The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Supply Chain Nigeria

Course Overview

This training session is designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the knowledge, skills and competency required to plan and control the inventory at the workplace. It is also important to plan the right amount of materials so as to reduce the inventory holding cost and also to provide adequate theft preventive measures. After training, participants will be in a position to apply their new skills directly to their everyday working environment.

We provide comprehensive training with recognized certification to qualify you to independently handle field-specific tasks. We make sure you have the skills you need to develop well-balanced solutions for effective warehousing management and efficient Inventory management operations.

Our courses offer best-practice knowledge for your day-to-day work in a busy storage environment and verify your professional credentials with internationally recognized quality certificates.

Who should attend?

We offer comprehensive warehousing and materials management courses for junior staff to senior management looking to enhance skills at every level. Our course curriculum provides the solid foundation you need to succeed when planning and coordinating effective warehousing and inventory management operations. Professionals registering for our classes include:

Logistics specialists and managers
Purchasing professionals / Buyers
Supply chain management
Process planners
Stores and warehouse manager
Forwarding agents
Logistics services staff
Warehouse managers

Courses provide all participants with the information they need to excel in their particular role and responsibilities. Our courses for transport and logistics managers are designed to answer questions such as:

What are the key factors influencing transport and logistics?
How high will associated costs be in the future?
How should transport logistics be organized to meet increasing demands?

We provide both open training and examination in the classroom as well as customized programs conducted at your workplace. Participants successfully passing final course examination are awarded our recognized quality certification.

Program Outline


Warehousing and Materials Management Certificate Course

Warehousing Management

–          Introduction

–          Types of warehouses

–          Location of warehouses
–          Functions of the warehouse
–          Warehouse operations – centralised and decentralized
–          Storage systems
–          Automated storage and retrieval systems
–          The principles and performance measures of material handling systems
–          Materials handling equipment
–          Tracking inventory
Inventory Management
–          Introduction
–          Inventory functions
–          Types of inventory
–          Inventory cost
–          Holding inventory
–          Mechanics of inventory control
–          Selective inventory control
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As a leading training provider, we provide certification for a broad spectrum of skill sets needed to succeed in international business. Our global network of expert instructors presents well-rounded, diverse curriculums for professionals working in large environments spanning the world. Courses are offered in online, open classrooms as well as tailored, in-house training.

Duration: 1 Day Training Course
Day/Time: Saturday only Morning 10am – 12noon and Afternoon 2pm – 4pm


On successfully passing your Certificate course you will be sent an e-Certificate by email.
Award: Advanced Certificate in Warehousing and Materials Management

Cost Per Training: $150 USD/N50,000