FIFO, LIFO, etc. Materials Requisition Planning (MRP) Finished Goods: Distribution Planning Distribution Control Maintenance, Repair and Operational Supplier (MRO) Store keeping and related documentation Inventory management Handling of Returned Goods/Objections. DAY THREE SOP for Warehouse Loading and Unloading Work Zones/Safe Zones Demarcation Forklift, Crane and Truck Operations Loading and Unloading Scheduling Full Load Risks Assessment Load Restraint Truck Bracing, Dunnage, Strapping Traffic Management Waybill, Manifest and other Supporting Documentation Handling Damages. DAY FOUR Good house-keeping practices: Arrangement Accessibility Cleanliness Procedure Spacing Fumigation Identification Treatment of discrepancies Obsolescence, obsoleteness, redundancy and deterioration Personnel: Honesty Diligence Accountability Numeric competence Observant Neat/orderly Hard working Good public relations Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Identification and Assessment of Inventory Risks. Contact: Mr Abiodun Toki 08033019120

Logistics, Transport And Port Management Conference

Starts: 22nd Apr, 2020

Location: Eko Hotels & Suites

Summary

The conference will cover areas like Understand the major aspects of transportation and logistics in the context of the current business environment, ensure the familiarity with the issues involved in the transport of cargo internationally, globalisation and opportunities for improvement in African Ports, Logistics and Transport Management. Phone: 0803 374 6076

Drivers Development Course

Starts: 10th Dec, 2019

Location: Lagos

Summary

Driver Development - more than just defensive driving Newways Drivers Development course is the perfect way to ensure your drivers undergo continuous professional development. Drivers will learn an efficient approach to hazards and defensive driving techniques, helping them to minimise risk whilst driving. The principles will then be applied to town, country and motorway driving. This bestselling course gives drivers of cars, vans and Trucks the skills and techniques they need to reduce risk. Whether you run a fleet of cars, vans or Trucks, this course will keep your team safer and your costs lower. Overview This one-day defensive driving training course will equip employees with key skills to anticipate hazards This will make their own driving safer, and help protect them from the mistakes of other road users It's ideal for everyone, from those who have just passed their test through to more experienced road users working towards their Diploma in Advanced Driving This course can be used as a refresher for any driver who has completed a Defensive Driving or Driver Development course before. Content This on-road course combines both the theory and practice of defensive driving techniques. You will learn the principles of a systematic approach to hazards, which is then applied to town, country and motorway driving. You will develop a positive attitude to driving, including understanding how personal factors affect performance. You leave with enhanced skills and will reduce your crash risk by developing a risk assessment approach to hazards. This defensive driving course is for drivers of a range of vehicle types and runs on a 2:1 delegate to trainer ratio. All delegates should be familiar with the latest edition of the Highway Code. Business Case For many people, driving for work is one of the most dangerous activities they undertake, and employers have a legal duty to assess and manage the associated risks – just as they would for any other work-related activity. Driver development including defensive driving is an essential part of ongoing skills training, and it's an investment that should pay for itself many times over. Trained drivers are safer, more systematic and positive drivers. They will provide you with fewer and lower accident repair costs, less down-time due to maintenance, savings on fuel and tyres and an enhanced company image. phone: +2348023194131

Driver Theory Workshop

Starts: 5th Nov, 2019

Location: Lagos

Summary

This thought-provoking Driver Theory Workshop provides an ideal opportunity for employees to ensure that all those who drive for work purposes understand the principles of defensive driving. By concentrating on the theory that underpins competent driving on today's roads this workshop provides a cost-effective means to improve the driving abilities of all employees. The course uses hard hitting film clips and interactive activities to encourage the development of a positive attitude to driving whilst generating an understanding of how personal factors can affect. Overview This driver development module which provides an overview of the reality of occupational road risk and how to manage it. Each module covers: Fatigue Stress and time conflicts Fit to drive Vehicle checks Parking Winter weather Summer weather Driving abroad Overtaking Eco driving Speed awareness Attitude How to manage hazards Responsible? Avoidable? This course is ideal for anybody who drives for work purposes especially those who have been identified as medium risk following a risk assessment. It is aimed at all those who drive a car or light goods vehicle for work purposes. Content This workshop aims to ensure that all those who drive for work understand the principles of defensive driving. Delegates should develop a positive attitude to driving and gain an understanding of how personal factors can affect performance. The course begins with a driver development module. Managers are then able to select from 14 different modules, enabling them to tailor the course to their exact requirements. Five modules are chosen for a half-day session; 10 modules are chosen for a full-day session. This course is available in your organisation at a date and time to suit. Prices are dependent on your location and the number of delegates. Please contact us for a tailored quotation and to check availability. Business Case Cost effective – can train up to 15 drivers in one session Tailor the course content to suit the exact needs of your drivers Reduced accident and fuel costs Improve employees' driving skills Employee down time is reduced as the course is delivered on your own premises You must inform us prior to booking if you want this option. Driver licence details will be required in advance. phone: +2348023194131

