Effective Storekeeping Skills

12-01-2020 - 16-01-2020 3300 Abu Dhabi


Course Introduction:


Efficient stock flow as well as good record keeping and stock accounting are indispensable activities for good organizational performance. Essentially, effective stores operations help to reduce wastages and costs as well as ensure uninterrupted flow of activities. However, most store officers and supervisors are not adequately equipped to perform stores functions.


Course Objectives:


At the end of the course participants will be able to:

·         Analyze the issues and concepts associated with warehouse and stores management.

·         Expose participants to systems that effectively manage warehousing and stores activities.

·         Provide participants with the tools to accurately measure performance objectives.

·         Construct practical steps that reduce obsolescence and write-offs.

·         Develop effective decision making skills.



Who Should Attend?


This course is recommended for storekeepers, warehouse managers and warehouse supervisors who wish to enhance their current skills in managing stores and warehouses.



Course Outline:


Day 1


·         Different types of supply-chain

·         Supply-Chain Elements

·         Basic Communication Concepts

·         Business communication Patterns


Day 2

Warehousing and Distribution

·         Warehouse Function

·         How many Warehouses?

·         The Distribution Function

·         Warehouse Processes: Receipts, Picking and Dispatch



Day 3

Stock Control and Warehouse Processes

·         Setting order levels

·         Stock Rotation and Adjustments

·         Meeting customer orders

·         Housekeeping

·         Stock Taking


Day 4

Health and Safety in Stores Methods and Equipment

·         Warehouse structures

·         Loading bays

·         Selecting fork lift trucks

·         Selecting racking

·         Implications for warehouse layouts

·         Operational timings and planning


Health, Safety & Security

·         Duty of care

·         Inspections and risk assessments-task analysis

·         Equipment maintenance and care

·         Recognizing health and safety risks

·         Raising people’s awareness


Day 5

Managing and Controlling Operations

·         Controlling operations

·         Planning operations

·         Performance measurement

·         Financial planning



Course Methodology:


A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

·         (30%) Based on Case Studies

·         (30%) Techniques 

·         (30%) Role Play

·         (10%) Concepts

·         Pre-test and Post-test

·         Variety of Learning Methods

·         Lectures

·         Case Studies and Self Questionaires

·         Group Work

·         Discussion

·         Presentation


Course Fees:


This rate includes participant’s manual, Hand-Outs, buffet lunch, coffee/tea on arrival, morning & afternoon of each day.


Course Timings:


Daily Course Timings:

    08:00 - 08:20       Morning Coffee / Tea

    08:20 - 10:00       First Session

    10:00 - 10:20       Coffee / Tea / Snacks

    10:20 - 12:20       Second Session

    12:20 - 13:30       Lunch Break & Prayer Break

    13:30 - 15:00       Last Session

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