Supply Chain Fundamentals: Warehousing Operations, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #33 (WUR) Online
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.

About

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.

This Supply Chain Fundamentals: Warehousing Operations course is offered by Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

Who Should Attend
  • Receiving, Shipping, Putaway, Picking, and Packing Clerks, Operators, Analysts, Supervisors, and Managers
  • Customer Service, Order Management, Warehouse, Terminal, Crossdock, and Distribution Center administrators, clerks, analysts, supervisors, and managers
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Managers, Analysts, Consultants, Supervisors, Technologists Planners and Engineers
  • Business and Systems Analysts
  • Supply Chain Education and Human Resource Management personnel
  • Inventory Planners
  • Distribution and Warehouse Operations Managers, Supervisors, Planners, Consultants, and Analysts
  • Order Management Supervisors, Managers, Analysts
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
  • Discuss the different warehouse operating/ownership models

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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

Content
  • Warehousing and Its Function (6 hrs)
  • Receiving Goods at the Warehouse (5 hrs)
  • Putaway and Restocking (5 hrs)
  • Picking and Packing (5 hrs)
  • The Shipping of Goods (5 hrs)
  • Safe, Healthy, and Secure Working Environments (5 hrs)
  • Inventory Control (5 hrs)
  • Labor Performance Management (4 hrs)
  • Overview of Supply Chain Principles - Optional

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

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.

Follow the instructions below to register, then activate your online course account and login to the online course location (HELIX):
  • Click the "Register" button below to register for the section you wish to attend and complete your online registration
  • You will receive an email message with a link to activate your Georgia Tech account
  • Be sure to take note of your username displayed during account activation
  • Click to access your online course in HELIX with your username and the password created during account activation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

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

    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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