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Inventory Management – The Nuts and Bolts Course



Inventory Management training course materials are designed for learners/trainers working with warehouse or stockroom managers who are responsible for what comes in and goes out of the company. They must understand how to lead an efficiently operated and cost-effective process, with the right amount of products available.

This course will teach warehouse or stockroom leaders the following: terms related to warehouse management; goals, objectives, and measurements in inventory management; using aspects of the inventory cycle; how to improve inventory accuracy.

Our customizable training materials make it easy for learners/trainers to add, remove or edit content to match their training needs and audience. This one-time purchase of this course offers an impressive return on investment.

Course outline-

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is Inventory?


Pre-Assignment Review

Session Three: Types of Inventory

Session Four: Key Players

Session Five: Setting up the Warehouse

The Eight Objectives

Maintaining Location Accuracy

Session Six: What Makes a Good Inventory Management System?

Session Seven: The Warehouse Inventory Cycle

Session Eight: Identifying Demand

Key Formulas

Case Study

Session Nine: The Receiving Process

Session Ten: Validating Inventory

Session Eleven: The Put-Away Process

Session Twelve: Maintaining Inventory Accuracy

Session Thirteen: The Outbound Process

Session Fourteen: Industry Trends

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan

Learner/Instructor Guide

Our Learner/Instructor Guides are the core of each training course. They lay out the training in simple, easy-to-follow instructions. You can also customize the Learner/Instructor Guides in order to personalize your training.

Student Manual

Each Instructor Guide – for each course – is paired with a Student Manual that you can present to your participants. This customizable Student Manual gives each participant the student version of the course you will be learning/teaching.

Exercise Workbook

Whether or not you choose to introduce exercises into your learning/training is up to you as the learner/facilitator. In case you want to do this we offer you an Exercise Workbook (also customizable) that is specific to the course you are offering.

Sample Files

Each course title comes with a Lab Workbook loaded with activities and exercises to practice and reinforce the learners’ understanding of the course objectives. Pre-made Sample Exercise Files are provided for use with the Lab Workbook so that you, as the learner/trainer, do not have to prepare activity working files.

Powerpoint Deck

The course is designed to give you everything you need for use in the classroom or workshop. This includes the PowerPoint versions of all the courses, prepared for you in advanced.


Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guides are a favourite tool for learners/trainers to provide to their learners. Each Quest Reference Guide summarizes the most important elements in each course title down to two pages.