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Supply Chain Fundamentals: Warehousing Operations, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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This Supply Chain Fundamentals: Warehousing Operations course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is structured to prepare entry-level and supervisory-level employees in warehouse operations with a fundamental understanding of the physical, technological, process, and safety considerations of warehouse/distribution operations.
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Overview

Additional topics include: facility configuration, storage and handling techniques, metrics, customer service considerations, and the role of distribution operations in different industries. Includes exposure to bar-coding, picking and shipping processes, and storage and sorting systems.

Who Should AttendThis course is designed for Receiving, Shipping, Putaway, Picking, and Packing Clerks, Operators, Analysts, Supervisors, and Warehouse, Terminal, Crossdock, and Distribution Center administrators, clerks, analysts, supervisors, and managers as well as learners seeking to enter these roles. Supply chain professionals from other domains will also benefit through gaining insights into warehousing operations.How You Will Benefit
  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the physical, technological, process, and safety considerations of warehouse/distribution operations.
  • Explain facility configuration considerations, representative storage and handling techniques, performance metrics, customer service considerations, and the role of distribution operations in different industries.
  • Discuss picking and shipping processes and material handling equipment.
  • Describe the key operations that take place within a warehouse and how they relate to each other.
  • Discover the different warehouse operating/ownership models.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Registration End: 07/10/2019

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Warehousing & Its Function
  • Receiving Goods At The Distribution Center
  • Putaway And Restocking
  • Picking And Packing
  • The Shipping Of Goods
  • Safe, Healthy, And Secure Working Environments
  • Inventory Control
  • Labor Performance Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Materials

Required

  • Computer with speakers to access online content

Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course. Students may register any time before the published registration deadline and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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