Warehouse and Inventory Management

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Warehouse & Inventory Management

Warehouse & Inventory Management Course Overview

Warehousing & Inventory Management is an important function in the general supply chain management. Businesses require to hold stock of raw materials and finished products long enough to begin production and distribute to customers respectively.
In this Warehousing & Inventory Management course we will look at the key functions in warehousing, paying attention to key processes executed in warehousing. We will also look at steps to optimize the storage of goods and finally we look at automation of the warehouse.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced individuals who manage warehousing and inventory activities in diverse fields
  • Working professionals seeking to change career, job or industry to warehousing and inventory related field
  • Individuals who meets the requirements and intend on becoming warehousing experts
  • Mid to senior-level executives in any sector


  • What is a warehouse
  • Types of warehouse operation
  • Why do we hold stock?
  • Warehouse location

Warehouse Process I: Receiving and Put-away

  • Introduction
  • Receiving, Pre-receipt and In-handling
  • Preparation, Offloading and Cross docking
  • Recording and Quality control

Warehouse Process II: Pick Preparation

  • Preparation
  • Warehouse pick area layout

Picking strategies and equipment

  • Picker to goods and Goods to picker
  • Types and examples of automated picking and systems
  • Handling equipment and Storage equipment

Order-picking methods

  • Paper pick lists
  • Pick by label and Pick by voice
  • Barcode scanning and Radio frequency identification
  • Pick by light/pick to light
  • Put to light and Vision pick
  • Comparisons and Cost of errors
  • Deciding on type of picking system and equipment

Warehouse processes from replenishment to despatch and beyond

  • Replenishment
  • Value-adding services
  • Indirect activities
  • Stock management and Stock or inventory counting
  • Cycle counting or perpetual inventory counts
  • Returns processing
  • Despatch and Documentation

Warehouse layout

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Space calculations
  • Aisle width and Other space
  • Warehouse layout examples

Storage and handling equipment

  • Storage equipment
  • Storage options
  • Warehouse handling equipment

Warehouse management systems

  • Why does a company need a WMS?
  • Choosing a WMS
  • The process and Selecting the right WMS
  • What to look for in a system
  • Selecting a partner
  • Implementation
  • Software as a service

Inventory Management

  • Inventory as Both a Tangible and an Intangible Object
  • Inventory as Money
  • Physical Location and Control of Inventory
  • Planning and Replenishment Concepts
  • Why Inventory Systems Fail and How To Fix Them

Chukwuma Agomo MBA (HR)

Chukwuma Agomo is an educator who takes pride in the profession of teaching. He has over 6 years experience in teaching, a seasoned HR & Logistics and Supply Chain practitioner, he has taken to a job that’s both fulfilling and engaging. In his current role as Head of Training at Piston and Fusion, he has developed course materials and templates for various fields, these include; Human Resource Management, Project Management, Procurement and Supply Chain.


Caleb Okeke 

I am Caleb.  A transport manager, member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics  and Transport, a competent facilitator with a demonstrated history of working in the professional training & coaching industry. My specialization and core skills are computer networking, operations management, environment, health and safety (EHS). I have developed several career skills in strategic planning, digital marketing and marketing strategy.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have minimum of 3 years’ professional experience. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch – Buffet Menu
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    Warehouse & Inventory Management Course Fees & Dates for  Upcoming Classroom & Virtual Online In 2023

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    Programme Information
    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to impart the skills to manage Warehousing and Inventory processes and use of warehousing tools
    Classroom Fee: ₦170,000
    Weekday Date: 18th Sep – 21st Sep 2023 | 4 Days: Mon – Thur | 8:30am – 4pm
    Weekend Date: Contact Us For Next Schedule
    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class Fee: ₦100,000 | $160
    Weekday Date: 18th Sep – 21st Sep 2023 | 4 Days: Mon – Thur | 8:30am – 3pm
    Weekend Date: Contact Us For Next Schedule
    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

    Why is Piston & Fusion Ranked Amongst the Best Training Centre for Warehousing & Inventory Management Institute In Nigeria?

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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