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Inventory and Quality Management

A free online course on inventory and quality management best practices that can help you reach your business goals.

Publisher: Saylor Academy
This free online certificate course will give you insight into the standard practices of inventory and quality management. The modules have been specifically developed around one of the most important aspects of an organization – operations. The course covers topics such as inventory control and quality inspections and standards which can help you boost operational efficiency in your business.
Inventory and Quality Management
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    352
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

The goal of every organization is to deliver products or services to its customers. Not just any product but products that will meet customers’ requirements as well as satisfy their needs. In the very competitive business environment of the 21st century, organizations must maintain their competitive edge and also ensure that they meet (or even surpass) the quality requirements of customers so as to gain a good share of the market and generate revenue. Quality management is a primary concern in operations departments. Though all employees and managers should be concerned with maintaining quality, most firms have a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of production. You will learn about quality management and its many different forms, and quality control which usually involves the random sampling of products coming off the line, with the goal of ensuring that all products are up to standard. 

This course starts by introducing you to inventory management which will help you gain a thorough understanding of what inventory is and what it is about. It then covera topics such as inventory costs, the benefits and dangers of quality management as well as quality control. The course will then expose you to the concept of total quality management (TQM) and will then teach you about the practice of quality inspections and standards which can help an organization ensure that poor quality or defective products don't leave the premises of the organization to the market. This course highlights the elements of quality control with a primary focus on inspection as an effective way of ensuring that the quality standards are met and thereby reducing the risk of having to do the work all over again. The course will conclude by exposing you to the practice of producing for quality.

This course will help quality management professionals gain the required knowledge needed to maintain high-quality standards in an organization. It will help operations managers as it provides the needed insight to plan inventory. It will be of great help to entrepreneurs or aspiring business owners who need to know how to efficiently run a business by controlling inventory and meeting customers' quality requirements.  So, what are you waiting for? Start your learning journey today!

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