Defensive Driving Course

Starts: 29th Oct, 2019

Location: Lagos

Summary

Defensive Driving Training offers a cost-effective solution to help: Keep your employees safe on the road, on and off the job Decrease the risk of motor vehicle collisions and traffic violations Minimize exposure to liability risks and costs Lower fleet insurance premiums, workers’ compensation and accident claims Shrink vehicle repair bills and replacement costs No matter what business you're in or the number of employees you have, CeProd offers programs you can use for new employee orientation, refresher and post-incident driver safety training. Overview This course focuses on collision prevention through hazard recognition and application of collision avoidance techniques. In addition, the course also addresses common driving violations that result in collisions, and how to change driving habits to eliminate moving violations. Course Content Session 1– Introduction Overview and goals Define “defensive driving” Explain what it means to be a defensive driver Define “reasonable action” and “preventable collisions” Determine your personal driving profile Driving attitudes and behaviours List the basic steps in the DDC Collision Prevention Formula Explain the “What If?” Strategy Quiz Challenge Session 2 – Recognize how age and other physical, emotional, and mental conditions may affect your driving and driving of others Explain the defensive driving techniques you can use to control or compensate for those conditions in yourself and other drivers List the vehicle equipment that you should check before driving or at regular intervals Explain the critical importance of occupant protection systems and how they are safely used, including special considerations for children Explain how to drive defensively in conditions beyond your control, such as light weather, road conditions and traffic mix Quiz Challenge Session 3 – Don’t Add Insult to Injury Describe the characteristics of impaired, distracted, fatigued and aggressive drivers Identify the actions you can take when you experience or encounter these characteristics on the road Employ techniques to manage your emotions and behaviours while driving Quiz Challenge Session 4 – Success on the Road List the six most unsafe driving behaviours Describe the hazards involved with each of these unsafe driving behaviours List alternatives to speeding Explain how to safely approach and proceed through intersections Explain how to make safe and legal turns Explain the steps needed to complete a safe pass Determine a safe following distance Quiz Challenge Session 5 – Collision Prevention Apply the DDC Collison Prevention Formula Explain the “What if” Strategy Recognize the hazards in collision scenarios Identify standard road signs, shapes and colours Identify reasonable steps that might have prevented real-life collisions Quiz Challenge Session 6 Driving for Life List the ten habits of defensive driving Identify personal behaviours and decisions you will make in future driving situations to avoid collisions and violations Post-Test 25 multiple-choice questions, 80% passing score phone: +2348023194131

Work Ethics and Safety Awareness for Drivers

Starts: 21st Oct, 2019

Location: GoldStead Training Centre,117 Shasha Road,Akowonjo

Summary

Statistics has shown that while effort is being made to maintain a positive culture in the workplace, drivers can only perform optimally starting from the ethical values of the organisation. Nothing worth having comes easy. In today’s competitive world, ethical and safety behaviour may at times seem secondary to more pressing business and personal goals. However, the impact of your drivers' ethical choices and safety awareness can be just as significant as the impact of your business decisions. Just one poor choice could land your organization in a reputation-damaging scandal and cost lives of individuals, this programme is designed to introduce the acceptable behaviours in the workplace underlying safety awareness of the drivers while behind the wheel for safe arrival. phone: +234 803 711 9334

Record Keeping and File Management Course

Starts: 21st Oct, 2019

Location: GoldStead Training Centre, 117 Shasha Road, Akowonjo

Summary

This course provides a survey of principles and practices that records managers apply, as well as issues that they confront. We will discuss the nature of documentation and recordkeeping in contemporary society and the different types of institutions with responsibility for records. We will also examine the internal diversity and its relationships with allied professions. Documentation and recordkeeping in contemporary society and the different types of institutions with responsibility for records. We will also examine the internal diversity and its relationships with allied professions Tel: +2348037119334

Digital Warehouse: Method and practice Training

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: No 2 Oyefeso Avenue (road between Consolidated Hallmark Insurance and Fidson Ltd), Off Ikorodu road, Savoil Bus stop, Obanikoro

