Inventory Management

Workshop - Global Value Chain

Inventory Management

Save money and make your business more agile by reducing your amount of idle inventory, as well as minimizing the number of steps for handling your inventory.
CAD $300.00
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Overview

With proper inventory tracking and analysis, you'll be able to find ways to reduce inefficiency in your supply chain and meet the demands of your customer more easily, cheaply and effectively. This workshop will help you to reduce waste, improve environmental standards and get your inventory from its source to where it needs to be faster, improving your bottom line and making your customers happy.

What You'll Learn

  • Improve your decision making when you build inventory systems that will give you all the data you need.
  • Reduce your financial risks, and find ways to cut costs without sacrificing speed or quality.
  • Reuse and recycle more materials with strategic reverse logistics processes and circular supply chains.
  • Identify whether a circular economy business model would improve your speed, costs or efficiency.
  • Increase your adaptability to more easily respond to customer demand and the ebbs and flows of your business cycle.

What’s included

  • Workshop eBook, which includes unit-based exercises to help you study (the related answers are also available for download)
  • Video resources focusing on the central issues and concepts of the workshop and providing practical examples
  • Guiding notes to facilitate tracking of key concepts
  • Case studies offering real-life examples to help you study and prepare for important business situations
  • Sample exam questions to demonstrate exam format and help you practice for your final assessment
  • Mobile-friendly workshops: access and download all workshop materials, including your eBook, for easy reading on the go!
  • Access to the Inventory Management multiple-choice online exam
  • Essential international trade skills to help you compete in today’s integrated global marketplace

Frequently asked questions

What’s the difference between a course and a workshop?

Our FITTskills series of comprehensive international business courses teaches you the competencies you need for a competitive career in global trade. The competencies developed by completing the entire FITTskills program meet the educational requirement for the elite Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) designation.

The workshops were developed by dividing the courses into smaller sections (course modules) for those interested in focusing on learning the material one topic at a time.

  • FITTskills courses are completed over 3 months (20-40 hours)
  • FITTskills workshops are completed over 1 month (10-15 hours)
How long do I have to complete a workshop?

FITTskills workshops are completed over 1 month. Your exam deadline will be 1 calendar month after the date you register.

The FITTskills workshops are self-paced, so the time required will vary from person to person depending on how you study, your pre-existing knowledge of the workshop material, and other factors. We estimate it will take 10-15 hours to complete a workshop if you are completely new to international trade, or closer to 5-8 hours if you already have 2 or more years of experience.

Do I get a certificate once I successfully complete the workshop?

The material for this workshop is taken from the Global Value Chain FITTskills online course. Successfully completing this workshop will earn you partial credit towards that course.

When you successfully complete this workshop and the 3 other workshops taken from that course, International Procurement, International Distribution, and Document Management, you will receive the full credit for that course. This credit will then count towards earning your FITT Certificate in International Trade and your FITT Diploma in International Trade.

Can I access specific units instead of the whole workshop?

Select units taken directly from the acclaimed FITTskills courses and workshops are available in our FITTskills Lite Learning series. These free downloads were created to allow you to learn about single topics you can apply to your daily work, in 1 hour or less.

I need more time to complete the workshop. Can I extend the timeline?

Yes. You can receive up to three 30-day deferrals for a single course or workshop. Your first deferral for a specific course or workshop will be complimentary, and a second or third deferral for that same workshop will be $50 each plus applicable taxes. For your first complimentary deferral, please send an email to info@fitt.ca. For your second or third deferrals for a specific course or workshop, please use the Assessment Deferral Request form.

Can I take the final exam more than once?

You are eligible to re-write a failed FITTskills exam within 90 days of the original exam date. There is no limit to the number of times an exam can be re-written. However, each re-write must take place within 90 days of the previous re-written exam deadline, and there is a fee of $100 plus applicable taxes per re-write. You can request to re-take an exam by filling out an Assessment Registration Form.

What is the refund policy?

A refund, minus a course/workshop withdrawal processing fee, may be granted if you formally request a refund from a course/workshop within 7 days after the registration date, provided the course/workshop exam is deemed not to have been written. No refund will be issued if you withdraw more than 7 days after your registration date.

Course/Workshop Withdrawal Processing Fee:

The withdrawal processing fee is equivalent to 30% of the net amount paid per course/workshop. The net amount paid is calculated as the list price minus any applicable discount.

To Request a Refund:

Send an email to info@fitt.ca stating your full name, course/workshop title, date of registration, and reason for refund request.

What export/import professionals are saying

Every course I completed would give me insight into new areas of the business, including global supply chain management. The training gave me a window into to the issues facing our logistics group…
Steven Michaeleski, CITP|FIBP, Zone Merchant, Richardson International
I would recommend this course because supply chain management plays an integral role in any organization’s competitiveness… it played an effective role in developing my interest and career in supply chain management.
Obada Al-Dimashki, CITP|FIBP, Supply Chain Manager, Orbit Aluminum Industries
Taking FITT courses gave me so much knowledge for international trade. All those courses helped me to grasp a great knowledge of those areas unknown to me before, like international logistics.
Karla Cecilia Tripp, CITP|FIBP, Publisher, Best Version Media