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Course Details


Dubai, UAE
From Date: 25-Dec-2023   
To Date: 29-Dec-2023
5 Days

Ref No:                SL020
Title:                    Warehouse Operation & Management
Start Date:          25 December 2023 End Date: 29 December 2023  
Venue:                 Dubai, UAE
Fee:                     $5,250

In any of the 5 star hotels. The exact venue will be informed once finalized.

This intensive and practical training on Warehouse Operations And Inventory Management will help you stay in touch with the most important new concepts in the warehousing/distribution field, allowing you to respond to the ever-changing operational demands created by an ever-expanding global market.


  • How to select an inventory control method that best suits your inventory management goals
  • How to identify the precise problems that are most troublesome in your warehouse Cost-cutting, productivity improvement, inventory reduction, and cost-effective measures for your warehouse
  • The most important concepts in the warehousing/distribution field today and its emerging role
  • How to layout your warehouse for good space utilization, material handling compatibility, and optimum efficiency
  • Which equipment best suits your particular operations for storage and handling
  • Practical techniques for improving your day-to-day warehouse operations
  • How to develop a balance between warehouse service level and your customers’ needs
  • How to conduct a physical inventory and a cycle count

Store, shipping supervisors, Managers, supervisors, and data processing personnel interested in increasing the efficiency of warehouse layouts, systems, and operations.


Day One

  • Introduction to Warehousing Management
    • Objectives and Functions of Warehousing Management
    • Problems in Warehousing in the Arab World
    • Usages of Computers in the Warehouse
  • Inventory Classification and Inventory Record Accuracy
    • The ABC Classification
    • Uses of the ABC Classification
    • Periodic and Cycle Counting
    • Systems and Methodology of Counting

Day Two

  • Organizing the Storage and Material Handling
    • Layout of the Warehouse
    • Storage Utilization and Organization
    • Stock Location
    • Fixed Versus Random Location
    • Material Handling Equipment
    • How to Improve the Receiving/ Issuing Material Handling Operations
  • Safety in the Warehouse
    • Housekeeping and Safety in a Warehousing Environment
    • Safety Hazards
    • Unsafe Acts and Conditions
    • Planning for Safety
  • Dealing with People-related Warehousing Problems
    • Staff Management
    • Corrective Guidance

Day Three

  • Productivity in the Warehouse
    • Definition of Productivity
    • Causes of Lost Time
    • Warehousing Management through Performance Analysis (KPIs)
  • Audit of a Warehouse
    • Objectives of the Warehouse Audit
    • Periodic and Intermittent Audits
    • Components of the Audit
    • Steps to Follow Before, During and After the Audit

Day Four

  • Introduction to Inventory Management
    • Objectives and Responsibilities of Inventory Management
    • Customer Service in Inventory Management
    • Inventory Management in the Arab World
  • Description and Classification of Inventory
    • Types of Inventory
    • The ABC Inventory Classification
    • Materials Specifications/ Cataloguing
  • Forecasting Demand and Lead Time
    • Techniques of Forecasting:
      • Seasonal Demand
      • Moving Average
      • Exponential Smoothing
    • Control of Lead Time
  • Inventory Systems
    • Inventory Costs
    • The Max-Min System
    • When and How Much to Order
    • Controlling Safety Stocks
    • How to Deal with Quantity Discounts

Day Five

  • Counting and Controlling Inventory
    • Counting Methods and Accuracy
    • Periodic and Cycle Counting
  • Reducing Inventory Investment
    • Identification and Disposal of Surplus
    • Just-In-Time (J.I.T.) Method
  • Measuring Inventory Management Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Targets

Pre & Post Tests will be conducted
Case Studies, Group Exercises, Group Discussions, Last Day Review & Assessments will be carried out.


Define Management Consultancy & Training Certificate of course completion will be issued to all attendees.


A highly interactive combination of lecture and discussion sessions will be managed to maximize the amount and quality of information, knowledge and experience transfer. The sessions will start by raising the most relevant questions, and motivate everybody finding the right answers. The attendants will also be encouraged to raise more of their own questions and to share developing the right answers using their own analysis and experience. All attendees receive a course manual as a reference.
This interactive training workshop includes the following training methodologies

  • 30% Lectures
  • 30% Workshops and work presentation
  • 20% Group Work& Practical Exercises
  • 20% Videos& General Discussions
5,250 US$ per participant includes Training Materials/Handouts, Tea/Coffee breaks, Refreshments, and International Buffet Lunch

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