Summary

It is predicted that over 85% of all businesses will be digital within the next five years. As such, warehouse operators and logistics firms need to react quickly by implementing the latest technical innovations. Not only will this ensure that these companies will be thoroughly future proofed, but supply chains will be operating at peak efficiency – great for customers and businesses alike. Day One Warehousing: Need for Warehousing Issues affecting Warehousing Types of Warehouse Characteristics of Ideal Warehouse Functions of Warehouse Storage Systems What is Warehouse Management System? Various Types of Material Handling Equipment Warehouse Safety Day Two Ware House Technology: the Past, Present and future Ware House Management System (WMS) Voice Technology Scanning Technology Barcode Scanning RFID |(Radio-frequency identification) Ware House Automation Partially Automated Warehouse Fully Automated Ware House Benefits of Automated Ware house Rise of the Robotic Ware House EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Drones swoop in Cloud storage Omnichannel operations Prediction of ware housing in 2045 Method of Efficient Ware house Operation. Day Three Inventory Management: Types of Inventory Purpose of Inventory Inventory Costs Elements of Inventory Management Systems Disadvantages of Inventory ABC Analysis Inventory Management Models Dispatching Rules

Inventory Accounting (Becoming an Efficient Warehouse/Store Manager) Course

Starts: 25th Jul, 2019

Location: The Professional Place: 12B, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Gbagada

Summary

This course will enable Inventory/ Warehouse Management Professionals to understand how to improve the operations of any warehouse by implementing lean operating processes, by intelligently managing inventory, and by establishing a performance management program that ensures continuous improvement. An effective warehousing strategy can be a powerful competitive weapon. Best-practice warehouses deliver superior customer satisfaction and return on investment by functioning as a tightly-integrated part of a company’s value chain. The purpose of this course is to show how to implement all of the essential tools for the effective management of warehouses and stores. This module includes how to evaluate procedures and how to improve methods by eliminating wasteful activities and excess costs. This course aims to help the supply chain professional to understand and apply four (4) major and significant aspects of inventory management: - Optimize Inventory Levels Build an Inventory Management Plan Design and Manage Warehouse Operations Increase Accuracy Rationale Traceability and Reduce Parts Variety Participants should be able to understand the financial impacts of inventory and the risks in both over and under the holding of inventory - the management of inventory, including lead time management, demand planning and interfacing with other functional groups, directly and indirectly, involved in inventory planning and operations. They should also be able to understand the importance of effective Warehouse Management in minimizing the cost associated with the storing, moving and transporting goods into and out of the warehouse storage locations; the importance of reconciled physical count balances and system records and most importantly, the efficient, fast, precise and perfectly-timed issuances of the right quality and quantity of stocks to its intended users. Target Competencies Locating, structuring, and operating the warehouse Implementing Lean principles in the warehouse Crafting an inventory strategy using the Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) segmentation Role of the warehouse in the value chain Creating a metrics program and establishing an executive KPI dashboard Course Objectives By the end of this course, participants will be able to: Develop an understanding of the role of the warehouse in the end-to-end supply chain Learn best practices for warehouse operating processes Develop an inventory strategy in the warehouse Leverage information technology to improve visibility Develop a performance management program to and drive positive change Target Audience This course will benefit a number of participants from different parts of the organization including those who have an intermediate knowledge of the supply chain. This course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: Warehouse and distribution professionals Procurement, buyers and purchasing professionals Production and manufacturing professionals Logistics professionals Supply chain generalists Course Methodologies This course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes discussion and practical lectures leveraging years of hands-on supply chain and warehousing experience across industries. The trainer will use real-world challenges and solutions, exercises and case studies and an extensive course manual. Course Content Day 1 Why keeps Inventory? How much Inventory to keep so we don’t run out of business? The Financial Implications of Holding Inventory Inventory Carrying Cost and how it affects business Effect on Financial The Cost of not holding enough Inventories The Role of the Accounting Inventory Manager Inventory Management and the Supply Chain Strategy Demand Forecasting Lead time Management Inventory Stakeholders Planning Inventory Classifications Techniques ABC Analysis - Fast and Slow Moving, Excess, Obsolete and Defective Stocks Traceability and Variety Reduction The Inventory Management Plan Day 2 Strategic Inventory Operations Monitoring Movements - Inventory Accuracy Measuring and Valuation of Inventory Receipt and Issuance of Inventory Systems to Replenish Inventory How Much to Order – EOQ Warehouse Planning and Systems Warehouse Infrastructure Strategies Warehouse location strategy Options in warehouse layout and design Classes of warehouses Warehouse automation Information technology (IT) in the warehouse Industry variations Warehouse Operating Processes and Principles Key functional processes from receiving to picking and shipping Optimizing the flow of goods across processes

Facility Planning and Management Course

Starts: 25th Jul, 2019

Location: The Professional Place: 12b, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2

