New Course! Essential Skills for Stockroom Employees

September 21, 2020
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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On Line Training in partnership with COC
Virtual Sessions

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Essential Skills for Stockroom Employees-New Date!

7 sessions, 21 hours through College of the Canyons  Monday, Sep 21  to Nov 16, 2020, 4-7pm - led by APICS recognized instructors.

Note: No class on 9/28 or 10/12.

Note: This class will be completely on-line.

Course Description 

This course focuses on universally accepted inventory planning and control processes and systems used by Stockroom and Inventory Management professionals:  The concepts presented in this course are applicable to managing inventory in all Manufacturing, Service, and Distribution companies.  All terms and concepts taught in this course are based on the APICS Body of knowledge.

Who Should Attend:

This course is ideal for both new and experienced employees whose job deals with planning and controlling inventory including: Stockroom personnel, Shipping and Receiving employees, Material Handlers, Inventory Planners, Cycle counters and other inventory control associates that want to hone their job skills and gain practical knowledge in the field of Stockroom and Inventory Management. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.  However, it is strongly recommended that students have a basic knowledge or some experience in Stockroom or Inventory activities.

Learning Goals and Results

Students will learn basic terms, concepts, systems, and best practices used by Inventory Management and Stockroom professionals that can immediately be used in performing their current job and/or used to prepare for their next job opportunity.  The terminology and concepts learned in this course will also aid students in preparing for the APICS Production & Inventory Management (CPIM), Certification exams.

Key Concepts

Essential Skills Learned

Fundamentals of Inventory Management

Purpose & Function of Inventory

Inventory Replenishment

Lean Inventory

Warehouse Management

Packaging & Materials Handling

Inventory trade off decisions

Cost Analysis, inventory valuation

Inventory accuracy, cycle counting

Calculating order point, safety stock, & EOQ

Lean inventory techniques

Warehouse/Stockroom operations activities and roles

Material handling, storage, and picking techniques

To register: 

Registration is handled by our college partners.  For cost and information, contact:

College of the Canyons ETI at: Jocey Hogan at 661.362.5657 or [email protected]

For more information about course content, contact [email protected]