Physical Inventory / Cycle Count Workshops

April 04, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Dr. Diane Van Hook University Center
University Center Dr. near Rockwell Canyon
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Physical Inventory / Cycle Count Workshops

Tuesday April 4th  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Ellen Kane, CPIM: founder of Ellen Kane & Associates and a member of the ACA Group. She has over 20 years of experience in selecting, designing and implementing manufacturing and distribution systems. She has a B.A. in Mathematics from UCLA. She has been an instructor for San Fernando Valley APICS for many years. She is a past president of the SFV APICS chapter and currently is VP of Finance for the chapter.

Jose Feliciano, CPIM, BSME, MBA, PE: Over 20 years experience in the manufacturing environment including Production Control, Purchasing, Shipping and Receiving and Inventory Management. Currently Master Scheduler at Aerospace Dynamics International, Valencia, California. Jose is a regular APICS CPIM certification course instructor for the SFV Chapter and he has also conducted Cycle Counting Workshops in both public and in house venues. He is a past president of the SFV APICS chapter and currently co-VP for Marketing.

Workshop Date and Time: Tuesday, April 4

  • Conducted as two workshops, morning and afternoon, or can be combined as a full day ($171 savings).
  • Physical Inventory Workshop 8 a.m – noon
  • Cycle Count Workshop 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Hurry! Sign up now while space is still available. No prerequisites.


Workshop Overview:

This course gets back to basics inside the stockroom. Addressing the processes for conducting physical inventories and cycle counts, the workshops will review the essential preparation, steps, and activities to perform in advance of these events. From cleanup and sorting to working with auditors, the ins and outs of physical inventory will be covered. Also reinforcing the true purpose of cycle counts, participants can expect to learn methods to find and fix the causes of inventory errors. Cycle count review will start with selecting items to count, using correct accounting techniques, and reconciling outstanding transactions. This course will apply to any warehouse environment.

Topics include

  • Preparation for physical inventory
  • Defining criteria for control of inventory tags
  • Count discrepancy reconcile
  • Working with auditors
  • Completing and closing physical inventory
  • Purpose of cycle counts
  • ABC analysis
  • Cycle count reporting to management
  • Benefits/causes of cycle count


Who should attend

  1. Individuals with experience in stockroom management, inventory management and control, conducting inventories, who want to learn new techniques and explore best practices to enhance their careers and improve their companies.
  2. Individuals who are looking to improve their professional skills and better understand inventory management control techniques.
  3. Managers who must understand and execute both techniques, or who are facing a critical decision changing their current method of inventory control.


College of the Canyons University Center

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Date & Time:
Registration ends: April 3, 2017
Event date: 4/4/2017 Tuesday from 8:00AM to Noon (Physical Inventory) and 1PM to 5:00PM (Cycle Count).

Each workshop: $265/$335 per person (members/non-members)
Both workshops: $399/$499 per person (members/non-members)

Cost includes all materials

(No Refunds within 3 weeks of registered events. Substitutions are allowed)

Please register on-line in one of 2 ways:

To register now and pay later with a check, please click here and we will invoice 3-weeks prior to the start date.

If you are unsure if this is the right class for you, please click here and an APICS Representative will contact you.

To download a brochure for reference: click here (coming soon).

Cancellation Policy: No refunds if canceling after March 14, 2017 (3 weeks before start of 1st session). Substitutions of attendees are allowed. Send e-mail to to cancel or change your registration. Or call: 818 850-6575 to speak to the VP of Seminars, SFV APICS, Paul Fidler


$399.00 Seminar: Physical Inventory and Cycle Count ** Combined --Members

$499.00 Seminar: Physical Inventory and Cycle Count ** Combined--Non-Members

$335.00 Seminar: Physical Inventory Workshop alone Non-Members

$265.00 Seminar: Physical Inventory Workshop Alone --Members

$335.00 Seminar: Cycle Count Workshop ** Alone --Non-Members

$265.00 Seminar: Cycle Count Workshop ** Alone --Members

$399.00 APICS Member but not from the SFV Chapter (both seminars)

$265.00 APICS Member but not from the SFV Chapter (Physical Inv. only)

$265.00 APICS Member but not from the SFV Chapter (Cycle Count only)


Spring 2017 Seminars-SFV APICS