Summary

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to perform all the essential tasks required to manage a facility. The course includes important concepts such as strategic and financial planning, engineering design, automation and maintenance. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the processes and activities required to manage a facility effectively from different perspectives: operational, environmental, contractual and technical and to make the optimum decisions for their facilities. Course Methodology This course relies on the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all key facility management activities. The course also features the use of several case studies, presentations and role plays by participants followed by plenary discussions. In addition, this course incorporates pre and post testing. Course Objectives By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Explain the foundations of facility management Analyze strategic options and make decisions necessary to manage the facility Utilize environmental and contractual factors in selecting appropriate facility site Identify tools and techniques necessary to develop a facility’s engineering layouts and make decisions about automation and disaster recovery planning Discover the importance of proper maintenance management and project management of a facility Apply project management techniques to manage large size facility tasks Use capital budgeting concepts and techniques to ensure implementing the appropriate decisions regarding facilities Target Audience Personnel who are interested in learning facility management and the considerations that affect facility management. Target Competencies Facility planning Strategy planning Engineering design Decision making Maintenance management Project management Capital budgeting Course Outline Overview of facility management Defining facility management Role and responsibilities of the facility manager Facility management main activities Challenges and risks Strategic Facility Planning Developing facility management strategy Retaining services in-house versus outsourcing Facility management strategic options Outsourcing facility functions Service level agreements Real estate planning and considerations Site criteria considerations Space calculations Environmental issues Lease agreements Engineering planning and design Design requirements and layouts Approaches for furniture planning Closed plan approach Open plan approach Space and furniture considerations Criteria matrix Adjacencies matrices Relationship diagram Bubble diagram Block planning Facility Management Information System (FMIS) Maintenance and operations management Emergency maintenance Corrective maintenance Preventive maintenance Predictive maintenance Facility security Managing large facility jobs Defining large facility jobs Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Developing a schedule Gantt chart Resource planning Facility Financial Management Evaluating alternative plans Ranking the alternatives Weighted factor comparison Facility budgeting Common ratios and trend analyses Capital budgeting evaluations

Transport Infrastructure Performance and Maintenance Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Sheraton Hotel Ikeja

Summary

Transport and road authorities around the world deliver and manage infrastructure for communities. It is therefore important that these assets are managed sustainably and efficiently, to ensure they continue to meet the expectations of all stakeholders. Rapid changes in technology, are motivating Transport Infrastructure Managers around the world to build on their knowledge, in order to deliver transport systems that meet current and future infrastructure requirements. This Transport Infrastructure Performance and Maintenance course is an intensive training program, exclusively designed to provide performance and maintenance managers the opportunity to understand the system of practice utilized globally. The primary objective of the program is to broaden their vision and professional understanding of various challenges, concepts and best practices. This course will facilitate knowledge sharing through group workshops, using global project delivery examples. Day to day practical project experiences and team exercises will allow participants to engage and become better equipped to manage the delivery and processes of infrastructure maintenance. The key goal of this training is to broaden the perspective of participants and highlight the necessary tools needed to successfully manage transport and infrastructure maintenance. Course Objectives By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Enhance the professional understanding of key performance management, reporting and maintenance management systems Explain network vision and the critical role of performance and maintenance reporting, on the overall organizational funding and delivery strategies Gain knowledge on all key areas of transport infrastructure performance and maintenance management systems List various infrastructure funding options to successfully achieve Performance and Maintenance Management objectives Describe and demonstrate the importance of maintenance, governance and assurance processes Build responsiveness and understanding of performance and maintenance management practices Demonstrate the importance of effective transport infrastructure performance. Target Audience This Transport Infrastructure Performance and Maintenance course is an intensive training program exclusively designed for senior executives, maintenance managers, planners, engineers and staff responsible for decision making and for delivering/managing transport performance and maintenance activities. Target Competencies Performance Reporting Maintenance Management Practices Infrastructure Project Funding Stakeholder Management Network Visions and Strategies Maintenance Governance Course Outline Transport Infrastructure Performance and Maintenance Importance of performance assessment and reporting Objectives, challenges, outcomes and options Strategic transport planning and development Transport infrastructure management system Monitoring and reporting Key performance indicators and targets Transport Infrastructure Funding options and strategies Transport system network vision Transport System Management Framework Transport planning strategies and investment prioritization Capital and maintenance funding options and programs Transport system principles and performance Program maintenance or rehab options analysis Transport Infrastructure Maintenance Practices Asset Management System governance Maintenance life cycle and international Asset Management Standard intervention strategies Balanced investments in cost-effective transport infrastructure Integrated transport system governance Key performance indicators Benefits realization

