Material Management

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Material Management

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Materials management coordinates the flow of materials in relation to demand, pricing, quality, and delivery schedules. Learn regarding material management to meet the material needs of your company by taking this Material Management course.

Our in-depth Material Management training will walk you through the ins and outs of material management processes. The course will provide valuable lectures on purchasing and supply chain management. In addition, it will discuss the fundamentals of inventory planning and control, stores management and control, and forecasting. Finally, you’ll learn the process of materials requirement planning and explore the best practices for material handling. 

Please note that this course only gives you the theoretical knowledge to succeed in this industry. Our Material Management Course doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific sector.

Learning Objectives

    • Gain an excellent understanding of material management
    • Strengthen your knowledge of purchasing and supply chain management
    • Learn about inventory management, planning and control
    • Have a better grasp of stores management and control
    • Understand the MRP system
    • Learn about materials handling
    • Be able to limit material wastage and enhance productivity

Who is this Course for?

This Material Management course is ideal for aspiring professionals who wish to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to fast track their careers. It is for those who have little or no knowledge of material management or those who are new to the field and want to test their skills and knowledge. There are no entry requirements for this course. However, an eye for detail and a creative mind is essential.

Entry Requirement

    • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
    • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £4.99 and the hard copy for £9.99. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £12.99.

Career path

On successful completion of the Material Management course, learners can progress to a more advanced program from our course list. Career opportunities in this field include freelancing or working in-house, within a range of professional settings, with the opportunity to earn a high salary. Related professions in this industry include:

    • Supply Chain Director
    • Logistics Engineer
    • Logistics Manager
    • Logistics Director
    • Inventory Analyst
    • Inventory Clerk
    • Inventory Planner
    • Purchasing Clerk
    • Warehouse Foreman

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Material Management
Introduction to Material Management 00:14:00
Module 02: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management 00:15:00
Module 03: Inventory Management, Planning and Control
Inventory Management, Planning and Control 00:17:00
Module 04: Stores Management and Control
Stores Management and Control 00:24:00
Module 05: Forecasting
Forecasting 00:13:00
Module 06: Material Requirements Planning
Material Requirements Planning 00:22:00
Module 07: Materials Handling
Materials Handling 00:14:00
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Order Your Certificates or Transcripts 00:00:00
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