Effective Fleet and Transport Management Course

Starts: 19th Sep, 2019

Location: 12b,Olumoroti street Gbagada Phase 2, By Gbagada Exp-way

Summary

This course uses a variety of individual exercises, team exercises and case studies. It also leverages a series of videos portraying the latest transportation management systems. Course Objectives By the end of the course, participants will be able to: State the objectives of fleet management and the role of the fleet manager Implement a fleet preventive maintenance program Determine requirements for efficient workshops Create fleet safety and driver selection programs Use capital budgeting techniques to perform vehicle replacement analysis Optimize distribution vehicle routes Write Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and measure performance of the fleet Target Audience Fleet/Transport managers and coordinators, maintenance managers and supervisors, transportation planners, fleet safety managers and operations managers. Target Competencies Fleet management Fleet maintenance Transportation safety Capital budgeting Distribution routing Performance management Key Course Coverage Introduction to Fleet Management Definition of fleet management Objectives of fleet management Costs associated with fleet management Maximizing customer service Fleet manager profile Fleet Maintenance Management Roles and responsibilities in maintenance Benefits of preventive maintenance inspections Scope of preventive maintenance programs Unscheduled maintenance Road calls Tire selection and management Parts and supply management Vendor versus in-house maintenance Workshop Management Workshop layout Workshop tools Computing workshop productivity Facility requirements Bay space layout Fleet Safety Management Elements of a safety program Reasons for accident prevention Driver selection criteria Fleet skill tests Road accident types Vehicle Selection and Replacement Vehicle selection criteria Own or contract analysis Vehicle replacement analysis Capital budgeting techniques Transportation and Distribution Planning Transportation fundamentals and optimization Factors affecting transportation decisions Network design options Routing of distribution vehicles Measuring and Improving Fleet Performance Fleet measurement system Transportation costs Cost ratios Transportation asset productivity Financial and quality indicators Measuring and improving fleet utilization Our Number 0703 485 4045

Advanced Logistics and Transportation Techniques in Stock Administration Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba

Summary

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: Appreciate the implication of the impacts of logistics & materials management and purchasing functions both internally and external to the organization Apply the concepts of local and international logistics/freight procedures & documentation Appreciate the importance of effective resources planning Develop optimized work processes and financial areas such as cash flow, cost reduction and management Learn how to effectively manage inventory utilizing selective inventory strategic policies Develop specific action plans to further develop their role and organizational benefit Content: The Role of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Modern Businesses Linking Strategies and Improvement in Cost and Productivity in Procurement Energy issue and future Challenges Strategic Supply in Materials Management Effective Inventory Planning and Control Tactical and Operational Approaches in Transportation Economics For Whom: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors. Training Methodology The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Inventory Planning and Stock Control Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba

Summary

Plan and Control stock successfully and cost effectively using proven techniques of inventory management Forecast demand and control lead time Classify, count and reduce inventory Reduce inventory investment and surplus Use the right key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the measurement and evaluation of the inventory department Content Introduction to Inventory Management Objectives and Responsibilities of Inventory Management Customer Service in Inventory Management Inventory Management Description and Classification of Inventory Types of Inventory The ABC Inventory Classification Materials Specifications/Cataloguing Forecasting Demand and Lead Time Techniques of Forecasting Control of Lead Time Inventory Systems Inventory Costs The Max-Min System When and How Much to Order Controlling Safety Stocks Counting and Controlling Inventory Counting Methods and Accuracy Periodic and Cycle Counting Reducing Inventory Investment Identification and Disposal of Surplus Material Requirement Planning (MRP) Just-In-Time (J.I.T) Method Measuring Inventory Management Performance Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Targets Qualities of the Inventory Specialist For Whom: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors. Training Methodology The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties

Best Practice in Inventory Management Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba

Summary

All organizations need to maintain inventory in various forms like raw materials, work in progress (WIP) and finished products. However, maintaining inventory at optimum level is a perennial challenge. On the one hand there is risk of stock out and building up of excess inventory on the other. Hence, maintaining inventory at optimum level is essential for business organizations which can lead to additional profits and to equip the stores/ inventory professionals with effective inventory management strategies. Content What Inventory and how it impacts our business? Challenges in managing the inventory How to calculate Ordering Cost and Inventory Carrying Cost What is ABC (Class of materials) analysis and how to use it? How to improve productivity through ABC analysis? How to do the scientific selection of the vendors? What is EOQ and how to calculate EOQ for various price bands? How to calculate Total Material Cost and its use for negotiations How to determine various stock levels KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for managing the inventory KPIs for managing the vendors KPIs for managing the warehouse For Whom: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors. Training Methodology The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Stock Accounting and Valuation Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba

Summary

Why understanding valuation helps you make better stock decision How to effectively use multiple-based valuation methods How to use stock accounting and valuation effectively How to use the discounted cash flow valuation method What method analysts use, the special twists and how the approach benefits you Content: What is Stock Accounting? Valuation Tools What are the major categories of Stock Accounting? Raw materials, work in progress, finished goods. How do firms account for stock assets? Stock asset valuation. What determines the original stock valuation? How are inventory values updated? Various conventions: What are the differences? How do firms write down assets when inventory loses value? How do firms report inventory values? International Financial Reporting Standard Pensions For Whom: Stores, Purchasing and Logistics Personnel in the Public and Private Sectors. Training Methodology The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Warehouse Management and Inventory Control Training

Starts: 22nd Jul, 2019

Location: lagos

Summary

Warehouse is an essential limb of an industrial unit. It is the depository of all materials required by the industrial unit and supplies materials as and when required. Different types of materials are required for different operations in a production unit. Day One Warehouse Organization Introduction to warehouse organization Position of Warehouse/stores in the organization Organization structure of stores division Organization matters for efficient working of stores division Delegation of authority Requisitions and Replenishment of Materials Need for requisitioning the material Replenishment of stock items Preparation of materials requisition report Dispatch of requisition to user department Review order quantity Day Two Performance Evaluation of Stores Activities Criticism of stores division Poor inventory control Improper storekeeping and Tools Management Performance indicators and evaluation How is performance evaluation carried out? Warehouse Location, Layout, and Facilities Planning Number and size of stores Location of stores Layout planning of warehouse Physical facilities planning Warehouse Security, Safety, and Maintenance Security Entry to warehouse Management of warehouse keys Closing of warehouse Issue to authorized individuals Day Three Inventory Classification and Strategies Advantages of classification of inventory Regular inventory item In-process inventories Finished goods inventory Strategic considerations in the control of finished goods inventory Market research Codification and Standardization Methods of Codification Variety reduction Advantages of standardization Situations where standardization is not preferred Types of standards Standardization program Day Four Inventory Control Model Theoretical inventory control model Elements of inventory control model Dynamic nature of the inventory control model Maintenance requirements Reorder point fluctuations Inventory Control Techniques Best order quantity Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) defined Determining Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) Variable costs ABC analysis Other techniques of analysis Day Five Effective Management of Spare Parts Factors influencing the stocking of spare parts Appropriate maintenance techniques Administrative and financial factors Steps for management of spare parts Diagnostic survey Reconditioning and overhauling of parts Valuation of Inventory Importance of valuation of inventory Valuation of material issues First in First Out (FIFO) Last in First Outs Highest in First Out (HIFO) Next in First Out (NIFO) Simple average method Weighted average cost method Factors considered in selection of method of valuation of inventory

Managing Logistics (Transport, Materials Storage and Materials Handling) Course

Starts: 23rd Jul, 2019

Location: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba

Summary

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties Understand the concept of integrated logistics within the context of supply chain management in 21st century business environment. Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the components of logistics on their return to their organizations, and provide enhance support and leadership to their colleague in the management of upstream/in bound logistics Having the ability effectively to use checklist and models for planning and performance improvement. Be able to device and utilize effective measures of performance within their specific working environments Be able to demonstrate the methodologies available which will facilitate the critical analysis and evaluation oflogistics operation and the application of best practice solutions Have practiced collaborative working in a risk- free environment For Whom: Transportation and Fleet Managers,Logistics Managers/Personnel andothers who perform related functions in the Oil and Gas Sector. Contents Mission, strategy and policies for logistics Logistics strategy development Logistics strategy implementation Cost of non- performance Logistics planning Land transport service Air transport service Marine transport service Materials, storage, preservation and handling (MSPH) servicesWaste management services HSSE policy Risk management in logistics Management controls Performance measurement Customer satisfaction Stakeholder issues

Effective Store and Facility Management Course

Starts: 22nd Jul, 2019

Location: De-Castle Luxury Home Uyo

Summary

This course will deal with the nitty gritty of an effective store and facility managent.Details on request.

Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course

Starts: 22nd Jul, 2019

Location: 5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony

Summary

The importance of careful management of the supply chain is now most critical. Companies should recognise that proper management of the supply chain will contribute immensely to reduced cost and, in effect, increased profit. This course addresses supply chain issues thoroughly. It treats the influence of technology, modernised transportation and the increasing complexity of modern logistics. It presents opportunities to improve productivity, inventory and distribution, as well as service levels through the active coordination and relationship of Suppliers, Producers and Customers. Course Contents Day One Supply Chain Groups The Suppliers The Producers The Customers Levels of Supply Chain Management Strategic level Tactical level Operational Level Demand estimations Distribution pattern Service level requirements Logistics Configuration Factory, Wholesaler, Distributor, Retailer Order lead time Delivery lead time Transportation data internal fleet external fleet inbound transportation outbound transportation Warehousing locations capacities costs Day Two Inventory Management Levels of Inventory Just-In-Time Inventory Keeping Accurate Records Ordering and storage Economic Lot Size Raw material inventory Work-in-process inventory Finished product inventory Day Three Improvements to the Flow Rate The Product Flow The Information Flow The Finances Flow Supply Chain Event Management Inventory alerts Supplier alerts Bottlenecking Being proactive Tracking and Monitoring Dashboard Alert Generation Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) Day Four Outsourcing/Partnerships Procurement outsourcing Service Level Agreements and service management Vendor-managed inventory Third-party logistics Retailer-Supplier partnership Pricing and Negotiation Market and Economic Analysis Procurement Pricing Tendering Contracting Major Challenges to Effective Supply Chain Management Variability Organization silos The Bullwhip effect Trade-offs Day Five Regulatory Systems Logistics of dry cargo Logistics of liquid cargo Performance Measurement in Supply Chain Supply chain value analysis Importance of metrics Chain-wide metrics

Effective Fleet and Transport Management Course

Starts: 19th Sep, 2019

Location: 12b,Olumoroti street Gbagada Phase 2, By Gbagada Exp-way

Summary

This course uses a variety of individual exercises, team exercises and case studies. It also leverages a series of videos portraying the latest transportation management systems. Course Objectives By the end of the course, participants will be able to: State the objectives of fleet management and the role of the fleet manager Implement a fleet preventive maintenance program Determine requirements for efficient workshops Create fleet safety and driver selection programs Use capital budgeting techniques to perform vehicle replacement analysis Optimize distribution vehicle routes Write Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and measure performance of the fleet Target Audience Fleet/Transport managers and coordinators, maintenance managers and supervisors, transportation planners, fleet safety managers and operations managers. Target Competencies Fleet management Fleet maintenance Transportation safety Capital budgeting Distribution routing Performance management Key Course Coverage Introduction to Fleet Management Definition of fleet management Objectives of fleet management Costs associated with fleet management Maximizing customer service Fleet manager profile Fleet Maintenance Management Roles and responsibilities in maintenance Benefits of preventive maintenance inspections Scope of preventive maintenance programs Unscheduled maintenance Road calls Tire selection and management Parts and supply management Vendor versus in-house maintenance Workshop Management Workshop layout Workshop tools Computing workshop productivity Facility requirements Bay space layout Fleet Safety Management Elements of a safety program Reasons for accident prevention Driver selection criteria Fleet skill tests Road accident types Vehicle Selection and Replacement Vehicle selection criteria Own or contract analysis Vehicle replacement analysis Capital budgeting techniques Transportation and Distribution Planning Transportation fundamentals and optimization Factors affecting transportation decisions Network design options Routing of distribution vehicles Measuring and Improving Fleet Performance Fleet measurement system Transportation costs Cost ratios Transportation asset productivity Financial and quality indicators Measuring and improving fleet utilization

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Course

Starts: 22nd Jul, 2019

Location: 45, Lagos Street, 5th Floor Egbute Metta

Summary

The supply chain is a crucial part of any business’ success. Optimizing the flow of products and services as they are planned, sourced, made, delivered, and returned can give your business an extra competitive edge. This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of supply chain management, including the basic flow, core models, supply chain drivers, key metrics, benchmarking techniques, and ideas for taking your supply chain to the next level. Learning Objectives Define supply chain management and logistics Explain the vertical integration and virtual integration models Understand the stages in the basic supply chain flow Identify participants in the supply chain Recognize supply chain drivers and ways to optimize them Align supply chain strategy with business strategy Determine what metrics to track and how to benchmark the related data Troubleshoot basic supply chain problems Identify ways to develop your supply chain, such as using third-party logistics providers (3PL’s), in sourcing processes, developing sustainable and eco-friendly strategies, leveraging process improvement strategies, and adopting new techniques

West African Ports and Rail Evolution

Starts: 29th Apr, 2019

Location: Landmark Centre

Summary

"Defining the future of West Africa's transport industry" The West African Ports and Rail Evolution is designed for ports and rail authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, bulk exporters, investors and governments looking to forge new frontiers for the economy through ports and rail connectivity, optimization and new business opportunities. This is the only event in West Africa dedicated to ports and rail that brings together the entire value chain of suppliers and buyers to discuss multi-modal requirements and infrastructure solutions to propel the industry forward.

West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference

Starts: 13th Feb, 2019

Location: Eko Hotels & Suites

Summary

The West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference discusses key market issues within agribusiness, hard commodities, risk mitigation and infrastructural aspects. It offers the ideal occasion to expand your network, meet your clients and get fresh perspectives from a wide range of trade and export finance experts. With volatile commodity markets still challenging the region’s corporate and financial sectors and geopolitical upheaval around the globe casting uncertainty over foreign investment into Sub-Saharan Africa, an expert-led agenda will explore common trends and challenges.

ISO 28000 Supply Chain Security Management System Lead Implementer Course

Starts: 11th Mar, 2019

Location: 4th Floor NIS Building, CBD, Alausa, Ikeja

Summary

ISO 28000 Lead Implementer training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing and maintaining a Supply Chain Security Management System (SCSMS) based on ISO 28000. During this training course, you will also gain a thorough understanding of the best practices of Supply Chain Security Management Systems and be able to improve efficiency in managing potential security risks and their impacts in an organization`s supply chain. After mastering all the necessary concepts of Supply Chain Security Management Systems, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified ISO 28000 Lead Implementer” credential. By holding a PECB Lead Implementer Certificate, you will demonstrate that you have the practical knowledge and professional capabilities to implement ISO 28000 in an organization. Who should attend Managers or consultants involved in Supply Chain Security Management Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of a Supply Chain Security Management System Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with SCSMS requirements SCSMS team members Learning objectives Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 28000 and other standards and regulatory frameworks Master the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used for the implementation and effective management of a SCSMS Learn how to interpret the ISO 28000 requirements in the specific context of an organization Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain a SCSMS Acquire the expertise to advise an organization in implementing Supply Chain Security Management System best practices

Inventory Management and Stock Control Course

Starts: 18th Feb, 2019

Location: 10, Obokun Street, Off Coker Road, Ilupeju

Summary

The effective management of warehouse operations and inventory control are critical to the supply chain of organizations. The ability to maintain a smooth, constant and efficient flow of products and services to customers provides a significant challenge in terms of processes, organisation and cost. This course provides the essential tools and knowledge to run efficient, robust and adaptable operations in warehouse and inventory functions. Learning Objectives Participants will: Reduce costs of inventory obsolescence Become truly responsive to the customers’ real needs Make scheduling and loading more efficient Narrow the gap between sales and stock replacement Fine-tune record-keeping accuracy Determine exact material status and inventory burden Achieve quantifiable warehouse performance improvement Learning Contents Supply chain concept: An overview The basis of inventory control Reducing inventory stock Managing lead times Inventory Management and Customer service Security, Safety and Sanitation Warehouse Operational Principles Warehouse Equipment and handling Material requisition planning Reverse Logistics Inventory Improvements and the Supply Chain Managing People, Resources, Performance Who Should Attend Supervisors in the store/ warehouse function and other supply chain specialists

Inventory and Warehousing Management Training

Starts: 3rd Dec, 2019

Location: JK Michaels Consulting Office

Summary

This two (2) day course focuses on the operational and strategic management of inventories, the role of inventory management and the professionals behind this important organizational function as it directly relates to the improvement of the company’s competitiveness. It will cover the most important aspects of inventory management from warehouse design and operations through forecasting requirements and parts variety reduction to evaluating inventory practices and building an effective inventory management plan of action. Course Objectives This course aims to help the supply chain professional to understand and apply four (4) major and significant aspects of inventory management: Optimize Inventory Levels Build an Inventory Management Plan Design and Manage Warehouse Operations Increase Accuracy, Traceability and Reduce Parts Variety Participants should be able to understand the financial impacts of inventory and the risks in both over and under holding of inventory the management of inventory, including lead time management, demand planning and interfacing with other functional groups directly and indirectly involved in inventory planning and operations. They should also be able to understand the importance of effective. Warehouse Management in minimizing the cost associated with the storing, moving and transporting goods into and out of the warehouse storage locations; the importance of reconciled physical count balances and system records and most importantly, the efficient, fast, precise and perfectly-timed issuances of the right quality and quantity of stocks to its intended users. Course Outline Day 1 Introduction - Review of the “Fundamentals” What is Inventory Management? Working Capital Cycle Why is Inventory Management important Why keep Inventory How much Inventory to Keep The Financial Implications of Holding Inventory Inventory Carrying Cost Effect on Financial The Cost of not holding enough Inventory The Role of the Inventory Manager Exercises / Practical Application to Workplace Setting the Stage for Effective Inventory Management Introduction to Effective Inventory Management Inventory Management and the Supply Chain Strategy Demand Forecasting Lead time Management Exercises / Practical Application to Work / Questions and Answers Understanding SAP Fundamentals and Terminology Inventory Planning Introduction to Inventory Planning Service Level Policies – OTIF Inventory Categorization Techniques ABC Analysis Fast and Slow Moving, Excess, Obsolete and Defective Stocks Traceability and Variety Reduction Inventory Coding Systems The Inventory Management Plan Group Discussion / Practical Application to Work Day 2 Inventory Operations Introduction to Inventory Operations Monitoring Movements Inventory Accuracy Measuring and Valuation of Inventory Receipt and Issuance of Inventory Systems to Replenish Inventory How Much to Order – EOQ, When to Place an Order – ROP, JIT Exercises / Practical Application to Work Warehouse Planning and Systems Introduction to Warehouse Planning and Systems Warehouse Location and Acquisition Options Warehouse Design Warehouse Layout Materials Handling and Equipment Warehouse Operations Record Keeping and Communication Perpetual Systems/Continuous Review Systems International Quality Standards Physical Inventory and Cycle Counting Exercises / Practical Application to Work